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Russian opposition activist gets 15 days in jail

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Russia detains hundreds in anti-corruption protests

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Russia says has no plans for new military bases in Syria

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Russian aerospace forces to launch over 20 spacecraft into space

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Russian special services prevent major terrorist attack planned in Moscow

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China, Russia to develop first ever submarine for underwater tourism

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Ankara, Moscow agree to ease ban on Turkish firms

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Russia's Irkut in talks with Turkish Air Carriers on MC-21 deliveries

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Russia cautiously optimistic on Syria peace deal - Putin

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Putin: "We view Turkey as our key partner"

10.03.2017 21:57 GMT

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Turkish President said that Turkey had completed the process of normalization of relations with Russia during his meeting with Vladimir Putin, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

Russia, Turkey create investment fund for up $1 billion

10.03.2017 20:39 GMT

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Russia and Turkey signed a memorandum on Friday creating a joint investment fund into which each country will invest up to $500 million.

Turkish Stream to increase Turkey’s transit potential – Putin

10.03.2017 19:39 GMT

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Putin supports MPs' initiative to criminalize suicide inducement via Internet

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday approved the State Duma’s [lower house of Russia's parliament] initiative to criminalize the inducement to suicide on the Internet.

Russia lifts ban on import of some fruits, vegetables from Turkey

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Putin says nearly half of crimes in Russia remain unsolved

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Putin pardons Russian woman convicted of high treason

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree pardoning Oksana Sevastidi convicted of high treason, the Kremlin press service said, APA reported citing TASS.

Russian soldier dies in Palmyra protecting military advisors — ministry

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