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16.06.2018 10:42 GMT

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US President Donald Trump is expected to hold a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Europe in July, The Washington Post said, citing "a senior administration official and two diplomats familiar with his schedule."

Russian Defense Ministry rejects reports about putting Black Sea Fleet on high alert

14.06.2018 22:56 GMT

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Russia’s Defense Ministry has rejected a media report claiming that the Black Sea Fleet was put on high alert.

OPEC raises Russia's oil output forecast

13.06.2018 00:34 GMT

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OPEC has increased its outlook for Russia's oil output this year by 0.03 million barrels per day to 11.07 million barrels, according to OPEC's June oil market report.

At least one dead after catamaran crashes into barge on Volga river in Russia

12.06.2018 11:44 GMT

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The Russian Emergencies Ministry confirmed on Tuesday the collision of a tourist catamaran with a barge in the Russian city of Volgograd, which claimed lives of 10 people and injured five others.

Putin: Russia ready to improve ties with US

09.06.2018 14:45 GMT

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Russia is ready to boost relations with the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the Rossiya-1’s Saturday News.

Putin expects dialogue with Trump to be constructive

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Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes his expected meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump will be constructive, as he himself told the Vesti v Subbotu (Saturday News) with Sergei Brilev show.

Russian Foreign Ministry on preparations for Putin-Trump meeting

08.06.2018 16:47 GMT

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"For the time being there is no clarity as to where and when it might take place."

Putin regrets lack of time spent with grandchildren

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The president also said that his grandchildren "are growing up, they are healthy, everything is fine".

Russia's Lavrov could meet U.S. counterpart in August in Singapore: RIA

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov could meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in August in Singapore, RIA news agency reported on Thursday citing a source at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Austria’s president says found common language with Putin

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Austria’s President Alexander Van der Bellen said on Tuesday he was glad to welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vienna and they had found common language.

Russia’s communications ministry searching for alternative ways to block Telegram

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Russia expects foreign leaders to attend 2018 FIFA World Cup

05.06.2018 11:01 GMT

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The Russian side expects foreign leaders to be widely present at the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

Putin signs law on countersanctions against unfriendly states

04.06.2018 17:04 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on countermeasures against unfriendly actions of the United States and other foreign countries.

Russia and China may approve 'a good package of agreements' during Putin's visit — Lavrov

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Russia and China will approve "a very good package of arrangements," during the state visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to China, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday.

Kim Jong-un receives Russia's top diplomat in Pyongyang

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov who arrived in Pyongyang for talks on the Korean Peninsula issue, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Russia's Federation Council approves counter-sanctions law

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Russia’s Federation Council has unanimously approved the law on counter-sanctions in response to unfriendly actions by the United States and other countries.

Russian government to come up with draft pension reform in June

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The labor ministry proposed setting retirement age for woman at 60 years and for men at 65 years.

Rosneft CEO expects new oil price records on the market

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SPIEF 2018 kicks off in St. Petersburg

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The 22nd annual International Economic Forum (SPIEF) kicks off in Russia’s city of St. Petersburg at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Center and will last for three days.

Russia may start exports of Cortege project cars in late 2020

23.05.2018 16:28 GMT

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Exports of cars of the Cortege project may start not earlier than the end of 2020, Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov told reporters.

One in 40 Russians in their mid-late 30s living with HIV — expert

23.05.2018 14:53 GMT

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A total of 968,000 Russians currently live with HIV/AIDS, the expert said.

Russia’s State Duma passes law on counter-sanctions against US, unfriendly states

22.05.2018 14:45 GMT

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Russia’s State Duma (lower house of parliament) has passed the final third reading of a law on counter-sanctions against the US and other unfriendly states.

Wildfires engulf over 23,000 ha in Russian regions

22.05.2018 08:53 GMT

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"As of midnight on May 22, 45 wildfires were raging in the territory of 23,648 ha."

Nearly 40 people injured by storm in Russia’s Tyumen

21.05.2018 12:17 GMT

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Nearly 40 people suffered injuries in a storm that hit Russia’s Siberian city of Tyumen, six of them have been hospitalized, spokesperson for the regional healthcare department Alexandra Malygina told TASS on Monday.

Russia to notify WTO of plans for retaliation against US for steel, aluminum duties

19.05.2018 09:02 GMT

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Russia is going to notify the WTO of its intention to take retaliatory measures to limit the import of steel and aluminum.

Russian PM Medvedev presents candidates for new cabinet

18.05.2018 15:50 GMT

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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev suggested appointing Yamalo-Nenets Region Governor Dmitry Kobylkin as Minister of Natural Resources to replace Sergei Donskoy at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Russia to discuss oil supplies following US withdrawal from JCPOA

18.05.2018 09:36 GMT

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The Ministers agreed to meet jointly with Alexander Novak in Saint Petersburg next week on the sidelines of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum to continue these consultations.

Putin met with Assad in Sochi

17.05.2018 22:53 GMT

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has paid an official visit to the Russian city of Sochi. During the official meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated him on the great success in the fight against terrorists, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday, Sputnik reported.

Putin: Defense Ministry allocates $24 billion for state defense order 2018

17.05.2018 21:59 GMT

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The Russian Defense Ministry has disbursed 1.5 trillion rubles ($24 billion) for the state defense order this year, president Vladimir Putin said in his opening remarks at another meeting with the top officials of the Defense Ministry and defense industrial complex enterprises on Thursday, TASS reported.

Turkey, Russia, Iran to meet in Sochi for Syria talks

15.05.2018 16:50 GMT

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Turkey, Russia, and Iran have reached an agreement on holding the next high-level meeting on Syria in Russian resort city of Sochi in July 2018.

Kremlin: Putin has no plans to discuss sanctions with Merkel

15.05.2018 16:23 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will not raise the issue of lifting sanctions at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on May 18 in Sochi, acting Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Intelligence agencies of Russia, Turkey discuss counterterrorism efforts

14.05.2018 22:10 GMT

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Heads of intelligence agencies of Russia and Turkey discussed in Istanbul cooperation in the fight against international terrorism, head of the press office of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) of Russia Sergei Ivanov told journalists, reports TASS.

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