Contents tagged with Bolton

  • Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky demands that Prosecutor General opens criminal case against ex-President Poroshenko

    Ukrainian businessman Igor Kolomoisky demands that the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova opens a criminal case against ex-president Petro Poroshenko, UNIAN reports.

    Businessman Igor Kolomoisky wrote a request to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Irina Venediktova, which demands that she opens a criminal case against the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko under section 1 of Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("abuse of power"), UNIAN writes. The agency also …

  • Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister: Russia will expand its military presence in Venezuela

    Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Ivan Gil, returning home from a visit to Moscow on Thursday, said that Russia could soon expand its military presence in Venezuela.

    “New missions will probably arrive” to reinforce the contingent of 100 soldiers deployed in Caracas at the end of March, Gil noted.

    According to the deputy minister, no specific duration for the soldiers’ stay in the country has been set. “The group of specialist soldiers is [in Venezuela] as part of our agreements and contracts …

  • US wants to break Russia's influence on Armenia

    The Donald Trump’s administration aims to increase its influence in the post-Soviet territories in 2019, including the countries that remain key allies of Kremlin and are part of both the CSTO defense bloc and the Eurasian Economic Union.

    Analysts from the consulting company Stratfor warned that Washington’s immediate goal will be to strengthen relations with Armenia, where loyal to the Kremlin Prime Minister, Serzh Sargsyan, resigned in May as a result of the “velvet revolution” and mass …

  • Armenia may consider buying American weapons

    Armenia may consider buying American weapons if it receives a beneficial offer from the United States, stated Armenian Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Saturday October 27, Interfax reported.

    “The government is not limited to anything. If we receive a beneficial offer, we will consider it,” the politician said.

    Earlier in October, during a visit to Yerevan, US National Security Advisor John Bolton suggested that the Armenian government may buy American weapons instead of Russian ones. …

  • US pulls out of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia

    The United States has decided to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty which it signed with the Soviet Union and its legal successor, the Russian Federation.

    The agreement that was signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987 and which heralded the end of the Cold War no longer makes sense, because “Russia has been violating it for many years”, US President Donald Trump said on Saturday.

    The INF Treaty stipulated that the Soviet Union, and subsequently …

  • Putin and Bolton agree on the date and venue for the US-Russia Summit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US National Security Adviser John Bolton agreed on the time and place of the Russia-US summit, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov announced at the end of the meeting, Interfax reports.

    According to Ushakov, the time and place of the meeting will be announced on Thursday, June 28, 2018. According to him, "for the summit, a very convenient place has been chosen for both Russia and the United States. It’s a third country."

    Ushakov said that Putin's meeting with …

  • Putin and Lavrov meet with Trump's advisor Bolton in Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, at a meeting with U.S. President's National Security advisor John Bolton, said that Russian-American relations are in very poor condition and that one of the main reasons for this is political disagreements in the USA. According to Putin, Moscow has always tried to avoid aggravation of relations. Prior to his meeting with Putin, Bolton held closed talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

    "I regret to state that the Russian-American relations are not …