Russia Headlines

  • YouTube steps up takedowns as concerns about kids' videos grow

    (Reuters) - YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, the unit of Alphabet Inc's Google said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.
  • Russian billionaire under investigation in France

    NICE/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A French judge put Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov, whose interests the Kremlin has pledged to defend, under formal investigation on Wednesday after his arrest linked to a French tax evasion case, the prosecutor said.
  • Soccer: New faces out to ensure it's not same old England story

    LONDON (Reuters) - England's World Cup odysseys since triumphing for the only time on home soil in 1966 have largely ended in deep anti-climax and the odd near-miss but this sorry saga has never usually stopped a nation buying into tired hype surrounding the national team.
  • Soccer: Will the real South Korea please stand up?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea have followed a dismal qualifying campaign with some morale-boosting friendly performances against quality opposition so it is anyone's guess which side will show up for the World Cup next year.
  • Japan saddled with big World Cup hopes

    TOKYO (Reuters) - They might be in the weakest pot, but expectation will be high in Japan when they compete in their sixth successive World Cup next summer.
  • Fmr prosecutor: “Inexplicable” Kushner not “walled off”

    Special Counsel Mueller is probing Jared Kushner’s possible role in the Comey firing, and Vanity Fair reports Kushner asked a friend, “Do you think they'll get the President?"