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George Papadopoulos: The Trump adviser who lied to the FBI

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 0:48

The ex-Trump adviser lied to the FBI about meetings with Russia-linked figures during the campaign.
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Social-media images shown as evidence of 'Russian trolls'

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 15:07
related countries: United States United States

Alleged Russian propaganda designed to sway voters is put on show by US senators.
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Ksenia Sobchak: The woman running against Putin for president

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 3:42

Ksenia Sobchak says she's running to be Russia's president next year. But who is she?
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Social media firms under scrutiny for 'Russian meddling’

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 0:23

Facebook, Google and Twitter lawyers tell a Senate committee they plan to be more vigilant.
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Russians' DNA taken by foreign agents, Kremlin says

Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 16:05

Russia says it wants to know why foreign labs are collecting and analysing Russians' DNA.
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Russia-linked posts 'reached 126m Facebook users in US'

Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 12:48
related countries: United States United States

Facebook says 80,000 posts linked to Russia were produced before and after the US election in 2016.
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Monday, October 30th 2017, 21:37

He admits impeding an inquiry into links between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.
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Wall of Grief: Putin opens first Soviet victims memorial

Monday, October 30th 2017, 18:47

Russia's leader honours victims of Soviet-era crimes but some accuse him of continuing repression.
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Outcry over Russia teenage model's death after Shanghai show

Monday, October 30th 2017, 18:19
related countries: China China
related places: Shanghai

The Chinese agency that represented Vlada Dzyuba, 14, denies claims she died from overwork.
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Ex-Trump aide Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work

Monday, October 30th 2017, 15:44

The charges stem from an inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election.
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Trump rages on Twitter at Clinton and Russia inquiry 'witch hunt'

Sunday, October 29th 2017, 17:29

His Twitter outburst comes amid reports of an imminent arrest in the Russian collusion investigation.
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Missing Russian helicopter found in Norway Arctic sea

Sunday, October 29th 2017, 13:22
related countries: Norway Norway, Svalbard Svalbard

Wreckage is located by Norwegian authorities after the helicopter crashed in the sea off Svalbard.
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Bold claim

Friday, October 27th 2017, 12:56
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Is

Have Russian air support and Syrian forces really reclaimed 500,000 sq km of territory from IS?
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Twitter bans RT and Sputnik ads amid election interference fears

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 21:25
related places: Sputnik

The social media platform will no longer accept adverts from Russia Today or Sputnik.
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Russian helicopter lost off Svalbard in Arctic Norway

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 17:38
related countries: Svalbard Svalbard

Eight Russians are feared dead after their Mi-8 helicopter crashed in the sea off Svalbard.
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Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia, flown to Turkey

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 17:31
related countries: Turkey Turkey, Ukraine Ukraine

The two men, who oppose Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, were given jail terms last month.
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'Trump is treason' - protester throws Russian flags at president

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 17:55

Russian flags are thrown at President Trump, as he heads into a meeting with Republican senators.
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Russian radio presenter Felgengauer stabbed in neck

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 17:28
related places: Moscow

A top Russian broadcaster is seriously ill in hospital after a man stabbed her in the neck at work.
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Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says

Sunday, October 22nd 2017, 14:31
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.
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Coming into fashion

Saturday, October 21st 2017, 23:32
related places: Moscow

How the body art of the Moscow underworld is coming back into fashion.
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Putin weighs in on Trump's performance as US president

Friday, October 20th 2017, 19:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The Russian president took aim at the US political system when asked about Trump's "unpredictability".
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World Cup 2018: Sepp Blatter will accept Vladimir Putin's invitation to Russia

Friday, October 20th 2017, 10:13

Former Fifa president Sepp Blatter says he will accept an invitation to the World Cup from Russia leader Vladimir Putin.
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'Death Island'

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 23:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".
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Awkward moments as Sessions questioned by Senate

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sessions, Senate

The US attorney general appears lost for words as he fields questions connected to the Russia probe.
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Petr Pavlensky: Russia artist held over Paris bank fire

Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 11:52
related countries: France France
related places: Moscow, Paris

Pyotr Pavlensky, notorious for nailing his scrotum to Moscow's Red Square, fled to France in January.
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Happy Bot-day

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 23:59

When Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 65 on 7 October, he was not short of online well-wishers. But how many were real?
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Russia Ukraine: Motorway arch towed out for Crimea bridge

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 19:14

The arch is part of Russia's project to connect Crimea by road and rail across the Black Sea.
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Putin got a puppy from Turkmenistan for his birthday

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 17:59
related countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

The Russian president, a known dog lover, received a belated birthday gift from Turkmenistan’s leader.
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Russian football commentator walks out live on air

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 10:36

Backing for commentator so enraged at poor refereeing decisions that he walks out halfway through a match.
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Israeli spies 'watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software'

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 9:41
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The activity was observed by Israeli intelligence officers two years ago, according to US media.
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Google 'uncovers Russian ad campaign linked to US election'

Monday, October 9th 2017, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

The search giant has evidence that agents tried to influence the US election, media report.
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Blaze engulfs shopping centre in Moscow

Monday, October 9th 2017, 12:40
related places: Moscow

Around 3,000 people were evacuated when the construction market in north-west Moscow went up in flames.
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Facebook confirms Russia ads on Instagram

Monday, October 9th 2017, 11:01
related countries: United States United States

The tech giant said ads bought by Russia around the US election contained "divisive" messages.
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Moscow protesters march towards Kremlin, but blocked by police

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 17:45
related places: Moscow

Supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny are blocked by police in central Moscow.
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Protests for Navalny across Russia on Putin birthday

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 17:39

Police clash with protesters in St Petersburg, as more than 250 are arrested throughout Russia.
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Happy Meme Day, President Putin

Friday, October 6th 2017, 23:35
related places: Moscow

As Russia's leader turns 65, a new exhibition in Moscow celebrates him in meme form.
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Top European human rights official Pedro Agramunt quits amid scandal

Friday, October 6th 2017, 18:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Council of Europe president Pedro Agramunt was criticised for visiting Syria with Russian MPs.
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Indian air force helicopter crash kills seven

Friday, October 6th 2017, 9:54
related countries: India India

Officials say the Russian-made helicopter was on a training sortie when it crashed.
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Bus crash at railway crossing kills 16 in Russia

Friday, October 6th 2017, 9:18

About 55 bus passengers were reported to be sleeping on board when it stalled on a crossing.
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Saudi king's golden escalator gets stuck

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 21:49
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

King Salman suffers a technical malfunction when arriving for talks in Russia.
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Russian soldiers face ban on selfies and blog posts

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 15:41
related countries: Syria Syria, Ukraine Ukraine

The security crackdown follows revealing posts from soldiers in Ukraine and Syria.
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Saudi king signs lucrative deals on landmark Russia visit

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 14:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The first official visit to Russia by a Saudi monarch is studded with arms and energy deals.
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Syria war: Russian strike 'critically injures' jihadist leader Jawlani

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 20:29

Russia says the head of an al-Qaeda-linked alliance was hit in an attack, but the group denies it.
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Kursk sub disaster: Russia fined over free speech violation

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 17:18
related places: Kursk

Judges in Strasbourg say Russia violated free speech over the Kursk nuclear submarine disaster.
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Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed again

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 8:25

Alexei Navalny's supporters say authorities want to stop him challenging for the presidency in March.
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Double agent Kim Philby honoured with Moscow exhibition

Friday, September 29th 2017, 23:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

New exhibition in Moscow celebrates the life and work of the British spy who defected to the Soviet Union.
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Anger as German ex-chancellor Schroeder heads up Rosneft board

Friday, September 29th 2017, 16:06
related countries: Germany Germany

The German former chancellor is now chairman of a state-controlled Russian oil giant.
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Twitter's Russia briefings 'inadequate' - US senators

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 23:53
related countries: United States United States

US senators criticise Twitter's stance on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
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Will the US and Russia ever be allies?

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 23:12
related countries: United States United States

Sanctions on Russia are still in place, so will US and Russia ever become allies?
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'Cannibal couple' in Russia admitted killing 30 - reports

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 11:49

The couple were arrested after a phone was found with images of a man posing with human remains.
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UN accuses Russia of violating human rights in Crimea

Monday, September 25th 2017, 22:45

The UN human rights agency says it has documented arbitrary arrests and torture in the region.
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Russia: Trump and Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten'

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 22:38
related places: Kim

Russia's foreign minister says Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are acting like fighting schoolchildren.
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Kalashnikov statue changed because of German weapon

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 20:47
related countries: Germany Germany

Part of a statue to Russia's creator of the AK-47 rifle is cut out because it had the wrong weapon.
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Deadly fire engulfs Russian hotel

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 1:15
related places: Don, Rostov

Two people died when the three star Torn House hotel in Rostov-on-Don caught fire.
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'We are at war'

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 13:52
related countries: United States United States

Russian media attack the actor for appearing in a video accusing Moscow of waging "war" on the US.
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Russian army rocket 'hits spectators'

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 20:34

A Russian army helicopter has accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders, according to Russian regional news website 66.RU.
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Kalashnikov inventor gets statue in Russia

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 15:06
related places: Moscow

A new monument is unveiled of the world famous rifle's late creator in Moscow.
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Huge Russian war games under way

Monday, September 18th 2017, 19:22

A military exercise involving thousands of troops is provoking suspicion from some Nato countries.
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Syria war: Russia denies hitting SDF force in Deir al-Zour

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 12:23
related countries: United States United States

Moscow denies claims its planes struck US-backed fighters in the eastern Deir al-Zour province.
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Flying into eastern Syria with the Russian Army

Saturday, September 16th 2017, 5:56
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC entered the city of Deir al-Zour after so-called Islamic State militants were driven out.
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Syria war: Turkey, Russia, Iran agree Idlib 'ceasefire' zone

Friday, September 15th 2017, 13:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey

It follows similar deals between Turkey, Iran and Russia which have led to a drop in fighting.
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Russia launches Zapad war games in Belarus

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 16:05
related countries: Belarus Belarus

More than 12,000 troops deploy in and around Belarus, in one of Russia's biggest drills for years.
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Too fat to fly?

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 0:40

Some Russian women are challenging discrimination and outright bans on hundreds of "unsuitable" jobs.
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Kaspersky: US government removes Russian security software

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 20:29
related countries: United States United States

Officials are concerned that Kaspersky Lab has ties to the Russian intelligence services.
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Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 16:09

For four days running, thousands of Russians are hit by a wave of unexplained threats.
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A guided tour around Syria with the Russian army

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 22:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia's military intervention in Syria has been crucial in keeping President Assad in power.
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Turkey signs deal to get Russian S-400 air defence missiles

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 17:06
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's decision to buy Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles is a rebuff to Nato allies.
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Syria war: 'Russian air strikes' kill dozens in Deir al-Zour

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 12:54

Jets are reported to have hit camps for displaced civilians and river ferries in Deir al-Zour province.
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New strategy

Monday, September 11th 2017, 23:50

Networks of automated Twitter bots pushing pro-Russian propaganda are flooding their opponents with retweets and followers.
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Crimean Tatar leader Chiygoz jailed by Russian court

Monday, September 11th 2017, 11:19

Akhtem Chiygoz is given eight years for stirring up protest against Russia's takeover of Crimea.
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Hidden agenda?

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 23:21
related countries: Belarus Belarus

Why is Russia launching a huge military exercise in Belarus? The BBC's Jonathan Marcus investigates.
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Moscow moves

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 0:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

President Putin has criticised North Korea's missile tests, but shares the country's anti-US sentiments.
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Ukraine fears Russia will use exercises next week to invade

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 13:42

President Poroshenko says Russian army exercises may be a prelude to invasion.
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Lifeline

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 23:25

Clandestine programme has helped safely resettle over 30 men and women from the Russian republic.
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North Korea nuclear crisis: Putin calls sanctions useless

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 11:38

Russia's president warns the ramping up of "military hysteria" could lead to global catastrophe.
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Russian couple find road built through their home

Monday, September 4th 2017, 11:21

Russian couple return from work in nearby city to find their house bulldozed.
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Colombia's ELN rebel group 'killed Russian hostage'

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 0:28

The rebels say Arsen Voskanyan was shot dead trying to escape after six months in captivity.
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Russia condemns US 'plans' to search Washington trade mission

Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 15:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Russia's foreign ministry says inspecting its Washington complex would be an "aggressive action".
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Lavrov says Russia will 'respond harshly' to 'damaging' sanctions

Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 0:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow was still considering its response to new US sanctions.
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Multiple waterspouts spotted in Sochi

Friday, September 1st 2017, 17:06
related places: Sochi

Footage of a number of waterspouts in Russia has emerged.
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IS chief Baghdadi probably still alive - US commander

Friday, September 1st 2017, 11:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Is

The commander of the anti-IS coalition contradicts Russia's claim that Baghdadi was probably killed.
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US orders Russia to close consulate and two annexes

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 18:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: San Francisco

The US orders Russia to close its San Francisco consulate in response to "unwarranted" actions.
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Russian grannies fix their own road

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 11:08

A group of Russian women grow tired of waiting for their local council, so they do the job themselves.
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Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 11:02

The virtual cash will be given out when people buy food in Burger King restaurants.
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