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Russian super yacht impounded in Gibraltar

Ahoy! Russian billionaire industrialist Andrey Melnichenko's new €400 million “super yacht” impounded by the Gibraltar Port Authority

Ahoy! Russian billionaire industrialist Andrey Melnichenko's new €400 million “super yacht” impounded by the Gibraltar Port Authority

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Russia's UN ambassador dies

64-year-old Vitaly Churkin had served as Moscow's permanent representative to the UN in New York since 2006.

64-year-old Vitaly Churkin had served as Moscow's permanent representative to the UN in New York since 2006.

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Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

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Flows of major weapons 'highest since Cold War'

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.

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Russian sport lovers ride dog sleds through Siberian snow

Several dozen Siberian sports fans gathered on Saturday (February 18) in a snow-covered field outside the city of Irkutsk to take part in a dog sled race.

Several dozen Siberian sports fans gathered on Saturday (February 18) in a snow-covered field outside the city of Irkutsk to take part in a dog sled race.

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Mike Pence pledges 'unwavering' US support for NATO

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

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US Vice President Pence seeks to reassure Transatlantic allies

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

Addressing the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, US Vice President Mike Pence has sought to assure allies that Donald Trump’s administration will back NATO and stand with…

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Russia and the West: how to avoid an escalation in Europe

By Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since

By Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since

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Tillerson and Lavrov hold first meeting in Bonn

Russia does not ‘‘interfere in the domestic matters’‘ of other countries, Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

Russia does not ‘‘interfere in the domestic matters’‘ of other countries, Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

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Arms control in Europe: the Baltic test for Russia and NATO

Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. To head off the risk of an arms race or military confrontation, both sides must urgently agree to reciprocal measures to limit military capabilities

Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. To head off the risk of an arms race or military confrontation, both sides must urgently agree to reciprocal measures to limit military capabilities

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Trump under pressure for failing to fire Flynn earlier

Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…

Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…

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Russia says Flynn resignation engineered by opponents of good US-Russian relations

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat

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Report chronicles deliberate destruction of Aleppo by Russia and Assad

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.

Russia and the Assad regime in Syria pursued the deliberate and systematic destruction of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, a new report concludes.

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Slovenia offers to host first Trump - Putin meeting

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Russia intervenes to stop Syrian army and rebels fighting

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

Russia has reportedly intervened to halt fighting between the Syrian army and Turkish backed FSA rebels in northern Syria.

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Ukraine: Well-wishers pay tribute to slain rebel leader Givi

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

Admirers lined up in separatist-held Donetsk on Friday to pay their final respects to Mikhail Tolstykh, the latest pro-Russian rebel leader to be killed in eastern…

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Thousands of visa abuses at Hungarian embassy in Moscow

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

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Russian warships welcomed home after Syria mission

Russia’s navy holds an honouring ceremony in Severomorsk to welcome back the crews of the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and the Pyotr Veliky heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser returning from S

Russia’s navy holds an honouring ceremony in Severomorsk to welcome back the crews of the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier and the Pyotr Veliky heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser returning from S

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Britain scrambles jets to monitor Russian bombers

Britain has confirmed that it scrambled Typhoon jets to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers, which flew near its airspace.

Britain has confirmed that it scrambled Typhoon jets to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers, which flew near its airspace.

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Is renewed fighting in Ukraine linked to Trump taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?

Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump's taking office?