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 2019-12-16 04:29 

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Residents returning to their homes in central Syria...

People are now returning to the town of Karnaz in Syria's Aleppo province despite continuing shellings by Islamic State militants...

 2019-12-16 03:42 

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Nearly 40 people injured in Philippines earthquake — newspaper...

Reuters earlier reported that a six-year-old girl died in the 6.6-magnitude earthquake after a wall collapsed on her...

 2019-12-16 03:35 

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Maduro says over 65% of Venezuelans want new parliament...

According to Venezuela's Constitution, parliamentary election in the country should be held in 2020...

 2019-12-16 03:23 

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Venezuelan armed forces 1,000% ready to defend the country — Maduro...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that "we have to defend the right of our people to peace, co-existence, harmony, tolerance, social happiness"...

 2019-12-16 02:32 

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to be fully equipped with modern systems by 2024...

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN) Sergey Karakaev said that the share of modern missile systems at the RVSN has reached 76% by the end of 2019...

 2019-12-16 02:21 

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US may test-launch two new intermediate-range missiles by year-end — RVSN commander...

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev said that "in the future those missiles can carry nuclear warheads"...

 2019-12-16 01:52 

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First regiment equipped with Avangard system to assume combat duty by year-end...

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev said that the first rocket regiment with the Avangard missile system will be deployed at the the Dombarovskaya Rocket Division...

 2019-12-16 01:44 

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Russian Strategic Missile Forces to test-launch 6 ICBMs in 2020 — commander...

Commander of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces Sergey Karakaev said that five of those test-launches will be carried out from the Plesetsk cosmodrome...

 2019-12-16 00:54 

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Plane en route to Surgut returns to Moscow's Sheremetyevo because of crack in windshield...

The emergency services said that "after the plane took off, the crew noticed a crack in the windshield and decided to return to the airport of departure"...

 2019-12-16 00:40 

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Turkey may close Incirlik air base for US in case of sanctions on Ankara — Erdogan...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that "the decision on whether to close the Incirlik air base [for the United States] lies with us"...

 2019-12-15 23:11 

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Dialogue with Russia necessary for building security architecture in Europe — Le Drian...

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told France said that "we need to open doors for dialogue with Russia, without denying the difficulties, confrontation and issues"...

 2019-12-15 22:00 

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Erdogan says that withdrawal of Kurdish forces from buffer zone in Syria not complete...

Turkey considers Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) to be a terrorist organization...

 2019-12-15 21:53 

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Russia's main New Year tree arrives in Kremlin...

The preeminent symbol of the New Year is about 90 years old and 25 meters tall...

 2019-12-15 20:47 

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Iranian president tells new ambassador to Russia to expand relations with Moscow...

Kazem Jalali was appointed as ambassador to Russia after his predecessor Mehdi Sanai's appointment expired...

 2019-12-15 20:42 

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Erdogan says Sarraj is the only legitimate leader in Libya...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Ankara could send its servicemen to Libya once a corresponding request came from the Government of National Accord...

 2019-12-15 20:02 

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A330 bound for Hong Kong aborts flight, lands at Moscow's Sheremetyevo...

Aeroflot's press service said the plane returned to Sheremetyevo after one of the passengers felt sick...

 2019-12-15 17:52 

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Putin's message to Erdogan is more constructive than Trump's letter - Kremlin spokesman...

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted that Russia and Turkey continued to cooperate under the Sochi agreements...

 2019-12-15 17:47 

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Russian warship tracks movements of US Navy destroyer in Black Sea...

A spokesman for a Russian defense ministry division said that the Vyshny Volochek fast attack guided missile craft is controlling the US ship's movements...

 2019-12-15 17:42 

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14 hurt in bus crash in Nizhny Novgorod region - traffic police...

The bus with 40 passengers was heading for Dzerzhinsk from Ivanovo when the driver lost control of the vehicle...

 2019-12-15 17:40 

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No accusatory tone in respect of Russia at Paris talks - Kremlin spokesman...

Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that It was a working tone...

 2019-12-15 17:38 

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Russia to continue gas transit via Ukraine if it is expedient for Gazprom - Kremlin...

Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that a number of provisions and rulings of the Stockholm arbitration tribunal "are still unacceptable for the Russian side"...

 2019-12-15 16:23 

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Kremlin spokesman warns against being too optimistic about Lavrov's meeting with Trump...

However Dmitry Peskov stressed that the very fact of such a meeting was important...

 2019-12-15 16:21 

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Changes to Minsk deal possible only if Kiev holds talks with Lugansk and Donetsk - Kremlin...

According to Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Ukrainian President apparently want to settle the Donbass problem but it takes "will power, political authority and dominance on Ukraine's political arena"...

 2019-12-15 13:57 

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Putin welcomes Macron's readiness and political will to continue dialogue - Kremlin...

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted that President Macron initiated a one-on-one meeting during the Normandy Four summit...

 2019-12-15 13:51 

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Senator says Russia should leave Japanese politician's remark on Kuril Islands unanswered...

Vladimir Dzhabarov said that Russia is not going to discuss dividing the Kuril Islands...

 2019-12-15 13:46 

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No preparations for new Putin-Trump contacts now, Kremlin says...

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the contacts with the US side were maintained at the level of diplomats and the military...

 2019-12-15 11:56 

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Russian Olympic figure skating champion Zagitova says no thoughts of ending career...

Earlier she announced her decision to take a break from competitions...

 2019-12-15 09:51 

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Sunken Russian submarine breaks surface off Sevastopol - source...

The equipment did not belong to the Black Sea Fleet at that moment...

 2019-12-15 08:13 

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Positions of Putin and Zelensky don't coincide on some issues - Kremlin...

"Putin and Zelensky have started talking to each other", Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told...

 2019-12-15 06:41 

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Russian US envoy congratulates hockey star Ovechkin on prestigious Wayne Gretzky award...

Anatoly Antonov stressed that over the past 15 years Alexander Ovechkin "has been considered as the most popular athlete of Washington"...

 2019-12-15 04:31 

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Kiev has not put forward new initiatives on UN mission in Donbass - Kremlin...

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristaiko said that Kiev could return to the idea of a UN contingent deployment to the areas in Donbass that are out of Ukraine's control in case Ukraine's leadership admits that the conflict fails to yield any res...

 2019-12-15 03:33 

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Trump slams Fox News for interview with ex-FBI Chief, Congressman Schiff...

Comey and Schiff are scheduled to appear on Fox News Sunday morning...

 2019-12-15 02:52 

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US reinstates sanctions on Fordow nuclear facility in Iran...

The American diplomat did not answer the question of whether the restoration of sanctions would affect Russia...

 2019-12-15 01:55 

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Over 50 people injured in protests in Beirut - Reuters...

The protesters tried to break through to the parliament building...

 2019-12-15 01:32 

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Simulated attacks repelled with Iskander missile system in southern Russia...

The service members blocked the attackers, suppressed key firing positions and provided the Iskander missile system convoy with a chance to break through to the launching site...

 2019-12-15 01:09 

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Russians became third at a stage of Luge World Cup in Canada...

Vsevolod Kashkin and Konstantin Korshunov showed the time 1 minute 16.878 seconds, losing 0.234 seconds to the winners...

 2019-12-15 00:15 

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Senator Graham predicts Trump impeachment will "die quickly" - CNN...

The Senator also expressed confidence that Trump had good reason to ask Kiev "to investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden, who was on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company"...

 2019-12-14 23:42 

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Russia's main Christmas tree to arrive in Kremlin on December 15...

The spruce for Cathedral Square was chosen according to strict "Kremlin standards": the tree's age is 90 years, its height is 25 meters, the span of the lower branches is 6 meters...

 2019-12-14 23:01 

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Union of Donbass Volunteers evolves into serious force over five years - chairman...

Social adaptation of Donbass defenders, the international community informing about the situation there and young people's patriotic education topped the agenda of the fifth congress of the public organization Union of Donbass Volunteers...

 2019-12-14 21:59 

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Russian biathletes may compete at world championship under national flag - official...

The 2020 IBU Biathlon World Championship is scheduled for middle February...

 2019-12-14 19:06 

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Russia became stronger in 2019, Kremlin says...

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that "Russia remains an island of stability in that ocean of turbulence"...

 2019-12-14 19:00 

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German foreign minister: remarks Moscow asked Berlin to extradite Khangoshvili are "odd"...

Heiko Maas said that Moscow never submitted a request to extradite Zelimkhan Khangoshvili...

 2019-12-14 18:37 

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Russian biathlon chief says WADA ban on Russian athletes linked to politics...

Vladimir Drachev said that It is a violation of human rights...

 2019-12-14 18:34 

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North Korea's recent defense tests aimed at deterring US nuclear threats - KCNA...

Chief of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army said that Pyongyang stays ready to respond to any political and military provocations of "hostile forces"...

 2019-12-14 17:02 

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Second Russian NTV reporter denied entry to Ukraine in past day...

NTV channel said that the cause behind the ban was the fact that in 2016 Aleksandra Tonkikh visited Crimea...

 2019-12-14 16:49 

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Kiev once more eyes possibility of UN mission deployment in Donbass...

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristaiko said that the presidential team "has certain plans"...

 2019-12-14 15:49 

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Ukraine's Border Guard Service denies entry to Russian journalist...

According to the border guard service, it established that the woman had visited Crimea, which is considered as a violation of border crossing procedures in Ukraine...

 2019-12-14 15:47 

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Russian-Kazakh relations develop as strategic partnership - Putin...

Russian President has sent a message of greetings to Kazakhstan's President over Independence Day...

 2019-12-14 14:06 

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No "momentous breakthrough" made at Normandy summit - Kremlin...

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov noted that the Normandy Four talks had been resumed after a lengthy break...

 2019-12-14 11:36 

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Russian, Belarusian prime ministers discuss integration, energy dialogue issues...

The sides also discussed the dates of future governmental contacts...

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