London Daily News
Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021
Add Your News
"Where Is Proof?": Russia's Vladimir Putin Denies Cyberattacks On US
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed accusations of cyberattacks against the United States, terming them "farcical" and "unfounded."
Biden says he won't hold a joint press conference with Putin because he doesn't want to get 'diverted' by who 'talked the most'
The solo press conference is a departure from the last meeting between a US president and Putin, which last occurred with Trump in 2018.
"We Have No Disagreements With Them, They Have": Putin On US-Russia Ties
"We need to find ways to regularise these relations," Putin told the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, adding that bilateral ties are currently at a "low level".
Russia Begins Its Flagship Economic Forum Despite Pandemic
The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which was cancelled last year, is Russia's main showcase for investors.
Russian Lawmakers Pass Bill To Make Foreign Internet Companies Go Local
Russian lawmakers on Tuesday backed a bill that would force foreign internet companies to set up local offices or face harsh penalties, including an outright ban.
Amnesty International restores 'prisoner of conscience' status to Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
Amnesty International has reversed its decision to strip the jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny of his "prisoner of conscience" status, the human rights group said on Friday.
Which countries are Europe's worst for journalistic freedom?
Monday marks World Press Freedom Day, so amid what RSF has called a ‘dramatic deterioration in access to information’, Euronews takes a look at the 10 worst countries in Europe for press freedom.
Why Bernie Sanders suggest a civil war while there is a peaceful solution?
Bernie Sanders calling the America working class to win the “war” on the rich. “Win” sounds fantastic, but why “war”? How exactly? Another civil war? With what weapons? Is there another way rather than violence to “win this war”?
Kremlin Critic's Ally Jailed For Video Post
The sentencing came as Russia inches closer to shutting down Navalny's political network, with his regional offices announcing they would disband ahead of a ruling over whether to designate his organisations as extremist.
Brussels Wants SWIFT Shut-Off, Halt to Russian Energy Use 'If Ukraine Aggression Continues'
Tensions in war-torn eastern Ukraine between Kiev and the breakaway Donbass republics escalated this spring after the Ukrainian government mobilised its troops, prompting Donbass leaders to express fears of a general offensive. Moscow, w...
Putin warns West of “rapid and harsh” response from Russia if it crosses “red lines”
President Putin has warned countries in the West not to cross what he called a “red line” with Russia, stating that it would trigger an "asymmetrical, rapid and harsh" response.
Vladimir Putin To Speak At Biden's Online Climate Summit On April 22
"Vladimir Putin will outline Russia's approaches within the context of establishing broad-ranging international cooperation aimed at overcoming the negative consequences of global climate change," the Kremlin said in a statement.
US Warns Of "Consequences" If Kremlin Critic Dies
"We are looking at a variety of different costs that we would impose, and I'm not going to telegraph that publicly at this point, but we have communicated that there will be consequences if Mr. Navalny dies," US National Security Advisor...
US imposes sanctions on Russia over cyber-attacks
The US has announced sanctions against Russia in response to what it says are cyber-attacks and other hostile acts.
Jailed Kremlin Critic On Hunger Strike Could "Die Any Minute"
Alexei Navalny was imprisoned in February and is serving two-and-a-half years on old embezzlement charges in a penal colony around 100 kilometres east of Moscow.
Putin Slams Sputnik V Covid Vaccine Criticism, To Get Jab Tomorrow
Describing EU remarks on the vaccine as "strange", Putin said: "We are not imposing anything on anyone... Whose interests are such people protecting -- of pharmaceutical companies or the interests of citizens of European countries?"
Trump Tower Coverup Linked to Russian Chemical Weapons Program
A company newly sanctioned by the U.S. over Alexei Navalny’s poisoning attack is tied to the money-laundering network that Natalia Veselnitskaya tried to cover up at the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to financial records o...
Putin responds to Biden's 'killer' jab as Russia recalls its top U.S. envoy
Moscow responded angrily Thursday after President Joe Biden labeled Russian leader Vladimir Putin a "killer" and said he would “pay a price” for 2020 election interference. “Biden calling me a killer reflect what is Biden himself”
"Killer" Putin Will Pay Price For Election Meddling
In an interview with ABC News broadcast on Wednesday, Biden said Putin will "pay a price" for allegedly trying to undermine Biden's candidacy in the US 2020 election.
Russia slows down Twitter over 'banned content'
Russia's media watchdog has said it is slowing down the speed of Twitter, accusing the US social media company of failing to remove 3,000 posts relating to suicide, drugs and pornography.
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Calls on Nation to Further Reduce Dependence on ‘Toxic’ Dollar
In recent years, the Russian Central Bank dramatically reduced its holdings of dollars and Treasury obligations. Additionally, Moscow has sought to decrease the use of greenbacks in foreign trade settlements with major trade partners.
EU agrees further sanctions on Russia over Alexei Navalny's jailing
EU foreign ministers agree more sanctions on Russia over the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny using a new human rights mechanism, chief diplomat Josep Borrell confirms.
Germany, Poland, Sweden To Expel Russian Diplomats In Retaliation
"Today the Federal Foreign Office has declared a staff member of the Russian embassy in Berlin persona non grata," the German foreign ministry said.
Borrell stands by as Lavrov calls EU ‘unreliable partner’
In Moscow, foreign policy chief faces questions about EU’s human rights record and publicly criticizes US.
Add Your News