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Ex-national security adviser 'lied' on security clearance

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 14:33

Mr Flynn never told investigators about his income from Russian companies while renewing clearance.
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Trump: 'I never mentioned the word Israel' to the Russians

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 16:59
related countries: Israel Israel

Trump denies telling Russian officials that Israel was the source of highly classified intelligence.
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Russian faithful flock to St Nicholas relics

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 15:12
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Bari, Moscow

Crowds of Moscow pilgrims queue to see the relics of St Nicholas, sent on loan from Bari in Italy.
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Mexican mob attacks Russian over insults in Cancun

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 4:50
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Cancun

A Russian man is in protective custody after a mob of Mexicans attacked him for insulting locals.
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Syria and Russia condemn US-led attack on pro-Assad forces

Friday, May 19th 2017, 12:00
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The attack on a pro-Assad convoy was a "blatant attack on forces fighting terrorism", Syria says.
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Pop music used to ridicule Russia's young protesters

Friday, May 19th 2017, 11:32

Music videos on YouTube are disparaging young Russians from protesting against the government.
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Friday, May 19th 2017, 1:19
related countries: United States United States

The US president denies any collusion with Russia during his election campaign last year.
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In pictures

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 23:52

Photographer Jacob Aue Sobol's pictures captured on the Kolyma Highway in Russia.
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Moscow apartment demolition plans split voters

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 23:05
related places: Moscow

Moscow residents are split over plans to knock down thousands of Soviet-era apartment blocks.
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Trump: Russia inquiry 'witch hunt'

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 20:51
related countries: United States United States

The US president lashes out over the inquiry into Russian influence on his election.
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First N Korea-Russia ferry service opens despite UN sanctions

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 13:06
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A North Korean passenger and cargo ferry begins weekly voyages to Russia.
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Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 12:11

The justice department says an outsider must look into alleged Russian meddling in the US election.
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Russia may charge extra to watch big-budget US films

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 10:11
related countries: United States United States

Russia says its film industry would benefit if cinema-goers paid more to watch US movies.
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Putin laughs at political chaos in the US

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 23:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Putin is laughing at the political chaos in the US over Trump's alleged relationship with Russia.
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Trump supporters: 'People are sick and tired of media'

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 20:21

In Nashville, Trump voters say they need to see the facts about Russia and don't trust the media.
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Trump asked FBI's Comey to drop Flynn inquiry - reports

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 11:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Flynn

The US president is accused of asking for an investigation into a former aide to be abandoned.
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Israel says ties with US unaffected after Trump-Lavrov accusations

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 4:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

President Trump has been accused of sharing sensitive material with Russia's foreign minister.
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A wild week for Trump in Washington

Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 3:42

What started with the president firing the FBI chief ended with alleged leaks to Russian officials.
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Ukraine president's site 'attacked by Russia'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 22:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The president claims it is retaliation for Ukraine's ban on some Russian internet services.
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Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russia

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 18:31

The White House won't comment on reports Israel provided the information divulged by Mr Trump.
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When Trump slammed Clinton over classified material

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 15:54

President Trump is accused of giving Russian top secret information. Here’s how he attacked Hillary Clinton for her handling of classified material.
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Chechnya accused of 'gay genocide' in ICC complaint

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 12:53
related countries: France France

Three French gay rights groups want the International Criminal Court to act before Russia withdraws.
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Ukraine's Poroshenko to block Russian social networks

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 11:54

President Petro Poroshenko slaps a ban on some of the biggest Russian sites, including VK and Yandex.
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Trump 'shared classified information with Russia'

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 10:24
related countries: United States United States

White House officials deny "intelligence sources or methods" were discussed at a meeting.
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US national security adviser: 'I was in room, it didn't happen'

Monday, May 15th 2017, 23:36
related countries: United States United States

US National Security Adviser H.R McMaster has denied reports that President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister.
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Scotland to Russia

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 23:22

Photographing men and boys on a journey from Europe to Asia.
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Moscow protests over demolition of Soviet-era homes

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 15:23

Residents fear the plan, backed by the Russian president, will forcibly move them to other areas.
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Putin plays piano ahead of Xi talks

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 14:39
related countries: China China

Russia's state TV said the president played Soviet-era songs before meeting the Chinese leader.
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Trumplomacy

Friday, May 12th 2017, 22:11
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

One of the reasons Russia's foreign minister was in Washington on Wednesday - Syrian 'safety zone' negotiations by Russia, Iran and Turkey.
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Eurovision: Bulgaria's Kostov can take part

Friday, May 12th 2017, 9:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says Kristian Kostov's visit to Russian-annexed Crimea in 2014 was apparently not illegal.
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Friday, May 12th 2017, 8:10

His remarks come as the acting FBI director tells Congress the Russian probe is "highly significant".
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Honeytrap claims

Friday, May 12th 2017, 0:53

When Svetlana Lokhova saw the internet light up with suggestions she was a Russian spy, she initially thought it was a joke.
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Russian hit with $584m divorce payout

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 14:11

A judge rules that a billionaire oil trader must hand over more than 40% of his fortune to his ex.
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Pokemon Go: Russian blogger sentenced

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 11:41

A court says he insulted religious believers over a video of himself playing the game in a church.
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Chechnya gay rights: Activists with petition held in Moscow

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 11:17
related places: Moscow

They were calling for an investigation into the alleged torture of gay people in Chechnya.
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Trump-Russia investigation: Michael Flynn ordered to hand over papers

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 7:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Michael Flynn’s help is sought in the Russia probe amid fallout over the firing of the FBI director.
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Trump Russia meeting: Lavrov praises Trump and Tillerson after talks

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 21:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Russia's foreign minister said the talks were dominated by improving relations and the war in Syria.
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You're fired

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 17:18

The FBI director is the latest in a string of dismissals by the president, some deeply tied in to the Russia scandal.
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Senator Lindsey Graham questions Trump business deals

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 20:15

Senator Lindsey Graham wants to look into Mr Trump's business deals for any ties to Russia.
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Putin critic Navalny has eye surgery in Spain after attack

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 16:31
related countries: Spain Spain

The Russian opposition activist says his right eye needs months to recover after a chemical attack.
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Vladimir Putin praises military at WW2 victory parade

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 9:07

Heavy missiles feature in Russia's 72nd anniversary of the World War Two victory.
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Playing with fire

Monday, May 8th 2017, 23:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Eurovision is meant to foster unity but 2017 seems to be all about Ukraine's conflict with Russia.
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Estonia faces cross-border beaver problem

Monday, May 8th 2017, 7:18
related countries: Estonia Estonia

Estonia wants to clear beaver dams from its border with Russia to prevent smugglers and other illegal activity.
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Syria safe zones: Fighting 'eases' as plan takes effect

Saturday, May 6th 2017, 13:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia says regional players back a "de-escalation zones" deal, but some Syrian rebels reject it.
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Syria: Safe zones plan comes into force

Friday, May 5th 2017, 21:02
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia says key regional players back non-violence zones, but Syria's rebel groups reject the plan.
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Ukrainians see 'karma' in dog bite for Russian official

Friday, May 5th 2017, 14:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Little sympathy in Ukraine for a Russian official's daughter bitten by a dog in Crimea.
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Syria war: Putin says 'safe zones' have international support

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 16:02
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

Russia, the US, Turkey, Iran and Syria all support the plan, the Russian president says.
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Alexei Navalny: Five-year sentence upheld by Russian court

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 12:14

The opposition activist says the ruling will not stop him standing in the presidential elections.
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'We can cure you'

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 23:19

So-called "cures" dismissed by experts - such as hypnosis and drugs - are used for homosexuality in Russia.
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Chechnya gay rights: Merkel urges Putin to intervene

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 15:55
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's leader urges Russia to protect gay rights, amid reports of persecution in Chechnya.
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Russia Germany: Merkel meets Putin to discuss crises in Syria and Ukraine

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 11:44
related countries: Syria Syria, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine and Syria are both expected to feature in Angela Merkel's first Russian visit in two years.
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Relishing the royals

Monday, May 1st 2017, 23:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

Russian actors relish playing the Queen and British prime ministers in Moscow, Sarah Rainsford reports.
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Sudden turbulence hits Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

Monday, May 1st 2017, 12:12
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok, Moscow

Footage shows the scene after sudden turbulence hit an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday. Russian officials said that 27 people who received fractures and bruising had not been wearing their seat belts.
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Russian authorities detain dozens at anti-Putin rallies

Saturday, April 29th 2017, 15:18

Protesters demand that the Russian president should not stand for re-election next year.
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Montenegro to ratify joining Nato as Russia bans wine imports

Friday, April 28th 2017, 2:12
related places: Balkan

Parliament is to approve the move as a displeased Russia bans wine imports from the Balkan state.
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North Korea crisis: Putin and Abe call for talks

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 21:44

The Russian leader urges the parties involved to "refrain from using belligerent rhetoric".
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Russian spy ship Liman sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 14:27
related countries: Turkey Turkey

All 78 personnel aboard the Black Sea Fleet ship were rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.
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'Let down'

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 8:32

Officials say security at Sharm el-Sheikh has been improved since the 2015 bombing of a Russian plane.
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Russia ramps up its military in the Arctic

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 6:51
related countries: Finland Finland

Steve Rosenberg gains rare access to Russia's Arctic Brigade, close to the border with Finland.
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St Petersburg bombing: Group says al-Qaeda chief ordered attack

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 19:07

The attack was revenge for Russian action in Muslim countries and Chechnya, a statement says.
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Russian hackers 'target' presidential candidate Macron

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 14:07

High-tech techniques were used to trick staff into handing over login names, say experts
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Colombia's ELN loses kidnap victim in jungle escape

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 22:32
related countries: Armenia Armenia, Colombia Colombia

Colombia's ELN guerrillas say a Russian-Armenian wildlife trafficker they held hostage has escaped.
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Brand Masha

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:27

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova returns to action next week looking to boost her sponsor appeal.
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Budapest on the boil

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 0:40
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary's squeeze on the liberal Central European University is like Russian tactics, critics say.
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Exxon Mobil denied permission to resume Russian oil work

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:47
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump says US oil firms, including Exxon Mobil, cannot resume drilling in Russia.
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Russian MP Seleznev incensed after son jailed in US

Friday, April 21st 2017, 20:38
related countries: United States United States

Valery Seleznev said the sentence was "passed by man-eaters" and that his son was "abducted".
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Russia's Aeroflot airline defeats discrimination claims

Friday, April 21st 2017, 17:06
related places: Moscow

Moscow courts reject flight attendants' claims that Aeroflot favours slim, attractive women.
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Russia's secret

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 23:17

Stem subjects - science, technology, engineering, maths - have an image problem. But not in Russia.
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Cut-back crew for ISS launch

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 14:30

Russia scales back staff on the ISS until a long-delayed space lab is sent to the outpost in 2018.
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St Petersburg attack: Suspect says he only 'followed orders'

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 15:23

The St Petersburg metro blast suspect says he did not plan the attack, but his lawyer says he did.
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Russia's new Arctic Trefoil military base unveiled with virtual tour

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 12:33

Russia lets web users take a 'virtual tour' of a new military base in the remote frozen region.
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St Petersburg attack: 'Man who trained bomber' arrested near Moscow

Monday, April 17th 2017, 15:40
related places: Moscow

A man accused of plotting the recent metro attack is detained near Moscow, Russian officials say.
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Montenegro charges 14 over alleged plot to oust PM

Friday, April 14th 2017, 10:29
related places: Moscow

Two Russians are among those charged, but Moscow dismisses the allegations as absurd.
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'They didn't rescue us'

Friday, April 14th 2017, 3:41
related places: Beslan

The European Court of Human Rights gives the Beslan mothers fresh hope of accountability in Russia.
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Eurovision: Russia will not broadcast contest after Ukraine ban

Friday, April 14th 2017, 1:16
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Its singer has been barred by host Ukraine, and now Russia will have no chance of taking part.
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CIA chief Pompeo: Wikileaks 'hostile intelligence service'

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 22:13

The anti-secrecy organisation is abetted by states such as Russia, Mike Pompeo says.
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Russian tycoon Usmanov sues Navalny for libel

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 17:30

One of Russia's richest men, Alisher Usmanov, is suing opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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Beslan school siege: Russia 'failed' in 2004 massacre

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 11:44

Officials did not protect hostages during a siege in which 330 died in 2004, a European court says.
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Beslan school siege: European court to rule on 2004 massacre

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 8:02

Survivors want to know if Russia could have done more to prevent the 2004 siege in which 330 died.
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Mother of Beslan siege victims seeks answers

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 3:04
related places: Beslan

The European Court of Human Rights has been investigating Russia's culpability over the Beslan school siege in 2004.
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Syria war: Anger after Russia vetoes resolution at UN

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 23:26
related places: Moscow

Moscow again uses its veto, on a resolution condemning last week's alleged chemical attack.
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Syria war: US says 'low point' of Russia ties cannot continue

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 21:16
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "broad differences" remained between the two sides on Syria.
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Rex Tillerson: 'Low level of trust between our countries'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 19:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US secretary of state held talks with his Russian counterpart, and President Putin, in Moscow.
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