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There’s Nothing Progressive about a Multipolar World

It’s become a pillar of both progressive and internationalist foreign-policy vision: to be multipolar means a safer, better, and more prosperous future. Speaking at the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—who earlier in her tenure called the United States the “indispensable nation”—shifted gears to embrace a multipolar future.

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FBI arrests Russian over exports of defense-restricted goods

Russia demanded an explanation from the United States on Saturday over the arrest of one of its nationals, amid tensions between the two countries after Moscow held a U.S.

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New Year ceasefire enters into force in Donbass

The ceasefire in Donbass timed for New Year and Christmas holidays has entered into force at 1:01am Moscow time on December 29. The ceasefire agreement was reached on December 27 during the videoconference of the Contact Group’s subgroup on security.

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Merkel Presses Putin In Phone Call On Detained Ukrainian Sailors

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a call discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, with Merkel pressing Putin on the continued detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors seized by Moscow’s forces in the Kerch Strait.

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Anti-doping experts denied access to data in Moscow

Russia’s anti-doping body might soon face another ban over the massive 2015 doping scandal after a team sent by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was blocked from completing a key mission in Moscow.

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Russian spacewalkers take sample of mystery hole at space station

Using knives and shears, a pair of Russian spacewalkers Tuesday cut samples of material around a mysterious hole in a Soyuz spacecraft docked on the International Space Station that a Moscow official suggested could have been deliberate sabotage.

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US accuses Russia of lying on Syria attack to undermine truce

The United States and Britain accused Russia on Friday of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels and warned Moscow against undermining a shaky truce.

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Mueller is about to drop major new details about 3 of the most important players in the Russia probe

The special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has told defense lawyers in recent weeks that it is “tying up loose ends” in the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and whether members of President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow, Yahoo News reported.

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Austria summons Russian ambassador over arrest of alleged army spy

The Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian ambassador to Vienna on Friday, following the arrest of a retired Austrian Army colonel who allegedly spied for Moscow for more than two decades.

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US ‘not successful’ at reaching desired relations with Russia so far, says Pompeo

The United States have not managed to reach desired relations with Russia so far, because Washington still has to combat Moscow’s “malign activity”, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated in an interview with the NBC channel, quotes from which were published on Saturday.

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Moscow, Washington at odds over Iran’s presence in Syria

Amid the US pressures to limit the scope of Iran’s activities in Syria and its attempts to convince Russia to play a role in this regard, Moscow once again calls Iran’s presence in Syria lawful and legitimate.

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Trump says ‘not considering’ lifting Russia sanctions, still accused of ‘treason’

US President Donald Trump set tongues wagging when he admitted he could potentially “consider” lifting sanctions on Russia if Moscow ever makes concessions and does something “good” for Washington on issues like Syria and Ukraine.

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Greece accuses Russia of bribery and meddling in its affairs

The abrupt deterioration in relations between Greece and Russia has intensified after Athens publicly accused Moscow of attempting to bribe state officials and meddle in the country’s internal affairs.

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Russian Envoy Suggests NATO Prevents Allies From Urging UK to Probe Skripal Case

The discipline of NATO does not let the alliance’s members to strongly pressure London to release proof on Salisbury incident which would back its accusations against Moscow, Russian Ambassador the United Kingdom Alexander Yakovenko said.

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Ambassador: Russia is unable to force a complete Iranian withdrawal

On Monday, the Russian ambassador to Israel, Anatoly Viktorov, said that his country would try to persuade Iran to remove its forces from Syria “but Moscow cannot force that on Iran.”On Monday, the Russian ambassador to Israel, Anatoly Viktorov, said that his country would try to persuade Iran to remove its forces from Syria “but Moscow cannot force that on Iran.”

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