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Putin Talks Syria, Ukraine with Normandy Format Leaders

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President Vladimir Putin has hold phone talks with a leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany to plead a conditions in Syria and in Ukraine’s Donbass region, a Kremlin pronounced in a matter Tuesday. Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President ...

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Russian Security Council Slams U.S. Refusal for Joint Syria Bombing

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The emissary conduct of Russia’s National Security Council, Yevgeny Lukyanov, indicted a United States of handling with double standards in Syria after Washington denied reports that it concluded with Moscow to start corner bombing of a al-Nusra nonconformist group, an ...

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Economy Minister Says Russia Out of Recession More Than Six Months

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The Russian economy has been out of retrogression for some-more than 6 months, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev pronounced during a lecture during a Russia-ASEAN limit on Friday, a TASS news group reported. Russia’s GDP might perform improved than a ...

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Egypt-Russia Travel Ban to Remain Following EgyptAir Crash – Report

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If it is reliable that a EgyptAir flight, blank given Thursday, dead from radar on a airspace limit between Greece and Egypt, atmosphere transport between Russia and Egypt will not be resumed, a high-ranking source within a Russian supervision said, ...

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Website Publishes New List of Journalists Working in Ukraine’s Donbass

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Ukrainian nationalists have leaked a second list of a personal sum of reporters operative in a Donbass and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine. The “Mirotvorets” (Peacekeeper) website expelled a new list notwithstanding widespread defamation of a initial list published on ...

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Putin Closes Russia’s Drugs Agency, Casts Aside Longtime Supporter Ivanov

On May 10, an unusual post seemed on Facebook, apparently sealed by Viktor Ivanov, the head of Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN). “Comrades and fellow soldiers,” it began. “I wish to apologize that we couldn’t save the organization. We stable the inhabitant interests honestly.” Someone somewhere seemed ...

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Former Editor of Russia’s RBC Says Political Pressure Behind Dismissals

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The former arch editor of a RBC media holding has pronounced that domestic vigour on a association resulted in a exclusion of tip staff members, a Meduza news website reported Thursday. RBC’s work on a Panama Papers was like fluttering ...

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Ready, Steady, Dope: Russian Elite Sport in Deep Trouble

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The cocktail already has a name — a “Rodchenkov.” Its customary bottom is 3 shots of opposite steroids; a non-static partial is a ethanol mixer (the group get whiskey and a women, Martini). According to a contriver Grigory Rodchenkov, former ...

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Russia to Add Turkish Zucchini and Pumpkins to Food Embargo

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Russia will anathema imports of Turkish zucchini and pumpkins from May 19 after detecting a participation of a harassment in a series of a vegetables, Russia’s cultivation watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor announced, a Interfax news group reported Monday. “We motionless to deliver ...

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Putin Approves Privatization of Bashneft Oil Company

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorized a privatization of state oil association Bashneft, a RIA Novosti news group reported Tuesday. The association was one of dual oil firms that Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev noted as expected possibilities for privatization ...

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