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By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Russia says will target U.S.-backed fighters in Syria if provoked

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia warned the United States it would target areas in Syria where U.S. special forces and U.S.-backed militia were operating if its own forces came under fire from them, which it said More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Trump choice for Russia ambassador: ‘No question’ Russia meddled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Russia, said on Tuesday there was “no question” Moscow meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, More...

By news On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Audience, actors cry foul about arrest of Russian theater director

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A play staged by arrested Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov drew a full house on its first night at a Moscow theater, with many in the audience and cast expressing solidarity with the More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Syrian army and allies close in on Islamic State in Deir al-Zor

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian troops seized a suburb of the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Sunday, tightening the noose around Islamic State, a Syrian military source said. The army pushed into the city this More...

By news On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Jets strike U.S.-backed forces in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-backed militias in Syria said they came under attack on Saturday from Russian jets and Syrian government forces in Deir al-Zor province, a flashpoint in an increasingly complex battlefield. More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Democrats probe whether Flynn pushed nuclear project as Trump aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers are investigating whether retired U.S. General Michael Flynn secretly promoted a U.S.-Russian project to build dozens of nuclear reactors in the Middle East after More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Trump administration orders purge of Kaspersky products from U.S. government

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks, saying it was concerned the Moscow-based cyber security firm More...

By news On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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New Russian envoy describes ‘warm’ meeting with Trump: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s newly installed ambassador to Washington said on Friday that he had a warm and constructive meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian news agencies reported. “I was More...

By news On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump’s son met Russian lawyer for damaging information on Clinton

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s eldest son told Senate investigators on Thursday that he had set up a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer because she might have had damaging information More...

By news On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Germany disputes size of Russian wargames, predicts 100,000 troops

TALLINN (Reuters) – Germany said on Thursday that Russia was planning to send more than 100,000 troops to war games on NATO’s eastern flank this month, disputing Moscow’s version that only 13,000 Russian More...