Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says she thinks the main objective of a recent diplomatic war on Moscow initiated by the United Kingdom is to cancel Russia’s holding of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has warned of a return to the Cold War-like tensions between the United States and Russia in the wake of a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain blamed on Moscow.
The relationship between Tehran and Moscow has gained momentum under presidency of Hassan Rouhani to an extent that the presidents of both countries have met with each other 11 times over the past four years besides talking over phone on several occasions.
Egypt’s national carrier EgyptAir said on Friday that it would resume direct flights between Cairo and Moscow, three years after they were halted following the bombing of a Russian charter jet over the Sinai.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Monday that Moscow had evidence that the United States was trying to interfere in the Russian presidential election, the RIA news agency quoted him as saying.