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Russia blasts ‘absurd’ US sanctions against Moscow

January 26, 2018 11:18 am
Russia blasts ‘absurd’ US sanctions against Moscow

Cars drive in front of the headquarters of Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, in Moscow on December 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has vowed to give a proper “response” to the “absurd” US sanctions against Moscow, shortly after Washington imposed a new round of bans over Russia’s alleged […]

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

January 19, 2018 1:37 am
Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

A view taken on November 23, 2017 shows the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) Russia says the United States has been leaking to the media the confidential financial data of the Russian diplomats based in America, thereby violating their privacy and diplomatic immunity. […]

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Moscow slams US Senate report on Russian President Vladimir Putin as ‘unfounded’

January 11, 2018 2:21 am
Moscow slams US Senate report on Russian President Vladimir Putin as ‘unfounded’

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov Russia has lambasted as “unfounded” a report released by the US Senate that accuses Moscow of carrying out disinformation campaigns to undermine democracies, including the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. “We can only express our dismay with this continuing […]

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Russia says US violating key arms treaty over missile system sale to Japan

December 30, 2017 2:30 am
Russia says US violating key arms treaty over missile system sale to Japan

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov (Photo by Ria Novosti) Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has accused the United States of breaching a major arms treaty, after Washington sold a missile system to Japan. “The US is deploying them (missile systems) at their military bases in Romania and Poland, […]

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Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban barring Alexei Navalny from running for presidency

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Russia’s Supreme Court upholds ban barring Alexei Navalny from running for presidency

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny speaks in the studio of the radio station Echo of Moscow in the Russian capital Moscow, December 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the country’s Central Election Commission (CEC) to bar opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will continue to defend Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will continue to defend Syria

This file image shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shaking hands with his Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting in the Russian resort city of Sochi on November 20, 2017. (By AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will continue to assist Syria in protecting the Arab country’s sovereignty. […]

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Moscow says US probe of Russia is hurting relations

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Moscow says US probe of Russia is hurting relations

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov Russia says a US investigation into the alleged collusion between some American and Russian officials to influence last year’s US presidential election is a domestic affair for Washington, and it is hurting relations between the two countries. “We’ve repeatedly stated our position on the anti-Russian hysteria […]

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Russia FM calls on the United States, North Korea to start talks, says Moscow ready to mediate

December 25, 2017 2:48 am
Russia FM calls on the United States, North Korea to start talks, says Moscow ready to mediate

This photo taken on November 29, 2017 and released on November 30, 2017 by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the launching of the Hwasong-15 missile. (By AFP) Russia has called on the United States and North Korea to start negotiations aimed at putting an end to tensions on […]

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Russia tells US to remove nuclear weapons deployed in Europe

October 20, 2017 6:30 pm
Russia tells US to remove nuclear weapons deployed in Europe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks at the Nonproliferation Conference at the Center for Energy and Security Studies in Moscow, October 20, 2017. (Photo by Tass) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on Washington to remove its nuclear weapons deployed in Europe. The top Russian diplomat said US nukes […]

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Russian President Vladimir says West has betrayed Moscow’s trust

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Russian President Vladimir says West has betrayed Moscow’s trust

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the annual Valdai club conference of international experts in Sochi, Russia, October 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has directed scathing criticism at the West — the United States in particular — saying it had repeatedly betrayed Moscow’s trust. Speaking at a discussion […]

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Ankara had talks with Moscow on Russia’s S-500 missile system: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

October 14, 2017 5:00 am
Ankara had talks with Moscow on Russia’s S-500 missile system: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

A handout picture released by the Turkish Presidential Press Office and taken on September 28, 2017 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex in Ankara during an official visit. (Via AFP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara has […]

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Russia launches military drills with Belarus, causing alarm between Moscow and NATO

September 14, 2017 10:30 am
Russia launches military drills with Belarus, causing alarm between Moscow and NATO

Russia is set to launch major joint military drills with Belarus on Thursday, amid continuing tensions between Moscow and NATO. The large-scale drills, called Zapad (West) 2017, are scheduled to be held from September 14 to 20 around the Baltic Sea, in western Russia, Belarus, and the Russian enclave of […]

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Moscow accuses Kiev of ceasefire breach in eastern Ukraine

August 31, 2017 3:31 pm
Moscow accuses Kiev of ceasefire breach in eastern Ukraine

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a grenade launcher during fighting with pro-Russia forces in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Russian Foreign Ministry says Ukrainian forces have violated a recent ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine, where the Kiev government is fighting pro-Russia forces. The ministry […]

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Emails reveal US President Donald Trump plans for building tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign

August 29, 2017 3:49 am
Emails reveal US President Donald Trump plans for building tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign

Donald J. Trump with Felix H. Sater at his side. (Photo via WireImage) President Donald Trump’s construction company had plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the Republican primary and sought assistance from Russians, but the plan was shelved “for a variety of business reasons,” says Trump’s lawyer, […]

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US embassy in Russia suspends issuing non-immigrant visas

August 21, 2017 10:30 pm
US embassy in Russia suspends issuing non-immigrant visas

The US embassy building in Moscow (Photo by AP) The US embassy in Moscow has announced that it will suspend issuing non-immigrant visas for nine days and will stop visa operations at the US consulates indefinitely in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. “All nonimmigrant visa operations […]

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