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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been invited to appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss allegations over Russia-offered bounties to Taliban-backed militants to kill US troops in Afghanistan, the Hill reported. The report said that the hearing is set to take place on Thursday. It is titled “Russian Bounties on US […] 7/07/2020 at 10:15

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The Russian troops have received over 700 latest and upgraded weapon systems since the beginning of this year, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the ministry’s conference call on Tuesday. “The rearming of the Army and the Navy continues. Since the beginning of the year, 776 basic types of the latest and upgraded hardware have […] 30/06/2020 at 12:12

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with the leaders of states invited to the Victory Day parade set to take place in Moscow on June 24, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday. “Of course, Putin will communicate with the guests on the sidelines,” he said. Peskov added that Putin would hold a […] 22/06/2020 at 11:53

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The Moscow City Court has sentenced US national Paul Whelan to 16 years behind bars for espionage against Russia, TASS reports from the court hall. “The court has ruled to sentence Whelan to 16 years behind bars in a high-security correctional facility,” the ruling reads. Whelan has been found guilty under article 276 of the […] 15/06/2020 at 14:02

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Russian Foreign and Defense Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Sergei Shoigu, will visit Turkey on Sunday, June 14, for talks on regional issues, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. “Under the agreements between the Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Russian Foreign and Defense Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Sergei Shoigu […] 13/06/2020 at 17:32

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Moscow’s authorities have decided to rescind self-isolation rules, travel permits and walking schedules starting on June 9, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin wrote on his blog on Monday. “Self-isolation rules and travel permits will be waived tomorrow, on June 9, 2020. There will also be no more walking schedules,” he said. All Moscow residents, including those over […] 8/06/2020 at 16:06

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The need to restore working contacts between Moscow and NATO is clear as never before, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said. “Today, the need to restore working contacts on the military track, which were cut by NATO, is clear as never before. However, there has been no progress on the matter,” he pointed out. […] 6/06/2020 at 16:33

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The Vector State Center for Virology and Biotechnology (Vector Institute) plans to begin clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine in late June this year, the Center’s CEO Rinat Maksyutov told TASS, adding that the Institute picked three promising vaccine prototypes for further research. In April, during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Maksyutov announced […] 26/05/2020 at 08:44

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The President said, in particular, in his message: “This holiday, which ends the sacred fasting month of Ramadan, is infused with deep spiritual significance and the joy of strengthening one’s faith and acquiring invaluable new experience of moral cleansing and self-sacrifice. Traditionally, this holiday is celebrated not only with a generous feast, but also with […] 24/05/2020 at 09:35

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Russian President Vladimir Putin will deliver an address to the nation on Monday afternoon, the Kremlin press service said. The president will focus on the social and epidemiological situation in the country and new measures of supporting citizens and national economy, the press service said. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin would deliver his address […] 11/05/2020 at 14:56