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US Noticias

Russia, China on the Prowl; How US Navy is Responding

VOA News/Carla Babb NORFOLK NAVAL STATION, VIRGINIA – A major military exercise involving maritime forces from 18 countries is underway in the Baltic Sea, but at its helm is not a fleet permanently based in Europe, but one based half a world away in the U.S. state of Virginia. Baltic Operations, known as BALTOPS, is […]Load more...

LPR Noticias Política

Trump: I Never Worked for Russia’

VOA News/Ken Bredemeier U.S. President Donald Trump declared Monday, «I never worked for Russia,» days after news reports suggested he might be beholden to Russia and President Vladimir Putin. «I think it’s a disgrace you even asked that question,» Trump told a reporter who queried him about his ties to Russia outside the White House […]Load more...

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Russia Braces for Impact from US Sanctions

VOA News/Jamie Dettmer New U.S. sanctions on Russia expected to be announced Wednesday, imposed under a chemical and biological warfare law following the poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain earlier this year, have taken effect – the latest chapter in what some are describing as a protracted war of attrition. […]Load more...

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Trump Defends 2016 Meeting Between Son, Kremlin-linked Lawyer

VOA News/Ken Bredemeier U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday defended the 2016 meeting his oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., held with a Kremlin-linked lawyer to «get information» on his opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, saying it was «totally legal and done all the time in politics.» In his most definitive statement on the meeting at his […]Load more...

Noticias del mundo

Russian Military Helicopter Downed in Syria, Killing 5

VOA News A Russian military helicopter was shot down Monday in northwestern Syria, killing all five people on board. Russia’s defense ministry said the transport helicopter was hit as it returned from delivering humanitarian aid to the city of Aleppo, and that the dead included two officers and three crew members. «As far as we […]Load more...

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Russia Says Malware Found in 20 of Country’s Computer Networks

VOA News Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said that the computer networks of about 20 Russian organizations, government agencies and defense contractors have been infected with malware designed for cyber espionage. The virus and the way the networks were infected bear similar characteristics to the software used in high-profile cyber espionage cases in Russia and […]Load more...

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US Expands Sanctions Against Russia

VOA News The United States Treasury Department Tuesday imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and entities for previous sanctions evasion and other activities related to Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. The Treasury also announced that a number of majority-owned subsidiaries of Russian state banks, Sberbank and VTB, as well as defense company Rostec would be subject to […]Load more...

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US, Russia to Discuss Alleged Nuclear Treaty Violations

STATE DEPARTMENT—The State Department is leading a U.S. delegation that will meet with Russian officials in Moscow Thursday to discuss Russia’s alleged violation of provisions in the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces accord.The United States says Russia has conducted tests involving ground-based intermediate-range missiles. The move would violate provisions of the 1987 INF Treaty, which is […]Load more...

Este día en la historia

Today In History: April 16 1917

On this date, Vladimir Lenin returned to Russia to take the reins of the Russian revolution. Although exiled in Siberia and Europe for his revolutionary activities, Vladimir Lenin was able to strengthen his Bolshevik Party through his oratory and literary skill. With Russia plunged into chaos by World War I and the abdication of Tsar Nicolás II, […]Load more...

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Ukraine Regains Control of Military Airfield in the East

The President of Ukraine, Olexander Turchynov, said that Ukrainian forces retook control of a military airport in Kramatorsk, in Eastern Ukraine, after fighting against pro-Russian separatists. Earlier, Turchynov had informed the Parliament, that it had begun an operation to evict pro Russians fighters that occupied government buildings in the east of the country. According to various […]Load more...