A Russian court sentenced a US-Israeli woman to seven and a half years in jail for drug offenses on Friday, a ruling Israel condemned as disproportionate and which her family said Moscow had linked to the fate of a Russian citizen detained in Israel.
Russian Caspian Fleet troops carried out missile drills using Tornado-G rocket launchers at the Dalniy firing range in the Republic of Dagestan, footage published by the Russian Ministry of Defense shows.
Eight European countries have joined INSTEX, the mechanism of financial settlements with Iran aimed at facilitating trade with Iran bypassing US restrictions, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov wrote on his Twitter account on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that there was no evidence that Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil infrastructure last month and that the United States had not presented any proof of Tehran’s role.
The head of Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) called for a full overhaul in the country’s sports management that would include the dismissal of state officials involved in an ongoing doping scandal, a letter seen by Reuters shows.
A senior Russian official says Moscow and Ankara are holding talks about the possible sale of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to Turkey, after Washington removed Ankara from its F-35 fighter jets program after the latter received the first parts of advanced Russian S-400 missile defense system.