U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, the first British leader to visit Russia since the 2006 murder in London of dissident Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, urged the two countries to cooperate over shared economic interests.
The inquiry into the death of a former Russian spy poisoned in London with radioactive tea should close its hearings to the press and public when it reviews files the U.K. said contain sensitive information, the judge leading the probe ruled.
Boris Berezovsky, one of the earliest and best-known Russian oligarchs, who accumulated vast wealth and influence in post-communist Russia that he struggled in later years to retain, was found dead today at his home in Surrey, England. He was 67.
Boris Berezovsky, one of the first and best-known Russian oligarchs, who accumulated vast wealth and influence in post-communist Russia that he struggled in later years to retain, was found dead yesterday at his U.K. home. He was 67.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron may become the first British leader since the 2006 murder of a dissident Russian intelligence agent in London to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when he travels to Moscow next month.
Russia and the U.K. risk further souring ties as authorities are set to clash over potential money-laundering and bribery charges against a former Russian official at a London-based international lender.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will propose Royal Dutch Shell Plc expand cooperation with state-run OAO Gazprom during the first visit by a U.K. prime minister in six years, as the leader seeks to improve relations between the countries.
Ex-KGB bodyguard Andrei Lugovoi, who is wanted for the 2006 murder of dissident Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in London, has demanded access to details of the criminal case against him, Interfax reported.