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Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats 13 September 2017 From the section Europe Image caption The bomb scares spread to the heart of Moscow on Wednesday, including the central GUM shopping centre For four days running, towns and cities across Russia have...

Son of Russian MP pleads guilty to cybercrimes

The son of a Russian MP has pleaded guilty in the US to being part of a $ 50m cybercrime racket. Roman Seleznev, 33, admitted to being part of an online criminal marketplace called Carder.su, which specialised in selling stolen credit card details and identity theft....
Trump Jr questioned over meeting with Russian

Trump Jr questioned over meeting with Russian

President Trump’s eldest son says he agreed to meet a Russian lawyer in 2016 because he was open to hearing about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness” to be president. Donald Trump Jr met Natalia Veselnitskaya after being approached by music publicist...
Mystery smoke at Russian consulate as staff leave

Mystery smoke at Russian consulate as staff leave

Smoke was seen from the Russian consulate in San Francisco under orders to close by the Trump administration. Consulate staff spent Friday hastily loading items into a minivan, trying to clear things from the building before the Saturday deadline set by US President...
Fourth Russian ambassador dies within nine months

Fourth Russian ambassador dies within nine months

Russia’s ambassador to Sudan has been found dead in the swimming pool of his home. Mirgayas Shirinskiy, 62, died from an acute heart attack, the Russian foreign ministry said. The veteran ambassador is the fourth senior Russian diplomat to die this year. His...
US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea 22 August 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption N Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he is considering firing missiles near the US territory of Guam The US has imposed sanctions...
US packs up Russian villa after Putin order

US packs up Russian villa after Putin order

The US has started removing furniture and equipment from a Moscow property as it begins complying with an order to slash its diplomatic presence in Russia. President Putin ordered America to get rid of 755 of its 1,200 staff by 1 September in retaliation for sanctions...
Russian accused of laundering £3bn in Bitcoin

Russian accused of laundering £3bn in Bitcoin

A Russian man has been arrested in Greece on suspicion of laundering more than £3bn as part of a Bitcoin exchange allowing users to trade the digital cash. Alexander Vinnik, 37, had operated a Bitcoin exchange since 2011 called BTC-e which allegedly facilitated...
Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture

Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture

Siemens to exit Russian power joint venture 21 July 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Siemens will withdraw from a Russian joint venture after discovering that four of its gas turbines were illegally shipped to Crimea. The German industrial...
Russian lobbyist admits meeting Trump Jr

Russian lobbyist admits meeting Trump Jr

A Russian-American lobbyist has admitted he attended a controversial meeting with Donald Trump’s son in 2016. Rinat Akhmetshin confirmed his participation at the same meeting Mr Trump Jr had with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. He said the discussion was...
Cheap Russian and Chinese missiles pose threat

Cheap Russian and Chinese missiles pose threat

Cheap missiles from Russia and China are a major threat to expensive assets such as Britain’s new aircraft carriers, a think tank has warned. Russia and China have gained the surveillance and precision strike capabilities to put western ships, large military...
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