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Austria arrests second spy for Russia in a week: media reports

Authorities in Austria have arrested a second alleged spy for Russia in a week, according to media reports. Several Austrian news outlets reported on Monday that police had arrested an Austrian counterintelligence officer on suspicion of passing classified information to Russian intelligence.

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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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Austrian colonel transferred information about NATO to Russia, newspaper says

The retired Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia attended NATO seminars and transferred information obtained there to Russian special services, Salzburger Nachrichten daily reported on Friday.

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Pussy Riot activists lend star power to campaign for Hong Kong freedoms

Members of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot joined Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners on Saturday to defend freedom of expression as Beijing tightens its grip on the semi-autonomous city.

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China cancels military talks with U.S. in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment

China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing and postponed joint military talks in protest against a U.S. decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for buying Russian fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system.

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China protests as US imposes sanctions over Russian arms deal

China has summoned the American ambassador and the defence attache and recalled its navy commander from a US trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment.

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Russia’s Putin to plan meeting with Mexico’s president-elect: Tass

Russian President Vladimir Putin is looking into a possible meeting with Mexican President-Elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador late this year in Mexico or Argentina, Russian news agency Tass reported on Tuesday.

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US forces conduct live-fire exercise in Syria in warning to Russia

U.S. Marines conducted a live-fire, aerial assault exercise in southern Syria on Friday designed to warn Russian and other military forces to stay away from an American base there.

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France Accuses Russia Of Spying On Military Communications Satellite In Space

A Russian satellite attempted last year to spy on a satellite providing secure communications for the French and Italian militaries, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said on September 7.

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Russian Extradited To U.S. To Face Charges Over Hacking Of Wall Street Firms

Georgia has extradited a Russian man to the United States to face charges that he took part in a massive computer hacking scheme that targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co and other Wall Street firms, U.S. prosecutors announced on September 7.

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Iran, Russia, Turkey Leaders Urge "Negotiated Political Process" On Idlib

Amidst extreme tensions ratcheting up over the past days as Russian and Syrian forces have initiated their final assault on al-Qaeda held Idlib, the presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey are meeting in what’s broadly described as a “high stakes summit” in Tehran on Friday.

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Putin to attend Syria peace talks in Iran

Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend Syria peace talks with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts in Tehran next week, the Kremlin says.

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Cold War

Russia will flex its military muscles and hold the biggest war games since the Cold War era next month, including almost 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, the Russian defense ministry said Tuesday, leading NATO to warn of a “more assertive Russia.”

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U.S. Revives Navy Fleet To Counter Russian Presence In North Atlantic

The U.S. Navy has formally re-established its 2nd Fleet as a result of a renewed focus on the North Atlantic Ocean, where the Russian military has been operating with increasing frequency in a way not seen since the Cold War.

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White House counsel interviewed for 30 hours in Russia probe – NYT

The White House’s top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

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