17 June 2019, Monday | 06:05pm

Russia

Russian airline cancels Sukhoi Superjet order after fatal crash

MOSCOW: Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines said on Monday it was cancelling its planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100s, the same type of aircraft involved in a fatal crash-landing the previous day, the TASS news agency reported.

N. Korea’s Kim heads to Russia to revive old friendship

PYONGYANG: On the neighbouring mound to Mansu hill, where giant statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il look out over North Korea’s capital, stands the Liberation Tower.

US halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests buy from Russia plan

A Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft is seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany April 25, 2018. — Reuters pic

14 confirmed dead in Russia high-rise blast

MOSCOW: Fourteen people are confirmed dead from the New Year’s Eve explosion at a high-rise in central Russia, local officials said Wednesday, as rescuers continued to pull bodies from the rubble.

Japan to buy more stealth jets, radar to counter China, Russia

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to support U.S.

From caviar to veal tongue, fans get true taste of Russia

File picture of a cup with caviar that is prepared for a competition, which requires contestants to consume 500 grammes of it in the fastest speed in Moscow.

Russia's World Cup destruction of Spain 'only the beginning', speaks Cherchesov

MOSCOW: Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov believes the World Cup hosts’ shock victory over title contenders Spain on penalites following a 1-1 draw in the last 16 on Sunday “is only the begi

Gempar apabila wartawan 'mati ditembak' tiba-tiba muncul dalam sidang media

MOSCOW: Wartawan Rusia, Arkady Babchenko yang dilapor mati ditembak pada Selasa membuat kejutan apabila tiba-tiba muncul dalam satu sidang media pada Rabu.

Dalam sidang media itu yang berlangsung di Ukraine, Babchenko ditemani beberapa pegawai dari Perkhidmatan Keselamatan Ukraine (SBU) memaklumkan tindakan terpaksa memalsukan kematian wartawan itu sebagai satu cara untuk mengesan pihak yang merancang membunuhnya.

Russia rejects Ukrainian allegation it behind journalist's killing - TASS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rejected a Ukrainian allegation that Moscow was behind the murder of dissident Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev, calling it part of an anti-Russian campaign, the TASS news agency reported.

Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency's owner has confirmed.