Commitments made for expansion of Russian ties

Commitments made for expansion of Russian ties

Vietnam and Russia are seeking out ways to beef up their trade and investment ties which are on the rise, with the Vietnam-Eurasian Economic Union Free Trade Agreement serving as a big driver.
At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

At historic summit, Trump refuses to confront Putin on vote row

To outrage in Washington, President Donald Trump on Monday (Jul 16) lent weight to Russian denials of meddling in US elections at his inaugural summit with Vladimir Putin, where the pair championed a fresh start in relations between the world's leading nuclear powers.
Russian tycoon wins suit against model who claims Trump secrets

Russian tycoon wins suit against model who claims Trump secrets

A Russian billionaire former associate of Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager won US$16,000 damages in a lawsuit Monday (Jul 9) against a model and a self-styled "sex coach" over a politically compromising video.
Burger King apologises for World Cup pregnancy offer to Russian women: Report

Burger King apologises for World Cup pregnancy offer to Russian women: Report

A lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant from players taking part in the World Cup. 
Russian artists to delight Vietnamese audiences with classical concerts

Russian artists to delight Vietnamese audiences with classical concerts

Pianist Anna Grot and violinist Polina Borisova from Russia will present a classical music performance as part of the framework of the annual programme Arts Ambassador in big cities on June 6-8.
Russian court rules to block Telegram messaging app

Russian court rules to block Telegram messaging app

A Moscow court on Friday ruled to block the popular messaging app Telegram in Russia, after it refused to give state security services access to private conversations, an AFP reporter at the court said.
Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent used on Russian ex-spy

Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent used on Russian ex-spy

The world's chemical arms watchdog on Thursday (Apr 12) confirmed Britain's findings on the identity of a nerve agent used on a former Russian spy, which London has said involved the Soviet-made Novichok.
Plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from US lands in Moscow

Plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from US lands in Moscow

The first plane carrying Russian diplomats expelled from the United States over the poisoning of a former spy arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Sunday.
Calls for sackings over safety violations in Russian mall fire

Calls for sackings over safety violations in Russian mall fire

Russia holds a day of national mourning Wednesday (Mar 28) for the dozens of victims of a Siberia shopping centre fire, as calls multiply for the sacking of negligent officials and a thorough probe into blatant safety violations.
Moscow blames UK as EU nations mull expelling Russian diplomats

Moscow blames UK as EU nations mull expelling Russian diplomats

Russia on Friday (Mar 23) accused Britain of trying to force its allies to take "confrontational steps" after EU member states decided to recall the bloc's envoy from Moscow and mulled further diplomatic action over a nerve attack row.
Russian chemist says worked on Novichok, despite official claims

Russian chemist says worked on Novichok, despite official claims

A Russian scientist told state media Tuesday (Mar 20) he worked on an official programme to produce the nerve agent Britain says was used against ex-spy Sergei Skripal, contradicting Moscow's claims it never developed Novichok.
Tourism firms pin hopes on Russian visitors

Tourism firms pin hopes on Russian visitors

Representatives of a number of local travel firms and high-class hotels attended the tourism fair Leisure 2012 in Russia as the Eastern European nation has emerged as a potential market for Vietnam’s tourism industry.
Russian bear’s big trade footprint

Russian bear’s big trade footprint

On the occasion of State President Truong Tan Sang’s official July 26-30 visit to Russia, Russian Federation to Vietnam charge d’Affaires Gennady S. Bezdetko discussed the two countries’ economic, trade and investment prospects with VIR.
Vietnam and Russia’s strong energy

Vietnam and Russia’s strong energy

Vietnam and Russia are warming up bilateral economic cooperation. Ngoc Linh reports.
Russian plane crash probe focuses on black box

Russian plane crash probe focuses on black box

Indonesian investigators on Wednesday expressed hope that the newly found cockpit voice recorder from a Russian airliner would help answer why the plane crashed into a mountain.
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