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Russia vows to shoot down all 'flying objects' in Syria after US guns down first regime warplane...
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Russia hasthreatened to shoot down US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces operate amid a diplomatic row caused by the downing of a Syrian jet. The country's defence ministry said it had suspended a hotline between Russia and the
By viper1 on 2017-06-19 14:40 UTC
Breaking: Russian Yacht Hijacked By North Korea...
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By: Flyingclaydisk via Apparently a Russian yacht has been seized and its crew detained in the Sea of Japan. Will be interesting to see how the Russians react to this. Will Putin just let this slide and resolve it quietly through back c
By viper1 on 2017-06-19 14:39 UTC
Russia to Treat U.S.-Led Planes As 'Targets' After U.S. Shoots Down Syrian Jet...
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Russia has said it will treat United States planes in Syria as targets after an American warplane shot down a Syrian fighter jet on Sunday.
By viper1 on 2017-06-19 14:38 UTC
Russia claims it killed ISIS leader al-Baghdadi...
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Russia said Friday that it killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and other leaders in a strike in late May.
By viper1 on 2017-06-16 20:23 UTC
Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions...
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Secretary of State Tillerson wants flexibility as he tries to improve ties with Russia. The Senate wants to make sure the Trump administration doesn't change course without congressional buy in.
By viper1 on 2017-06-16 17:14 UTC
Rand Paul and Mike Lee were the only two senators to vote against Russia sanctions...
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The vote was 97-2.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-16 02:15 UTC
Putin backs extending free land giveaway all across Russia...
Vladimir Putin has backed the idea of expanding a program that offers citizens a free hectare of land in Russias Far East to all of the countrys regions. The Russian president made the comment during one of his annual Q&A sessions on Thursday.
By rjx32 on 2017-06-15 21:37 UTC
Director Oliver Stone Says Putin Is 'Misunderstood'...
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“Sovereignty is a big issue with him,” the filmmaker told ABC. However, just because Putin believes in sovereignty does not mean that he “wants to be dominant” in international politics, in Stone’s opinion. All Putin wants is “the interests of the Russian people to be taken into account.”
By viper1 on 2017-05-30 18:03 UTC
New ferry links North Korea to Russia despite US calls to punish Pyongyang on missile programme...
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A new ferry between isolated North Korea and Russia docked for the first time at the Pacific port of Vladivostok on Thursday, inspite of US calls for countries to curtail relations with Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. The launch of the
By rjx32 on 2017-05-19 01:16 UTC
Putin wins gala ice hockey match in Sochi...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday, May 10, took part in a gala ice hockey match Sochis Bolshoy Ice Dome.
By viper1 on 2017-05-11 17:21 UTC
Putin punctuates Comey comments with six-goal outburst in hockey match...
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Russian president lights up scoreboard in gala hockey match after making first public comments on surprise firing of FBI director James Comey
By viper1 on 2017-05-11 17:19 UTC
Before amateur hockey game, Putin reacts to Comey's firing...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin weighed in on James Comey's dismissal before taking the ice for a hockey game in Sochi, Russia. His top diplomat, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, met with President Trump in the Oval Office. Elizabeth Palmer has more.
By viper1 on 2017-05-11 17:18 UTC
Russia says Syria will let inspectors examine air base for chemical weapons...
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Putin also says Russia will ask U.N. to investigate chemical attack that provoked U.S. missile strike
By viper1 on 2017-04-11 17:45 UTC
'We will respond with force': Russia and Iran in stark warning against further US military action in Syria...
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As the crisis in the Middle East deepened a command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias loyal to Assad claimed the US raid crossed red lines
By lovenpeace on 2017-04-09 23:57 UTC
Kremlin suspends cooperation with US in Syria after strikes...
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The Kremlin on Friday called the US missile strike on the Syrian airfield from which a chemical weapons strike was launched an “aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international law.” “Washington’s move deals a sig
By viper1 on 2017-04-07 16:38 UTC
Syria chemical attack: Vladimir Putin slams 'groundless' accusations against ally Bashar al-Assad's regime...
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Vladimir Putin has said it was unacceptable to make groundless accusations over a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria. The Russian President discussed the issue withBenjamin Netanyahu in a telephone conversation, the Kremlin said. Mr Putin highligh
By rjx32 on 2017-04-06 15:52 UTC
Russia cracks down on Putin gay clown memes in war on internet extremism...
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Russia has banned a picture depicting President Vladimir Putin as a potentially gay clown. Russian news outlets are having trouble reporting exactly which image of the Internet's many Putin-gay-clown memes is now illegal to share. Because, you know, i
By djanssen on 2017-04-06 08:12 UTC
Russian government offers "election interference" in April Fools' prank...
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To arrange a call from a Russian diplomat to your political opponent, press 1, the recording begins
By viper1 on 2017-04-01 17:45 UTC
Putin reaffirms Arctic oil claims with visit...
Vladimir Putin has visited a chain of Arctic islands as part of Russia’s efforts to reaffirm its hold on the oil-rich region.
By ceres on 2017-03-30 20:41 UTC
Army chief of staff warns: Be careful about 'war' talk with Russia...
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Public officials should be careful about accusing Russia of committing an act of war against the United States, according to the nation's top Army general. Just this morning on the news, I forget who it was, but there was someone who said that the Rus
By viper1 on 2017-03-21 16:11 UTC
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