Russians told to stay off work for a week as Covid deaths rise – Times of India

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered most Russians to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising Covid-19 infections and deaths, and he strongly urged reluctant citizens to get vaccinated. The government coronavirus task force reported 1,028 deaths in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the start of … Read more

deripaska: FBI raids Washington home linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents on Tuesday raided a Washington mansion linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a metals billionaire with ties to the Kremlin and to Paul Manafort, former United States president Donald Trump’s one-time 2016 campaign chairman. An FBI agent stood outside the house in one of Washington’s wealthiest neighborhoods, with … Read more

FBI raids residence of Vladimir Putin’s ally in Washington

FBI An FBI representative told Reuters it was conducting court-authorized law enforcement activity at a residence on 30th Street in Washington. Live Reuters video showed an FBI agent in the driveway of the US-blacklisted Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska`s home, which was cordoned off with tape.  Source link

Iraq, Syria militants entering Afghanistan has Russia worried, Putin warns

Published on Oct 14, 2021 04:25 PM IST Russian President Vladimir Putin said militants from Syria and Iraq are “actively” entering Afghanistan. Putin said it is possible that terrorists may try “direct expansion” in neighbouring states. “Militants from Iraq, Syria with experience in military operations are actively being drawn there (Afghanistan),” Putin said.  “It is … Read more

Iraq, Syria Terrorists “Actively” Entering Afghanistan: Vladimir Putin

“The situation in Afghanistan is not easy,” Vladimir Putin said. Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that battle-hardened terrorists from Iraq and Syria are “actively” entering Afghanistan. “The situation in Afghanistan is not easy,” Putin said during a video conference with security service chiefs of ex-Soviet states. “Militants from Iraq, Syria with experience in … Read more

Putin says relations with Biden ‘working and stable’ – Times of India

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the Kremlin has “constructive” relations with Washington and voiced hope that mutual interests would eventually help normalize US-Russia ties. Putin, speaking during a panel discussion at an international energy conference in Moscow, also said that Russia stands ready to boost natural gas supplies to help assuage nervous … Read more

“Not Covid,” Says Putin, Seen Repeatedly Coughing On State Television

Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted he had a cold and said that everything is fine. President Vladimir Putin said he has a cold and he isn’t suffering from COVID-19, after he was heard repeatedly coughing at a televised meeting with officials. “Don’t worry, everything’s fine,” Putin told a videoconference Monday with his Security Council, also … Read more

trump: US reveals nuclear bomb numbers after Trump blackout – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The US State Department published on Tuesday the number of nuclear warheads the country stockpiles for the first time in four years, after former president Donald Trump placed a blackout on the data. As of September 30, 2020, the US military maintained 3,750 active and inactive nuclear warheads, down by 55 from a year … Read more

Leaked records open a ‘Pandora’ box of financial secrets of hundreds of world leaders, billionaires, celebrities

Washington: Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been hiding their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter-century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files obtained from 14 firms located around the world. The report released Sunday by the … Read more

Vladimir Putin’s Party Set To Retain Parliamentary Majority After Polls

Russian social media meanwhile was inundated with reports of ballot stuffing Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s party was set Sunday to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from the ballot. The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the … Read more