Russia


Russia Says Syria Gov’t Controls 85 Percent of Country

Russia’s military said Tuesday that Syrian troops have liberated about 85 percent of the war-torn country’s territory from terrorists, a major turn-around two years after Moscow intervened to lend a…

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After Russia, Cofix Sets Sights on Turkey

Cofix, Israel’s discount coffee chain, is expanding its holdings abroad. After entering into an agreement in 2016 to open a chain of coffee shops in Russia, the company has now…

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Putin: Progress on N. Korea Impossible Without Dialogue

Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting his South Korean counterpart on Wednesday, again urging dialogue to…

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Russia Says North Korea Sanctions Aren’t Working

Russia’s U.N. ambassador says that despite good intentions, sanctions against North Korea aren’t working, and Moscow wants a new U.N. resolution to focus more on a political solution of the…

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