Dmitry Medvedev

MOSCOW | Russian prime minister warns US against ramping up sanctions

MOSCOW — Russia’s prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified “other” means. The tough message from Dmitry Medvedev marked what the Kremlin sees as a red line, reflecting a growing dismay with the new U.S. sanctions that already has … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian prime minister warns US against ramping up sanctions

MOSCOW | Russia warns of ‘horrible’ conflict if Georgia joins NATO

MOSCOW — Russia’s prime minister has issued a stern warning to NATO on the 10th anniversary of the Russia-Georgia war that incorporating Georgia could trigger a new “horrible” conflict. Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with the Kommersant daily broadcast Tuesday by Russian state television that NATO’s plans to eventually offer membership to Georgia are … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia warns of ‘horrible’ conflict if Georgia joins NATO

MOSCOW | The Latest: Royal support: King of Spain at game vs Russia

MOSCOW  — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:30 p.m. King Felipe VI of Spain is at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to see the national team play World Cup host Russia. The king heads FIFA’s list of VIP guests for the round of 16 game, which also includes Russia’s … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Royal support: King of Spain at game vs Russia