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Spreaders of ''fake'' Trump news ''worse than prostitutes'': Russian President Vladimir Putin

Spreaders of ''fake'' Trump news ''worse than prostitutes'': Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia has been blamed by President Barack Obama and myriad Democratic and Republican lawmakers for interfering in American Presidential Election process.
 

Fresh Syria raids as Moscow sets January 23 peace talks

Syrian warplanes launched strikes in several parts of the country on Wednesday despite a fragile truce, a monitor said, as Russia confirmed a January 23 date for new peace talks.

US intelligence chiefs allege Russians have compromising personal information on Donald Trump

US intelligence chiefs allege Russians have compromising personal information on Donald Trump

Intelligence chiefs last week presented America`s incoming 45th president Donald Trump, as well as outgoing President Barack Obama, with a two-page synopsis on the potential embarrassment.

US B-52 bombed Idlib, Syria, killing over 20 civilians: Russia

The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday claimed that at least 20 civilians were killed in a B-52 bomber strike carried out by the US on the Idlib province in Syria on January 3.

Russia 'tired' of 'amateurish' US hacking claims

Russia 'tired' of 'amateurish' US hacking claims

"These are baseless allegations substantiated with nothing, done on a rather amateurish, emotional level that is hardly worthy of professional work of truly world-class security services," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists.

Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

Russia says agreed with Turkey to push for ceasefire in Syria

The foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey agreed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday to push for a ceasefire in Syria and to prepare for possible peace talks planned in the Kazakh capital of Astana, Russia`s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. 

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the "Syrian army`s victory against the terrorists in Aleppo" during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

All communication channels between Russia, US frozen: Kremlin

All communication channels between Russia, US frozen: Kremlin

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. 

Russian ambassador's murder: Moscow doubts killer of Andrei Karlov was a lone wolf

Russian ambassador's murder: Moscow doubts killer of Andrei Karlov was a lone wolf

The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday refused to offer theories behind Monday's assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov.

Vladimir Putin demands curbs on surrogate alcohol after 62 die in Siberia

Vladimir Putin demands curbs on surrogate alcohol after 62 die in Siberia

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday demanded restrictions on the sale of surrogate alcohol after at least 62 people died in Siberia from drinking bath oil laced with methylated spirit in search of alcoholic highs.

Plane with body of slain Russian envoy lands in Moscow

Plane with body of slain Russian envoy lands in Moscow

A Russian plane carrying the body of the ambassador assassinated in Turkey landed on Tuesday in Moscow, where he was to be honoured in a ceremony, news agencies said.

EU extends sanctions against Russia for six months

EU extends sanctions against Russia for six months

The European Union on Monday extended for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine.

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian officials say five soldiers have been killed in the latest outburst of fighting with pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Russia thwarts terror plots in Moscow

Russia thwarts terror plots in Moscow

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on Thursday said it detained a group of people suspected of plotting a series of terrorist attacks in Moscow using high power improvised explosive devices.

North Korea begins three-day mourning for Cuban leader Fidel Castro

North Korea begins three-day mourning for Cuban leader Fidel Castro

In the Pyongyang subway, commuters in one station crowded around a glass case containing a Castro obituary published by the ruling party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun.

Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

The military airdropped leaflets with a picture of a green coach like those used in the past to transport civilians and rebels from areas retaken by the government.

Majority of Russians want Vladimir Putin to be president after 2018

Majority of Russians want Vladimir Putin to be president after 2018

The majority of Russians want Vladimir Putin to continue to be their President after 2018, according to a poll by the Moscow-based Levada-Centre.

Russia blasts US for barring its diplomats from observing poll

Moscow on Tuesday blasted the US for curbing Russian diplomats access to polling stations to observe the presidential election, calling the move "unacceptable".

Russia announces new humanitarian pause in Syria''s Aleppo fighting

Russia announces new humanitarian pause in Syria''s Aleppo fighting

Russia on Wednesday announced a new "humanitarian pause" in fighting in Syria`s city of Aleppo, to avoid casualties and to facilitate the evacuation of civilians and armed groups in the city.

Russia loses election to UN rights council

The UN General Assembly elected Hungary and Croatia instead to represent eastern Europe at the 47-nation council, which monitors and investigates rights violations worldwide.