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Friday, February 24th 2017, 15:13

The White House's chief of staff asked the FBI's deputy director to dispute a New York Times article.
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Russian military admits significant cyber-war effort

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 14:04

Country's defence minister admits the presence of a powerful military team focused on controlling information.
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Moscow to demolish 8,000 Soviet-era housing blocks

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 15:23

Plans to rehouse more than a million people in massive clearance of Soviet-era homes.
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Ildar Dadin: Russian activist jail term quashed

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 11:30

Supreme Court orders the release of protester Ildar Dadin, jailed under tough new rules.
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'No sex with saints'

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 5:20

Calls in Russia for Matilda, the true story of a future tsar and a ballerina, to be banned over blasphemy.
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Ukraine oligarch Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to US

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 17:15
related countries: Austria Austria, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

Dmytro Firtash, close to ousted leader Viktor Yanukovych, is wanted on corruption charges.
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German AfD leader Petry meets pro-Putin Russian MPs

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 10:32
related countries: Germany Germany

AfD leader Frauke Petry meets top Russian MPs as Germany prepares for elections.
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Gibraltar seizes Russian's superyacht over German debt claim

Monday, February 20th 2017, 19:38
related countries: Germany Germany, Gibraltar Gibraltar

Billionaire owner Andrey Melnichenko is alleged to owe 15.3m euros to the shipbuilder.
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Russia rejects claim of Montenegro plot

Monday, February 20th 2017, 13:30
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro
related places: Moscow

Reports that "Russian state bodies" took part in a foiled coup are absurd, Moscow says.
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Extreme race on frozen lake not for faint-hearted

Monday, February 20th 2017, 11:59
related places: Irkutsk

An endurance skating and cycling race has been held on Lake Baikal in the Irkutsk region of Russia.
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Wrong national anthem played for gold medallists

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 14:15
related countries: Austria Austria

Russian gold medallists at the biathlon world championship in Austria had to sing their national anthem after the wrong one was played.
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'Poisoned' critic Vladimir Kara-Murza leaves Russia for treatment

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 12:59

Vladimir Kara-Murza's lawyer says the diagnosis is 'toxic influence of an unknown substance'.
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Russia accepts passports issued by east Ukraine rebels

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 0:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine calls the move an escalation while Russia says it is a humanitarian act.
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Russia wants 'mutual respect' with the US, says Lavrov

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 14:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lavrov, Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow wants a relationship of "mutual respect" with the US.
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Russia must be held accountable, says Mike Pence

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 11:04
related countries: Belarus Belarus, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Minsk

In his first speech abroad, the US vice-president called on Russia to honour the Minsk peace accord.
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'Excessive Trumpophilia'

Friday, February 17th 2017, 13:17

Russian media euphoria about Donald Trump has turned to scepticism, Steve Rosenberg reports.
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Tillerson and Mattis in guarded approach to Russia

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 23:46
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States
related places: Bonn

Senior US officials say Washington will work with Moscow, but only in certain policy areas.
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Fifa boss 'not concerned' about hooligans

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 14:29

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says he is "not at all concerned" about the threat of hooliganism at next year's World Cup in Russia.
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The secret world of Russia football hooligans

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 3:39

In rare interviews, the Orel Butchers speak about their lives as Russian football hooligans.
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Is Russia's Arctic presence 'aggressive?'

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 20:21

The BBC's Jonathan Beale reports from the Arctic circle, where Russia is building up its forces.
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Trump hits back at US media reports on Russia contacts

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 17:01
related countries: United States United States

The US president accuses the intelligence community of leaks and interference in politics.
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Russia denies breaking treaty after alleged missile deployment

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 11:42

Trump administration officials accuse Russia of deploying a banned cruise missile.
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Flynn contact with Russia: Republicans join calls for investigation

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 9:29

Leading Republicans join calls for an inquiry into the ex-national security adviser's Russia ties.
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India launches record 104 satellites in single mission

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 5:43

The mission overtakes the previous record of 37 satellites launched by Russia in 2014.
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Trump knew of Flynn Russia phone call issues weeks ago

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 2:32

The president was briefed about Mr Flynn's Russia calls by the Justice Department but saw no violation.
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Michael Flynn: Trump's national security adviser resigns

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 15:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Flynn

He is said to have misled officials over a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador.
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White House 'was warned over Michael Flynn's Russia contact'

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 3:03

The Trump administration was reportedly told 'weeks ago' its security adviser may be compromised.
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White House aide declines to back Flynn over Russia contact

Monday, February 13th 2017, 21:26

Michael Flynn is accused of discussing sanctions with Russia ahead of inauguration.
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World Press Photo 2017: Russia envoy killing picture wins award

Monday, February 13th 2017, 13:29
related countries: Turkey Turkey

An image of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey wins the World Press Photo awards.
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Russian choir celebrates Diplomats' Day in song

Friday, February 10th 2017, 23:45

It was Diplomats' Day in Russia on Friday and the country's Diplomacy For Peace choir, made up of newly qualified diplomats, has been singing the praises of their diplomacy.
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Syria conflict: Turkey denies mistakenly telling Russia to bomb troops

Friday, February 10th 2017, 16:13
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Russia says its jets bombed co-ordinates provided by Turkey - a claim the Turkish military rejects.
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Syria war: Russian 'friendly fire' kills Turkish soldiers

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 17:46
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

President Putin sends condolences over the "tragic incident" and both countries plan to investigate.
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Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader found guilty

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 18:43

Outspoken Putin critic Alexei Navalny is now barred from running for the presidency in 2018.
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Snow church for Russia village

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 14:32
related places: Omsk, Sosnovka

Villager Alexander Batyokhtin has built a church out of snow in Sosnovka in Siberia.
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Ukraine conflict: Rebel leader Givi dies in bomb attack

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 11:24

A second separatist commander is killed days after another pro-Russian rebel dies in a car bombing.
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'I believe my husband was poisoned'

Wednesday, February 8th 2017, 4:54
related places: Murza

The wife of the Russian opposition activist, Vladimir Kara-Murza, says she believes her husband was poisoned.
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Siberian resort builds 'ice library of dreams'

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 13:38

Russian tourism board etches people's dreams into huge blocks of ice by Lake Baikal.
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Going nowhere

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 10:30
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Israel Israel

The story of how a popular Russian-Israeli travel blogger ended up in a Belarusian jail.
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Kremlin angry over Fox News 'Putin's a killer' question

Monday, February 6th 2017, 14:58
related countries: United States United States

Russia says that "Putin's a killer" comments are unacceptable and the US TV station must apologise.
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Trump defends Putin over Russia killings allegations

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 9:38
related countries: United States United States

President Trump suggests the US is not "so innocent" when asked about political killings in Russia.
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Ukraine conflict: Rebel commander killed in bomb blast

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 23:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A pro-Russian military rebel chief is killed in a car bomb attack in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine: Inside civilians' living nightmare

Saturday, February 4th 2017, 8:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

In eastern Ukraine, one woman cannot tell her grandson his mother is dead after another night of heavy shelling.
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US soldiers train in Nato states near Russia

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 18:25
related countries: Latvia Latvia, United States United States

US soldiers have been testing whether they can survive in cold weather situations in Latvia.
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Norway institutions 'targeted by Russia-linked hackers'

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 16:45
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway's Labour Party, defence and foreign ministries were all targeted, says the security service.
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Russian critic Vladimir Kara-Murza suffers sudden organ failure

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 16:09

Vladimir Kara-Murza is in an induced coma two years after he almost died of suspected poisoning.
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wins European human rights payout

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 12:55

Russia is ordered to compensate the opposition politician for violating his right to protest.
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Russia charges cyber-security experts with treason

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 17:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kremlin

The Kremlin denies the arrests are related to claims of Russian hacking during the US election.
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Ukraine: Avdiivka, the front line of Europe's 'forgotten war'

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 23:16

Tom Burridge reports from the city of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine, on the front line between government troops and Russian-backed rebels.
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Ukraine conflict: Evacuation planned in frontline town of Avdiivka

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 12:37

Ukraine makes plans to move thousands of people amid an upsurge in fighting with pro-Russian rebels.
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'Freedom to beat the family'

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 2:31

Russian MPs vote to remove domestic abuse from the criminal code arguing the law is "anti-family".
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Money laundering fine for Deutsche Bank

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK and US regulators fine Deutsche Bank $630m over a Russian money laundering plan.
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Russia domestic violence: One woman's narrow escape

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 0:16

It’s estimated 600 Russian women are killed in the home every month. Marina narrowly escaped.
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Kiribati mulls proposal to 'restore Russian monarchy'

Monday, January 30th 2017, 15:49

A businessman wants to create an "alternative Russia" in the middle of the Pacific.
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Trump: 'No guarantee' on Russia relations

Friday, January 27th 2017, 22:17

The US president will talk to Vladimir Putin on Saturday, but has not said if he will end sanctions.
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Could Trump defrost Russian relations?

Friday, January 27th 2017, 12:46

Steve Rosenberg looks at how relations between the two politicians could bring Russia in from the diplomatic cold.
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Russian tank maker publishes 'patriotic' children's book

Friday, January 27th 2017, 12:38

Defence company Uralvagonzavod says its pre-school book will encourage national pride.
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Russian MPs pass bill to soften domestic violence law

Friday, January 27th 2017, 11:52

A bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence passes its final reading in Russia's Duma.
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How do Moscow's 15,000 rough sleepers cope in winter?

Friday, January 27th 2017, 0:34
related places: Moscow

For the 15,000 people living on Moscow's streets, Russia's winters can be especially cruel.
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UK warship escorts Russian carrier in English Channel

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 16:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Royal Navy frigate is escorting Russian warships sailing through the English Channel
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Domestic violence: Russia MPs back law cutting penalty

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 15:33

MPs in Russia overwhelmingly approve plans to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence.
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Syria conflict: War of words as peace talks open in Astana

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 5:17
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Turkey Turkey
related places: Astana

The government's lead negotiator accuses his rebel counterpart of making "provocative" comments.
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Russian TV chief labels US intelligence report 'a joke'

Friday, January 20th 2017, 10:17
related countries: United States United States

The editor-in-chief of Russia's state broadcaster RT has defended its coverage of the US election campaign.
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Putin spokesman denies US election hack

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 20:55
related countries: United States United States

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman denies any Russian government involvement in hacking to influence the 2017 US election result.
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Syria conflict: Russia and Turkey 'in first joint air strikes on IS'

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 18:24
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey
related places: Is

Moscow says nine of its jets and eight of Turkey's pounded so-called Islamic State targets.
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Trump's views are '100% different' to Putin's, says Alexey Navalny

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 5:44

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny says Mr Trump's attitude towards Mr Putin is "strange".
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Russia's Putin calls leaked Trump memos 'utter nonsense'

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 16:42
related countries: United States United States

The Russian president said those behind the allegations were "worse than prostitutes".
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Russian region debates Nutcracker 'occult' row

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 13:12

Officials in Siberian region are to debate a religious row over The Nutcracker ballet.
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Lithuania plans fence on Russian Kaliningrad border

Monday, January 16th 2017, 18:46
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Lithuania will fence off its border to keep out Russian "provocateurs" or smugglers.
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Fairytale heroes

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:45

A pictorial manual with Russian fairytale heroes aims to reduce tensions for migrants in the city.
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Russian artist Pavlensky 'to seek French asylum' amid sex claim

Monday, January 16th 2017, 16:42
related countries: France France
related places: Moscow

Shock artist Petr Pavlensky leaves Moscow after being told he is being accused of a sex crime.
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CIA head John Brennan warns Trump to watch his tongue

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 20:41

The outgoing chief of the CIA says the president-elect does not fully understand the Russian threat.
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Horse powered snowboarding

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 9:18

How snowboarders are harnessing horsepower in Russia.
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Trump 'willing to work with Russia and China'

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 12:02
related countries: United States United States

The US president-elect says he could lift Russian sanctions and is not wedded to a One China policy.
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Honey traps

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 0:07
related countries: United States United States

Russia denies collecting scandalous material on the US president-elect - but what is 'kompromat'?
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Guccifer 2.0 & me

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 0:04
related countries: United States United States

Who is behind the persona that US spy chiefs say is at the heart of the Russian hacking allegations?
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Donald Trump blasts Clinton after probe of FBI launched

Friday, January 13th 2017, 15:43
related countries: United States United States

President-elect says Hillary Clinton was "guilty as hell", after a probe of the FBI over emails is launched.
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Russians mock 'Uber-like' funeral app

Friday, January 13th 2017, 14:51

App that allows people to organise funerals on the go is ridiculed in Russia
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Trump top nominees Pompeo and Mattis warn of Russia threat

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 22:43

Pentagon nominee James Mattis warns Nato is facing its biggest attack since World War Two.
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Mattis, Pompeo and Tillerson: Trump v his nominees on Russia

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 21:39

When Donald Trump's cabinet nominees talk about Russia are they are the same page as their boss?
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Trump claims intelligence chief denounced 'false' dossier

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 15:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Clapper, President

Donald Trump says spy boss Clapper told him that claims Russia held compromising material were "false".
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US tanks and troops in Poland a threat, Russia says

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 13:48
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Thousands of troops, and hundreds of armoured vehicles, are being sent to Poland.
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Rex Tillerson: What Trump's top diplomat really believes

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 23:42

What did Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of State say about Russia and climate change?
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