The Communist Party of Russian Federation (KPRF) increased their seats from 5 to 13 in the Moscow City Duma
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the New York Times report on the US deploying software in the Russian power grid that could cripple it.
The law proposes to allow Moscow to cut off the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers and create an alternative domain name system
“Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees of its security and sovereignty,” Putin said
Volodymyr Zelensky, who has no political experience, has been elected president of Ukraine by a huge margin. His lack of legacy is seen as a positive aspect when it comes to improving relations with Russia, which nosedived under his predecessor
The rallies have been organized in the wake of simmering discontent in the country against Vladimir Putin’s anti-dissent legislations and controversial pension reforms.
There is urgent need for a dormant global peace movement to revive. For, it is not just Russia or China which are at risk, but the whole of humanity
The withdrawal of the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty, which had provided a key underpinning to the negotiated end to the Cold War, marks the beginning of a new phase in global politics
Defense secretary Mattis is part of the establishment which believes in maintaining a strong US presence in Syria despite there being no legal backing for the deployment
While sections of the US establishment are calling Trump’s decision that of a maverick, it is in fact a reflection of the realities on the ground and an attempt to salvage relations with Turkey
Konovalov’s victory in the Khakassian Republic, and the likelihood of another communist candidate, Andrey Ischenko, winning in the province of Primorsky krai in December, indicate a rising discontent with president Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party
The meeting between the Russian and US presidents saw global and US establishments respond in predictable ways