Aug 20, 2015

Putin offers citizenship to boxer Roy Jones Jr.

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered citizenship to U.S. former world champion boxer Roy Jones Jr. during a meeting in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed from Ukraine. Jones, 46, told Putin he enjoys visiting Russia, although it would be easier if he had a ...

Aug 12, 2015

MH17 probe finds 'probable' missile pieces at crash site

Investigators probing the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 said Tuesday they had found fragments “probably” from a Russian-made BUK missile at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. International and Dutch investigators are examining seven “considerable fragments of some size… probably from a BUK ...

Aug 12, 2015

NATO, Russia war games fuel risk of war: think tank

The increase in the scale and number of military exercises being undertaken by NATO and Russia is making armed conflict in Europe more likely, a think tank warned Wednesday. Ian Kearns, director of the London-based European Leadership Network (ELN), said that the war games ...