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Tensions growing between Ankara and Washington as Turkey appears determined to buy the Russian S-400

Growing ties between the NATO member Turkey and Russia has started to trigger string negative reactions from the United States. Following Ankara’s refusal to cancel a deal with Moscow for purchasing the S-400 anti-missile systems, Washington mulls imposing punitive measures on Turkey.

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Russia and Iran discuss prospects of solving crisis in Syria

Russian President’s Special envoy to the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov discussed with Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei prospects of solving the crisis in Syria.

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Russia to expand its economic presence in Iran despite US sanctions

Denouncing unilateral US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Russia has declared that it will continue doing economic interactions with Iran despite pressures. After the creation of a European especial mechanism to help Iran circumvent the sanctions, Moscow shows willingness toward using the measure, while taking steps toward expanding its economic presence in Iran.

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Despite US pressures, Iran and Russia move toward strengthening economic cooperation

While the United States appears determined to pursue its policy of maximizing pressures on Iran, Tehran and Moscow are taking new steps to strengthen their cooperation in the economic sphere. Among other issues, Russia and Iran are moving toward realizing a free trade zone between each other.

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Taliban Officials To Hold Talks In Moscow With Prominent Afghan Figures

A delegation of Taliban officials was set to hold talks in Moscow with prominent Afghan figures, including former President Hamid Karzai, but no government officials.

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Russia demonstrates missile claiming no violation of INF – only to prove opposite

On January 23, the Russian Defense Ministry displayed in an Expo Center in Moscow its new 9M729 missile — claiming, contrary to U.S. assessments, that its characteristics do not violate the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

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US-Turkey talks on Syria intensify ahead of Erdogan’s meeting with Putin

US talks with Turkey over a safe zone in Syria have intensified this week ahead of a highly anticipated trip by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Moscow on Wednesday.

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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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