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Millions of Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world have celebrated Easter in overnight services and with "holy fire" from Jerusalem, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected nearly 2,000 years ago
Tillerson says 'US-Russia relations at a low point' after meeting with Putin
The relationship between the United States and Russia is at a "low point," U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Wednesday. The previously unscheduled, high-level meeting with Putin — the first for any
Top issues on the table as Tillerson heads to Moscow amid escalating war of words
It’s the highest-level visit of a Trump administration official to Russia, and it could not come at a more tense time. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will touch down in Moscow Tuesday, just days after the Trump administration ordered missile strikes on Russia’s ally, the Syrian regime of Bashar
What's next in Syria after US airstrikes?
Just two days after the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad apparently deployed chemical weapons on his own people again, President Trump shocked the world with a swarm of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian air base. The U.S. strike was met with swift condemnation by the Syrian government’s
Russian prime minister slams US strike on Syria
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev today angrily denounced President Trump for his decision Thursday night to strike a Syrian air base linked to a chemical weapons attack that left at least 86 dead. Medvedev, in a heated post on his Facebook page, appeared to signal that Russia's hopes for
Thousands in Russia protest, U.S. offers tempered response
Stirred by allegations of corruption, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities across Russia yesterday, in the largest anti-government demonstrations the country has seen in years. Between 7,000 and 30,000 people demonstrated in Moscow, and up to 10,000 in St.
Anti-Putin activist has antiseptic thrown in his face while campaigning
Russia’s most prominent opposition activist, Aleksei Navalny, has been doused in green antiseptic cleaner while campaigning ahead of an intended presidential run next year. Navalny, who made his name uncovering the alleged ill-gotten gains of top Kremlin officials, was opening a local campaign
How Russians see the political drama unfolding in Washington
Millions of Americans viewed President Donald Trump’s election victory as an upset. But for many in Russia, it was a celebration. Russian lawmakers even toasted Trump’s win with champagne in the country’s parliament. But how do Russians feel about Trump and his administration in the weeks since the
62 Die in Siberia After Drinking Counterfeit Bath Oil
At least 62 people have died in a Siberian city after drinking counterfeit bath oil as a substitute for alcohol. The deaths began over the weekend in the city of Irkutsk in Russia’s far east, after dozens died in a matter of hours. Almost 40 people remain hospitalized after drinking the oils, the
Hillary Clinton: Putin's Alleged Involvement in Democratic Hack Stems From 'Personal Beef'
Hillary Clinton has an explanation for Vladimir Putin 's alleged involvement in the hacking of Democratic organizations during the 2016 presidential election: The Russian leader has a longtime grudge against her, dating back to 2011 when she was secretary of state and made comments that were