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By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Russia-backed Syrian congress postponed: Turkish presidential spokesman

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Russian-sponsored Syrian peace congress scheduled for Nov. 18 has been postponed and the main Syrian Kurdish group will not be invited if it is held later after objections by Turkey, More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Trump campaign aide met Russian officials in 2016 -NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign met Russian government officials last year, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing testimony he gave this week More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Trump says he recalls little about meeting where aide spoke of Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he did not remember much about a meeting last year with a former campaign aide who pleaded guilty last month as part of a federal probe into alleged More...

By news On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Serbian foreign minister rejects U.S. call to choose between Russia and the West

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia wants to maintain its delicate balancing act between Russia and the West, its foreign minister said on Thursday, dismissing U.S. calls for it to pick a side. Serbian Foreign More...

By news On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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Wider image: Monuments to Lenin remain 100 years after Russian Revolution

(Reuters) – A century after the Russian Revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin has waned but his image remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union as part of a cult of personality. More...

By news On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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U.S. lawmakers release sample of Russian-bought Facebook ads

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers released a batch of Russian-bought Facebook Inc ads on Wednesday that showcased politically charged content allegedly spread on social media by Moscow ahead of the 2016 More...

By news On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Russia’s Putin arrives in Iran to discuss Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin began a visit to Iran on Wednesday designed to underpin closer ties between two countries at loggerheads with the United States as President Donald Trump More...

By news On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Kremlin says Russia not accused in U.S. case against ex-Trump aides

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. charges against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and another aide showed Moscow had been unfairly maligned in accusations More...

By news On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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U.S. State Department names Russian defense, intel firms under sanctions law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Friday named 39 Russian defense- and intelligence-related entities under a new sanctions law, belatedly taking a step to enforce legislation passed overwhelmingly More...

By news On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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U.S. belatedly begins to comply with Russia sanctions law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Thursday said it had belatedly begun informing Congress and others about groups associated with the Russian intelligence and defense sectors as required More...