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Russia expects Egypt to sign aviation security agreement, deputy PM says

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Two teens arrested over Siberia school axe attack

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Two teenagers who were accomplices in the attack on children and a teacher at a school in Siberia’s Buryatia last week have been arrested, the Investigative Committee told TASS on Wednesday.

Senior Russian lawmaker slams US initiative to review Iran nuke deal

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Head of the Russian State Duma’s (lower house) International Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky has branded the working group set up by the US and the "European trio" (the UK, Germany and France) to draft additional agreements on Iran’s nuclear deal as "a dubious body."

'Unilateral actions' by US in Syria infuriated Turkey, Russia's Lavrov says

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"Unilateral actions" by the United States in Iran and Syria have infuriated Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Kommersant newspaper.

Russia: Reports about Russian army withdrawing from Syria's Afrin denied

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Teenagers, at least one with an axe storm school in Russia

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Three attackers, at least one of them armed with an axe, stormed a school in the Siberian city of Ulan-Ude and used a Molotov cocktail to set the building on fire.

Russia not going to join Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons — Lavrov

19.01.2018 00:12 GMT

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The Russian foreign minister noted that the Iran deal failure would be an alarming signal for situation around North Korea.

Putin is in good shape, Kremlin says

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17.01.2018 10:30 GMT

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Nearly three-quarters of Russia’s voters ready to cast ballots for Putin — poll

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Lavrov slams US statements on Iran nuclear deal

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"The recent statements aimed at disrupting the implementation of the JCPOA have boosted neither optimism nor stability."

Bloody fight in Russia's Perm school: 13 injured

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Number of people poisoned in Russia's cafe rises to 133

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The number of people poisoned in a cafe in the Republic of Buryatia in Russia's eastern Siberia region rose to 133, the press service of local authorities said Sunday.

Putin can count on support of 81% of Russians planning to vote in 2018 election — poll

13.01.2018 09:23 GMT

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More than 81% of Russians who plan to cast their votes at presidential elections would support Russia’s incumbent president, Vladimir Putin, should the voting be held this coming Sunday, the Russian Public Opinion Research Center said on Friday citing the results of a recent poll.

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