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Russian and Syrian airstrikes hit Idlib, Syria after failed ceasefire summit...
The strikes hit Idlib, the last major stronghold of active opposition to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 21:59 UTC
U.K. Prosecutors: Two Russian Intel Agents Charged in Novichok Poisonings...
British prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged two alleged Russian military-intelligence agents with the March poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-05 15:36 UTC
The Latest: White House warns Syria over chemical weapon use...
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local):8:10 p.m.The White House is warning Syria's President Bashar Assad that if he chooses to use chemical weapons again, the U.S. an...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-04 18:42 UTC
White House: Iran, Russia Gear Up for Mass Strike in Syria...
The Trump administration announced Tuesday afternoon that Russia and Syria are gearing up to launch a mass strike in Syria on behalf of Bashar al-Assad.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-04 18:41 UTC
Ukraine-NATO Joint Military Exercises Begin In Western Region Of Lviv...
Ukraine has begun joint military exercises with 10 NATO countries in western Ukraine amid ongoing tensions with Russia over Moscow's illegal annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine between government forces and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-03 23:54 UTC
"We Crashed, But It's Ok": Passenger Records Dramatic Video Of Russian Airplane Crash...
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Early on Saturday, more than 160 passengers and crew on a Russian Boeing 737 skidded off the end of a runway during a rough landing in the Russian city of Sochi, plunging into a river and exploding into flames. All passengers and crew managed to escape, a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-01 17:02 UTC
Russia Says Contract To Ferry U.S. Astronauts To ISS Ends In April...
Russia's contract with the United States to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) is due to expire in April, Russia's deputy prime minister for defense and space agency said on August 31.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-31 16:35 UTC
Putin says latest US sanctions senseless...
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President Vladimir Putin has said that economic sanctions imposed against his country by the U.S. are senseless, voicing hope that Washington will eventually agree to a constructive dialogue.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-22 15:31 UTC
New U.S. Sanctions Target Russia for Defying Rules on North Korea...
The administration's targets include ships that were transferring oil to North Korean vessels, which imported the oil despite international sanctions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-21 15:50 UTC
Merkel and Putin to hold talks on new Baltic pipeline, Syria...
Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says she plans weekend talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany on issues including the development of a contentious Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-13 11:25 UTC
Russia downs drone near its Syria air base...
Russia's military said it had shot down a drone that came close to its Syrian air base at Hmeimim on Saturday and was launched from the Idlib "de-escalation" zone controlled by what Moscow calls "illegal military groups", TASS agency r
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-12 06:34 UTC
Russia slams new U.S. sanctions, warns of strong response to ramped-up 'economic war'...
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Russian PM cautions U.S. against targeting Russian banks, use of dollar
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-10 15:15 UTC
Senator Rand Paul Hand Delivers Letter from President Trump to Vladimir Putin...
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is currently on a visit to Moscow, Russia. Here is the Kentucky senator meeting with former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow. Senator Paul is meeting with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. Rand announced this morning
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 14:14 UTC
Sen. Rand Paul Invites Russian Lawmakers to Washington...
Sen. Rand Paul said during a trip to Russia that American and Russian legislators need closer contact, noting that "our biggest problem right now is no dialogue....Those who believe in either country that we should not have diplomacy are greatly mistaken," he said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-06 17:14 UTC
Russia Appoints Actor Steven Seagal as Humanitarian Envoy to U.S....
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The Russian government on Saturday announced the appointment of actor Steven Seagal as a special envoy on U.S.-Russian humanitarian ties.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-05 00:18 UTC
Thousands Take Part In Second Day Of Retirement-Age Protests In Moscow...
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The Moscow protest comes a day after tens of thousands of Russians rallied in dozens of cities and towns across the country to protest against legislation now under consideration to raise the retirement age to 65 for men by 2028 and 63 for women by 2034. Currently, the retirement age for men and
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-29 17:26 UTC
Putin: Christianity is the Foundation of Russian Nationhood and Cultural Identity...
MOSCOW (AP) - Vladimir Putin says the adoption of Christianity more than 1,000 years ago in territory that later became Russia marked the starting point for forming the Russian nation itself.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-29 17:16 UTC
Pentagon Reluctant To Work With Russian Military On Syrian Refugees...
U.S. military leaders are expressing reluctance to work with the Russian military on a White House-Kremlin agreement to help Syrian refugees return home, drawing an angry response from Moscow.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-25 14:10 UTC
Putin, Trump talked about a referendum for eastern Ukraine...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the possibility of a referendum in separatist-leaning eastern Ukraine during their Helsinki summit, Russia's ambassador to the U.S. said Friday.Ambassador A
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-20 15:13 UTC
Trump: 'Crazy' media wants war between the US and Russia...
President Trump on Thursday accused the media of "going crazy" and publishing articles about him and his administration that are based on "fiction" and are published without any sources or proof.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-19 21:22 UTC
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