Russians prefer Trump as president: poll

Jun 7, 2016

Russians prefer Trump as president: poll

Russians would overwhelmingly prefer Republican Donald Trump be elected U.S. president over Democrat Hillary Clinton, Russia’s Interfax news agency said Tuesday, citing a poll. The survey found 28 percent of people believe a Trump presidency would be better for bilateral relations than a Clinton ...

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Jun 7, 2016

Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more ...

Jun 7, 2016

U.N. urged to allow EU to search boats for illicit arms off Libya

Britain on Monday proposed expanding a United Nations Security Council mandate for a European naval operation to allow it to crack down on arms smuggling in the high seas off war-torn Libya, though Russia voiced concerns about the idea. Britain circulated a draft resolution ...