Russia

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  • Trump 2018-12-29 12:35

    By Max Greenwood

    Majority in poll want Trump impeached or censured

    Nearly 60 percent of U.S. voters surveyed say President Trump should be either impeached and removed from office or formally censured, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released exclusively to The Hill.

  • Russia to host Rouhani-Putin-Erdogan summit on Syria 2018-12-28 20:57

    Russia to host Rouhani-Putin-Erdogan summit on Syria

    TEHRAN – Russia announced on Friday it will host a three-way summit with Turkey and Iran on the Syrian conflict early next year.

  • Iran, Russia to strengthen naval cooperation 2018-12-26 22:40

    Iran, Russia to strengthen naval cooperation

    TEHRAN – Navy Chief Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Tuesday that the cooperation between the naval forces of Iran and Russia will be expanded in the future.

  • Paul Pillar 2018-12-26 10:17

    By Javad Heirannia

    Erdogan government certainly does not like the Assad regime: ex-CIA official

    TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, who was CIA intelligence analyst for 28 years, tells the Tehran Times that “The Syrian Kurds now have a much stronger incentive than before to reach some sort of understanding with the Assad regime--possibly pledging loyalty to the regime in return for a degree of autonomy in northeast Syria.” 

  • باقری 2018-12-25 20:20

    Baqeri says the geopolitical capacities of Iran and Russia necessitate developing cooperation in various military areas.

    Iranian, Russian, generals meet in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Vice-Admiral Igor Osipov, deputy chief of the Russian Army General Staff, met on Tuesday with Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri in Tehran.

  • Saif al-Islam Gaddafi 2018-12-25 14:10

    Russia supports political role for Qaddafi's wanted son in Libya

    Russia said it supports a political role for the son of deposed Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, who’s bidding to take over the leadership of the oil-rich North African state.

  • tass 2018-12-22 20:08

    By staff and agency

    There’s mutual understanding with EU to preserve JCPOA: Russian diplomat

    There is a mutual understanding between Russia and the European Union to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian Permanent Representative to the EU said on Friday.

  • Moscow warns U.S. against confronting Iran 2018-12-22 09:01

    Moscow warns U.S. against confronting Iran

    TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday warned the U.S. and its allies against confronting Iran.

  • Iran, Russia, Turkey can bring sanctions to its knees: advisor 2018-12-21 20:35

    Iran, Russia, Turkey can bring sanctions to its knees: advisor

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Friday that Iran, Turkey and Russia can bring U.S. sanctions to its knees, which will give Europe confidence in other international matters as well.

  • araqchi 2018-12-21 20:34

    Diplomat calls Iran, Russia reliable partners

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said on Friday that Iran and Russia are “reliable partners”.

  • zarif 2018-12-19 17:48

    Zarif: West finally compelled to accept Iran’s political solution to Syrian crisis

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that “the West has now been compelled to accept” Iran’s political solution to the Syrian crisis.

  • Russia, Iran & Turkey agree to launch Syrian constitution committee 2018-12-19 17:43

    Russia, Iran & Turkey agree to launch Syrian constitution committee

    Top diplomats from Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to ensure that a 150-strong committee to draft a new Syrian constitution will convene for the first time early next year as they wrapped up a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday.

  • Iran, Russia, Turkey 2018-12-19 13:20

    Russia, Iran, Turkey Back New Syria Constitution Body but Fail to Agree Makeup

    Russia, Iran and Turkey, supporters of the main sides in Syria's complex civil war, on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a UN-sponsored Syrian Constitutional Committee but called for it to convene early next year to kick off a viable peace process.

  • Tehran hopes to reach agreement with Russia, Turkey on Syria 2018-12-18 20:35

    Tehran hopes to reach agreement with Russia, Turkey on Syria

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday he hoped to reach an agreement with Russia and Turkey on the composition of a new Constitutional Committee in Syria, Reuters reported.

  • Russia, Iran, Turkey seek deal on Syria constitutional body at UN 2018-12-18 12:33

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura set to review joint proposal with foreign ministers in Geneva

    Russia, Iran, Turkey seek deal on Syria constitutional body at UN

    The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is set to hold talks with foreign ministers from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss setting up a committee to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country.

  • Baghdad hosts quadripartite meeting on intelligence sharing 2018-12-16 21:17

    Baghdad hosts quadripartite meeting on intelligence sharing

    TEHRAN – The annual quadripartite meeting among Iran, Russia, Iraq and Syria was held in Baghdad on Sunday with the aim of intelligence exchange. It came on the anniversary of defeating Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group in Iraq.

  • De Mistura 2018-12-15 21:53

    Iran, Russia, Turkey to meet UN envoy on Syria next week: UN statement

    The United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will hold talks with senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey, as guarantors of the Syria peace process, in Geneva early next week, a UN statement says.

  • Russia to continue defending Iran’s interests: envoy 2018-12-15 20:34

    Russia to continue defending Iran’s interests: envoy

    TEHRAN – Moscow will continue to defend the interests of Tehran as a strategic partner, a special envoy for the Russian president has said, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Jaberi Ansari - Lavrentiev 2018-12-15 20:27

    Putin envoy visits Tehran for Syria talks 

    TEHRAN – Russian President Putin’s special envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev traveled to Tehran on Saturday and sat down for talks with Iran’s Syria negotiator, Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

  • Russian White Swans in the U.S. backyard; Washington terrified   2018-12-15 11:09

    By Farzad Farhadi

    Russian White Swans in the U.S. backyard; Washington terrified  

    TEHRAN - On December 10, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced two Russian Tu-160 planes landed at an airport in close proximity to Caracas, Venezuelan capital, after traveling some 10,000 km. The two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived a couple of days after Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Moscow, which ended with Russia's agreement to invest in Venezuela.  

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2018-12-14 13:24

    By Javad Heirannia

    PGCC might survive in name only: Chicago professor

    TEHRAN – Robert R. Bianchi, a Professor at the University of Chicago, believes that “Nowadays, China and Russia are acquiring greater influence in Iran and the Persian Gulf nations so it is natural that Doha and Muscat are inviting them to balance the destabilizing consequences of American and Saudi policies.”

  • A Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic long-range heavy supersonic bomber aircraft is pictured upon landing at Maiquetia International Airport, just north of Caracas, on December 10, 2018. (AFP photo) 2018-12-11 17:06

    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers in Venezuela for joint exercises

    A pair of Tu-160 bombers, known as Blackjack”, landed in Caracas on Monday following a 6,200-mile flight, which is said to be aimed at showcasing Moscow’s growing military prowess and shoring up the position of Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro.

  • نمایشگاه عکس نهاوند 2018-12-09 21:50

    Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey to spend $2m on regional startup center

    TEHRAN -- Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey are to invest $500,000 each on establishing a regional startup center, Iran’s information and communication technology (ICT) minister has said.

  • Duma chief: U.S. using terror as pretext for intervention 2018-12-08 22:42

    Duma chief: U.S. using terror as pretext for intervention

    TEHRAN – Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Saturday that the United States is using terrorism as an instrument to pressure and directly intervene in the affairs of sovereign states, Tasnim reported.

  • statement 2018-12-08 20:34

    Parliament speakers of six Asian states condemn Chabahar terrorist attack

    TEHRAN – Parliament speakers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, China and Iran issued a joint statement at the end of an anti-terrorism conference in Tehran on Saturday condemning the terrorist attack in Chabahar, a port city in southeastern Iran.

  • OPEC 2018-12-07 21:50

    OPEC agrees on larger-than-expected oil cut after marathon talks

    OPEC finally broke an impasse over production curbs, agreeing on a larger-than-expected cut with allies after two days of fractious negotiations in Vienna.

  • OPEC yet to agree on final deal 2018-12-07 14:29

    OPEC yet to agree on final deal

    VIENNA- Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said he wasn’t confident OPEC would reach a deal on Friday to cut oil output as sources said the producer group’s leader had yet to agree on exemptions for sanctions-hit Iran. 

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Group of 20 with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman 2018-12-03 15:44

    Putin says Russia and Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil pact

    Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend into 2019 their agreement to manage the oil market, known as OPEC+, although Moscow and Riyadh have yet to agree on any fresh output cuts.

  • G20 2018-12-01 22:39

    India, China, Russia hold first trilateral talks in 12 years at G-20

    TEHRAN _ After a gap of more than a decade, regional giants India, China and Russia held a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on Friday. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin held the trilateral meeting after a gap of 12 years to discuss cooperation in various areas.

  • Iran, Russia have great capacity to expand ties: Putin envoy 2018-12-01 21:17

    Iran, Russia have great capacity to expand ties: Putin envoy

    TEHRAN – There is great capacity to develop relations between Iran and Russia, the Russian president’s special representative for the Caspian littoral states said on Saturday.