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News Russia Travel: Russia Says Iran General’s Killing ‘Illegal’

Published on: Friday 03 January 2020
Russia Says Iran General’s Killing ‘Illegal’
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2020/01/03/russia-says-iran-generals-killing-illegal/

President Vladimir Putin did not weigh in on the matter in any Russian media reports today. Soleimani reportedly met with Putin in 2015 despite travel sanctions imposed by Obama. On July 29, 2015, ...

News Russia Travel: New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
News source: https://www.khou.com/article/news/new-russian-weapon-can-travel-27-times-the-speed-of-sound/285-34431587-eabc-47a8-918a-b316c322f5ee

The Russian military says its new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound is now operational. It bolsters the country's nuclear strike capability and can carry a nuclear ...

News Russia Travel: Russian Government Helped Berlin Assassin Travel Across Europe to Kill Target, New Evidence Suggests

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russian Government Helped Berlin Assassin Travel Across Europe to Kill Target, New Evidence Suggests
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/russian-government-helped-berlin-assassin-travel-europe-kill-target-new-evidence-bellingcat-1461821

The mysterious assassin who killed a former militant in Berlin last month was likely assisted by officials within the Russian dgovernment, who facilitated his travel across Europe and wiped his faked ...

News Russia Travel: Top Democrats warn against withdrawing from treaty that allows observation flights over Russia

Published on: Tuesday 08 October 2019
Top Democrats warn against withdrawing from treaty that allows observation flights over Russia
News source: https://thehill.com/policy/defense/464927-top-democrats-warn-against-withdrawing-from-treaty-that-allows-observation

Four top defense and foreign policy Democrats in the House and Senate are raising the alarm about the possibility of President Trump withdrawing from a multilateral treaty they argue is a "critical element" of U.S. and European security.

News Russia Travel: Russia Fired Officials Who Let Alleged CIA Mole Flee Country-Ifax

Published on: Friday 13 September 2019
Russia Fired Officials Who Let Alleged CIA Mole Flee Country-Ifax
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/09/13/world/europe/13reuters-russia-usa-spy.html

Russian daily newspaper Kommersant has said that the official ... of the presidential administration and his family to holiday in Montenegro had violated the (travel) ban," the source was cited as ...

News Russia Travel: Russian Officials 'Punished' for Allowing Top CIA Spy in Kremlin to Escape Moscow, Actions Blasted As 'Irresponsible'

Published on: Thursday 12 September 2019
Russian Officials 'Punished' for Allowing Top CIA Spy in Kremlin to Escape Moscow, Actions Blasted As 'Irresponsible'
News source: https://www.newsweek.com/russia-kremlin-smolenkov-putin-montenegro-1459110

Russian officials were reportedly punished for letting an alleged ... which showed that officials who allowed an employee of the presidential administration and his family to travel to Montenegro ...

News Russia Travel: International agreement could permit Haitians to travel to Russia without visas

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
International agreement could permit Haitians to travel to Russia without visas
News source: https://thegrio.com/2019/08/29/international-agreement-could-permit-haitians-to-travel-to-russia-without-visas/

As relations warm between the Caribbean nation and the Kremlin, concern may rise in Washington over dealings between the two countries Haiti’s foreign affairs minister says the Caribbean island ...

News Russia Travel: Sen. Mike Lee granted visa to Russia after other senators' requests are denied

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Sen. Mike Lee granted visa to Russia after other senators' requests are denied
News source: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/459813-sen-mike-lee-granted-visa-to-russia-after-other-senators-requests-are-denied

A spokesperson for Lee told The Hill that the Utah Republican will travel to Russia from Sept. 5 to 8 and will meet with government officials and members of the business community, as well as ...

News Russia Travel: Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Russia grants visa to Sen. Mike Lee after rebuffing other senators
News source: https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/03/mike-lee-russia-visa-1479983

Sen. Mike Lee received a visa to travel to Russia this week, according to his spokesman, after the Kremlin previously denied visas to several of his colleagues. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of ...

News Russia Travel: Russia to offer e-visas for EU27, but not for Brits or Americans

Published on: Sunday 16 June 2019
Russia to offer e-visas for EU27, but not for Brits or Americans
News source: https://www.politico.eu/article/russia-to-offer-e-visas-for-eu27-but-not-for-brits-or-americans/

The new Russia-wide e-visa will allow for visits of up to 16 days and be valid for both tourist and business travel, the report said, adding that it could cost around $50. ...

News Russia Travel: Travel documents prove businessman intended to leave Russia for court appearance, says lawyer

Published on: Friday 14 June 2019
Travel documents prove businessman intended to leave Russia for court appearance, says lawyer
News source: https://calgarysun.com/news/crime/travel-documents-prove-businessman-intended-to-leave-russia-for-court-appearance-says-lawyer

The wealthy Calgary businessman at the centre of a police corruption case remains overseas suffering from a health problem, court was told Friday.And travel documents provided by Ken Carter’s lawyer show he was booked to return to Calgary from London last Sunday, the day before he was admitted...

News Russia Travel: Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/09/world/europe/youtube-russia-putin-state-tv.html

One is a personal diary, in which Mr. Parfenov, dressed in a garish shirt, opens a bottle of wine and holds forth on topics ranging from travel to art to the Soviet-like cult of the Russian military. ...

News Russia Travel: Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/rooms-50-off-ads-russia-062018301.html

Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia. Tourism, which accounts for 5% of Sri Lanka's gross domestic product, tanked after Islamist bombers on

News Russia Travel: Russian Communists See Red Over 'Sex With Stalin' Video Game

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
Russian Communists See Red Over 'Sex With Stalin' Video Game
News source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/russian-communists-see-red-sex-stalin-video-game-1217045

Upcoming U.S. adventure fantasy video game 'Sex With Stalin' has raised red flags for Russian communists. The game that will be distributed by Steam gives players a chance to seduce the former Soviet leader and change history.

News Russia Travel: Russia To Ban VPN Services

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
Russia To Ban VPN Services
News source: https://www.geeky-gadgets.com/russia-to-ban-vpn-services-11-06-2019/

If you travel to Russia and use VPNs you might want to take note of this. The country may soon block some major VPN services after they refused to link up with a national blacklist which would prevent ...

News Russia Travel: Fort Worth Symphony closes its classical season with a musical travelogue: Hungary, Spain and Russia

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
Fort Worth Symphony closes its classical season with a musical travelogue: Hungary, Spain and Russia
News source: https://www.dallasnews.com/arts/classical-music/2019/05/18/fort-worth-symphony-closes-classical-season-musical-travelogue-hungary-spain-russia

Zoltán Kodály's Dances of Galánta, a colorful sendup of actual Gypsy tunes associated with military recruitment, could be a soundtrack for a TV travel show. Harth-Bedoya led a performance aptly ...

News Russia Travel: Pompeo to travel to Russia, meet with Putin next week

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
Pompeo to travel to Russia, meet with Putin next week
News source: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/443071-pompeo-to-travel-to-russia-meet-with-putin-next-week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Michael (Mike) Richard Pompeo Rejecting Trump's vision of a single-use planet Bolton held unexpected meeting on Iran with top intel, military advisers at CIA: report ...

News Russia Travel: Here's What to Know About Russia's SSJ100, the Airliner That Caught Fire and Killed 41

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: http://time.com/5584069/what-to-know-russia-airplane-crash/

it’s intended for shorter and less travelled routes and as a substitute for larger planes to save costs during slower travel seasons. Regional aircraft are an important part of Russia’s ...