The pact, which is set to expire next week, regulates the amount of strategic nuclear weapons that Kremlin and Washington can deploy. Once signed by President Vladimir Putin, the deal will be extended for five years.
Former US envoy to Damascus, Robert Ford, says Ankara's cooperation in fight against Daesh will be easier if the new Joe Biden administration ends direct assistance for PKK/YPG terror group.
Opposition leader Navalny’s dramatic return to Russia and his subsequent arrest have triggered a massive protest despite the below -50C temperatures. While 3000 people have been arrested, the public anger refuses to subside.
Authorities say they're investigating violence on the part of both protesters and police during nationwide rallies in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
Police detain more than 3,000 in Moscow and other cities, says a monitoring group, as tens of thousands of supporters of jailed Kremlin critic take to streets following his call to protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule.
Moscow says it shares the same view with the newly elected US President Joe Biden on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty agreement but is waiting to see "details of this proposal."
The New START deal, which was signed in 2010 and expires in February, limits the numbers of strategic nuclear warheads, missiles and bombers that Russia and the United States can deploy.
President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest critic Navalny, who has been detained upon his return to Russia, released a video claiming Putin has secretly built the world’s most expensive palace.
The ruling concluded an hours-long court hearing set up at a police precinct where the opposition politician was detained after his arrest upon arrival in Moscow.
Six people have been rescued and two dead bodies retrieved from the sunken Palau-flagged cargo ship off the Turkey Black Sea coast, a Turkish official said.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev reiterated that Ankara's support and cooperation for Baku will continue in all areas.
Last month, the United States imposed sanctions on Turkey’s defence industry chief and others over Ankara’s acquisition of S-400 missile defence systems from Russia, a move that Turkey called a “grave mistake.”
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