With Putin watching, Russia routs Saudi Arabia in opener

AP 06/15/2018

Moscow — Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup. Russia ended a 16-year wait for victory in the tournament by routing Saudi Arabia 5-0…

Russia shows off military hardware in Red Square parade

AFP 05/09/2018

Russia rolled out its latest military hardware on Moscow’s Red Square yesterday for the annual parade to mark Soviet victory over the Nazis as President Vladimir Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term. “Our people fought to the…

Trump, Russia and China media attacks ‘threaten democracy’

AFP 04/25/2018

Press freedom around the world is under threat from a triple whammy of US President Donald Trump, Russia and China’s bid to crush all dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned that a “climate…

Russia campaigns to hack networks

AFP 04/17/2018

US, Britain warn Russian government-sponsored hackers are compromising the key hardware of government and business computer networks like routers and firewalls, giving them virtual control of data flows, Britain and the United States warned Monday. The operation…

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

AP 04/16/2018

WASHINGTON — United States Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced this Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. The ambassador to the…

Bizmen urged to explore opportunities in Russia

Victor Anthony V. Silva 09/13/2017

PEZA PLAN, BUSINESS EXCHANGES Explore opportunities in industries that can benefit from business exchanges between the Philippines and Russia. Glenn Soco, president of the Mandaue Chamber of Commerce and Industry, made this call as he, together with…

US orders Russia to close San Francisco consulate

AFP 09/01/2017

  The United States on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco and two other installations in two days, a move Moscow greeted with “regret,” as relations between the nuclear-armed powers took another dive.…

Russia backs PH drug war, vows to help boost its anti-terror capabilities

Inquirer.net 08/08/2017

  Russia has offered to assist the Philippines in boosting the anti-terrorism capabilities of its security forces and support the Duterte administration’s intensive drive against illegal drugs, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday. Cayetano…

ALA’s Paypa absorbs 6th rd TKO defeat in Russia

Glendale G. Rosal 05/06/2017

JIMMY Paypa faltered in his first fight in Russia after suffering a technical knockout (TKO) loss Friday night against Tajikistan’s Shavkat Rakhimov in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Paypa, of Lanao del Norte and one of the rising boxers of…

Russia subway blast kills 11

04/04/2017

St. Petersburg, Russia — The intelligence agency in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday identified a suspect behind Monday’s deadly bombing on the St. Petersburg subway as a Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen. A bomb blast tore…

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