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Athlete: 'Russian doping denied me that winning moment'

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 18:01
related countries: China China

Goldie Sayers came fourth in the javelin at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and could now be set to get a bronze medal.
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IOC mulls Russia ban for Rio games

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 17:35

Russia must wait to learn if it can send a team to next month's Rio Olympics after calls for it to be barred for doping violations.
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Russian swimmers' reaction to possible Olympic ban

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 12:18
related places: Moscow

Russian swimmers at a competition outside Moscow give their views on the possible Rio Olympic ban, due to doping accusations.
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Russian doping: Olympic chiefs to decide on sanctions after McLaren report

Monday, July 18th 2016, 23:13

Russia should be banned from the Olympics and Paralympics after evidence of state-sponsored doping, says the World Anti-Doping Agency.
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Russia state-sponsored doping across majority of Olympic sports, claims report

Monday, July 18th 2016, 18:15

Russia operated state-sponsored doping for four years across the "vast majority" of summer and winter Olympic sports, says a new report.
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Russia doping: Wada to publish Sochi 2014 doping findings

Monday, July 18th 2016, 10:52

Russia could face calls for a complete Olympic ban if allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics are proven.
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Russia's FSB punishes graduates for flashy celebration

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 21:38

Russia's FSB security service says it will punish a group of new agents who allowed themselves to be photographed lavishly celebrating their graduation.
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Assad: No talks with Russia about leaving power

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 9:38
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says Russia has never talked to him about leaving power as part of any deal to end the conflict in his country.
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Syria conflict: Russian jets 'bomb refugee camp on Jordan border'

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 10:29
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

Jets bombed a Syrian refugee camp on the border with Jordan, killing at least eight people, activists say.
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Up, up and away: Russian attempts global balloon flight record

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 9:42
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Northam

Russian Fedor Konyukhov has lifted off Northam, western Australia, in his attempt to break the world record for a solo hot-air balloon flight around the globe.
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Russian helicopter shot down in Syria

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 7:03
related countries: Syria Syria

So-called Islamic State releases footage of what is believed to be a Russian helicopter being shot down near Palmyra, Syria.
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Two Russian pilots killed in helicopter downing in Syria

Saturday, July 9th 2016, 21:27
related countries: Syria Syria

Two Russian pilots are killed after their military helicopter is shot down by Islamic State fighters near the Syrian city of Palmyra, Moscow says.
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New arrivals reach International Space Station

Saturday, July 9th 2016, 15:05
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Russian, American and Japanese astronauts enter the International Space Station.
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Russia expels US diplomats in tit-for-tat row

Saturday, July 9th 2016, 13:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow, Washington, White House

Russia expels two US diplomats from Moscow, after the White House ordered two Russian embassy staff from Washington.
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US expels two Russian diplomats over Moscow 'attack'

Friday, July 8th 2016, 21:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Moscow

The US has expelled two Russian diplomats in response to an attack on an American diplomat in Moscow, the state department announces.
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Nato and Russia's tense relationship

Friday, July 8th 2016, 0:30
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Warsaw

Ahead of the Nato summit in Warsaw, Paul Adams explores how the alliance's increasingly tense relationship with Russia is set to dominate proceedings.
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Russia: Nato building 'new Iron Curtain'

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 23:21

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg speaks to Russia's ambassador to Nato, Alexander Grushko, who accuses the Western alliance of building a "new Iron Curtain".
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How happy are Russians with Brexit?

Monday, July 4th 2016, 11:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Moscow

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow on Russia's reaction to the UK leaving the European Union.
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Rio 2016: Ruling on clean Russian athletes going to Olympics due on 21 July

Monday, July 4th 2016, 10:12

Russian athletes who say they are not drug cheats may find out if they can compete at Rio 2016 just 15 days before the Olympics start.
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The lion herding sheep in Russia's Dagestan

Saturday, July 2nd 2016, 19:20

This lion's role on a farm in northern Russia will surprise you.
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Thawing out

Friday, July 1st 2016, 23:12
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's downing of a Russian jet led to frosty relations, but an apology has brought about a dizzyingly swift thaw, writes Sarah Rainsford.
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Yuliya Stepanova: Russian whistleblower can run at Olympics as neutral - IAAF

Friday, July 1st 2016, 12:14

Russian doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova is cleared by athletics chiefs to run as a "neutral" at this summer's Olympics.
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Russia's Putin lifts ban on charter holidays to Turkey

Thursday, June 30th 2016, 17:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin lifts curbs on Russian tour firms selling holidays in Turkey, as a row over the downing of a Russian jet is settled.
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Putin and Erdogan mend ties after Russia-Turkey jet incident

Wednesday, June 29th 2016, 11:42
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Erdogan

Vladimir Putin pushes for ties with Turkey to be restored, months after a Russian military jet was shot down by Turkey
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Poland to remove Soviet monuments

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 18:13
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland is to move more than 200 Soviet monuments to a new museum, but the plan is likely to anger Russia.
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Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise

Monday, June 27th 2016, 21:48
related countries: United States United States

Harassment against US diplomats by Russian security agents has been on the rise ever since sanctions were imposed two years ago, say officials.
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Turkey 'sorry for downing Russian jet'

Monday, June 27th 2016, 15:09
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkish President Erdogan apologises for downing of Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border in November, Moscow says
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Syria conflict: Russian air strikes target Aleppo rebels

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 11:52
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Russian and Syrian planes pound Syria's second-city of Aleppo in a night of strikes on the besieged rebel-held areas.
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Russia governor arrested over 'large bribe'

Friday, June 24th 2016, 22:23
related places: Moscow

Russian investigators arrest a regional governor, saying they caught him red-handed taking a €400,000 (£325,000; $444,500) bribe in a Moscow restaurant.
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Kremlin's chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 23:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia's most controversial journalists, hits back at Western media after being sanctioned for his coverage of Ukraine.
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Euro 2016: Russia fan leader Shprygin expelled from France again

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 0:19
related countries: France France

The French authorities expel controversial Russia fan leader Alexander Shprygin for a second time, after he re-entered the country for Euro 2016.
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'Last breath'

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 23:59
related places: Mir

In June 1997, astronauts on the Russian space station Mir faced disaster after the worst collision in the history of manned space flight.
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Rio 2016: Clean Russian athletes should compete for their country - Bach

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 19:24
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Clean Russian athletes should be able to compete for their country at Rio - if they pass extra doping checks, says the IOC.
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Russian fan leader Shprygin back in France at Euro 2016

Monday, June 20th 2016, 21:28
related countries: France France
related places: Moscow

Russian football fan leader Alexander Shprygin has been detained at a Euro 2016 match in France, two days after being expelled from the country, officials say.
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Anton Yelchin, Star Trek's Chekov, killed by his own car

Monday, June 20th 2016, 13:54

Anton Yelchin, the US Russian-born actor who played Chekov in the new Star Trek films, has been killed by his own car at his home in Los Angeles.
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US Nato general fears rapid Russian troop deployments

Monday, June 20th 2016, 11:47
related countries: United States United States

A top US commander says Russia can move large military forces to Eastern Europe faster than Nato.
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Russia Lake Syamozero: Children die after storm catches boating group

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 22:43

Fourteen people, mostly children, die after a storm catches a boating party on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia's Karelia region.
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Children die in Russian lake storm

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 22:37

Fourteen people, mostly children, die when a storm caught a boating party on Lake Syamozero in northern Russia's Karelia region.
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Orthodox Churches council opens on Crete despite Russia's absence

Sunday, June 19th 2016, 11:13

An historic gathering of Orthodox Churches opens on the Greek island of Crete, despite the absence of four denominations including the Russians.
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Doping: International Olympic Committee backs 'strong' IAAF stance on Russia

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 13:51

The International Olympic Committee has backed the "strong stance" taken by athletics' chiefs in extending Russia's ban from international competition.
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German minister warns Nato against 'warmongering'

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 13:42
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's foreign minister warns Nato against scaremongering after it conducts military exercises in Eastern Europe.
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Russian athletes ban is 'unfair', says Vladimir Putin

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 9:40

Vladimir Putin says it is unjust and unfair that Russian athletes remain banned from international competition, including the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
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Euro 2016: France to deport Russia fan chief Shprygin

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 4:07

France is to deport the far-right leader of the Russian football supporters' association and 19 of his fellow fans later on Saturday, after violence in Marseille.
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Dented pride

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 0:18
related places: Moscow

Russia prides itself on sporting prowess - but scandals have tarnished its reputation, as Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.
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Doping: Russian athletes remain banned from competition including Olympics

Friday, June 17th 2016, 19:23

Russian athletes remain banned from international competition, including Rio 2016, but demonstrably clean athletes can compete as neutrals.
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Russian athletics 'tainted from the top level down'

Friday, June 17th 2016, 17:23

The IAAF's Rune Andersen says Russian athletics "has been tainted by doping from the top level down."
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IAAF decision on Russia's inclusion at Rio

Friday, June 17th 2016, 8:19

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to decide whether Russia has reformed enough for an athletics ban for doping to be lifted.
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Euro 2016: France expels Russia far-right fan chief Shprygin

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 19:59
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

France is to deport the far-right leader of the Russian football supporters' association and 19 of his fellow fans after violence in Marseille.
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Syria conflict: Russia 'wants long-term Aleppo ceasefire'

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 9:56
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Russia calls for a long-term ceasefire in the divided northern Syrian city of Aleppo, hours after declaring a two-day pause in the fighting there.
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Russia doping: New Wada report reveals obstructions to testing

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 19:25

Anti-doping officials in Russia are being stopped from testing athletes, says a new World Anti-Doping Agency report.
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Euro 2016: Russia summons French ambassador after fan violence

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 19:05
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

France's ambassador to Moscow is summoned to the Russian foreign ministry after Russia sharply criticises French policing at Euro 2016.
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Kremlin's man

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 15:55

The head of Russia's football movement Alexander Shprygin is backed by the Kremlin and has voiced far-right views.
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Euro 2016: Will Russian hooligans attack in Lille?

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 6:49
related countries: France France

French authorities are on high alert in case of more violence between Russian and English supporters at the European Football Championship.
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Euro 2016: Russia given suspended disqualification

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 0:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia will be disqualified from Euro 2016 if there is crowd trouble at their remaining matches in France.
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Russia 'hacked Democrats data on Trump' says US

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 20:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Russian government hackers have breached the Democratic National Committee for opposition research on Donald Trump, officials say.
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UK raises concern over Lille security

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 11:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The FA has "serious concerns" about security in Lille, where England fans and Russian supporters are set to gather for this week's Euro 2016 matches, chairman Greg Dyke says.
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Euro 2016: Russia fans deported from France after violent scenes

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 10:51
related countries: France France

French authorities have started deporting Russia supporters from the country in response to repeated violence at Euro 2016.
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Hard core

Monday, June 13th 2016, 23:52

BBC correspondent Sarah Rainsford explains how Russian fans believe they have beaten their English counterparts at hooliganism.
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Euro 2016: 150 Russians 'behind' violence

Monday, June 13th 2016, 16:44
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Marseille

A group of "well-trained" Russian hooligans were behind the violence in Marseille when Russia played England in a Euro 2016 match, prosecutors say, as six England fans are jailed following disorder.
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French prosecutor: 'Russian hooligans came ready for violence'

Monday, June 13th 2016, 16:21
related countries: France France
related places: Marseille

A French prosecutor says there were around 150 Russian "hooligans" who travelled to Marseille "well-prepared for violence".
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Euro 2016: England and Russia given disqualification warning

Sunday, June 12th 2016, 18:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Uefa has threatened to disqualify England and Russia from Euro 2016 if there is further violence, following clashes in Marseille.
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Nadia Savchenko: 'They tried to break me'

Friday, June 10th 2016, 3:56
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian fighter pilot sentenced to 22 years in a Russian jail, returned home to Ukraine just over two weeks ago after a pardon from President Putin.
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Art or arson?

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 1:21

Pyotr Pavlensky was released by a Russian court after a bizarre trial involving a burnt door, a guard dog and a hefty fine.
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Pavlensky Russian trial: Bizarre case of performance artist

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 1:21

The bizarre case of a Russian performance artist
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Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky fined and freed

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 0:52

Russian court frees Pyotr Pavlensky
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VIDEO: Russian artist fined and freed

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 0:52

Russian court frees Pyotr Pavlensky
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Russian PM: 'No money for pensions, but have a good day!'

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 23:14

Russian PM comments to pensioner spark uproar
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Sharapova banned for two years

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 20:43

Russia's Maria Sharapova is suspended for two years by the International Tennis Federation after failing a drugs test.
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Chess legend Korchnoi dies aged 85

Monday, June 6th 2016, 17:20
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Chess grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi, who defected from Russia to the West in 1976, has died in Switzerland aged 85.
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Syrian troops 'advance on IS capital'

Saturday, June 4th 2016, 11:45
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Is

Syrian troops, backed by Russian air power, cross into Raqqa province, nearing the self-styled capital of so-called Islamic State, UK-based activists say.
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MH17 prosecutors want Russian answers

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 21:28

Prosecutors seek to put pressure on Russia to give information about the downing of Flight MH17 in 2014, in which 298 people were killed.
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Poland to sign up 35,000 paramilitaries

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 12:34
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland says it will start recruiting in September for a new 35,000-strong paramilitary defence force because of tensions with Russia.
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Twitter restores Putin parody account

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 17:47
related countries: Estonia Estonia

A popular account that pokes fun at the Russian president goes back online after an outcry from the real Estonian president and others.
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VIDEO: Child pulled from Idlib strike rubble

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 3:36
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey
related places: Idlib

Turkey has accused Russia of bombing a hospital and a mosque in the Syrian city of Idlib.
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Air strikes 'kill 23' in Syria's Idlib

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 10:54
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Idlib

At least 23 people have been killed by air strikes overnight on the rebel-held city of Idlib, in north-western Syria, activists say.
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Putin visits all-male Orthodox enclave

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 16:55
related countries: Greece Greece

Russian President Vladimir Putin joins celebrations to mark 1,000 years of Russian monks at the monastic enclave of Mount Athos in Greece.
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Greek PM condemns Russia sanctions

Friday, May 27th 2016, 23:27
related countries: Greece Greece, Ukraine Ukraine

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Western sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine are "not productive".
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VIDEO: Russia will 'respond if we see rockets'

Friday, May 27th 2016, 22:40
related countries: United States United States

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has said Russia might be forced to respond to US moves in Europe.
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Russian girl's suicide prompts national debate

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 23:19

Girl's story prompts suicide debate in Russia
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VIDEO: Warm welcome for Ukraine's Savchenko

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 19:19
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Moscow, Savchenko

Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow.
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Jailed Ukrainian freed in prisoner swap

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 16:18
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Russia releases jailed Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko in a prisoner exchange also involving two Russian nationals convicted in Kiev last month.
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New tests find Russian athletes positive

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 22:34
related countries: China China

The Russian Olympic Committee says 14 of its athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics have tested positive for doping during re-tests of their samples.
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