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News Russia South: Dueling investigations? Days before inspector general's report on FBI's Russia investigation, Trump promotes AG probe

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Dueling investigations? Days before inspector general's report on FBI's Russia investigation, Trump promotes AG probe
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/12/05/fisa-report-inspector-general-probe-into-fbi-may-not-satisfy-trumps-predictions-william-barr/2597748001/

Republican lawmakers, including Trump allies Sens. Charles Grassley of Iowa and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, were among the earliest to urge Horowitz to review the FBI's handling of the Russia ...

News Russia South: A con man built a fake border crossing between Russia and Finland — and got paid to smuggle migrants to the ‘Finnish’ side

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
A con man built a fake border crossing between Russia and Finland — and got paid to smuggle migrants to the ‘Finnish’ side
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/12/05/conman-built-fake-border-crossing-between-russia-finland-got-paid-smuggle-migrants-finnish-side/

“The man never planned to carry out his promises,” Russia’s state-run Interfax agency wrote in a report this week after the con man and the four men he duped were arrested. The unidentified man ...

News Russia South: A conman was arrested for building a fake Russia-Finland border 15 miles from the real one, and charging migrants $11,000 to cross it

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
A conman was arrested for building a fake Russia-Finland border 15 miles from the real one, and charging migrants $11,000 to cross it
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/russia-finland-fake-border-conman-charged-migrants-2019-12

The man built fake border posts in the Vyborg region, Interfax reported, and took the men on an extended route along a series of roads.

News Russia South: South Florida baby with rare skin condition heading to Russia for treatment

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
South Florida baby with rare skin condition heading to Russia for treatment
News source: https://www.local10.com/video/south-florida-baby-with-rare-skin-condition-heading-to-russia-for-treatment-video

When Carolina Fenner gave birth to her baby daughter Luna in March, she was stunned to see a black growth covering much of the infant's face.

News Russia South: Azerbaijan important trade partner of Russia in South Caucasus - minister

Published on: Wednesday 11 September 2019
Azerbaijan important trade partner of Russia in South Caucasus - minister
News source: https://menafn.com/1098995632/Azerbaijan-important-trade-partner-of-Russia-in-South-Caucasusminister

Azerbaijan is an important trade and economic partner of Russia in the South Caucasus, Minister of International and Foreign Economic Affairs of Russia's Sverdlovsk Region Vasily Kozlov told ...

News Russia South: Op-Ed: Russia and China vs America - Not looking good

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Op-Ed: Russia and China vs America - Not looking good
News source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/op-ed-russia-and-china-vs-america-not-looking-good/article/554418

the Trump administration can’t be said to have taken any measures at all against Russia. • The South China Sea: No amount of “navigation” by the US Navy has impacted China’s position. • South East ...

News Russia South: US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
US concerned over China's 'interference' in South China Sea
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-concerned-chinas-interference-south-china-sea-64465290

China claims the South China Sea almost in its entirety and ... rig in the same Vanguard Bank area where Vietnam has contracted Russia's Rosneft to develop gas fields. "Vietnam has made contact ...

News Russia South: G20 Meeting May Offer More Clarity for OPEC, Non-OPEC-Russia's Novak

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
G20 Meeting May Offer More Clarity for OPEC, Non-OPEC-Russia's Novak
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/28/business/28reuters-oil-opec-russia-decision.html

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday he hoped a meeting of G20 nations in Japan would provide clarity for OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers as they consider whether to extend a deal on cutting crude supplies beyond June.

News Russia South: Media in Russia's south protest journalist's arrest

Published on: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Media in Russia's south protest journalist's arrest
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Media-in-Russia-s-south-protest-journalist-s-14017981.php

MOSCOW (AP) — Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on terrorism charges they say were trumped up as part of an official campaign to silence independent media. ...

News Russia South: The Latest: Putin invites Trump to visit Russia next year

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
The Latest: Putin invites Trump to visit Russia next year
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/the-latest-eu-leader-blasts-putin-comments-on-liberalism/2019/06/27/98f4827c-9949-11e9-9a16-dc551ea5a43b_story.html

Putin noted that Russia, China and India firmly oppose protectionism, unilateral actions and unlawful sanctions. The encounter follows a meeting of the BRICS grouping that also includes Brazil and ...

News Russia South: Disappearing Earth brings Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula to stunning life: EW review

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
Disappearing Earth brings Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula to stunning life: EW review
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/em-disappearing-earth-em-brings-124505773.html

“To the south, east, and west was only ocean,” Phillips writes of its geography. “To the north, walling off the Russian mainland, were hundreds of kilometers of mountains and tundra. Impassable.” ...

News Russia South: US warns China, Russia against aggression in Arctic region

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
US warns China, Russia against aggression in Arctic region
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-warns-china-russia-arctic-amid-environmental-shifts-62849649

The Trump administration warned China and Russia on Monday that the U.S. won ... Pompeo noted China's increasing assertiveness in the South China Sea, which has alarmed many of its smaller neighbors.

News Russia South: United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/06/climate/pompeo-arctic-china-russia.html

warning that Beijing’s efforts to build infrastructure in the region and partner with Russia on new sea routes could risk turning the Arctic into another area of competing territorial claims, like the ...

News Russia South: South Korea: North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://abc30.com/politics/south-korea-north-korea-fires-two-suspected-missiles/5292117/

South Korea's presidential national security ... tested a new solid-fuel missile that appears to be modeled after Russia's Iskander short-range ballistic missile system. With the consecutive ...

News Russia South: South Korea: North Korea fires unidentified projectile, second launch in 5 days

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/south-korea-north-korea-fires-unidentified-projectile-second-launch-in-5-days-2019-05-09

Experts who analyzed photos from the North Korean state media say it’s clear the North on Saturday tested a new solid-fuel missile that appears to be modeled after Russia’s Iskander short-range ...

News Russia South: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/08/magazine/korea-tv-reunification.html

Sohn had traveled by train from Japan to Germany, via Korea, China and Russia. “Right now, South Korea is an island,” Shin said. “But it wasn’t always that way. It’s because the peninsula was divided. ...

News Russia South: Russia reconnaissance planes trespassed South Korea zone, report says

Published on: Wednesday 08 May 2019
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/05/08/Russia-reconnaissance-planes-trespassed-South-Korea-zone-report-says/6771557329325/

May 8 (UPI) --Two Russian military aircraft entered South Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone multiple times on Friday, and the South took tactical action by scrambling fighter jets, according to ...