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International

Mark Trevelyan

Baltic states join NATO allies in kicking out Russians for spying

Apr 23 2021

PRAGUE/VILNIUS/MOSCOW Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Friday joined a fast-growing list of NATO and EU members demanding the removal of Russian diplomats for alleged spying, in actions that have infuriated Moscow and look certain to provoke further retaliation.

Two faces of George Blake: infamous spy and affable party host

Dec 26 2020

When I met George Blake in Moscow in September 1991, two weeks after an abortive coup against Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union was in the process of falling apart and the Communist party had been banned for its role in the putsch. | Video

Two faces of George Blake: infamous spy and affable party host

Dec 26 2020

When I met George Blake in Moscow in September 1991, two weeks after an abortive coup against Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union was in the process of falling apart and the Communist party had been banned for its role in the putsch. | Video

Two faces of George Blake: infamous spy and affable party host

Dec 26 2020

When I met George Blake in Moscow in September 1991, two weeks after an abortive coup against Kremlin leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union was in the process of falling apart and the Communist party had been banned for its role in the putsch. | Video

Who's fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and why does it matter?

Oct 14 2020

Fighting that broke out on Sept. 27 over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh quickly became the deadliest for more than 25 years in a long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Explainer: Who's fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and why does it matter?

Oct 12 2020

Fighting that broke out on Sept. 27 over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh quickly became the deadliest for more than 25 years in a long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Explainer: Who's fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and why does it matter?

Oct 12 2020

Fighting that broke out on Sept. 27 over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh quickly became the deadliest for more than 25 years in a long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Explainer: Who's fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and why does it matter?

Oct 12 2020

Fighting that broke out on Sept. 27 over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh quickly became the deadliest for more than 25 years in a long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Russia confronts waning influence over Karabakh foes, must reckon with Turkey

Oct 01 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired off one appeal after another for a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces, but the new eruption of their old conflict highlights Moscow's declining leverage and the rising influence of Turkey.

Explainer: Who's fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and why does it matter?

Sep 28 2020

Fierce fighting has broken out between Azerbaijan and its ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, a new and dangerous eruption of a decades-old conflict.

World News

Venezuelan government suspends negotiations with opposition

CARACAS/PRAIA (Reuters) -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, to the United States on money laundering charges.