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Shipwreck claim: Police probe Shinil Group over 'Russian treasure find'

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 11:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Shinil Group is accused of fraud after it claimed to have found a lost Russian ship.
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US senator's 'controversial' Russia talks

Monday, August 6th 2018, 16:54
related countries: United States United States

An American delegation meets Russian senators just days after US security chiefs said Russia was continuing efforts to undermine their democracy.
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Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

Monday, August 6th 2018, 14:49

It is his most direct comment so far on the purpose of Trump Jr's talks with a Kremlin-linked lawyer.
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Actor Steven Seagal made special US-Russia envoy

Sunday, August 5th 2018, 6:58
related countries: United States United States

The action film star, who was granted Russian citizenship in 2016, is to improve ties with the US.
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Russian helicopter crash kills 18 in Siberia

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 11:22

An MI-8 helicopter goes down in north-western Siberia, killing everyone on board.
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American lone sailor held in far east Russia near Alaska

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 13:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

Border guards in Chukotka hold an American who turned up in a dinghy.
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Three Moscow sisters accused of murdering abusive father

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 12:54

Three teenagers are accused of killing their father in a frenzied knife attack.
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US accuses Russia of 'pervasive' election meddling

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 18:22
related countries: United States United States

Intelligence chiefs say the threat is real, but does not seem directed at a single party.
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Cat stolen from Russian museum found after social outcry

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 13:29

Behemoth, the resident cat at a Russian museum, has been returned to his home after he was stolen on Wednesday
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Trump demands Russia probe end 'right now'

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 18:58

The president said his former campaign manager, now on trial, is being treated worse than Al Capone.
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Stranded Russian climber 'hallucinated' during Pakistan ordeal

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 14:57
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Alexander Gukov battled avalanches on a Pakistani peak as he waited for six days to be rescued.
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Central African Republic: Russian journalists die in ambush

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 18:10
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic

The journalists were killed in an attack on their vehicle late on Monday night, officials say.
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Slovakia alarmed by pro-Putin Night Wolves bikers' base

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 15:19
related countries: Slovakia Slovakia

The Russian nationalist Night Wolves bikers now have a military-style base in Slovakia.
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Stranded Russian climber rescued after six-day ordeal in Pakistan

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 11:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Alexander Gukov is airlifted by Pakistani helicopter pilots after being stranded in the Karakorams.
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Russia World Cup: Pussy Riot protesters detained on leaving jail

Monday, July 30th 2018, 18:12

The activists served 15 days for storming on to the pitch during the World Cup final in Russia.
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Russian ministry spokeswoman turns songwriter

Monday, July 30th 2018, 14:47

Foreign Ministry's Maria Zakharova pens lyrics for popular Russian singer.
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Evidence of torture in Russia prison

Monday, July 30th 2018, 1:54

A video showing more than a dozen prison officers beating a prisoner prompted demands for justice.
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Russian outcry over prison brutality video

Monday, July 30th 2018, 0:37

A leaked video showed Russian prison guards viciously beating an inmate in handcuffs.
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Protesters rally over Russian pension age

Saturday, July 28th 2018, 12:08

Protesters say that raising the age means many won't even live to see the payment.
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Trump 'open' to new Putin summit in Moscow

Friday, July 27th 2018, 17:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, White House

The second summit invite comes two days after the White House said it would delay Mr Putin's US visit.
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Michael Cohen claims Trump 'knew of Russian lawyer meeting'

Friday, July 27th 2018, 12:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president's former lawyer claims Donald Trump knew of a 2016 meeting with influential Russians.
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Rare witness to horror of Stalin's Gulag prisons dies

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 15:22

Vasily Kovalyov survived beatings in the harshest icy prisons in Russia's far east.
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Russia missile spy probe: Scientist held

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 9:07

A 74-year-old Russian physicist is in jail, suspected of leaking missile secrets to Nato.
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Arkady Babchenko: The fake murder

Monday, July 23rd 2018, 10:22

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko on the plot to fake his own assassination.
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Carter Page denies FBI claims he was Russian agent

Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 18:50

Documents show the FBI believed Carter Page was "collaborating and conspiring" with Russia in 2016.
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Waterspout over Black Sea in Russia

Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 13:59

The rare phenomenon appeared off the coast of a seaside town.
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Trump-Russia: Carter Page surveillance documents released

Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 13:38

The documents show the FBI believed Carter Page was "collaborating and conspiring" with Russia.
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Ukraine crisis: US to give Kiev $200m in defence support

Saturday, July 21st 2018, 4:13
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

Ukraine has been fighting Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country since 2014.
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Trump Putin: Incredulity as Russian leader is invited to visit US

Friday, July 20th 2018, 13:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

"That's going to be special!" a top US intelligence official says, laughing at the announcement.
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Maria Butina: Russian gun activist at heart of US Kremlin row

Thursday, July 19th 2018, 23:04
related countries: United States United States

Maria Butina, a Russian pro-gun activist with ties to a Russian banker and former senator, has been held in the USA pending trial on conspiracy charges.
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Trump rejects proposal for Russia to interrogate US citizens

Thursday, July 19th 2018, 21:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US rejects President Putin's call to question US citizens, including a former Moscow ambassador.
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Russian ambassadors react to Trump remarks at Helsinki summit

Thursday, July 19th 2018, 17:21
related countries: Finland Finland, United States United States
related places: Helsinki, Trump

Steve Rosenberg hears from ambassadors "amazed" at how Russia-US relations are being portrayed negatively.
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Trump: I hold Putin responsible over election meddling

Thursday, July 19th 2018, 11:29
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump says he considers President Putin responsible for any Russian interference in US elections.
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Maria Butina: Alleged Russia agent 'offered sex for job'

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 19:39
related countries: United States United States

The 29-year-old allegedly lived with an American while "under the direction and control" of Russia.
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Russian warship Dimitrii Donskoi 'found off South Korea'

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 16:59
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The vessel is rumoured to have been carrying gold when it sank 113 years ago - but no proof exists.
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Trump Putin: US president reverses remark on Russia meddling

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 10:33
related countries: United States United States

The US president now says he accepts the view that Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
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MH17 victims' father condemns Trump over Russian 'lie'

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 3:11

Anthony Maslin delivers a scathing attack on the president over his attitude towards Russia.
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ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 12:08

The ECHR condemns Russia over the Pussy Riot and murdered journalist Anna Politkovskaya cases.
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Trump-Putin summit: US president under fire over poll meddling comments

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 9:13
related countries: United States United States

The US president defended Russia over claims it interfered in the 2016 US election.
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Putin laughs off Mueller indictment in Fox News interview

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 4:29
related countries: United States United States

The president is handed the document, which accuses Russia of interfering in the US election.
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'Fierce and angry' protest tattoos from a Russia prison

Monday, July 16th 2018, 21:45

Designs by Oleg Navalny, the brother of opposition leader Alexei, have been gaining popularity.
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Russian woman charged with spying in the US

Monday, July 16th 2018, 21:05
related countries: United States United States

Maria Butina is accused of infiltrating political groups on behalf of Russia, prosecutors say.
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Trump sides with Russia against FBI at Helsinki summit

Monday, July 16th 2018, 20:53
related countries: Finland Finland, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president contradicts intelligence agencies over claims of interference in the US election.
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Trump: 'I didn't know Putin; there was nobody to collude with'

Monday, July 16th 2018, 17:28
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump responds to questions about his campaign colluding with Russia during the 2016 US election.
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Trump-Putin summit: US leader hails 'good start' in Helsinki

Monday, July 16th 2018, 14:10
related countries: Finland Finland, United States United States
related places: Helsinki

Mr Trump held two hours of closed-door talks in his first summit with the Russian president.
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In pictures: A history of US-Russian summits

Monday, July 16th 2018, 13:15
related countries: United States United States

As President Trump meets Vladimir Putin, we look back at the history of summits between the two powers.
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Trump-Putin summit: Why is it a big deal?

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 23:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Why

The US and Russian presidents will hold their first summit and the world will be closely watching.
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How France reacted to World Cup win

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 17:50
related countries: Croatia Croatia, France France
related places: Moscow, Paris

Fans in Paris danced and let off flares as their national team beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow.
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World Cup 2018: France beat Croatia 4-2 in World Cup final

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 17:28
related countries: Croatia Croatia, France France
related places: Moscow

France win the World Cup for the second time by beating Croatia 4-2 in a tremendous final in Moscow.
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Donald Trump: European Union is a foe on trade

Sunday, July 15th 2018, 15:50
related countries: United States United States

The US president says EU states have taken advantage of the US and do not pay their Nato bills.
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World Cup through the eyes of young Russia

Saturday, July 14th 2018, 23:07

From rappers to young professionals, how was it for them?
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White House: Trump-Putin summit 'is on' after hacking indictment

Saturday, July 14th 2018, 2:27
related countries: Finland Finland, United States United States
related places: Helsinki

The US says the Helsinki meeting will happen despite new charges of Russian election interference.
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Twelve Russians charged with US 2016 election hack

Friday, July 13th 2018, 20:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Democrat

The dozen allegedly used spear phishing emails and malware and hacked voter data on a state website.
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World Cup 2018: Kenya outrage at MPs' trip

Thursday, July 12th 2018, 14:31
related countries: United States United States

The two-week trip to Russia is estimated to cost hundreds of thousands of US dollars.
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Greece 'orders expulsion of two Russian diplomats'

Wednesday, July 11th 2018, 10:24

Two Russians ordered out amid claims they tried to undermine national security, local media say.
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Trump: Germany is totally controlled by Russia

Wednesday, July 11th 2018, 9:26
related countries: Germany Germany

President Trump tells Nato chief that Germany is under the control of Russia because of its gas imports.
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What does Russian media think about the Novichok poisonings?

Tuesday, July 10th 2018, 23:03

Here's just six of the theories being circulated by Russia's broadcast and print outlets.
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World Cup: Which fans made the journey to Russia?

Tuesday, July 10th 2018, 6:03

Rajini Vaidyanathan set herself a challenge to get photos or videos with fans from as many countries as possible who are in Russia for the World Cup.
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How are disabled fans finding accessibility in Russia?

Monday, July 9th 2018, 14:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An England fan with limited mobility tests out Russia's provision for fans with disabilities.
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World Cup 2018: 'Russia dream over but nation's hope restored'

Sunday, July 8th 2018, 8:01

Russia were eliminated from the World Cup at the quarter-final stage, but their display as hosts has made a country fall in love with its national team again.
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Russian artists on culture, identity and censorship

Saturday, July 7th 2018, 23:28

Influential artists reflect on their lives and how changes in society have affected their work.
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Footballing priest saves goals and leads prayers

Saturday, July 7th 2018, 2:37

Father Timothy is praying for Russia to land a place in the World Cup semi-finals.
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China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs

Friday, July 6th 2018, 18:26
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump

China files a WTO complaint and Russia imposes tariffs in retaliation for US measures.
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Sado Opera: The queer Russian party band with no borders

Friday, July 6th 2018, 2:36
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Meeting the queer performance band Sado Opera who left behind oppression and bigotry in their native Russia for a new life in Berlin.
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Amesbury poisoning: Couple 'handled contaminated item'

Thursday, July 5th 2018, 21:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amesbury

Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess are critically ill after being exposed to the Novichok nerve agent.
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Syria war: Rebels to resume truce talks after warplanes pound south

Thursday, July 5th 2018, 18:04
related countries: Syria Syria

Rebels agree to resume negotiations on a truce following a day of intense air and artillery strikes.
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World Cup fails to quell Russian anger over pension reform

Wednesday, July 4th 2018, 23:54

Far from enjoying a World Cup bounce, Mr Putin's ratings have gone down since the World Cup began.
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Russian mother faces jail for trying to sell son's seizure gel

Wednesday, July 4th 2018, 21:17

The parent of a seriously ill child faces a prison term in Russia for trying to sell on medication.
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Russian women duped in sexist videos by Brazil fans

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 10:25
related countries: Botswana Botswana, Brazil Brazil, Portugal Portugal

Russian women, tricked by Brazilian fans to say crude words in Portuguese on camera, are now being shamed by extremists.
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Russian football fans celebrate

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 4:01

Historic moment for Russia as they get through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time in 48 years.
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Russia stun Spain to reach World Cup quarter-finals

Sunday, July 1st 2018, 22:01
related countries: Spain Spain

Igor Akinfeev saves two spot-kicks as hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.
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World Cup 2018: Wild celebrations across Russia after hosts beat Spain

Sunday, July 1st 2018, 21:09
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Samara

How did Russia celebrate a famous World Cup win over Spain? BBC Sport's Patrick Jennings found out watching from a bar in Samara.
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Day of The Dead comes to Russia

Saturday, June 30th 2018, 13:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican football fans celebrate their culture with a carnival at the World Cup.
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World Cup 2018: What went wrong for African teams in Russia?

Friday, June 29th 2018, 14:45

All African teams are out of the World Cup. So what is to blame: bad luck, VAR or a lack of flair?
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Trump-Putin summit to be held in Finland on 16 July

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 14:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Washington

Details of the time and venue come a day after the summit was announced by the US and Russia.
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OPCW chemical watchdog gains power to assign blame

Wednesday, June 27th 2018, 16:29

The world's chemical weapons body can now assign blame for attacks, despite Russian protests.
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World Cup 2018: The Indian who cycled to Russia to meet Messi

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 23:11
related countries: India India
related places: Moscow

Clifin Francis took a bike to meet his hero and is now just days away from Moscow.
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World Cup 2018: Russian media mock 'husband-hunters'

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 17:36

Burger King offering a reward to women who get pregnant by players adds to wave of sexism.
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World Cup 2018: How to party like a Russian

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 2:51

With Russia virtually in the World Cup second round, thousands of people partied through the night.
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World Cup 2018: 'Safe space' for Russia LGBT football fans shut

Sunday, June 17th 2018, 16:47

The organisers of the initiative in the Russian city of St Petersburg blame a "political attack".
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Footage shows Moscow crash driver flee scene

Sunday, June 17th 2018, 10:53

The driver of a taxi runs from the scene after ploughing through pedestrians in the Russian capital.
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Moscow crash taxi driver 'feared crowd lynching'

Sunday, June 17th 2018, 8:16

Seven people were injured after a taxi veered onto a crowded pavement in the Russian capital.
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Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow injuring eight

Sunday, June 17th 2018, 4:38
related places: Moscow

Video posted on social media shows the taxi veered onto a crowded pavement before coming to a halt.
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World Cup 2018: Your guide to Russian football insults

Saturday, June 16th 2018, 23:06

Getting frustrated with your teams performance at the World Cup? Here's some Russian football insults for you.
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Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky dies at 87

Saturday, June 16th 2018, 15:17

He made his name by popularising pieces which were all but banned in the former Soviet Union.
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Nigerian football fans embrace Russia ahead of World Cup

Saturday, June 16th 2018, 0:20
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Nigeria Nigeria
related places: Moscow

Hundreds of Nigerian fans have arrived in Moscow ahead of the their country's match against Croatia.
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