Russia’s Rosatom says meeting with IAEA ‘substantive, frank’

Alexey Likhachev, director-general of Rosatom, speaks at the 66th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on Sept 26, 2022. (THERESA WEY / AP) MOSCOW – Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom said in a statement that the meeting held Wednesday between its director-general and the chief of the International […]

Report: Russia, US discuss first nuke talks since Ukraine crisis

Russian and US state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. (ANTON VAGANOV / REUTERS) MOSCOW – Russia and the United States are discussing holding talks on strategic nuclear weapons for the first time since Moscow started its special military operation in Ukraine, Russian newspaper Kommersant said on Tuesday, […]

Russian strategic submarine test-fires ballistic missile

This undated photo shows the nuclear-powered Kazan submarine. (PHOTO / RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY / CHINADAILY.COM.CN) MOSCOW – Russia's newest nuclear-powered submarine Generalissimo Suvorov test-launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. The strategic submarine fired the missile from underwater in the White Sea and the warheads successfully hit targets in […]

Putin orders measures to protect Crimea-related facilities

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states at the Konstantin Palace presidential residence in Strelna, outside Saint Petersburg, on Oct 7, 2022. (ALEXEY DANICHEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Saturday to strengthen measures for protecting transport crossing […]

Zelensky, IAEA chief discuss Zaporizhzhia situation

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (left) shakes hands with International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi during their meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine, Oct 6, 2022. (PHOTO / UKRAINIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS OFFICE VIA AP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday met with visiting […]