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Mystery Russian “instrument”: is there an imminent arms race in space?

The United States this week accused Russia of having tested an anti-satellite weapon in space, a charge Moscow has denied, saying the device was...
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Russia rejects US and UK claims of anti-satellite weapon as ‘propaganda’

Russia on Friday dismissed accusations from the United States and Britain that it had tested an anti-satellite weapon in space as "propaganda".Moscow responded after...
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Turkey, Russia discuss Libya war ceasefire

Turkish and Russian delegations met on Wednesday in Turkey’s capital to discuss the war in Libya and agreed to press ahead with efforts for...
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Iranian-Indian-Russian Push: Alternative to Suez & BRI?

Iran, together with India and Russia, is pushing forward with a sea and rail corridor that could substantially reduce the time and cost of...
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Russian electoral hijack: British MPs furious at government

British lawmakers on Tuesday slammed the government for failing to look into any Russian meddling into UK politics, particularly the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum,...
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Report affirms Russian election interference in Britain

Russia has weaponized information as part of a broad and long-running effort to interfere in the British political system and sow discord, and those...
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In Russia, anti-Kremlin protests reach fever pitch

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Russia's Far East in a rare show of defiance against the Kremlin to protest...
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Did Russia hack Covid vaccine research? UK, US and Canada think so

Britain, the United States and Canada on Thursday risked worsening fraught diplomatic ties with Russia by accusing Moscow-linked hackers of targeting labs in their...
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US may sanction companies working on Russian pipelines

The Trump administration on Wednesday hardened its efforts to prevent the completion of new German-Russian and Turkish-Russian natural gas pipelines by warning companies involved...
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China’s growing power in Central Asia & Middle East: Challenge for the US

China's increasing presence on the international scene is an undeniable threat to the US-led world order. Critical to China's emergence as a major power...
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UN aid to Syria hangs in the balance pending Russian decision

Displaced Syrians relying on humanitarian assistance voiced alarm after regime ally Russia tried to reduce cross-border aid to millions in the northwest of the...
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Arrest of Russian governor under murder charge causes chaos

Russia on Thursday arrested and charged the popular governor of a far eastern region on suspicion of ordering the murder of several businessmen 15...
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‘Mind your own business’: Russia tells the US over media freedom row

Moscow has angrily told the US embassy to "mind your own business" after Washington's diplomatic mission raised concern about curbs on media freedom in...
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First sanctions imposed by UK feature Russians and Saudis

The UK on Monday identified 49 "notorious" individuals and organisations, 25 of them Russian and 20 Saudis, to be sanctioned under its first post-Brexit...
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Russia and the United States united over Hagia Sophia

Russian officials and the Orthodox church on Monday urged caution over calls in Turkey to alter the status of the Hagia Sophia, the historic...
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After unleashing bounty hunters, Putin hints that US embassy staff is homosexual

President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the U.S. embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the...
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Russo-Taliban ties: Did the Russians really offer bounty for the Americans?

The New York Times' latest fake news provocation alleging that Russia's military-intelligence agency GRU solicited the Taliban (officially designated as "terrorists" by Moscow) to...
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Congrats and grumblings pour in on Putin victory in Russian constitutional vote

The Kremlin on Thursday hailed as a "triumph" overwhelming backing in a Russian constitutional vote on reforms to extend President Vladimir Putin's rule. The...
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US in desperate need of Pakistan as leaks reveal Russian Intelligence paying cheques to...

As expected, the controversy over Russia’s alleged bounties for killing American and NATO troops in Afghanistan is steadily snowballing. The New York Times has...
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Putin may be invited to G7 summit – despite Russian bounty hunters

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday left the door open to President Vladimir Putin attending a US summit but insisted the administration has...
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Elevated radiation levels over Northern Europe: Russia dismisses rumours of any radioactive mishap

Reports of slightly elevated radiation levels over Northern Europe were blamed on Moscow by Western media – accusations that appear to stem from a...
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Despite lofty claims, Trump is unable to mend chasm in US-Russia relations

Donald Trump has spent much of the past four years musing about warmer ties with Russia. But explosive new allegations show that relations may...
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Trump debunks Russian attacks on troops stationed in Afghanistan

The New York Times story alleging that Russia paid Afghan militants to kill US troops is “probably just another phony Times hit job, just...
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Hidden strategic objectives of New York Times’ fake news on Russia & Taliban

The New York Times' fake news provocation alleging that Russia solicited the Taliban to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan aims to disrupt the country's...
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Cornered India can not expect Russian help after humiliation by China: Andrew Korybko

Andrew Korybko gives his insights into how Russia is positioning itself in the conflict between China and India. As reports of the situation in...
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Russian elections on Thursday as Putin rule for life looms

Russians will cast votes on Thursday as early votes in a nationwide ballot on constitutional reforms that could see President Vladimir Putin remain in...
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Indo-China crisis: Russia treading on a dangerous path of satisfying adversaries in the conflict

Nobody should have the false expectation that the virtual Foreign Minister's meeting between the Russian, Chinese, and Indian dignitaries, nor the presence of the...
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India realizes RIC Meet’s importance: will Russia be able to rescue India?

There is a curious hype among Indian analysts over the Russia-India-China videoconference of foreign ministers taking place today. Even the compulsive detractors of processes...
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China unlikely to rejoin nuclear talks with US: Russia

US expectations that China will join nuclear arms control talks are unrealistic, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, noting the only way forward...
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Russia takes on Europe in war of ideas about World War 2

The Kremlin has become entrenched in a war of words with Europe over the legacy of World War II, as both sides accuse each...

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