Dmitry Peskov

Russians Celebrate Friendly Meeting with Blinken After Pipeline Cave

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday celebrated a “constructive” conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying Blinken shared his “understanding of the need to overcome the unhealthy situation that developed between Moscow and Washington in previous years.” 

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, greets Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, as they arrive for a meeting at the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland, Wednesday, May 19, 2021, on the sidelines of the Arctic Council Ministerial summit. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Teen Kills at Least Nine Eighth Graders in Russian School Shooting

At least nine fatalities were reported on Tuesday when a gunman attacked a school the southwestern Russian city of Kazan. According to regional governor Rustam Minnikhanov, seven of the dead were eighth-grade students at the school, while the killer is a 19-year-old “terrorist” who is now in custody.

People react at a makeshift memorial for victims of the shooting at School No. 175 in Kazan on May 11, 2021. - At least nine people, most of them children, were killed on May 11, 2021 when a lone teenage gunman opened fire at a school in the central Russian …

Interpol Snubs Russia, Elects South Korean Kim Jong-Yang President

International law enforcement organization Interpol elected a new president on Wednesday, and the results were a welcome surprise: South Korea’s Kim Jong-yang defeated the heavily-favored Russian candidate, Maj. Gen. Alexander Prokopchuk, by a vote of 101 to 61 at the Interpol General Assembly in Dubai.

Interpol picks South Korean as president as Russia loses out

Kremlin Complains Facebook Is Censoring Russian Media

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has deleted some 270 accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency, an operation located in St. Petersburg, Russia that special counsel Robert Mueller’s office identified as part of Russia’s operation to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

This Monday, June 19, 2017, photo shows a user signing in to Facebook on an iPad, in North Andover, Mass. Facebook says it will show users if they followed or "liked" Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, it will launch …