Russia tests Ukraine’s new president with passports for breakaway regions | World news

Vladimir Putin has swiftly moved to test Ukraine’s new president-elect, signing a law that could allow millions of Ukrainians living in breakaway regions of south-east Ukraine to receive Russian passports. The provocative decision came just three days after the 41-year-old Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no political experience, won a landslide victory in presidential elections. […]

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TASS: Sport - WADA’s mission of independent experts wrapped up in Russia, says RUSADA official

TASS: Military & Defense – Russia, Laos agree to expand military cooperation

MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. The Russian and Lao defense ministries have agreed on the areas of expanding military cooperation between both countries, the Lao Defense Minister Chansamone Chanyalath said on the outcomes of the talks with his Russian colleague Sergei Shoigu on the sidelines of the Moscow International Conference on International Security. “We have agreed […]

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North Korean leader arrives in Russia before summit with Vladimir Putin – video | World news

Kim Jong-un has arrived in Vladivostok ahead of talks with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. Kim was filmed arriving on an armoured train at Khasan station and shaking hands with Russian officials before receiving a military welcome. Kim is expected to seek Russian support over western sanctions and in its negotiations with the US over […]

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TASS: World - Kim Jong Un says he is happy to visit Russia

TASS: World – Kim Jong Un says he is happy to visit Russia

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un © EPA-EFE/KCNA MOSCOW, April 24. /TASS/. /TASS/. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said that he is happy to visit Russia when he arrived to the Hasan station, the administration of the Primorsky region said on Wednesday. “I am happy to visit Russia,” Kim said. Russian Minister for the […]

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May to ban Huawei from providing ‘core’ parts of UK 5G network | Technology

Theresa May has ordered that Chinese telecoms supplier Huawei be banned from supplying core parts of the future 5G mobile phone network, following a meeting of ministers on the National Security Council (NSC). Huawei will be allowed to supply some “non core” technology to UK phone companies, insiders said, but several ministers in the meeting […]

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TASS: Sport - WADA’s mission of independent experts wrapped up in Russia, says RUSADA official

TASS: Business & Economy – Subsidized flights to be performed by 12 airlines in 2019, says Russian air agency

MOSCOW, April 23. /TASS/. Aeroflot, S7, Utair and nine more Russian airlines will carry passengers under the subsidized flights program to the Far East, Kaliningrad and Simferopol in 2019, Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency said in a statement on Tuesday. Among airlines planning to participate in the program are NordStar, Azimut, Alrosa, Nordavia, Ural Airlines, […]

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What you need to know in business news today

What you need to know in business news today

Sri Lanka’s government has information indicating the plotters of the Easter bombings, which killed more than 300 people and wounded 500 others, were reacting to the New Zealand shootings that left 50 Muslims dead in March. (WSJ) The U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service faced a final deadline today for handing over President Donald Trump’s […]

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Vladimir Putin to meet Kim Jong-un this week for first time | World news

Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin are expected to hold talks on an island in the far east of Russia this week in the first meeting between the two leaders. The North Korean leader is expected to travel by armoured train to the city of Vladivostok as early as Wednesday, where he will meet the Russian […]

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