Published: Sep 12, 2020
MOSCOW - A screeching power tool sliced through Alexei Navalny's office door last Dec. 26, and a burly, masked Special Operations forces officer burst in, followed by another, and another - at least 20 in all. Within a minute, they dragged the Russian opposition leader out as he vainly grabbed for the door frame.
Published: Jan 26, 2020
MOSCOW - On a stretch of Norway's Arctic border known for its views of the Northern Lights is the small town of Kirkenes. Its population is under 4,000 and the local online newspaper has a staff of just two.
Published: Apr 16, 2018
A VISIT by probably the biggest Russian trade delegation to Thailand in February this year can certainly be taken as a testament to Kremlin’s “Look East” policy. But how it will be translated into real trade or economic interaction between the two countries remains a challenge.
Published: Mar 05, 2017
Just hours after US President Donald Trump delivered his “best speech ever” to Congress on Tuesday night, Jeff Sessions, the attorney-general appointed by Trump, was accused of being untruthful when he said he had never met with anyone connected to the Russian government before the 2016 election – during Senate testimony and in writing.