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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Approves New Naval Strategy US Considers Threat

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Approves New Naval Strategy US Considers Threat

Putin’s decree also points out that Russia’s navy is “one of the most effective tools of strategic (nuclear and non-nuclear) containment, including in preventing a global strike.”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin’s Syrian Zugzwang

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin’s Syrian Zugzwang

Putin’s attempts to satisfy his own ambitions and restore the image of the super state will result in strained relations with those states of the region which are the important economic partners of Russia, first of all, Turkey and Israel.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Visits Veteran Rights Activist Lyudmila Alekseyeva on Her 90th Birthday

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Visits Veteran Rights Activist Lyudmila Alekseyeva on Her 90th Birthday

“For my whole life I was doing hell-knows-what and now the president comes to congratulate me. Before, such things never happened,” RIA Novosti quoted Alekseyeva as saying.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Ready to Retaliate After Meeting US on Diplomatic Row: Russia Says

RUSSIA POLITICS: Ready to Retaliate After Meeting US on Diplomatic Row: Russia Says

Russia wanted to resume regular dialogue with the United States about strategic stability too, it said, saying it was up to Washington to make a move on the issue.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian, Tajikistani Militaries Start Massive Military Drills

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian, Tajikistani Militaries Start Massive Military Drills

“The military of Russia and Tajikistan are participating jointly for the first time in a snap readiness check,” said Colonel Yaroslav Roshchupkin, the assistant commander of Russia’s Central Military District

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RUSSIA POLITICS: War Legacy: US WWII Tanks Retrieved from Barents Sea in Russia (VIDEO)

RUSSIA POLITICS: War Legacy: US WWII Tanks Retrieved from Barents Sea in Russia (VIDEO)

Two US tanks deployed in the Second World War were retrieved from the Barents Sea near the Kildin Island. Watch the video of War Legacy: US WWII Tanks.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Criticism of Trump Jr. for Talking With Russian Lawyer ‘Wild’, Overblown: Lavrov Russian FM

RUSSIA POLITICS: Criticism of Trump Jr. for Talking With Russian Lawyer ‘Wild’, Overblown: Lavrov Russian FM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says, “I was amazed to find out that Trump’s son is accused of talking to her [Natalia Veselnitskaya].”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia’s New Deadly ICBMs Can ‘Rip US Air Defenses Apart’: Russian Deputy PM

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia’s New Deadly ICBMs Can ‘Rip US Air Defenses Apart’: Russian Deputy PM

“These weapons are able to clear the United States’ missile defense both of today and of tomorrow – and even of the day after tomorrow,” Rogozin said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Navalny Set Free After 25 Days in Jail

RUSSIA POLITICS: Navalny Set Free After 25 Days in Jail

“Alexei has arrived (on the premises of) Anti-Corruption Fund (the organization he created to denounce the corruption of elites),” Kira Yarmysh said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia to US: Clarify Syria ‘No-Fly Zones’ Proposal

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia to US: Clarify Syria ‘No-Fly Zones’ Proposal

Russia has suspended communications with the US, which used to be carried out via a hotline set up to prevent accidents over Syrian airspace.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Promotes Joint Russia-China Plan Instead of US Attempts to ‘Strangle’ North Korea at UNSC

RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Promotes Joint Russia-China Plan Instead of US Attempts to ‘Strangle’ North Korea at UNSC

Describing the North Korean ballistic missile launch on Tuesday as “dangerous, reckless and irresponsible,” the American Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council to implement new measures against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Raiding of Global Level: Russia Nationalizes Ukrainian Enterprises in Donbas

RUSSIA POLITICS: Raiding of Global Level: Russia Nationalizes Ukrainian Enterprises in Donbas

Russia’s clumsy attempts to dissociate itself from the crimes of its puppets, particularly from forcible takeover of the enterprises, deceive no one.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Derides New HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier as ‘Convenient Oversized Target’

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Derides New HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier as ‘Convenient Oversized Target’

“The British aircraft carrier is nothing but a big, convenient target in the sea,” Russian Defense Ministry said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Cautions US Against Unilateral Action in Syria

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Cautions US Against Unilateral Action in Syria

President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, dismissed US warning on a chemical attack plan, saying “such threats to Syria’s legitimate leaders are unacceptable.”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Integrates Occupied Territories of Donbas in its Economic Space

RUSSIA POLITICS: Moscow Integrates Occupied Territories of Donbas in its Economic Space

Russia plans to establish a powerful metallurgical and energy holding totally focused on the Russian market, using occupied Ukrainian enterprises as a base.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: UN Guterres Appoints Russian Veteran Diplomats to Head New Counterterrorism Job

RUSSIA POLITICS: UN Guterres Appoints Russian Veteran Diplomats to Head New Counterterrorism Job

Russia’s Ambassador to International Organisations in Vienna, Vladimir Voronkov, told Reuters he met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Su-27 Chases NATO F-16 Fighter Jet at Baltic Sea

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Su-27 Chases NATO F-16 Fighter Jet at Baltic Sea

Russian fighter jet chased away a NATO plane that was trying to approach an aircraft carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu over the Baltic Sea.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Warns More US Sanctions Harmful, Talk of Retaliation Premature

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Warns More US Sanctions Harmful, Talk of Retaliation Premature

“This will, indeed, complicate Russia-American relations. I think this is harmful,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said, according to RIA.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says

RUSSIA POLITICS: ‘We Are Ready to Grant Comey Asylum’: Putin Says

“At any rate, if this entails some kind of prosecutions against Comey, we are ready to grant him asylum in Russia. He should be aware of that,” Putin says.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russian Diplomats Expelled from Moldova Recruited Fighters

Moldova, a former Soviet state that has long been the focus of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, expelled the diplomats on May 29.

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