Russia withdraws diplomats from Yemen's Sanaa

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More than million Russians evacuated due to bomb threat calls

10.10.2017 12:24 GMT

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More than one million people have been evacuated due to fake bomb calls, a source in the emergencies services said.

Bank of Russia says deflation in September is "atypical"

07.10.2017 09:57 GMT

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Road accident in Moscow region kills six

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Putin to celebrate his birthday with Security Council

06.10.2017 17:40 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council on his birthday.

17 killed, 12 others injured as train collides with bus in central Russia

06.10.2017 09:23 GMT

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17 people died in a crash after a train hit a bus which had stuck on railways in Vladimir region, Russia, according to the local law enforcement, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

Armenian businessman shot dead in Moscow

05.10.2017 23:50 GMT

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Russian Committee not to open criminal case against historian who exposed Armenian lies

05.10.2017 15:54 GMT

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Putin undecided on running for president in 2018

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Lavrov: Russia-US relations remain hostage to bickering in American establishment

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IWF suspends Russia for one year

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Mammadbagir Aliyev elected to RAS Presidium

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Russian soldier lethally wounded in shootout after killing officer and deserting

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A Russian soldier was fatally wounded in a shootout with counter-terror forces after killing an officer and two servicemen and deserting training ground in Amur region.

US Senate approves Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russia

29.09.2017 11:42 GMT

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Russia launches military exercises in Caspian Sea

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New US ambassador may arrive in Russia in coming days

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Kremlin: No one has right to criticize Russia and Turkey for military cooperation

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Dagestan leader Ramazan Abdulatipov resigns

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Head of the Dagestan Republic of the Russian Federation Ramazan Abdulatipov will leave his post as part of a new wave of resignation of governors, a source told RBK.

Russian MoD department chief arrested

27.09.2017 14:01 GMT

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Topol ballistic missile test launched from range in Russia's south

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Russian internet watchdog threatens to block Facebook

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"Either we will force them into observing the law or this company will stop working on the territory of the Russian Federation."

Putin relieves Russian Aerospace commander-in-chief of his duties

26.09.2017 22:34 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has relieved Russian Aerospace Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev of his duties and dismissed him from service.

Six killed, up to 20 injured in passenger bus crash in Russia’s south

26.09.2017 09:50 GMT

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The passenger bus crashed into a truck, which was parked on a roadside of the M-4 Don highway killing six people and injuring more than 20.

Russia may start supplying S-400 systems to Turkey within two years

26.09.2017 09:03 GMT

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Supplies of S-400 systems to Turkey will begin within two years, Turkey’s Undersecretary for Defense Industries Ismail Demir said on Monday.

Date of Putin-Erdogan meeting made public

25.09.2017 17:25 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a working meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, September 28.

Putin and Rouhani discuss Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan format

25.09.2017 16:08 GMT

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The two leaders discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation in various fields, as well as issues of cooperation in the Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan format.

Russian ‘cannibal couple’ detained after 'eating' up to 30 victims since 1999 – media

25.09.2017 15:28 GMT

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It is estimated that the suspects may be responsible for up to 30 deaths, although police could only identify seven victims so far.

Russia ready to help quake-hit Mexico: Lavrov

22.09.2017 23:23 GMT

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Russia is ready to render assistance to Mexico suffering as a result of a devastative earthquake, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during Friday’s meeting with his Mexican counterpart Luis Videgaray on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, TASS reported.

Russian FM: "Russia interested in bringing ties with US back to normal"

20.09.2017 10:24 GMT

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"We are interested in returning back to the normal state of our bilateral affairs."

More than 200 thousand Russians evacuated after bomb threat calls - source

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Over 200 thousand people across Russia were evacuated following anonymous bomb threat calls that were made over a week, a source in the Russian emergency services said.

Russian Supreme Court rejects appeal of All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress

19.09.2017 14:43 GMT

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