Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30278/all en Russian minister unhappy with French warship buy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/russian-minister-unhappy-french-warship-buy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Two warships Russia is buying from France will be difficult to operate and maintain because of a lack of proper fuel and possible other problems, a top official said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"The problems Russia may face when operating the Mistrals are currently under consideration," Russian news agencies quoted deputy prime minister in charge of defence issues, Dmitry Rogozin, as saying.</p> <p>Russia and France in 2011 signed the contract worth over a billion euros for Moscow to buy the two ships, its first ever purchase of military hardware from a NATO member.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/russian-minister-unhappy-french-warship-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Telegraph Agency of Russia Rogozin Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:45:36 +0000 5746385 at http://www.globalpost.com Russian train derails near Black Sea, dozens injured http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/russian-train-derails-near-black-sea-dozens-injured <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>At least 76 people were injured Sunday when a Russian passenger train travelling from Siberia derailed near the Black Sea, the emergency situations ministry said, giving its latest toll.</p> <p>Sixteen people including five children were admitted to hospital with serious injuries, while the rest were only slightly hurt, the health ministry said, according to Russian news agencies.</p> <p>An earlier toll had 80 people hurt.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/russian-train-derails-near-black-sea-dozens-injured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Information Telegraph Agency of Russia Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union AFP Sun, 07 Jul 2013 18:03:12 +0000 5877757 at http://www.globalpost.com Snowden seeks temporary asylum in Russia: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130716/snowden-seeks-temporary-asylum-russia-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden submitted a formal request for temporary asylum to the Russian authorities on Tuesday, the Itar-Tass news agency reported, quoting a lawyer supporting him.</p> <p> The lawyer said the application was registered in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport where Snowden, 30, has been stranded for about three weeks, the report said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130716/snowden-seeks-temporary-asylum-russia-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eastern Bloc media News agencies Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Kyodo News International Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:31:45 +0000 5885311 at http://www.globalpost.com Eight detained after Russian nationalists attack 'foreigners' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131020/eight-detained-after-russian-nationalists-attack-foreigners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian police said they had detained eight Russian nationalists for assaulting "foreign-looking" people during a march down a central Saint Petersburg street on Sunday.</p> <p>Apparent marchers attacked shops and threw stones and smoke-bombs, said local news website fontanka.ru. Quoting witnesses, it put the number of people held at 16.</p> <p>One victim suffered an injury to his head, possibly after being beaten with a baseball bat, and was taken away by ambulance, said the website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131020/eight-detained-after-russian-nationalists-attack-foreigners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union AFP Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:20:20 +0000 5965902 at http://www.globalpost.com 200 pro-Moscow activists seize Ukraine navy HQ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140319/200-pro-moscow-activists-seize-ukraine-navy-hq <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pro-Moscow activists overran the Ukrainian navy's headquarters in Sevastopol on Wednesday with no shots fired, Ukrainian navy spokesman Sergiy Bogdanov told AFP.</p> <p>"There are about 200 of them, some wearing balaclavas. They are unarmed and no shots have been fired from our side," Bogdanov said.</p> <p>"The officers have barricaded themselves inside the building and negotiations are ongoing," he said.</p> <p>"Even though we have the authorisation to use weapons in self-defence, we are not doing so and will not do so," he said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140319/200-pro-moscow-activists-seize-ukraine-navy-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Black Sea Eastern Bloc media Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union AFP Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:46:24 +0000 6099174 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow demands release of Russian journalists detained by Ukrainian authorities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140607/moscow-demands-release-russian-journalists-detained-ukrainia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, June 7 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry has demanded that Kiev take urgent measures and release the two journalists from the Russian TV channel Zvezda (the Star), who were detained near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine Friday.</p> <p>"We are calling on the Ukrainian authorities to stop the illegal actions against Russian and foreign groups and provide safe conditions for their professional activities in compliance with international norms and standards," said a statement released by the ministry Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140607/moscow-demands-release-russian-journalists-detained-ukrainia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government of Russia Mikhail Zurabov Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Xinhua News Agency Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:13:08 +0000 6169771 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow demands release of Russian journalists detained by Ukrainian authorities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140607/moscow-demands-release-russian-journalists-detained-ukrain-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, June 7 (Xinhua) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry has demanded that Kiev take urgent measures and release the two journalists from the Russian TV channel Zvezda (the Star), who were detained near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine Friday.</p> <p>"We are calling on the Ukrainian authorities to stop the illegal actions against Russian and foreign groups and provide safe conditions for their professional activities in compliance with international norms and standards," said a statement released by the ministry Saturday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140607/moscow-demands-release-russian-journalists-detained-ukrain-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government of Russia Mikhail Zurabov Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Xinhua News Agency Sat, 07 Jun 2014 21:13:08 +0000 6169772 at http://www.globalpost.com WMS global awards for excellence to open for entries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140614/wms-global-awards-excellence-open-entries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The WMS Global Awards for Excellence, which is launched by the World Media Summit (WMS), will open for entries on July 1, the WMS Secretariat said here Sunday.</p> <p>The awards are launched upon the decision made during the Second WMS Presidium Meeting held in Hangzhou last October.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140614/wms-global-awards-excellence-open-entries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News agencies Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Xinhua News Agency Xinhua News Agency Sun, 15 Jun 2014 03:35:34 +0000 6176954 at http://www.globalpost.com RECAST: WMS global awards for excellence to open for entries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140615/recast-wms-global-awards-excellence-open-entries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Eds: Change of date in the 6th paragraph.</p> <p>BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The WMS Global Awards for Excellence, which is launched by the World Media Summit (WMS), will open for entries on July 1, the WMS Secretariat said here Sunday.</p> <p>The awards are launched upon the decision made during the Second WMS Presidium Meeting held in Hangzhou last October.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140615/recast-wms-global-awards-excellence-open-entries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eastern Bloc media News agency Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Xinhua News Agency Sun, 15 Jun 2014 11:32:57 +0000 6177115 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia condemns shelling of border checkpoint by Ukraine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140620/russia-condemns-shelling-border-checkpoint-ukraine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Moscow strongly protested over the shelling of Russian territory by the Ukrainian military and demanded an immediate investigation of this provocative act, Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday night.</p> <p>Russia lodged solemn protest over the aggressive action and demanded for an urgent and prompt investigation. It was "a blunt provocation aimed at disrupting the Geneva accord," the ministry said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140620/russia-condemns-shelling-border-checkpoint-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Telegraph Agency of Russia Military of Ukraine Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Xinhua News Agency Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:17:07 +0000 6183038 at http://www.globalpost.com Moscow accuses United States of 'kidnapping' Russian hacker http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140708/moscow-accuses-united-states-kidnapping-russian-hacker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of violating a bilateral treaty and "kidnapping" a Russian accused of hacking into U.S. retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data. </p> <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday the Secret Service had arrested Roman Valerevich Seleznev, 30, on July 5 for actions carried out from 2009 to 2011. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140708/moscow-accuses-united-states-kidnapping-russian-hacker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Information Telegraph Agency of Russia Politics Technology Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:50:54 +0000 6199221 at http://www.globalpost.com