... returned 144 captured Ukrainian soldiers in exchange for the same number of Russian servicemen, as well as fighters from the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics.
The Russian Defense Ministry
said on Thursday that it had been authorized by President
. The exchange was organized and carried out on the direct orders of the Supreme Commander of the Russian Armed Forces, said General Igor Konashenkov,
The most important task is to protect the lives, health, release ...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will take part in the G20 summit in Bali in November if Russian President VladimirPutin attends.
Canadian Prime Minister
said Canada will take part in the G20 summit in Bali in November if Russian President
Indonesia holds the rotating presidency of the G 20 and Jakarta has been under Western ...
... advance. Recent developments suggest Russia s hold on territory it seized may be increasingly fragile in the south.
Moscow troops withdrew from a key strategic outpost off Ukraine's southern Black Sea coast Thursday, the latest blow to Russian President
in the area. It comes amid a nascent Ukrainian counteroffensive around
and growing signs of partisan activity and the
straining to exert control: The south may be under the radar for now but analysts say it could ultimately be ...
Formula One has distanced itself from remarks made by former chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, who said he would take a bullet for Russian president VladimirPutin, who has been friends with Putin since the introduction of the Russian Grand Prix in 2014, and said Russia's invasion of the Russians.
has distanced itself from remarks made by former chief executive
, who said he ...
The Russian president shared his thoughts on the latest NATO summit and Moscow's military goals.
The Russian president shared his thoughts on the latest
summit and Moscow's military goals.
spoke about his goals in Ukraine on Wednesday at a press conference in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The president stated that the tactics used to achieve them may change based on what the military considers appropriate and that the goals stay the same....
... pressure on Ukraine's allies by allegedly disrupting the sale of Ukrainian grain to a number of African and Middle Eastern nations.
Moscow argues that Ukrainian mines are making the route unpassable for commercial vessels. In early June, President
assured the safe passage of Ukrainian grain through Russian-controlled ports in the south of the country. He denied any responsibility for the food shortages.
At the time, Russian Foreign Minister
said that the Ukrainian grain in ...
... sucked into a direct military confrontation with Russia, the sources said.
One of the officials with direct knowledge of the
discussions said that we have to face reality and that the outcome of the
standoff may appear unfair for Europe.
Putin has more leverage than we have. The official said it was in our interest to find a compromise.
Former Russia's President
, who is now a deputy chairman of the country's
National Security Council
, warned this week that Moscow's ...
... because Iraq s oil has had to discount to compete for market share in Asia because of the surge in flows.
Refiners in India have been robbing cheap Russian barrels in a way they never did before the invasion of Ukraine, making it noticeable even to VladimirPutin, Russia s president.
Flows to Asia increased because European companies stopped buying, putting an onus on Russia to find alternative markets.
The vessel tracking figures vary from provider to provider, depending on assumptions and underlying information ...