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11/05/2017 10:15

Three suspects in Russia metro bombing charged with terror

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Three suspects in last month's bombing in the Saint Petersburg metro have been charged for their involvement in a «terrorist act», Russian investigators said Thursday.

09/05/2017 08:45

Putin urges world to fight terror as Russia marks WWII victory

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President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday warned Russia could defeat any aggressors but insisted that the world come together to fight «terrorism» as Moscow marked 72 years since victory in World War II.

07/05/2017 18:31

Gazprom starts construction of gas pipeline to Turkey

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Russian gas firm Gazprom said Sunday construction had begun of a gas pipeline under the Black Sea to Turkey meant to eventually also serve the European Union.

05/05/2017 14:19

Putin backs check into Chechen gay attacks after Merkel plea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday backed an official check into reported brutal attacks on gay men in Chechnya in his first public comment after German Chancellor Angela Merkel confronted him on the issue.

25/04/2017 11:51

Japan's Abe to visit Russia for Putin meet

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia this week for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin and Tokyo said Tuesday, as the two sides look to make headway on a decades-old territorial dispute.

21/04/2017 01:31

Watchdog rejects Russian bid for new Syria attack probe

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The global chemical arms watchdog Thursday «overwhelmingly» rejected a Russian-Iranian move to launch a new investigation into a suspected chemical attack in Syria, delegates said, backing the probe already underway.

20/04/2017 12:51

Russia blocks UN condemnation of North Korea missile test

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Russia on Wednesday blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statement put forward by the United States, diplomats said.

15/04/2017 11:12

China seeks Russia's help to «cool» North Korea situation

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China is seeking Russia's help to cool surging tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the country's foreign minister has told his Moscow counterpart, after Beijing warned of possible conflict over North Korea.

15/04/2017 03:12

The OPCW: ridding the world of chemical weapons

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Russia criticised the world's chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, saying it was...

08/04/2017 18:05

British FM Johnson cancels Moscow visit over «developments in Syria»

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has cancelled a scheduled visit to Moscow next week, his office announced Saturday, saying «developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally».

14/03/2017 00:11

EU extends sanctions over Ukraine crisis for six months

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The European Union on Monday prolonged by another six months sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian individuals over their role in the Ukraine crisis.

13/03/2017 07:23

Putin aide: Russia impatient for improved dialogue with US

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A Russian government spokesman expressed impatience Sunday that bilateral relations with the United States have not improved more quickly since US President Donald Trump took office.

12/03/2017 17:04

Tensions stoked up in the Balkans

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The devastating wars in the Balkans ended almost two decades ago but tensions have spiked throughout the region, where a battle for influence is playing out between Russia and the West.

17/01/2017 12:02

The Trump transition, tweet by tweet

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Since winning the presidency, Donald Trump has exploited Twitter to make administrative announcements, weigh in on foreign policy -- and hurl barbs at anyone who crosses him.

16/01/2017 11:10

NATO, Russia, Merkel, Brexit: Trump unleashes broadsides on Europe

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NATO is «obsolete», Germany's Angela Merkel made a «catastrophic mistake» on refugees, Brexit will be «great» and the US could cut a deal with Russia: Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides in interviews with European media.

16/01/2017 01:34

Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

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Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn't understand the challenges posed by Russia.

11/01/2017 22:57

Trump angrily rejects «phony» Russia dossier claims

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President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday berated the media and US intelligence agencies as he denied explosive allegations about his ties with Russia -- while admitting for the first time that Moscow had likely meddled in the US election.

11/01/2017 17:44

The Trump-Russia dossier: What we know

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An explosive -- and unsubstantiated -- political research report on Donald Trump's links to Russia claims that Moscow holds deeply compromising information on the incoming US president.

01/01/2017 12:09

Trump again doubts US intelligence on Russian hacking

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President-elect Donald Trump again cast doubt on a US intelligence finding that Russia meddled in the US election through computer hacking, a conclusion that led to US sanctions against Moscow.

31/12/2016 09:15

Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds

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President-elect Donald Trump praised President Vladimir Putin for refraining from tit-for-tat expulsions of Americans in response to US punitive measures over alleged Russian interference in the November election.

27/12/2016 16:01 Video

Russia, the black box of the Tupolev brought to the surface

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The discovery of the black box took place at 1,600 meters from the shore, at a depth of 17 meters. The box, immersed in water so that the air does not deteriorate the recorded material, will reach the Central Institute of Lyubertsy research center of excellence in the South East suburbs of Moscow.

17/12/2016 07:08

Trump rejects Russia hacking plot as Putin direct role reported

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US President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday again rejected the CIA's conclusion that Russia manipulated the US election, as the hacking scandal expanded into a hefty foreign policy challenge just five weeks before he takes office.

17/12/2016 06:04

Obama vows to send «clear message» to Putin, warns Trump

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President Barack Obama vowed to send a «clear message» to Russia for trying to sway the US election, while calling on Donald Trump and Republicans to put national security before politics.

17/12/2016 00:16

US needs urgent, measured retaliation to Russia hacking: analysts

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Russia's alleged cyber-meddling in the US presidential election demands immediate retaliation if the country is to deter future attacks of the kind, national security experts said Friday.

14/12/2016 11:01

Trump defends diplomat pick Tillerson against critics

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Donald Trump defended his nomination of ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson as America's next secretary of state, dismissing concerns about the oilman's ties to Russia and saying US foreign policy needed a new direction.

13/12/2016 10:35

Congress, at odds with Trump, eyes Russia hack probe

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Leading senators supported a congressional investigation on Monday into US intelligence assessments that Russia interfered in the election, putting top Republicans on a collision course with incoming president Donald Trump.

12/12/2016 06:46

Trump on Russia meddling in US election: «I don't believe it»

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President-elect Donald Trump dismissed a brewing storm over Russian cyber meddling in the US election, rejecting as «ridiculous» US intelligence reports that Moscow tried to help him win the White House.

11/12/2016 06:56

ExxonMobil CEO is Trump's top pick for secretary of state

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ExxonMobil President and CEO Rex Tillerson is President-elect Donald Trump's likely pick for secretary of state, US media reported Saturday, with some lawmakers quickly voicing concerns about his ties to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

11/12/2016 06:00

Republicans reject reports Russia helped Trump win election

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Republicans rejected reports of a secret CIA assessment finding that Russia sought to tip the US presidential election in Donald Trump's favor, as a Democratic Senate leader called for an investigation.

09/12/2016 15:35

Syria army pounds Aleppo rebels as Russia vows no let-up

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Syrian government artillery pummelled fast-shrinking rebel territory in Aleppo on Friday as key regime backer Russia vowed no end to the bombardment while opposition fighters remain in the battleground city.

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