Russia names Voice of America, Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty and seven affiliated news media as foreign agents. This is in retaliation to the U.S. Justice Department requiring Russia Today to register as a foreign agent.
The move comes in retaliation for U.S. actions against the RT news network.
Russia names Voice of America, Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty and seven affiliated news media as foreign agents. 2017-12-05 20:30:05 (First version)
Russia names Voice of America, Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty and seven affiliated news media as foreign agents. T h i s i s i n r e t a l i a t i o n t o t h e U . S . J u s t i c e D e p a r t m e n t r e q u i r i n g R u s s i a T o d a y t o r e g i s t e r a s a f o r e i g n a g e n t . (Current version)
The United States Department of Justice has requested Moscow-based Russian media channel RT America to register as a foreign lobbying firm in the United States. 2017-09-12 (Context: Russia, foreign agent)
Russian airstrikes hit residential buildings in the ISIS-held village of Al-Shafah in Deir Ezzor province, killing at least 53 civilians, including 21 children. 2017-11-26 (Context: Russia)
The United States and Russia begin fighting over the extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, who was detained in October 2016 in the Czech Republic, after the U.S. Justice Department issued an international arrest warrant for him. However, soon after the U.S. issued its arrest warrant, Russian authorities also sought his extradition. The Russian charge accuses Nikulin of stealing from an online money transfer company back in 2009. 2017-11-25 (Context: Russia)
A fire at the Sindika Trade Center, a construction materials shopping center in the northwestern edge of Moscow, Russia, forces the evacuation of at least 3000 people. 2017-10-9 (Context: Russia)
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Russian airstrikes kill at least 14 civilians, including three children, as they cross the Euphrates river near the ISIL-held city of Mayadin in eastern Syria while fleeing the village of Mahkan. 2017-10-6 (Context: Russia)
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