Gulf Times - Moscow
US-Russia ties will be hard to repair, says Moscow

US-Russia ties will be hard to repair, says Moscow

Moscow on Wednesday said it would be "very difficult" to improve US-Russia relations, which have plummeted to Cold War lows on accusations of election meddling and crises in Syria and Ukraine.

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian plane crash may have been caused by iced speed probes

Russian experts probing the weekend plane crash outside Moscow which killed 71 people said the accident may have been caused by ice on speed probes which led to faulty information on the craft's airspeed.

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on the outskirts of Moscow.

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school as the city was blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in 100 years.

One dead as record snowfall hits Moscow

One dead as record snowfall hits Moscow

At least one person died and several were injured after Moscow experienced its heaviest day of snowfall since records began, the city's mayor and agencies said on Sunday.

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five dead after bus ploughs into Moscow underpass: police

Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said.

'Dead, injured' as 9-storey building collapses in Russia

'Dead, injured' as 9-storey building collapses in Russia

Several people were killed and injured after a corner section of a nine-storey, Soviet-era residential building collapsed in the provincial city of Izhevsk, Russian authorities said Thursday.

UAE probing Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow

UAE probing Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said its air accident investigation unit is treating the September 10 episode as a "serious incident”, an internationally recognised category which means an accident "nearly occurred”.

Buildings evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Buildings evacuated in Moscow after bomb threats

Russian authorities evacuated people from dozens of buildings in Moscow on Wednesday after a flurry of anonymous phone calls asserting the locations had been mined, RIA news agency reported.

Moscow says US Venezuela sanctions aim to 'fuel tensions'

Moscow says US Venezuela sanctions aim to 'fuel tensions'

Moscow on Monday slammed new US sanctions on Venezuela, saying they were aimed at damaging the Latin American nation's economy and aggravating tensions.

US vacates Russian compounds targeted over sanctions

US vacates Russian compounds targeted over sanctions

The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for new sanctions being readied in Washington.

3 gang suspects shot dead trying to flee Moscow court

3 gang suspects shot dead trying to flee Moscow court

Russian law enforcement officers on Tuesday killed three suspects on trial over 17 gang murders after they seized guns from their guards and tried to flee a court in the Moscow region, officials said.