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Russia and Turkey hail Syria cooperation and strengthen ties

Putting past problems behind them on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his visiting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hailed their military cooperation in…

Putting past problems behind them on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his visiting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hailed their military cooperation in…

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Moscow to raze more than 10 percent of its housing

The city of Moscow will undergo a major facelift under a plan by mayor Sergei Sobyanin to modernise the housing of at least 1.6 million people

The city of Moscow will undergo a major facelift under a plan by mayor Sergei Sobyanin to modernise the housing of at least 1.6 million people

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SilkWay gets new drivers, teams and challenges for 2017

The Silk Way, one of the world's toughest rallies, announces star drivers and new teams for the 2017 edition taking in Russia, Kazakhstan, and China

The Silk Way, one of the world's toughest rallies, announces star drivers and new teams for the 2017 edition taking in Russia, Kazakhstan, and China

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EuroLeague: Zalgiris stun defending champs CSKA, Pana hold off Barcelona

Struggling Zalgiris Kaunas claimed a major scalp in the Euroleague regular season on Tuesday when they beat table-topping CSKA Moscow The defending champions from Russia were leading by seven points

Struggling Zalgiris Kaunas claimed a major scalp in the Euroleague regular season on Tuesday when they beat table-topping CSKA Moscow The defending champions from Russia were leading by seven points

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Russia: Flowers for Castro

People laid flowers at the Cuban Embassy in Moscow in tribute to the memory of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, who died aged 90 on 25 November.

People laid flowers at the Cuban Embassy in Moscow in tribute to the memory of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, who died aged 90 on 25 November.

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Moscow military march

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

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CSKA continue perfect start to Euroleague title defence

CSKA Moscow continued their impressive start to the new Euroleague season when they beat Olympiacos to become the only team in the competition with a perfect…

CSKA Moscow continued their impressive start to the new Euroleague season when they beat Olympiacos to become the only team in the competition with a perfect…

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Philippines: Anti-US protesters rammed by police van

A police van rammed protesters, injuring several people, during a demonstration outside the US embassy in the Philippines on Wednesday.

A police van rammed protesters, injuring several people, during a demonstration outside the US embassy in the Philippines on Wednesday.

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US and UK call on Syria and Russia to end siege of Aleppo

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.

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Second photography flashpoint over war photos in Moscow

A group of men invaded the Sakharov Centre in the Russian capital and disrupted the exhibition of work which features photographs from Ukraine's embattled east.

A group of men invaded the Sakharov Centre in the Russian capital and disrupted the exhibition of work which features photographs from Ukraine's embattled east.

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Child porn row shuts down US photographer's Moscow show

An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.

An exhibition in Moscow by a well-known US photographer, Jock Sturges, has closed following a protest over alleged depictions of naked children.

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Russian sociologist Denis Volkov muses on the country's electoral mood

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

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Syria opposition says Russia-US plan to end war must be like its own

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

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Military Music Festival wows Moscow

The International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower”, one of the world’s three largest military tattoos, lowered its curtain on Saturday night in Moscow.

The International Military Music Festival “Spasskaya Tower”, one of the world’s three largest military tattoos, lowered its curtain on Saturday night in Moscow.

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Twenty five years ago the USSR collapsed

It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.

It’s 1991 and President Mikhail Gorbachev has brought in Perestroika, a set of reforms to the Soviet system but he’s still trying to keep Communism alive.

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Moscow: wakeboarders take to the streets following torrential rain

Russian wakeboard riders seized an opportunity to show off their skills in Moscow after water flooded the city streets following torrential rain on Monday.

Russian wakeboard riders seized an opportunity to show off their skills in Moscow after water flooded the city streets following torrential rain on Monday.

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Russia deploys missile system to Crimea

It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.

It comes two days after President Vladimir Putin promised counter-measures after what he said were clashes between Russian forces and Ukrainian saboteurs in northern Crimea.

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Syria: Russia announces brief halt in Aleppo action

Russian forces in Syria have declared a three-hour daily halt to air strikes on Aleppo in order to let vital humanitarian aid to get in.

Russian forces in Syria have declared a three-hour daily halt to air strikes on Aleppo in order to let vital humanitarian aid to get in.

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Threadbare Russian Olympic team en route to Rio

A threadbare Russian Olympic team gathered at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport to board a flight to Rio.

A threadbare Russian Olympic team gathered at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport to board a flight to Rio.

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Trump calls on Russia to hack Clinton's emails

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has just invited Russia to spy on his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has just invited Russia to spy on his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.