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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov censures Washington’s provocation in Korean Peninsula

December 8, 2017 11:53 pm
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov censures Washington’s provocation in Korean Peninsula

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a press conference after the 24th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria, December 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the joint military exercises conducted by the United States and […]

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Russia concerned by the United States missile development budget

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Russia concerned by the United States missile development budget

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov (L) (photo by AFP) Russia has voiced concern about the allocation by the United States Congress of funds for the US military to develop new missiles. The US Senate and House of Representatives finalized the US military budget for 2018, in […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses workers of the GAZ factory in Nizhny Novgorod on December 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a ‘complete victory’ over the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group on both banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, stressing the significance of switching to a […]

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Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

December 4, 2017 8:40 am
Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

Russia’s ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev (C) is escorted after a hearing at the Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow on December 04, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian prosecutors on Monday called for a 10-year prison sentence for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev who is accused of extorting a $2 million bribe […]

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British government bans agencies from using Russian Kaspersky software

December 2, 2017 2:40 am
British government bans agencies from using Russian Kaspersky software

A picture taken on October 17, 2016 shows an employee walking behind a glass wall with machine coding symbols at the headquarters of Internet security giant Kaspersky in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) The British government has forbidden its agencies responsible for national security from using Russian anti-virus software Kaspersky, according […]

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Russian lawmakers to vote on banning US media from parliament

December 1, 2017 6:30 pm
Russian lawmakers to vote on banning US media from parliament

The photo taken on November 12, 2017 shows the headquarters of Russia’s state-controlled Rossiya Segodnya news agency and Russia Today (RT) television company in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) Russian lawmakers will vote next week on the banning of all US media from accessing the lower house of parliament, the State Duma, […]

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Russia slams US tech giant Google over ‘censorship’

November 24, 2017 10:00 pm
Russia slams US tech giant Google over ‘censorship’

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova (screen grab via AFP) Russia has protested to US tech giant Google for its planned de-ranking of Russian media outlets over allegations that Moscow meddled in the 2016 US presidential election. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday Google’s plans to “engineer” algorithms to […]

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Russia summons French envoy over arrest of billionaire lawmaker

November 22, 2017 10:57 am
Russia summons French envoy over arrest of billionaire lawmaker

The file photo shows Russian powerful oil and metals magnate billionaire Suleiman Kerimov in Moscow. (AFP photo) Russia has protested the arrest of a billionaire Russian lawmaker in France as the authorities summoned a French diplomat over the case. The Russian Foreign Ministry’s press service said that the charge d’affaires […]

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Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

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Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

This file photo shows a Russian S-400 air defense missile system. (Photo by AFP) Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli says Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement for the purchase of two S-400 missile defense systems, stressing that the first delivery of the anti-aircraft weapon system to the Turkish military is […]

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No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

November 21, 2017 11:30 pm
No evidence of Russian meddling in Brexit votes: Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK parliament shows Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as he speaks in the House of Commons in London on November 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has reiterated his conviction that there is “no evidence” Russia has ever […]

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