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Russia's Novak will not attend Davos: energy ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak will not fly to Switzerland to attend the Davos world economic forum due to changes in his schedule, an energy ministry spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday. Novak had previously told reporters in Brussels he would meet his Saudi counterpart Khalid al-Falih in Davos, if the minister were to attend. (Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Gareth Jones)
Tags: Science, Russia, Davos, Switzerland, Moscow, Brussels, Reuters, Novak, Vladimir Soldatkin, Khalid al Falih, Alexander Novak, Gabrielle Tetrault Farber, Polina Ivanova, Reuters Russia s Energy


Belarusian model who offered to trade US election info is released from jail

A Belarusian model who claimed to have insider knowledge of Russian attempts to meddle in the US elections has been freed from police custody in Moscow, state media reported.
Tags: US, Cnn, Moscow


Russian Anti-Doping Agency remains compliant despite missing World Anti-Doping Agency deadline

Wada announces Rusada remains compliant and will face no punishment for delaying Wada's access to data from its Moscow lab.
Tags: Sport, Moscow, Wada, Rusada


Russian plane makes unplanned landing after drunk passenger tried to hijack aircraft

A commercial flight bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in western Siberia after a drunk passenger tried to hijack the aircraft, Russian media reported.
Tags: News, Stories, Moscow, Siberia


Russian plane makes unplanned landing after hijacking attempt

A commercial flight bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in the Western Siberian town of Khanty-Mansiysk after a drunk passenger tried to hijack the aircraft.
Tags: Cnn, Moscow, Khanty Mansiysk


Plane diverted after hijacking attempt

A commercial flight bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in western Siberia after a drunk passenger tried to hijack the aircraft, Russian media reported.
Tags: News, Stories, Moscow, Siberia


Russian judge denies bail for accused US spy Paul Whelan

A Russian judge refused to release American Paul Whelan on bail Tuesday, ruling his arrest last month in a Moscow hotel room on charges of spying was legal.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, US, Moscow, Usa Today, Paul Whelan


Model who said she had dirt on Russian oligarch walks free

MOSCOW (AP) — A Belarusian model and self-styled sex instructor who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has been released from detention pending trial. Anastasia Vashukevich, who also goes by the name Nastya Rybka, was arrested last February in connection with a sex training seminar in […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Anastasia Vashukevich, Nastya Rybka


Drunk Siberian man hijacks Moscow-bound plane, say Russian police

Man allegedly told crew he was armed and demanded diversion shortly after takeoffRussian police detained a drunken man whom they say threatened the crew of an passenger plane flying from a Siberian city to Moscow, forcing it to land shortly after takeoff.The Russian Investigative Committee said that the man told the Aeroflot crew that he was armed and demanded the diversion of the plane after it had taken off from the Siberian city of Surgut on Tuesday. The plane landed in the city of Khanty-Man...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Moscow, Russian Investigative Committee, Surgut, Aeroflot, Khanty Mansiysk


Drunk man tried to hijack Moscow-bound jet, say Russian police

Passenger arrested after he forced pilots to divert plane, sparking terror alertA drunk passenger who attempted to hijack a Moscow-bound plane has been arrested, Russian officials have said. The Aeroflot flight from the Siberian city of Surgut suddenly made a 180-degree turn after take-off on Tuesday, sparking concerns of possible terrorism. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Moscow, Aeroflot


Giuliani: ‘I Am Afraid It Will Be On My Gravestone—Rudy Giuliani: He Lied For Trump’

It has been a rollercoaster couple of days for Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani. He broke major news on Sunday when he said, for the first time, that President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen were in talks to develop Trump Tower Moscow all the way through Election Day 2016. He tried to walk the comments back on Monday, claiming that he was speaking in hypotheticals. On Monday, in a conversation with the New Yorker, Giuliani changed his tune yet again, and reflected candidly about what being this Pre...
Tags: News, Moscow, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Michael Cohen, Mueller, Tower, Trump Tower Moscow, Kate Riga


Russia plane 'hijacking': Passenger jet bound for Moscow ordered to divert to Afghanistan

A Russian passenger plane bound for Moscow has been forced to land shortly after take-off following a suspected hijacking, officials said. [Author: Tom Batchelor]
Tags: Russia, Afghanistan, Moscow, Tom Batchelor


Russian plane bound for Moscow in suspected hijacking

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities said on Tuesday that a passenger plane bound for Moscow has been forced to land shortly after take-off in a suspected hijacking. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said an unnamed man on the flight, bound from the Siberian city of Surgut to Moscow, ordered the crew to divert the plane to […]
Tags: News, Ap, World, Nation, Moscow, National Anti Terrorism Committee


Russian heavy bomber crash-lands in Arctic, killing 2

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that one of its long-range bombers has crash-landed in the Arctic, killing two of its crew of four. The Defense Ministry said that the Tu-22M3 bomber crashed Tuesday while landing in a blizzard in the Murmansk region north of the Arctic Circle. The ministry said two crew were […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Arctic, Moscow, Defense Ministry, Murmansk


US man accused of spying in Russia may have had state secrets, says his lawyer

Moscow court orders Paul Whelan, an ex-marine who also holds a UK passport, to remain under arrest until 28 February A Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the US citizen accused of spying on Russia, has said his client was carrying state secrets when he was arrested in Moscow last month but may not have realised it.Whelan, an ex-marine who also holds a British passport, has been accused of an unspecified “act of espionage”, a charge that carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Continue rea...
Tags: Europe, UK, Russia, US, UK News, World news, US news, Moscow, Espionage, Whelan, Paul Whelan


State secrets were on US man during Russia arrest, says his lawyer

Paul Whelan, ex-marine accused of spying, may have been unaware of possessionA Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the US citizen accused of spying on Russia, has said his client was carrying state secrets when he was arrested in Moscow but may not have realised it.Whelan, an ex-marine, has been accused of an unspecified “act of espionage”, which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, US, UK News, World news, US news, Moscow, Espionage, Whelan, Paul Whelan


Russian religious regression creates opportunity for Protestant churches

Russia (MNN) -- Concerning news follows on the heels of Open Doors’ 2019 World Watch List release . For the first time in eight years, Russia is ranked as one of the world’s toughest places to be a Christian. This news might come as a surprise, given the prevalence of Christianity in Russia. According to Open Doors , Christians comprise approximately 82-percent of the total population. However, “it’s important to understand the landscape” and consider this update against that religious...
Tags: Asia, Russia, Moscow, Jesus, Orthodox Church, Protestant, Orthodox, Eric Mock, SGA, Mock, Slavic Gospel Association, Anastasia Zhenina


Russia And Japan Are Still At War — At Least On Paper

Japan's prime minister will be in Moscow Tuesday, amid speculation that Russia and Japan might be about to sign a peace treaty. The two countries have still not officially ended World War II.
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5 things to know for January 22: Shutdown, Trump Moscow project, Davos, climate

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.
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Protesters detained outside Japanese embassy in Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — A dozen protesters have been detained outside the Japanese embassy in the Russian capital ahead of talks between the country’s leaders at the Kremlin. Left-wing activists were picketing the Japanese embassy Tuesday morning to protest what they describe as the Kremlin’s plans to return Pacific islands at the center of the territorial […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Kremlin, Pacific, Kremlin Left


Protesters detained in Moscow ahead of Russia-Japan talks

MOSCOW (AP) — A dozen protesters were detained on Tuesday outside the Japanese Embassy in the Russian capital ahead of talks between the countries’ leaders at the Kremlin. Left-wing activists gathered outside the Japanese Embassy to protest what they describe as the Kremlin’s plans to return Pacific islands at the center of a territorial dispute […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Kremlin, Pacific, Russia Japan, Japanese Embassy, Kremlin Left


Kremlin ‘optimistic’ ahead of WADA doping ruling

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says Russia is “optimistic” ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling Tuesday on whether the country’s authorities met demands to turn over lab data. The WADA executive committee reinstated Russia’s anti-doping agency in September on condition the country turned over data from a Moscow laboratory. That could help WADA […]
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Sports, Ap, Nation, Olympics, Moscow, Kremlin, Wada, World Anti Doping Agency


Lawyer: suspected US spy had classified docs on him

MOSCOW (AP) — The lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said Tuesday that classified Russian materials were found on him when he was arrested. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow at the end of December. The arrest raised speculation that he could be swapped […]
Tags: News, US, Ap, Nation, Moscow, Paul Whelan


Giuliani clarifies comments about Trump Tower Moscow project: 'Not based on conversations'

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday clarified comments he made about discussions between Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen and then-candidate Trump about a real estate project in Moscow.            [Author: Associated Press]
Tags: News, Moscow, Associated Press, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower Moscow


Giuliani Says His Moscow Trump Tower Comments Were ‘Hypothetical’

The president’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, said his own widely reported statements about when talks about the skyscraper project might have ended were only “hypothetical.”
Tags: News, Moscow, Giuliani, Trump, Cohen, Trump Organization, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Moscow (Russia, Rudolph W, Michael D (1966-, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Rudolph W Giuliani


Giuliani Walks Back Remarks On Trump-Cohen Moscow Project Talks

On Sunday, Rudy Giuliani told the New York Times that President Trump and Michael Cohen were in talks to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow through Election Day 2016. By Monday, Giuliani was claiming that he had no idea if that was true at all. Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted out the statement Trump’s attorney put out “clarifying” his comments to the newspaper. “My recent statements about discussions during the 2016 campaign between Michael Cohen and then-candidate Donald Trump about a poten...
Tags: News, Congress, Russia, New York Times, Moscow, Times, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Senate Intelligence Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Allegra Kirkland, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower, Sen Mark Warner D Va


Giuliani clarifies comments about Trump Tower Moscow project

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani is clarifying comments he made about discussions between Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen and then-candidate Trump about a real estate project in Moscow. Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress in 2017 by saying he had abandoned the project in January 2016 even though […]
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Giuliani backtracks on comments Trump sought Moscow deal throughout 2016

U.S. President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani backtracked on Monday from earlier comments that Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016, saying his statements "were hypothetical and not based on conversations I had with the President." Giuliani told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that Trump may have continued to pursue the project and had discussions about it with his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, until as late as October or No...
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MLK's son criticizes Pence for using father's memory to push for border wall – live

King’s oldest son rejects vice-president’s comparison of civil rights leader to Trump: ‘MLK was a bridge builder, not a wall builder’Kamala Harris officially enters 2020 US presidential raceDemocratic hopefuls head south – where black voters hold the keyStart your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up. 8.51pm GMT Martin Luther King III criticized Vice President for invoking his father’s memory in making the push for a wall along the US-Mexico border. “The hearts and minds of the American...
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