US To Stop Sharing Some Nuclear Arms Data Under New Treaty With Russia

The US said its move is in retaliation for Moscow’s “ongoing violations” of the accord. (File) Washington: The United States said it will stop providing Russia some notifications required under the New START arms control treaty from Thursday, including updates on its missile and launcher locations, to retaliate for Moscow’s “ongoing violations” of the accord. […]

Certain “Ill-Wishers” Stepping Up To Destabilize Russia: Vladimir Putin

Russia has intensified its crackdown on dissenting voices. President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that certain “ill-wishers” were stepping up efforts to destabilise Russia and urged members of his cabinet not to allow this “under any circumstances”. He said Russia’s Security Council would discuss ensuring security in the context of what he said were “extremely […]

Newly Approved US Flights By Chinese Airlines Avoid Russian Airspace

In May, the US had said it would allow Chinese airlines to hike passenger services. (Representational) Washington: Chinese airlines are avoiding flying over Russian airspace in newly approved flights to and from the United States, according to flight tracking website FlightAware and industry officials. Russia has barred US airlines and other foreign carriers from flying […]

Russia Says US Hacked Thousands Of Apple Phones In Spy Plot

“The FSB has uncovered an intelligence action of the American special services.” (Representational) Moscow: Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday it had uncovered an American espionage operation that compromised thousands of iPhones using sophisticated surveillance software. Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab said dozens of its employees’ devices were compromised in the operation. The FSB, the […]

UN Nuclear Watchdog Asks Russia, Ukraine To Protect Zaporizhzhia Plant

Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine is the biggest nuclear power plant of the Europe. Washington: U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi on Tuesday asked Ukraine and Russia to respect five principles to safeguard Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, suggesting he had not secured their agreement on protecting the facility. Grossi has […]