Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

Nov 1, 2015

Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition. The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed ...

Far-right politicians from Europe gather in Russia to support Putin

/ Mar 23, 2015

Far-right politicians from Europe gather in Russia to support Putin

Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe on Sunday in an effort to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken European Union commitment to sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in Ukraine. Putin’s critics pointed ...

/ Sep 7, 2013

Regional rapprochement far off despite Abe's schmoozing

Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s first face-to-face encounters with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts amid fraught bilateral ties, full rapprochement with the two neighboring countries is still a long way off. In Russia for a Group of 20 summit, Abe chatted briefly with ...