Once in history: how the American flag flew over the Kremlin for nine days

This incredible fact has nothing to do with military operations, but took place during the so-called Cold War, says Russia Beyond. Only once in history has the US flag raised over the Kremlin. It was not a scene for a movie or someone else's ...

The first official meeting between Biden and Putin took place: key points and quotes

On June 16, in Geneva, a meeting was held between the presidents of the United States and Russia, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. The talks ended at about five pm local time and took less time than expected. Initially, it was said that the summit had five hours. White House spokesman ...

'Mr. President, are you a murderer?': Putin gave a long interview to an American television company

Vladimir Putin answered questions from NBC TV journalist Kir Simmons. The interview took place on June 11 in the Kremlin. Here is a translation of the interview as it was published on the Kremlin website. K. Simmons (as translated): Mr. President, you have not given interviews to American journalists for a long time. ...

Five national traits that unite Russians and Americans: the opinion of an immigrant

National identity is a set of unique codes: historical, cultural, social. Traits inherent in certain peoples are formed from many factors, reminds the author of the channel “Queen in the USA” on “Yandex.Zen”. The history of the XX and the current XXI century developed in such a way that the political elite of the United States and ...

Mother of Russian 'arms baron' asks Biden and Putin to release her son from US prison

The mother of a Russian arms dealer, who is serving a 25-year prison sentence in the United States and inspired the filmmakers with Nicolas Cage in the title role, asked the leaders of the United States and Russia to negotiate the release of her son, writes Yahoo. Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss ...

Russia wants to ban American diplomats from freely moving around the country

The order of the Russian government to denounce the memorandum on open land is already on its way, but the exact dates are still unknown, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. Writes about this "Kommersant". He cited it as an example of "uncomfortable signals" on the eve of the meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation ...

Biden and Putin agreed to meet: named time and place

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden will meet in Geneva on June 16, BBC reports. “In accordance with the agreement reached, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin will hold talks with President of the United States of America Joseph Biden on June 16 in Geneva,” - ...

Google first filed a lawsuit against the Russian authorities: what is the essence of the claim

Google is challenging Roskomnadzor's demands to remove 12 links to "illegal content", Kommersant reports. We are talking about links to YouTube videos, which the service considers calls to participate in rallies in January 2021. The company first filed a lawsuit against the department, before it ...

USA closed the last consulate in Russia

US Consul General in Yekaterinburg Amy Storrow left her position and left Russia. The Ural consulate stopped its work. In her address, she expressed hope that the work of the US Consulate General in Yekaterinburg will soon resume in full, the BBC writes. "Consulate-General…

Persona non grata: Russia sends spokesman for the US embassy

Rebecca Ross, press secretary of the US Embassy in Moscow, is expelled from Russia. She was among the 10 employees of the American diplomatic mission, whom the Russian side declared persona non grata in April, writes the BBC. The expulsion of Ross on Wednesday, May 12, was reported by the Kommersant newspaper. Later…

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