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Russian Prime Minister to meet with Erdogan

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Russian lawmaker proposes ban on 'illegal use of magic'

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Moscow says US coalition strikes on Syrian forces unacceptable

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Russian State Duma approves new ambassador to Turkey

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Trump slams Russia allegations as greatest 'witch hunt' in US history

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Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets

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Russia's anti-Turkey sanctions almost lifted

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Russia's Sharapova denied wildcard for French Open

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Russia to build new nuclear-powered icebreaker - Putin

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Saudi Arabia, Russia push to extend oil output cuts until March 2018

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Russian oil companies agree to extend deal on oil production cut

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Poverty, social exclusion cause terrorism, undocumented migration - Putin

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Russia to consider security issues when deciding on nuclear disarmament - Moscow

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FSB detains another St. Petersburg metro attack suspect in Moscow

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Russian court may decide on liquidation of All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress

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Russia to welcome any US contribution to de-escalation zones in Syria

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Over 80% of Russians approve of President Putin's work

11.05.2017 16:45 GMT

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Russian blogger gets suspended sentence for ‘catching Pokemon’ in church

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Russia increases spending on 2018 FIFA World Cup preparations

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European Development Bank has no plans to finance new projects in Russia

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Russian FM to meet Trump today

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Military parade on occasion of Victory Day anniversary starts in Moscow

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Military parade on occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Day of Victory of fascism has begun in Russia's Moscow.

Russia’s top diplomat to visit Washington for talks with U.S. Secretary of State

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"The talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are scheduled for May 10 in Washington."

Russian and French zoologists discover new poisonous shellfish species

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Russia may supply about 300,000 tonnes of grain to Turkey by end of season

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In this agricultural year, Russia will supply some 3 million tonnes of grain to Turkey, which is less than in previous years when the volume amounted to around 4 million tonnes.

Moscow says Russia's Lavrov, USA's Tillerson to meet soon

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Moscow says that Russia's Lavrov, USA's Tillerson will meet soon.

Russia, Turkey underline need to continue anti-terror fight

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Putin: Russia’s trade restrictions with Turkey lifted

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