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VIDEO: Will Russia be banned over doping?

Friday, November 13th 2015, 6:49

Russia could face a ban from international athletics, after a meeting of the sport's governing body on Friday.
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Russia reveals nuclear torpedo plan

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 22:32

The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.
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Russian athletes fear ban from Olympics

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 4:18

Russian athletes and politicians fear ban from Olympics
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Putin orders doping investigation

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 23:10

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders an investigation into claims the country's athletes have been part of systematic doping.
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'UK anti-doping worse than Russia's'

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 19:23

Russia's sports minister says Britain's anti-doping system has "zero value" and is "even worse" than Russia's.
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VIDEO: The airbase where Russia carries out Syria airstrikes

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 14:45
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia has put forward its proposal for Syria's future in a document circulating at the United Nations in New York.
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Russia's 'Syria peace plan' unveiled

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 13:03
related countries: Syria Syria

A Russian document circulating at the UN proposes a roadmap to a political settlement in Syria, as Russia and regime forces continue fighting.
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VIDEO: Russia doping crisis in 60 seconds

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 14:02

BBC Sport takes a look at the accusations of doping in Russian athletics outlined in a World Anti-Doping Agency independent commission report.
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Wada suspends Moscow anti-doping lab

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 14:01
related places: Moscow

The Moscow Antidoping Center has its accreditation suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency after a damning report.
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Doping claims 'groundless' - Kremlin

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 13:51

The Kremlin dismisses as "groundless" claims of widespread state-sponsored doping among its athletes made in a shocking report published on Monday.
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Russian plane crash: The consequences

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 12:23

Possible consequences of the Russian plane disaster in Sinai
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VIDEO: Concern over Egypt's 'tourism jewel'

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 6:35
related countries: Egypt Egypt

As investigations continue into whether a bomb may have been placed on the Russian airliner that crashed in Sinai, there are worries that Egypt's tourism industry is under threat.
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Egypt probes Sinai crash bomb claim

Monday, November 9th 2015, 21:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt launches its own investigation into whether a bomb was placed on the Russian plane that crashed in Sinai, killing all 224 people on board.
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Wada commission wants Russia ban

Monday, November 9th 2015, 19:29

Russia should be suspended from athletics competition, a World Anti-Doping Agency inquiry recommends in a report alleging corruption and a state cover-up.
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Russia censures human rights group

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:54

Russia tightens pressure on the human rights group Memorial, treating it as a "foreign agent" and accusing it of meddling in politics.
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Sinai jihadist group leader 'killed'

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian officials say security forces have killed a leader of Sinai Province, the group claiming responsibility for downing a Russian airliner.
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Russian activist sets FSB door on fire

Monday, November 9th 2015, 15:01
related places: Moscow

A Russian performance artist and activist is arrested after setting fire to the Moscow headquarters of the country's security service, the FSB.
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Iran to get Russian missile system

Monday, November 9th 2015, 12:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Russia confirms that it will supply Iran with an advanced air defence missile system - once technical details are agreed.
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IAAF awaits doping report findings

Monday, November 9th 2015, 7:40

The IAAF will on Monday learn the findings of an independent report into claims of doping cover-ups in Russian athletics.
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Airport security 'may need rethink'

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 22:41

Airport security will have to be reviewed if the Russian airbus crash is found to have been caused by a bomb, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warns.
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VIDEO: Memorial held for Russia plane dead

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 18:32

A memorial service has been held in St Petersburg for the 224 victims of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai desert last weekend.
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Russia flies 11,000 Egypt tourists home

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 18:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Russia says it has brought back 11,000 tourists from Egypt in the past 24 hours, after cancelling all flights to the country following the Sinai crash.
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London medallists 'suspected cheats'

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 7:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London 2012 medallists are among suspected Russian drugs cheats who escaped bans when bribes were allegedly paid, says the Sunday Times.
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VIDEO: Russia plane crash: what we know

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 23:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Investigators in Egypt say it is too early to say for certain that a bomb brought down the Russian passenger plane.
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UK-Egypt plane in 'missile' incident

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 22:04

The government confirms a UK tourist plane had to take evasive action over Egypt in an incident reportedly involving a missile.
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Sinai crash cause 'still unclear'

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 18:18
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian head of the team investigating the Sinai plane crash says it is too early to say what caused it, despite reports of a "violent explosion".
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Ex-Putin aide found dead in US hotel

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 14:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, is found dead in a hotel room in Washington, Russian officials say.
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Egypt crash 'not due to engine failure'

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 1:08
related countries: Egypt Egypt, France France

The Russian plane crash in Egypt was not due to technical failures, say French aviation officials, adding that the flight data recorder suggests a "violent, sudden" explosion.
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Russia suspends Egypt flights

Friday, November 6th 2015, 21:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Russia orders the suspension of all flights to Egypt following indications that the crash near Sharm el-Sheikh was caused by a bomb.
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Charlie Hebdo slammed for crash cartoon

Friday, November 6th 2015, 16:38
related countries: France France

Russia criticises French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for cartoons depicting the Sinai air crash in which 224 people, mostly Russians, died.
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Russian plane 'had bomb in hold'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 12:32
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British investigators looking at what caused a Russian airliner to crash in Egypt believe a bomb was put in the hold just before take-off, the BBC has learned.
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VIDEO: Obama: 'Possible bomb on board'

Friday, November 6th 2015, 2:40
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama said it was "possible there was a bomb on board" the Russian passenger plane.
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Rubin Kazan 0-1 Liverpool

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 21:32

Liverpool move a step towards qualification for the Europa League last 32 after beating Rubin Kazan in Russia.
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Caution urged on Russia jet bomb theory

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 20:19

Russia and Egypt urge caution over suggestions that a Russian airliner that crashed in Sinai killing 224 passengers may have been bombed.
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VIDEO: Has terrorism hit Egypt tourism?

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 17:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

BBC News looks at how the Russian plane crash, and previous terror attacks have hit Egypt's tourism.
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Bomb 'may have caused Egypt jet crash'

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 9:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sinai

Intelligence suggests a bomb may have brought down the Russian airliner over the Sinai desert, US and UK officials say.
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Elton John to meet Putin in Moscow

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 9:43
related places: Moscow

Pop star Elton John says he is currently arranging to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, where they will discuss LGBT rights.
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Bomb fears halt UK-Sharm flights

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 5:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK halts all flights between Britain and Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt, saying there is a "significant possibility" an explosive device caused the Russian plane crash at the weekend.
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Dozens killed in S Sudan plane crash

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 4:45

A cargo plane crashes near the international airport in South Sudan's capital Juba, killing at least 36 people.
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Sinai crash search area widened

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Russian teams use drones to look for more bodies and wreckage from a Russian jet that crashed in Egypt's Sinai region, as the search area widens.
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VIDEO: Drone video shows Sinai crash site

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 11:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Russian rescue teams have extended the search for bodies and wreckage from a Russian plane that crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula to a 40-sq-km (15-sq-mile) area.
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Manchester United 1-0 CSKA Moscow

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 22:16

Wayne Rooney's late header secures Manchester United victory over CSKA Moscow in Champions League Group B.
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Tsar's grave reopened in murder case

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 17:37

Russian experts prepare to take DNA samples from the remains of Tsar Alexander III in St Petersburg as part of a murder investigation.
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Experts focus on Sinai flight recorders

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 17:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Investigators turn their attention to examining the flight recorders retrieved from the wreckage of a Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt on Saturday.
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IS Sinai jet claim 'propaganda'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 10:37
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's president describes claims that militants linked to Islamic State brought down a Russian airliner - killing all 224 people on board - as "propaganda".
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VIDEO: What caused Sinai plane crash?

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 23:11
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Russian airline Kogalymavia has blamed "external influence" for Saturday's Sinai plane crash which killed 224 people.
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'External influence' caused Sinai crash

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 20:51

The Russian airline Kogalymavia blames "external influence" for Saturday's deadly Sinai plane crash which killed 224 people.
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Sinai crash dead flown to Russia

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 6:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The bodies of 144 people are flown back to St Petersburg, as an investigation continues into the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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VIDEO: Russian plane crash: A nation in mourning

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 22:43

Russia is observing a day of mourning after a Russian airliner crashed in the Sinai desert on Saturday, killing all 224 people on board.
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Russian airliner 'broke up in mid-air'

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 22:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A Russian airliner which crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, killing all 224 people on board, broke up in mid-air, a Russian official says.
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Search widens after Sinai plane crash

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 14:08

Investigators widen their search for bodies and debris from the Russian airliner which crashed in Sinai, as Russia mourns the 224 people on board who died.
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Sinai plane crash: IS claim rejected

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 7:31
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Is

Egypt's prime minister says a technical fault probably caused a Russian airliner to crash, dismissing claims from IS that it was responsible.
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VIDEO: Russia's role in Syria stirs memories

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 0:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Syria Syria

Russian air strikes on Syria have revived painful memories for the soldiers the USSR sent into Afghanistan in the 1980s.
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Syria conflict: Russia's scars from Afghanistan

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 0:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Soviet veterans scarred by lessons of Afghanistan
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'No SOS call' from Sinai crash plane

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 20:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A Russian aircraft did not lodge an SOS call or report any problems before crashing in the Sinai peninsula, killing 224 people, an Egyptian minister says.
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'No survivors' in Sinai airline crash

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 18:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A Russian airliner crashes in Sinai killing all 224 people on board - rescuers describe a "tragic scene" with bodies of victims strapped in their seats.
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Gulag museum recreates Soviet terror

Friday, October 30th 2015, 14:58
related places: Moscow

A new museum in Moscow shows the grim Soviet labour camp conditions experienced by many Russians under Stalin.
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US jets intercept Russia warplanes

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 18:59
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: White House

The White House confirms that the US scrambled F-18 jets to intercept Russian warplanes which flew near a US aircraft carrier off the Korean peninsula.
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Fifa 'big players' behind 2018 vote

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 18:56

The agreement to give Russia the 2018 World Cup before a vote involved "big players" in Fifa, says president Sepp Blatter's adviser.
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Russia detains Ukrainian library chief

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 15:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow

Russian investigators detain the director of a Ukrainian library in Moscow after a search found what they called "anti-Russian propaganda".
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DNA test in battle for tycoon riches

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:00
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

A woman claiming to be a Georgian oligarch's daughter wins the right to have tissue samples released for DNA tests in Moscow, amid a court battle over Kakha Bendukidze's fortune.
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Russia 2018 vote 'already agreed'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 23:36

Suspended Fifa president Sepp Blatter suggests the decision to give Russia the 2018 World Cup was decided before the vote.
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Syrian family in Russian airport limbo

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 16:46
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian family in Russian airport limbo
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VIDEO: Syrian boy who lives in an airport

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

The Ahmads, a Syrian family who fled from northern Iraq, have been stuck in an airport terminal in Moscow for six weeks.
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VIDEO: Caviar stashed in speeding hearse

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 22:20

Police in Russia stopped a hearse speeding on a highway - only to find half a ton of caviar stashed inside.
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Police seize hearse full of caviar

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 11:54

A speeding hearse carrying half a tonne of caviar is seized by Russian police.
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Syria rebels sceptical of Russia offer

Monday, October 26th 2015, 11:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Western-backed rebels in Syria say they will reject any offers of military assistance from Russia while it continues to bomb them.
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Syria rebels spurn Russian help offer

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 15:27
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

Western-backed Syrian rebels reject an offer of military support from Russia saying Moscow, a key ally of Syria's government, cannot be trusted.
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Russia 'ready to help Syria rebels'

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 14:26
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Russia says it is ready to help moderate US-backed rebels in Syria, in their fight against militant organisations like the Islamic State group.
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VIDEO: Why have Ukraine-Russia flights ended?

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 7:41
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will cease from midnight on Saturday after last-minute crisis talks failed.
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Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 4:22
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop at midnight on Saturday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect.
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Russia backs Syria opposition talks

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 19:32
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia backs talks between the Syrian government and the "full spectrum" of Syrian opposition, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.
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Nato war games keep Syria and Russia in mind

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 2:15
related countries: Syria Syria

How Nato is monitoring Syria-related threats
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Putin: Assad 'could work with rebels'

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 23:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria
related places: Is

Vladimir Putin claims the Syrian government could be ready to work with rebel groups that are willing to fight against the so-called Islamic State.
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VIDEO: Putin speech at Valdai conference

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 13:20

Russian President Vladimir Putin is delivering a keynote speech to political and business leaders at the annual Valdai International Discussion Club.
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Russia beefs up Kurils military base

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 11:33
related countries: Japan Japan

Russia says it will expand its military presence on the Kuril Islands, which lie off Japan's northern coast and are claimed by Japan.
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US pours scorn on Assad Moscow trip

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 5:09
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

The White House condemns a visit to Moscow by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, accusing Russia of putting on a "red carpet welcome".
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Australia senators query Putin emoji

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 3:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian senators grill foreign ministry officials over their boss Julie Bishop's use of a red-faced emoji to describe Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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VIDEO: Is Russia's Putin turning back the clock?

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 23:15

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg takes a closer look at what might be motivating Russian President Vladimir Putin's movements on the world stage.
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Man Utd 'on schedule' in Europe

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 23:01

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal says his team can qualify from Champions League Group B despite drawing at CSKA Moscow.
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CSKA Moscow 1-1 Manchester United

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 21:26

Anthony Martial rescues a point for Manchester United as they draw with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
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Assad in surprise visit to Moscow

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 15:20
related places: Moscow

Syria's President Assad has held talks with Russia's President Putin on a surprise visit to Moscow, his first foreign trip since civil war started in 2011.
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US-Russia deal to avoid Syria incidents

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 19:44
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US and Russia sign an agreement to minimise the risks of air incidents over Syria, officials from both countries say.
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Russia shrugs off US satellite anxiety

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 13:25
related countries: United States United States

Questions surround a Russian military satellite that manoeuvred close to two US ones but experts say the risk of collision is tiny.
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