Was scrapped: why the United States refused to use ventilators from Russia

The United States Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has decided to dispose of ventilators received from Russia. The Aventa-M devices, delivered as humanitarian aid back in early April 2020, were never used in American hospitals because of doubts about their safety, the BBC writes. As I found out ...

Aeroflot employees smuggled Apple technology from the US to Russia

The United States accused 10 people of smuggling electronics into Russia. In connection with this case, the State Department revoked visas from 113 Aeroflot employees, writes Voice of America. In the United States, court documents have been declassified, from which it became known that 10 persons were charged with transportation ...

'Letter of the 103s': Hundreds of American Politicians Call for Relations with Russia

"It's time to rethink our policy towards Russia," under this heading, Politico published an open letter from 103 American politicians and experts, stating that "the current combination of sanctions and American diplomacy is not working." In Russia, this appeal was called "Letter of the 103s". We publish the text ...

Russia announces the interception of two American reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea

On the official Facebook page of the Russian Ministry of Defense, it is reported that on August 5, a Russian fighter intercepted two American reconnaissance aircraft over the neutral waters of the Black Sea. On the page of the Ministry of Defense on the social network, a statement was published stating that on August 5, 2020, Russian air ...

Russian programmer convicted in US for cybercrime deported to homeland

Russian programmer Stanislav Lisov, convicted in the US for cybercrimes, has been deported to his homeland. US immigration officials put Lisov on an Aeroflot export flight from New York to Moscow. This was reported to RIA Novosti by the press secretary of the Russian consulate in New York, Alexei Topolsky, writes “Voice ...

American accused of espionage in Russia sentenced to 16 years in prison

The Moscow City Court on Monday, June 15, sentenced US citizen Paul Whelan to 16 years in a maximum security penal colony, finding him guilty of espionage. This is reported by Russian news agencies, writes "Voice of America". 50-year-old Paul Whelan, a US citizen ...

The third time in two months: the United States accused Russia of a dangerous interception of an American reconnaissance aircraft

Representatives of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet reported the third dangerous interception of a US reconnaissance patrol aircraft by two Russian planes in two months. Writes about this "Voice of America". In the message of the representative of the Sixth Fleet, Jonathan Nelson, it is said that on May 26 the American ...

Russian prosecutors have requested 18 years in prison for an American accused of espionage

Russian prosecutors have asked for 18 years in prison as punishment for American Paul Whelan, a former Marine on trial in Moscow on espionage charges. Writes about this "Voice of America". It is also reported that the court's decision will be announced on June 15. ...

The United States withdraws from the Open Skies Treaty because of Russia: what does it mean and how it threatens

The United States decided to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty, accusing Russia of repeated violations of its terms, said the head of the State Department, Mike Pompeo, writes the BBC. The treaty, which unites 35 states, allows for survey flights of aircraft not carrying weapons over the territories of the participating countries. IN…

Russian-speaking Internet users staged a virtual siege of the White House

Russian-speaking Internet users staged a "virtual siege" on the White House's official social media accounts, Voice of America writes. They leave hundreds of comments expressing their dissatisfaction with a post published on Instagram by the White House, in which only the United Kingdom and the United States were named the victors of the Nazis. At the same time, the dissatisfied ...

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