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Five years ago Russia held ‘referendum’ and annexed Crimea

On March 16, 2014, Russia held a “referendum on the status of Crimea,” which was illegal from the point of view of the international community. Official Minsk, like most countries of the world, did not recognize its results

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Railway to Connect Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey Russia

Pakistan’s Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Saturday that Pakistan railways will connect Iran, Afghanistan Turkey and Russia through rail link, according to Pakistani media reports.

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Process of S-400 delivery to Turkey goes smoothly — Rostec

The process of delivering Russia’s S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey goes very smoothly, director for international cooperation and regional policy at Russia’s Rostec defense and technology company Viktor Kladov told Defense News in an interview published on Friday.

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Donald Trump warns against ‘socialist nightmare’ at conservative conference

In a speech laced with sarcasm and his characteristic “off script” style, US President Donald Trump targeted special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and Democrat lawmakers at a conservative conference on Saturday.

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The CIA Predicted Disaster in Vietnam. Why Did No One Listen?

No American president—no chief executive of a Western democratic country—has displayed so much open disdain for the professional intelligence services of his own government as Donald J.

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Russia’s UN envoy urges US to stop ‘force-feeding’ Venezuela with aid

The United States should unfreeze Venezuela’s assets instead of going ahead with its hypocritical attempts to deliver aid to Venezuela, which look more like “force-feeding,” Russia’s UN envoy Vasily Nebenzya said.

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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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U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad – U.S. commander

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday.

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Nuclear fears haunt leaders with U.S.-Russian arms pact’s demise

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of a landmark arms control treaty with Russia is turning the worst fears of a dangerous weapons race into reality.

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Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg

Part of the roof and several floors of a university building in Russia’s second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties.

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Russians Told To "Prepare For Worst Outcome" As US Prepares New Sanctions

A bipartisan team of US senators is preparing to hit Russia with additional sanctions over its 2016 US election interference and military operations in Syria and Ukraine.

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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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Ahead of the Astana summit, Iran, Turkey and Russia clarify their positions on the Syrian issue

Ahead of a new round of Syria talks within the framework of Astana peace process, Iran, Russia and Turkey, as the three guarantors of the Syrian cease fire increase their diplomatic efforts regarding the war-torn Arab country. While Moscow and Ankara declare reaching decisive measures on the fate of northern Syria, Iran urges unauthorized foreign forces to leave the Syrian territories.

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Japanese crab fishing boat seized by Russian authorities

A crab fishing boat from the western Japan prefecture of Shimane has been seized by Russian authorities in the Sea of Japan for allegedly fishing illegally in Russia’s exclusive economic zone, prefectural officials said Saturday.

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US pulling out of the INF treaty rewards Putin, hurts NATO

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday the United States will suspend participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty — an agreement the US signed with Russia in 1987 that helped slow the arms race.

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Mueller investigation is almost finished, says acting attorney general

The special counsel’s Russia investigation is “close to being completed”, the acting attorney general said Monday in the first official sign that the investigation may be wrapping up.

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