• The President of Finland: Russia longs for its former greatness

    The primary problem that we face today is global security, this affects the Baltic Sea and many other regions. The tension is growing in the world and Russia is trying to take a more secure position (from its perspective) in such conditions, the President of Finland stated, as reported by Yle.

    “At a basic level, Russia longs for its former greatness,” Sauli Niinistö added. Niinistö also commented on the statement of the President-elect of the United States regarding the lifting of anti-Russian …

  • Russia denied reports about Putin and Trump meeting in Iceland

    The press secretary for the President of Russia, Dmitry Peskov, assured Radio Liberty that there have been discussions about arranging a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Iceland.

    "So far there are no talks about the meeting there," Peskov said in his commentary to the Russian RIA Novosti news agency. According to media reports, the Russian Embassy in the UK has called such messages "nonsense" and "a Briton’s attempt to undermine the …

  • Peskov calls report made by U.S. intelligence on Russia’s cyber-attacks ‘unprofessional’

    Press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov stated that the part of the published report of U.S. Intelligence about Russia’s involvement in cyber-attacks is unprofessional and does not stand up to scrutiny. TASS reports that he made the statement in an interview with NBC TV.

    "The published report is just a strange thing and nothing more. It was made unprofessionally; it does not contain any evidence but has some silly statements and unsubstantiated conclusions. In …

  • The head of the CIA warned Trump to be careful with Russia

    The CIA Director, John Brennan, advised the President-elect, Donald Trump, to fully realize the danger that Russia poses for Washington as soon as possible.

    "Spontaneity is not something that protects national security interests, therefore when he [Trump] speaks or reacts, just make sure he understands that the implications and the impact on the United States could be profound," Brennan said during an interview with Fox News.

    The CIA chief warned that ill-conceived "conversations and tweets" …

  • The Kremlin said that hackers attacked Putin's website

    The website of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin is exposed to hundreds and sometimes thousands of hacker attacks each day, but Moscow is in no hurry to throw accusations around, the official Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, stated in an interview with NBC.

    “Some of those attacks on the website are from locations in the United States, in China, India, European countries and so on,” Putin's press secretary said.

    At the same time, according to Peskov, Russia is in no hurry to accuse the …