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Putin and Abe in call to defuse tensions over North Korea

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

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Russian warship sinks after Black Sea collision

Coastguards say all 78 personnel on board the "Liman" have been evacuated to safety.The Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast after colliding with a freighter carrying live

Coastguards say all 78 personnel on board the "Liman" have been evacuated to safety.The Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast after colliding with a freighter carrying live

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Video referees to be used at Russia 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia will feature video referees, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced

The 2018 World Cup in Russia will feature video referees, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has announced

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FYROM: caught between East and West

East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.

East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.

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Military drills in Murmansk

Russian soldiers held military exercises in Murmansk on Tuesday (25 April) in order to highlight the army’s readiness to fight in severe weather conditions.

Russian soldiers held military exercises in Murmansk on Tuesday (25 April) in order to highlight the army’s readiness to fight in severe weather conditions.

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Islamist group claim responsibility for St Petersburg metro attack

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

A group called the Imam Shamil Battalion has claimed responsibility for a metro bombing in the Russian city of St. Petersburg that killed 16 people.

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Arms sales at their highest level since the end of the Cold War

The global economy is doing quite nicely and growth is nearly uniform over all sectors, but one in particular is booming times: the global arms trade, which accounts for…

The global economy is doing quite nicely and growth is nearly uniform over all sectors, but one in particular is booming times: the global arms trade, which accounts for…

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Moscow "ready to resume relations" with the EU

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

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Third annual Morocco festival in Russia strives to bring Marrakech to Moscow

Through its rich culture, Morocco is aiming to reach the heart of the Russian consumer – a business strategy which could pave the way for Moroccan products into the vast Russian market…

Through its rich culture, Morocco is aiming to reach the heart of the Russian consumer – a business strategy which could pave the way for Moroccan products into the vast Russian market…

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Russia: North Korea border troop movements 'our business'

Video appearing to show Russian army movements towards its North Korean border have been dismissed by the military and the Kremlin.

Video appearing to show Russian army movements towards its North Korean border have been dismissed by the military and the Kremlin.

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Kremlin involvement in European crime networks revealed

A European think-tank has published a report alleging connections between the Kremlin and the criminal underworld of Europe.

A European think-tank has published a report alleging connections between the Kremlin and the criminal underworld of Europe.

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NATO builds up military forces in Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

Some 800 British troops have joined NATO forces in Estonia, as part of efforts to deter any Russian agression in the Baltic region

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US-Russian crew of two heads to ISS

A Soyuz space capsule has blasted off for the International Space Station. An American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut are on board.

A Soyuz space capsule has blasted off for the International Space Station. An American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut are on board.

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UN court rejects Ukraine bid for measures against pro-Russian rebels

The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.

The International Court of Justice said Ukraine did not provide enough evidence of Russia's alleged role in the conflict, now in its fourth year.

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Trump's incoherent strategy is Putin's opportunity

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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'Man who trained St Petersburg bomber' detained near Moscow

A ninth person is detained in connection with the St Petersburg metro attack. Reports suggest Abror Azimov is believed to have trained the bomber.

A ninth person is detained in connection with the St Petersburg metro attack. Reports suggest Abror Azimov is believed to have trained the bomber.

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Ninth suspect in St Petersburg bombing detained

Russian security forces have made another arrest bringing to nine the number of suspects detained following the St. Petersburg metro bombing.

Russian security forces have made another arrest bringing to nine the number of suspects detained following the St. Petersburg metro bombing.

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Easter mass in a Russian prison

Easter Mass was held in a maximum security prison in Bor, Russia, at midnight on Saturday.

Easter Mass was held in a maximum security prison in Bor, Russia, at midnight on Saturday.

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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce US 'act of aggression'

The three foreign ministers meeting in Moscow slammed the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to an reported use of chemical weapons as 'unacceptable'.

The three foreign ministers meeting in Moscow slammed the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to an reported use of chemical weapons as 'unacceptable'.

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Why won't Russia be at Eurovision 2017?

It comes down to a political disagreement over the annexed Crimea peninsula, and a disabled singer

It comes down to a political disagreement over the annexed Crimea peninsula, and a disabled singer

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Small blast near St Petersburg metro station

Ten days after the St Petersburg metro attack, a small explosion near a metro station in the Russian city on Thursday caused fresh alarm and left one person…

Ten days after the St Petersburg metro attack, a small explosion near a metro station in the Russian city on Thursday caused fresh alarm and left one person…

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Beslan:Russia to appeal ECHR ruling

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.

The chaotic gun battle that ended the siege was the bloodiest incident of its kind in modern Russian history.