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Trump-Putin Deal: easing tensions with restrained engagement: opinion

The anxieties of Trump-Putin “bromance” may be premature, especially if the inaugural speech underlining American interests as paramount is any indication of the yet to be formulated U.S. foreign policy.

The anxieties of Trump-Putin “bromance” may be premature, especially if the inaugural speech underlining American interests as paramount is any indication of the yet to be formulated U.S. foreign policy.

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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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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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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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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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'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…

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Putin 'ordered hacking campaign' to help Trump, US report finds

Russian leader Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump’s electoral chances in last year’s presidential campaign, according to a declassified report by US intell

Russian leader Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump’s electoral chances in last year’s presidential campaign, according to a declassified report by US intell

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Expelled Russian diplomats arrive back in Moscow

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

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Putin: Russia 'will not expel anyone' in US diplomatic row

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.

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Putin denies state-sponsored doping programme in Russia

Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday once again denied allegations of state-sponsored doping programme in the country, but admitted Russia “does have problems with…

Russian president Vladimir Putin on Friday once again denied allegations of state-sponsored doping programme in the country, but admitted Russia “does have problems with…

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Japan and Russia sign trade deals but remain marooned over islands

There have been a number of economic deals at a summit in Tokyo but no breakthrough on a territorial row that has over-shadowed ties between Moscow and Tokyo since the Second World War.

There have been a number of economic deals at a summit in Tokyo but no breakthrough on a territorial row that has over-shadowed ties between Moscow and Tokyo since the Second World War.

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Obama "vows retaliation" against Russia

The US president says Washington will take action against Moscow over claims of its involvement in the country's recent presidential election.

The US president says Washington will take action against Moscow over claims of its involvement in the country's recent presidential election.

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Abe hosts Putin to try to solve Japan-Russia islands row

Vladimir Putin has arrived in Japan for a summit aimed at seeking progress on a territorial row that’s soured relations between the two countries.

Vladimir Putin has arrived in Japan for a summit aimed at seeking progress on a territorial row that’s soured relations between the two countries.

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Russia-Taliban ties a 'dangerous new trend'

US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.

US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.

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Syrian army advances on Aleppo airport

The Syrian army and its allies have advanced deeper into rebel-controlled areas, taking over a major access road leading to Aleppo International Airport.

The Syrian army and its allies have advanced deeper into rebel-controlled areas, taking over a major access road leading to Aleppo International Airport.

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We are not seeking enemies - Putin

The Russian president has given his highly-anticipated annual address to the country's Federal Assembly in the Kremlin.

The Russian president has given his highly-anticipated annual address to the country's Federal Assembly in the Kremlin.