Analysis: Russia’s tone familiar after spy poisoning report
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has made no public comment on the sensational report by a British judge that concluded the Kremlin leader probably approved a 2006 plan to kill a Russian dissident in London. Instead, his subordinates went before reporters and portrayed it as a groundless accusation concocted by a relentlessly hostile West.
22 August, 2016 Analysis: Turkey’s potentially momentous shift on Assad CAIRO (AP) — For five years fighting has raged in Syria — a humanitarian disaster destabilizing the region and the world. The aim of Bashar Assad's opponents always was to drive the Syrian leader from power, but they have lacked the means to dislodge him. Now an inflection […]
27 March, 2017 Alexei Navalny: Russia's web-savvy anti-corruption campaigner Anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny has cemented his status as leader of Russia's opposition movement by organising the largest unauthorised protest in recent years against President Vladimir Putin's rule. The clean-cut 40-year-old lawyer, who h...
26 August, 2015 Egypt turns to Russia to combat terrorism MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on Wednesday called for a coalition to combat terrorism in the Middle East.