Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «moscow»

January 11, 2019 7:38 PM Russia dismisses reports of prisoner swap with US

MOSCOW - Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday dismissed suggestions that an American arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying could be used in a prisoner swap for a Russian held in the United States. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was arrested in Moscow last month on suspicion of espionage. Whelan’s arrest raised speculation that he could be swapped 11

January 11, 2019 5:42 PM A Timeline of the US involvement in Syria’s conflict

Summer of 2014: The U.S. administration reveals that several dozen special operations troops had been on the ground in Syria briefly in an effort to rescue foreign hostages taken by the Islamic State group, but did not find them. Sept. 22, 2014: Obama launches a U.S. air campaign against the Islamic State in Syria, one month after launching airstrikes 12

January 11, 2019 1:52 PM The Latest: US withdrawal from Syria so far limited to cargo

Ahmed spoke to The Associated Press Friday hours after an American official said the process of withdrawing American troops from Syria has begun. Russia’s Foreign Ministry says the Americans are not serious about withdrawing from Syria. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Friday that it appears to Moscow that the U.S. “is looking for a reason 7

January 10, 2019 10:35 PM Russian military satellite has fiery re-entry over Atlantic

MOSCOW - The Russian military says one of its early warning satellites has been taken safely out of orbit. The military’s aerospace forces said in a statement Thursday that the Kosmos 2430 satellite burned in the atmosphere over the Atlantic Ocean during a pre-planned re-entry on Saturday. The statement said aerospace forces controlled the satellite’s 11

January 7, 2019 12:18 AM Ukrainian Orthodox Christians formally break from Russia

He had signed the Tomos in a civil ceremony with Poroshenko on Saturday, and sanctified it in a mass on Sunday. The ceremony began before dawn, with priests chanting hymns under a single chandelier in St. George’s Cathedral. The cathedral was flooded with light as the patriarch blessed the new metropolitan, dressed in blue, white and gold vestments and a glittering 7

January 3, 2019 5:22 PM American Paul Whelan charged with espionage in Russia, says news agency

On Wednesday, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, visited Whelan in a Moscow detention facility, marking the first contact U.S. officials have had with him since he was arrested at a hotel during a visit to attend a wedding in the Russian capital. The visit came a few hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he expected officials from the U.S. Embassy 10

January 1, 2019 3:28 PM Baby rescued from rubble 35 hours after apartment collapse in Russia

“The child was saved because it was in a crib and wrapped warmly,” regional governor Boris Dubrovsky was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. Rescue crews had temporarily halted their search while workers tried to remove or stabilize sections of the building in danger of collapse. Five people were hospitalized with injuries from the collapse 15

December 31, 2018 4:11 PM Russia arrests U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying

MOSCOW—An American citizen has been arrested in Moscow on suspicion of espionage, Russia’s domestic security service, the FSB, said on Monday. “On December 28, staff members of the Russian Federal Security Service detained U.S. citizen Paul Whelan in Moscow while on a spy mission,” the FSB said in a statement on its website. No other details were given 10

December 12, 2018 2:53 PM During seven-hour spacewalk, Russian astronauts gather clues to orbital mystery

About four hours into a spacewalk on Tuesday, Russian astronauts pulled out a knife and began cutting into a spacecraft docked at the International Space Station. Soon they began slashing with vigor through the outer insulation, with flurries of debris flying into space. Other times, they used what looked like hedge shears to cut first through the insulation 13

December 5, 2018 5:50 PM If U.S. develops banned missiles so will Russia, says Putin

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Russia will do the same. Putin’s remarks to Russian news agencies on Wednesday came a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced at a NATO meeting that Washington 26