Moscow confirms negotiating the exchange of a Russian arms trafficker detained in the United States

The prisoner could be exchanged for basketball player Brittney Griner, sentenced in early August to nine years in prison in Russia for cannabis trafficking, and a former American soldier. A Russian diplomat confirmed on Saturday that Moscow and Washington were discussing a possible prisoner exchange involving, among other things, a Russian arms trafficker detained in … Read more

Antony Blinken in Africa to counter Russian influence

Published on : 08/07/2022 – 16:09 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday and is due to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda next. An African tour intended to thwart Russian diplomatic influence. After Moscow and Paris, Washington in turn wants to strengthen its ties with Africa. … Read more

Antony Blinken in Africa to counter Russian influence

Published on : 08/07/2022 – 16:09 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday and is due to travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda next. An African tour intended to thwart Russian diplomatic influence. After Moscow and Paris, Washington in turn wants to strengthen its ties with Africa. … Read more

basketball player Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in prison, strong reaction in the United States

Published on : 08/04/2022 – 23:01 The sentencing of American basketball player Brittney Griner to 9 years in prison in Russia for drug trafficking, in the context of very tense relations with Russia, has caused a lot of reaction in the United States. With our correspondent in Washington, Guillaume Naudin It was the White House … Read more

Washington sanctions two Russians for interfering in US elections

The United States announced on Friday July 29 sanctions against two Russians accused of disinformation and interference in the American elections, and in particular of having financed pro-Russian propaganda and supported a candidate for the post of governor. “The individuals and entities named today have played various roles in Russia’s attempts to manipulate and destabilize … Read more

Olena Zelenska, the wife of the Ukrainian president, visits the United States

Published on : 07/19/2022 – 06:50Modified : 07/19/2022 – 06:52 As Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska continues her talks in the United States on Tuesday, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan will talk in Tehran about mechanisms to allow the resumption of grain exports stuck in Ukrainian silos. Follow our live. 4:18 a.m .: Ukrainian … Read more

customers deprived of fries at Vkousno i totchka, the Russian McDonald’s – Liberation

Lack of potato Article reserved for subscribers War between Ukraine and Russiacase The brand replaces Mc Donald’s, which left the country for good last May, but has to deal with poor potato harvests and sanctions that prevent imports. The opening on June 12, with great fanfare, of the fast food restaurant Vkousno i totchka, which … Read more

when lawyers drop russia

Albert Jan van den Berg (here, in court in The Hague, in 2016), who represented the interests of the Kremlin in the Yukos affair, also dropped the Russian president. BART MAAT/AFP Several heavyweights of international courts have abandoned the Kremlin and other Russian clients. The oligarch could only see this: “British lawyers no longer want … Read more

US urges China to condemn Russian ‘aggression’ – Liberation

War between Ukraine and Russiacase On the 136th day of the conflict, Vladimir Putin’s army continues its heavy offensive against Donbass. The United States will send new weapons to Kyiv. In summary : – On the ground, Russian troops continue to shell the cities and the Ukrainian resistance in the east of the country, in … Read more