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Russian army train showcases Syria war 'trophies'

Moscow - A train carrying war "trophies" captured in Syria left Moscow on Saturday on a two-month tour to parade Russia's military gains in the eight-year conflict.The train went on show at Moscow's Kazansky station, before heading to Russian-annexed Crimea.

Russia says US aid to Venezuela a 'pretext for military action'

Moscow - Russia on Friday accused the United States of using aid deliveries to Venezuela as a ploy to carry out military action against President Nicolas Maduro's government.

Netanyahu-Putin to meet in Russia on Wednesday

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Russia on Wednesday for talks with President Vladimir Putin that had been scheduled for this week, the Israeli government said.

In Russia, a battle to free nearly 100 captured whales

Moscow - Dozens of orcas and beluga whales captured for sale to oceanariums have brought Russia's murky trade into the spotlight, but efforts to free them are blocked by government infighting.

US military conducts observation flight over Russia

Washington - The US military is conducting a surveillance flight over Russia as part of an international agreement, the Pentagon said Thursday.

Russia releases video of new nuclear-powered underwater drone

Moscow - The Russian Defense Ministry released a video on Wednesday, showing a test of a new nuclear-powered underwater drone, which Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his state-of-the-nation speech has completed successful tests

Ukraine asks UN to move ahead with peacekeeping mission

New York - Ukraine urged UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday to draw up options for a peacekeeping mission to the war-torn Donbass region, despite opposition from Russia.

Putin says Russia must tackle waste crisis

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia needed to improve its waste management, after stinking and dangerous landfills sparked a national protest movement.

Putin warns new missiles could target 'decision-making centres'

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Russia would have to deploy missiles targeting "decision-making centres" if Washington sends missiles to Europe.

Putin promises Russians better living conditions 'within this year'

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin promised Russians rapid improvements in their living conditions as he kicked off his annual state of the nation address on Wednesday."We cannot wait, the situation must change for the better now," Putin said.

Putin threatens to target West with new missiles

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to deploy new missiles against Western capitals as he delivered a state of the nation address Wednesday aimed at boosting falling approval ratings.

Ukrainian Church in Crimea faces closure

Simferopol - The only major Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Russian-annexed Crimea is set to close, its head told AFP, following a historic religious split between Kiev and Moscow.

Russian arrests of foreign businessmen shocks Western investors

Moscow - The arrest in Russia of prominent US and French investors on suspicion of fraud has sent shockwaves through Western business circles and sparked fears of cutbacks in foreign investment sorely needed for economic growth.

Russia's RT fumes after Facebook blocks 'wildly popular' page

Moscow - Facebook has blocked a popular page run by Russian state TV channel RT, the channel's editor said Monday, criticising the move as an attack on media rights."We had a subsidiary project in English, In the Now. The project was wildly popular -- 2.

Facebook 'digital gangsters' who spread fake news: British MPs

London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.

Arrest of US investor 'should not affect investment climate': Kremlin

Moscow - The Kremlin on Monday said the arrest of a major US investor on fraud charges should "not affect the investment climate" in Russia.

Facebook 'digital gangsters' violated privacy laws: MPs

London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" that knowingly violated data privacy and competition laws.

Russia says Syrian Kurds should start dialogue with Assad

Munich - Syria's Kurds should start a dialogue with President Bashar al-Assad as their military allies the United States are readying to pull out, Russia said Sunday.

No movement in Russian missile talks: NATO chief

Munich - Russia gave "no new signals" Friday about saving a landmark Cold War missile control agreement, the head of NATO said, as fears grow of a new arms race in Europe.

Major US investor in Russian court over fraud charges

Moscow - The US head of a major investment firm appeared in a Moscow court for a detention hearing Friday after Russia opened a fraud investigation into him and several of his colleagues.

Russia marks 30 years since Afghan war pullout

Moscow - Hundreds of veterans of Moscow's intervention in Afghanistan on Friday marked 30 years since the pullout of Soviet troops from the bloody conflict that remains an uncomfortable national memory.

Russia marks 30 years since Afghan war pullout

Moscow - Hundreds of veterans of Moscow's intervention in Afghanistan on Friday marked 30 years since the pullout of Soviet troops from the bloody conflict that remains an uncomfortable national memory.

Website names GRU suspect in Skripal, Bulgaria poisonings

London - Investigative website Bellingcat on Thursday identified a suspected Russian military intelligence officer who was in Britain during the Salisbury chemical attack and might also be linked to a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria.

Venezuela enlists 50 countries at UN to show support

New York - Russia and China joined Cuba, Iran, North Korea and dozens of other countries at the United Nations on Thursday to show support for Venezuela in its showdown with the United States.

Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria summit

Sochi - Russian President Vladimir Putin was set to host his Iranian and Turkish counterparts Thursday to discuss how to resolve the conflict in Syria as Islamic State jihadists made a last stand in the east of the country and Washington prepares to withdraw t...

In war-torn Ukraine, women get taste of combat training

Mariupol - In a gym in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, not far from the frontline with Russia-backed separatists, 20 women fall to the floor and pull back the rifle bolts of dummy Kalashnikovs.

With armoured vehicles and snipers, US seeks to deter Russia

Orzysz - With the Russian border little more than an hour away, the desolate grey sky burst open with an explosion of fire and a plume of smoke. If the scene evoked the Cold War, it was intentional.

UN asks C.Africa to take action over Russian torture case

New York - The United Nations has asked authorities in the Central African Republic to take action after Russian soldiers or mercenaries were accused of detaining and torturing a man for five days, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

NATO chief to meet Russia's Lavrov on missile pact crisis

Apo - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced Wednesday that he will hold talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov this week, as part of efforts to save a key arms control treaty that is on the point of collapse.

Backed by Poland, Pompeo vows to try to stop Russia pipeline

Warsaw - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States would do everything in its power to stop Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Europe as he joined Poland in warning of risks.
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