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  • Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    WARSAW - Bulgaria called for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe and the Black Sea, as well as more joint military exercises, to improve security in the region after Russia's annexation of ...

  • Kremlin Official Calls Ukraine Authorities Wests Henchmen

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A Kremlin official has accused Ukrainian authorities in Kyiv of being "henchmen," acting on orders from the West. "The West's henchman came to power [in February] and have now, in my opinion, lost ...

  • Australian PM Alleges Coverup at MH17 Crash Site

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    BANGKOK - Australia's prime minister is alleging a "cover-up" amid tampering of evidence at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Russia's ambassador to Malaysia denies ...

  • France Defies Allies Confirms Warship for Russia

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    PARIS - President Francois Hollande won broad domestic applause on Tuesday for defying allies Britain and the United States by confirming plans to deliver a helicopter carrier to Russia. One backer ...

  • EU Ministers Threaten Russia with Sanctions Action Unsure

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but tougher talk may not be matched by much action after France's president signaled ...

  • Britain Does U-turn on ex-KGB Agent Litvinenko Murder Inquiry

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    LONDON - Britain on Tuesday overturned its decision not to hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his ...

  • Romanias Basescu Slams EU for Soft Putin Stance

    Russia News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    BUCHAREST - Romania's President Traian Basescu on Monday accused the European Union of being weak and too slow in imposing sanctions on Russia to deter it from encroaching further into Europe after ...

  • Ukraine Gives Up Lead on Airliner Investigation

    Russia News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    KYIV - Ukraine has offered to give the lead in the investigation into the downing of the Malaysian airliner last week to the Netherlands, the country that had the most citizens on board. The move ...

  • Russias Putin Not Blinking in Last Chance Saloon

    Russia News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the "last chance saloon" over the Ukraine crisis but appears to be doing little to get out of it. Since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought ...

  • Russia ready to join probe into airliner crash

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Russia is ready to join the international investigation led by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) into the crash of the Malaysian Airlines MH17, Moscow said Tuesday. "Russia is ...

  • MH17 victims bodies reach Ukraine government-controlled city

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A refrigerated train carrying the bodies of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash victims arrived Tuesday in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine as Russia and Ukraine ...

  • Russia welcomes UN resolution on MH17 investigation

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Russia Tuesday welcomed the UN Security Council's (UNSC) resolution calling for an independent investigation into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Ukraine last Thursday. The resolution ...

  • Moscow Metro chief sacked after 23 killed in accident

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Head of the state-owned enterprise operating Moscow's underground train system, Ivan Besedin was dismissed because of the deadly Metro derailment July 15 that claimed 23 lives, the mayor of Moscow ...

  • Ukrainian fighter jet was near MH17 Russian official

    Russia News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    A Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jet was flying close to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 before it crashed in eastern Ukraine, a Russian military official said on Monday. The Ukrainian fighter jet flew ...

  • France Germany Britain to press Russia on MH17

    Russia News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    France, Britain and Germany have agreed to urge Russian President Vladimir Putin to get "Ukrainian separatists relief" and grant investigators free and full access to the disaster area of the MH17 ...

  • MH17 crash Accusations against Russia groundless says diplomat

    Russia News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Lyudmila G. Vorobyeva Tuesday dismissed as groundless accusations of Russia's involvement in the Malaysian passenger plane crash in Ukraine. She told a press ...

  • MH17 crash Putin promises peaceful solution in Ukraine

    Russia News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday promised that his country would do everything possible to bring about a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine but warned that nobody should use the ...

  • Russian separatists discovered MH17 black boxes

    Russia News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Pro-Russian separatists have said that they had discovered objects that appear to be black boxes of the Malaysian Airlines MH17 and were ready to hand them over to international investigators. The ...

  • Putin calls for not making hasty conclusions without probe

    Russia News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has reiterated the importance for all sides not to make hasty conclusions and politicised statements until the investigation of the Malaysian plane crash is over, ...

  • MH17 Putin vows to sway Ukraine rebels to allow investigation

    Globe and Mail - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Moscow would use its influence with separatists in east Ukraine to allow a full investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but said ...

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