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EuroLeague: Holders CSKA dominate Brose Bamberg for 14th win of the season

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

Round 18 of the EuroLeague regular season got underway on Thursday evening and defending champions CSKA continued to set the pace at the summit of the standings with their latest victory coming agains

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Russian sanctions speculation debated at Davos

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

The change of administration at the White House has led to speculation about the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia over its incursion into Crimea.

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Russia can 'talk to Trump about getting sanctions eased'

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

The arrival of Donald Trump to the White House opens the door to sanctions against Russia being eased, it’s been claimed.

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Russia and Turkey 'join forces' to bomb ISIL in Syria

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…

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Klitschko: Conflict in Ukraine is controlled from outside the country

Ukrainian politician and former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says the Ukraine conflict is being controlled by forces outside the country and without money and weapons com

Ukrainian politician and former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko says the Ukraine conflict is being controlled by forces outside the country and without money and weapons com

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Russians try to decipher Trump's policy towards Moscow

Two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president, and like the rest of the world, Muscovites are waiting to see how Russian-US relations will change once he takes…

Two days before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president, and like the rest of the world, Muscovites are waiting to see how Russian-US relations will change once he takes…

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Opinion: America’s Russian Hypocrisy

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

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Opinion: What would the revival of Russian imperial instincts mean for Europe?

"Step by step, whenever opportunities present themselves, the Kremlin is ready to use all means at its disposal to regain what it considers its own...", A VIEW by Carl Bildt

"Step by step, whenever opportunities present themselves, the Kremlin is ready to use all means at its disposal to regain what it considers its own...", A VIEW by Carl Bildt

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Sanctions against Russia must stay - Biden

The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine

The outgoing US Vice President has urged the world to stand up to what he has described as "coercion and aggression" from Moscow over Ukraine

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Trump team confirms advisor's call with Russian envoy

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

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The Trump dossier: what do we know and is it credible?

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

As Donald Trump weathers the storm caused by an explosive intelligence report new details are emerging about the report's author

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Russian figures claim Trump scandal an Obama ruse to scupper better relations

Russian politicians are bemused by the chaotic transition in US politics, and most are convinced it is a Democrat ploy to sabotage any Trump rapprochement with Moscow.

Russian politicians are bemused by the chaotic transition in US politics, and most are convinced it is a Democrat ploy to sabotage any Trump rapprochement with Moscow.

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Russia calls NATO deployment in Poland threat to national security

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

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Trump faces the press for first time since win, and lays into CNN

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

Donald Trump broke his post-election press silence on Wednesday with a pugnacious press conference performance, at one point engaging in a shouting match with CNN.

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Donald Trump refutes claims of Russian plot to compromise him

Russia has refuted claims that its intelligence agencies have assembled a file of personally compromising information about Donald Trump, describing the claims as ‘‘total…

Russia has refuted claims that its intelligence agencies have assembled a file of personally compromising information about Donald Trump, describing the claims as ‘‘total…

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Russian serial killer admits to killing 81 women

Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others

Mikhail “The Werewolf” Popkov already serving a life-sentence for murdering 22 women, admitted to police he murdered 59 others

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Why did BuzzFeed publish unverified allegations on Trump's Russia ties?

Salacious and unproven claims Russian intelligence has personal and compromising information about president-elect Donald Trump have been reportedly circulating among high-ranking politicians and jour

Salacious and unproven claims Russian intelligence has personal and compromising information about president-elect Donald Trump have been reportedly circulating among high-ranking politicians and jour

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Soviet vs Hollywood visions of 2017 compared

We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut

We take a look at the contrasting visions of 2017 from Arnold Schwarzenegger's "The Running Man" and Soviet Film strip, "In the year 2017". One portrays a capitalist dystopia, the other a communist ut

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Russia slams US decision to blacklist five senior officials

Moscow has slammed a move by the White House to blacklist five senior Russian officials, describing it as an additional step in the degradation of relations under President…

Moscow has slammed a move by the White House to blacklist five senior Russian officials, describing it as an additional step in the degradation of relations under President…

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US sanctions top Russian investigator

The US has blacklisted Russia’s top investigator, Alexander Bastrykin, along with four others, for human rights offences Officials said the sanctions were not linked to US hacking allegations but to t

The US has blacklisted Russia’s top investigator, Alexander Bastrykin, along with four others, for human rights offences Officials said the sanctions were not linked to US hacking allegations but to t

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Russians attend midnight mass to mark Orthodox Christmas

Russian Orthodox Christians have been celebrating Christmas, attending special midnight mass held in churches and cathedrals across the country.

Russian Orthodox Christians have been celebrating Christmas, attending special midnight mass held in churches and cathedrals across the country.

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'Russian campaign was multifaceted' says US election report

A declassified report released on Friday is the US intelligence community’s starkest public description yet of what it claims were unprecedented Russian moves to manipulate American…

A declassified report released on Friday is the US intelligence community’s starkest public description yet of what it claims were unprecedented Russian moves to manipulate American…