By Katya Golubkova MOSCOW (Reuters) – VTB , Russia’s second biggest lender, sees no risks for itself from the central bank’s bailout of Otkritie bank, it said on Thursday.
North Korea is once again threatening to attack Guam. The country’s state-run media issued a warning Wednesday, saying its missile launch over Japan Tuesday was a preview for a planned strike on the U.S. territory. Meanwhile, South Korea and Japan agreed to significantly increase the pressure on Pyongyang, demanding even stricter U.N. sanctions against North Korea.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Germany and Europe want to ensure that new U.S. sanctions against Russia do not lead to a new “ice age” in ties between Russia and the West, German Foreign Minister Sigmar
ASTANA (Reuters) – The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. global nuclear watchdog, opened a uranium bank in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a $150-million facility designed to discourage new nations
The CIA is keeping a close eye on its own director, Mike Pompeo, in the ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in U.S. affairs. Pompeo has recently taken an interest in the Counter Intelligence Mission Center, and asked them to report to him directly.
Former Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak slams fake news media in an on-camera interview with CNN. The ex-ambassador dismissed the allegations he received secret information from President Trump during their meeting in the oval office back in May.
By Devika Krishna Kumar
ASTANA (Reuters) – The next round of talks between Russia, Turkey and Iran on settling the Syrian civil conflict has been pushed back from late August to mid-September, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat
The U.S. Embassy in Russia will suspend issuing non-immigrant visas in Moscow for eight days. The Embassy announced on Monday the change will begin on Wednesday, when it will also put off issuing visas at consulates in other Russian cities besides Moscow.