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Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed

Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow today in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, two years after he was shot dead near the Kremlin.

'Poisoned' Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment

A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalised this month after suspected poisoning, on Sunday left the country to seek further treatment, according to his lawyer.

Donald Trump should help kick 'Russia': Republican Senator Lindsey Graham

Donald Trump should help kick 'Russia': Republican Senator Lindsey Graham

US President Donald Trump should come clean and back moves to "kick Russia`s ass" for its alleged meddling in last year`s US election, senior Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday.

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

Vladimir Putin says Russian, United States intelligence agencies should restore ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday it was in the interests of both Russia and the United States to restore communications between their respective intelligence agencies. 

Russia warns US ahead of military chiefs' meeting

Representatives from the Syrian government and rebel groups held fresh talks today with key powerbrokers Russia, Turkey and Iran aimed at shoring up a fragile ceasefire.

Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia tells Donald Trump it won't return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US President Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev.

Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

Russia said on Wednesday it would not hand back Crimea to Ukraine or discuss the matter with foreign partners after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expected the annexed Black Sea peninsula to be returned.

Kremlin dismisses report of Donald Trump campaign contacts with Russian spies

The Kremlin said on Wednesday an American media report, which said members of Donald Trump`s presidential campaign had contacts with Russian intelligence officials, was not based on any facts.

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia is considering turning over Edward Snowden as a "gift" to US President Donald Trump who had said the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower deserves to be executed for being a spy, according to a senior American intelligence official.

Russia detains nine hackers over USD 17 million bank thefts

Russia has detained nine people alleged to be part of a cybercrime ring accused of stealing some $17 million dollars from bank accounts, the interior ministry said Wednesday. 

Putin's foe Navalny faces verdict that could end Kremlin bid

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday faced a guilty verdict in a trial that could end his bid to challenge President Vladimir Putin in next year`s presidential poll.

Syria: Death toll in airstrikes on Al-Qaeda's former affiliate hits 46

The death toll in airstrikes against Al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria in the northwest of the country has risen to 46, including 24 civilians, a monitor said on Wednesday.

Russia seeks return of medals from athletes caught doping

Russian authorities want all athletes caught doping to return their medals.

NATO head urges Russia to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence

NATO head urges Russia to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday urged Russia to use its influence with pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine to halt what he called the worst upsurge in fighting in a long time.

Russia to develop robotic weapons as proposed by Putin

Russia to develop robotic weapons as proposed by Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed the development of robotic weapons by his country's arms companies to radically change the entire arms system for the conventional armed forces.

Russia angered as Britain's navy keeps eye on 'ship of shame'

Russia has slammed comments by British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon calling Moscow`s flagship aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov "a ship of shame".

Russia says airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor province: RIA

Six Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Saturday, RIA news agency quoted the Russian defence ministry as saying. 

Kremlin hopes for rapport with United States, warns about differences

Kremlin hopes for rapport with United States, warns about differences

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump's administration in comments broadcast today, but warned that differences will remain.

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.