All posts tagged "Russia"

  • Journalists raise hands and posters and papers to attract attention, as Russian President Vladimir Putin, background, listens to a question, during his annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. The Russian economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual press conference, he also said Ukraine must remain one political entity, voicing hope that the crisis could be solved through peace talks. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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    Russia demands apology from S. Korea for raising suspicions of providing missile components to N. Korea

    MOSCOW (Yonhap) — Russia demanded an apology from South Korea on Wednesday for raising suspicions that key components of North Korea’s recently tested rocket are from Russia. Mikhail Ulyanov, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s nonproliferation and...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, a Russian Su-24 takes off on a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase in Syria. Turkey said Saturday Jan. 30, 2016 that a Russian warplane SU-34 has again violated its airspace despite several warnings — two months after Turkey's military shot down a Russian jet for crossing over its territory. (AP Photo/Vladimir Isachenkov, File)
    Turkey issues warning to Russia after new airspace violation

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow on Saturday that it would be forced to “endure the consequences” if its jets continue to violate Turkish airspace, after Ankara reported a new border infringement...

    • Posted January 30, 2016
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  • Mineral water produced by a South Korean company in Mount Paektu in North Korea is being shipped to Busan, 325 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Dec. 6, 2015. Ten containers worth of bottled water are expected to arrive at the South Korean port city the next day. (Yonhap)
    Would you drink bottled water from North Korea?

    Ten containers arrive at Busan port By Brian Han Of all the options for bottled water in the world, South Korea accepted a shipment from North Korea. Not just one, but ten full cargo containers arrived at...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • South Korean trucks transport humanitarian aid to North Koreans in this photo. (Yonhap)
    2 Koreas, Russia to work together on massive coal project

    By Brian Han South Korea, North Korea and Russia are making an attempt at improving trilateral relations by working together to bring 120,000 tons of coal into the South. The plan includes taking the coal from Russia,...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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    N. Korea demand for peace treaty worth taking note: Russian envoy

    SEOUL (Yonhap) – Moscow’s top envoy to Seoul said, in clear contrast to the positions of Seoul and Washington, that it is worth taking note of North Korea’s renewed demands for a peace treaty with the United...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the U.N. headquarters. During the meeting, Kerry delivered remarks encouraging the international community to end the conflict in Syria. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
    Russia urges coordinated terrorism fight as airstrikes begin

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia followed its launch of airstrikes in Syria with a call on Wednesday for the world to unite in the fight against terrorist groups, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told foreign ministers of...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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