MOSCOW (Sputnik) – More than 1,200 people were evacuated on Tuesday from two trains that got stuck in one of the tunnels of the Moscow metro, a representative of the city emergency services told Sputnik.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Libya is "on the verge of descending" into civil war and, since the situation escalated in early April, there has been death and destruction, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which portrays the position of the Pyongyang administration, has lashed out at former US Vice President Joe Biden, saying that he has become "reckless" and "senseless".
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Poland has decided to buy 32 F-35 stealth fighters, Scramble reported.
“It is reported that the Polish government made its decision: it requested the U.S. to buy two batches of F-35As, with...
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With all the focus on Russian efforts to sway U.S. elections with social media, there are fears other aspects of Moscow's influence operations are being overlooked.
Specifically, some lawmakers and experts are worried just as much damage is being...
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House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation, according to key lawmakers and sources familiar...
Russia hopes that an escalation around the so-called Iran nuclear deal can be avoided so that Tehran can continue to respect its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Tuesday.
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DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - Syria is interested in strengthening trade unionist cooperation with Russia and in attracting foreign investment to rebuild the country, the Chairman of the Syrian General Federation of Trade Unions Jamal Qadiri told Sputnik.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is giving Turkey until the end of the first week of June to pull out of its agreement with Russia to purchase the S-400 air defence system or face severe consequences including sanctions, media reported.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's National Antiterrorism Committee said Wednesday that outlaws had been located in one of the residential buildings in a private house of Kolchugino town, Vladimir region, some 118 miles from Moscow.
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A few weeks before Donald Trump became president, Russian banker Petr Aven, a billionaire oligarch with Moscow’s Alfa Bank, pulled aside Washington lobbyist Richard Burt at a corporate meeting in Luxembourg with a sensitive request.
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WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warning that former White House Counsel Don McGahn will be held in contempt for failing to appear in defiance...
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The U.S. won big against Russia in the 1867 Alaska purchase.
Domestic disinformation and U.S. money are raising alarms.
Russia's Pacific Fleet was established in 1731 as part of the Imperial Russian Navy. The fleet was known as the Okhotsk Military Flotilla and Siberian Military Flotilla, formed to defend the country's interests in the Russian Far East region along...
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VIENNA (Sputnik) - Enemies of Russia produce fake news and use other "untidy" methods to create an impression that Russia meddles in other countries' affairs, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said, commenting on the scandal around a video that...
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American reconnaissance drones routinely fly along Russia’s borders, mostly in the west and in south-west, as well as along the Syrian coast, where Russian military bases are located. Such flights have become quite regular since relations between...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran's strategy to confront US hostile measures is based on a "no to war, no to sanctions" principle, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's cultural adviser, Hesameddin Ashena, told Tasnim News Agency on Tuesday.
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