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14.07.2017 14:22 GMT

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Moscow threatens to reduce number of American diplomats at US embassy

14.07.2017 14:15 GMT

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Russian embassy verifying reports on detained Russians in Turkey

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Lavrov hopes relations with EU will turn back to normal

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Lavrov chastises journalists at OSCE ministers' meeting

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US, EU sanctions on Russia to stay in force until Ukrainian conflict settled

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Russian FM Lavrov holds press conference on sidelines of G20 Summit

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Russia extends tit-for-tat sanctions against West in line with Putin's decree

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Russia congratulated US on Independence Day - Lavrov

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Putin, Trump to meet in July

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Putin, Xi Jinping discuss international security in Kremlin

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Syrian refugee girl gets highest grade on Russian State Language Exam

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Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin at G20 summit in Germany

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Bus collides with truck in Russia's Tatarstan leaving 14 dead

03.07.2017 10:05 GMT

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A Kamaz truck collided with a passenger bus carrying 28 people en route from Samara to Izhevsk.

10 people killed, 12 injured in bus, truck crash in Russia's Tatarstan

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Almost 120 flights delayed in Moscow over heavy rainfall

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Russia cuts contribution to Council of Europe

30.06.2017 22:39 GMT

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Moscow on Friday suspended payment of its contribution to the Council of Europe (CoE) for 2017, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Putin, Erdogan mull Syrian crisis ahead of Astana talks

30.06.2017 20:03 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have held a telephone conversation discussing the Syrian crisis ahead of the upcoming international Astana meeting, the Kremlin press service said in a statement, TASS reported.

Putin extends Russian sanctions on EU until end of 2018

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President Vladimir Putin has extended Russian counter-sanctions on the European Union until the end of 2018, according to a presidential decree published on Friday.

Russia, Turkey, Iran finalize Syria de-escalation zones border documents

30.06.2017 15:51 GMT

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that the July 4-5 international Astana talks are expected to address the formation of a national reconciliation committee in Syria.

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