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  • Putin visits Jewish Museum on Auschwitz liberation anniversary, slams Ukrainian government

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has used the commemorations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz to press the Russian points on Ukraine. Putin, who was absent from Tuesday's commemorations in Poland because of a deep strain...
  • Rachel Marsden: Accused Russian spies come up short on intelligence

    Federal prosecutors have filed espionage charges against three Russians allegedly working for Russia's foreign intelligence service, SVR. The only one without diplomatic immunity was arrested in the Bronx, N.Y., on Monday, while the other two have left...
  • Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been poisoned twice

    The former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have survived a previous poisoning attempt before a lethal dose of polonium was slipped into his tea at a London hotel, a long-awaited judicial inquiry into his death was told Tuesday. The former KGB...
  • Russia condemns arrest of Russian citizen in N.Y. spy ring case

    Citing a lack of evidence, Russia's foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned the arrest of a Russian man accused of involvement in a New York City spy ring on behalf of the Moscow regime. The FBI announced Monday that it had arrested Evgeny Buryakov, 39,...
  • White House has high hopes for U.S.-India 'bromance'

    White House has high hopes for U.S.-India 'bromance'
    First came a military band riding camels draped in bright pompoms and tiny mirrors. A float carried a giant, snapping crab. Then the Russian-made tanks rolled by, and Russian-manufactured helicopters flew overhead. India's Republic Day parade Monday...
  • Defiant Putin calls Ukrainian army NATO's foreign legion, NATO accuses Moscow of arming rebels

    A defiant President Vladimir Putin on Monday called the Ukrainian army a "NATO foreign legion," reflecting his readiness to stand up to the West regardless of rising economic costs, as Standard & Poor's rating agency downgraded Russia's credit rating to...
  • Obama watches the spectacle of India on parade

    NEW DELHI There were elaborate floats and colorfully attired children dancing, ornate floral displays and lots of soldiers, tanks and missiles. Even a camel-mounted military force complete with its own marching band. And for the first time in history,...
  • S&P downgrades Russia's credit rating to 'junk'

    S&P downgrades Russia's credit rating to 'junk'
    Standard & Poor's rating agency on Monday downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook. The agency dropped the rating to BB+ from BBB- as it sees the country's financial buffers at risk amid a slide in...
  • Russia's credit ratings downgraded to 'junk' level by Standard& Poor's agency amid crisis

    Standard & Poor's rating agency on Monday downgraded Russia's credit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook. The agency dropped the rating to BB+ from BBB- as it sees the country's financial buffers at risk amid a slide...
  • Boeing, SpaceX capsules will beat Russia on price for US astronaut rides to space station

    NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their first manned test...
  • U.S., Russia should return to on-site inspections for treaty claims

    The ongoing diplomatic back-and-forth between the United States and Russia would have you believe that the future viability of the history-making Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is nil. That would represent a major setback for arms control...