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Syria: US on verge of ending peace talks with Russia

As Russia vows to press ahead with its Aleppo offensive, the US says it is on the verge of ending Syria peace talks with Moscow.

As Russia vows to press ahead with its Aleppo offensive, the US says it is on the verge of ending Syria peace talks with Moscow.

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Russia rejects report into downing of MH17 as "biased"

Russia rejects MH17 report as “biased” JIT has “ignored evidence” Moscow denies any involvement Russia has firmly dismissed a report into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, call

Russia rejects MH17 report as “biased” JIT has “ignored evidence” Moscow denies any involvement Russia has firmly dismissed a report into the 2014 downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, call

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State of emergency declared in Siberia

A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.

A huge forest fire has been burning out-of-control since Tuesday. The Russian Emergency Ministry says the fire covers more than 400 hectares of land, most of it forest.

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MH17 shot down by Russian Buk missile - investigators

Prosecutors from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine say the Buk missile system used to shoot down the plane was fired from the village of Pervomaysk and later returned to Russia

Prosecutors from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine say the Buk missile system used to shoot down the plane was fired from the village of Pervomaysk and later returned to Russia

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Air strikes hit two hospitals in eastern Aleppo

Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.

Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.

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New Russian military base 100km from Ukraine 'almost ready'

Russia is completing the construction of a large military base in the southern Rostov region, some 100 kilometres from the border with Ukraine.

Russia is completing the construction of a large military base in the southern Rostov region, some 100 kilometres from the border with Ukraine.

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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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Russia accused at UN of 'barbarism' and 'war crimes' in Syria

There was a bitter war of words on Sunday at a specially-convened meeting of the UN Security Council over Syria – as diplomatic efforts to broker peace give way to…

There was a bitter war of words on Sunday at a specially-convened meeting of the UN Security Council over Syria – as diplomatic efforts to broker peace give way to…

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Russian aid reaches Aleppo

Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.

Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.

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US accuses Russia of air strike on Syria aid convoy

The Obama administration has accused Russian forces of the airstrike on a UN aid convoy, which shattered the fragile peace agreement in Syria.

The Obama administration has accused Russian forces of the airstrike on a UN aid convoy, which shattered the fragile peace agreement in Syria.

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Russia puts Team North America to the sword

Russia bounced back from their opening defeat to Sweden by downing Team North America 4-3 in their second group B encounter of the the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Russia bounced back from their opening defeat to Sweden by downing Team North America 4-3 in their second group B encounter of the the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

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United Russia claims majority in state Duma

Natalia Marshalkovich: "How should we interpret the results of the Russian general election? We are joined from Paris by Tatiana Stanovaya from the Centre for Political Technologies.

Natalia Marshalkovich: "How should we interpret the results of the Russian general election? We are joined from Paris by Tatiana Stanovaya from the Centre for Political Technologies.

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Russian election: Putin's party wins absolute majority

President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than three-quarters of the 450 seats following this weekend’s parliamentary elections.

President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than three-quarters of the 450 seats following this weekend’s parliamentary elections.

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United Russia Party's victory clears way for Putin's 4th term

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

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Kyiv: protesters block entrance to Russian embassy

Dozens of protesters gathered around the Russian embassy in Kyiv on Sunday, where a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections was set up.

Dozens of protesters gathered around the Russian embassy in Kyiv on Sunday, where a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections was set up.

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United Russia set to win 343 of 450 seats in lower house of parliament

With 93 percent of the votes counted in Russia’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Central Election Commission announced the governing United Russia party is on track to win 343 seats in the 450-

With 93 percent of the votes counted in Russia’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Central Election Commission announced the governing United Russia party is on track to win 343 seats in the 450-