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 2019-12-12 23:50 

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Zelensky says contract on gas transit with Russia will be signed by year-end...

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky said that "a contract on gas transit is important not only for Ukraine, but for Europe as well"...

 2019-12-12 23:45 

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Zelensky supports changing Minsk Agreements...

The Minsk Agreements lay at the basis of conflict settlement in Donbass...

 2019-12-12 23:00 

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Kiev determines new areas for disengagement of forces in Donbass — foreign minister...

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristayko said that "at this stage, forces should be disengaged in areas that have significant humanitarian importance"...

 2019-12-12 22:53 

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Kiev ready for compromise on prisoner exchange — foreign minister...

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadim Pristayko said that "the upcoming prisoner exchange requires a more flexible approach"...

 2019-12-12 22:18 

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Over 360,000 foreign nationals obtain Russian citizenship in 2019 — interior ministry...

Head of the Russian Interior Ministry's department on migration Valentina Kazakova said that last year, around 270,000 foreign nationals obtained Russian citizenship...

 2019-12-12 21:54 

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White Helmets preparing to stage chemical attack in Syria — Russian reconciliation center...

Chief of the Russian reconciliation center Yury Borenkov said that the White Helmets are preparing a provocation together with the Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group (banned in Russia)...

 2019-12-12 21:10 

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Five civilians killed in Idlib de-escalation zone in December...

Chief of the Russian reconciliation center Yury Borenkov said that six Syrian servicemen were also killed in December in shellings by militants...

 2019-12-12 20:38 

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US Senate confirms John Sullivan as Ambassador to Russia...

On October 17, US President Donald Trump nominated John Sullivan to be US Ambassador to Russia...

 2019-12-12 20:06 

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Putin informs Security Council about results of Normandy Four summit — Kremlin...

The Normandy Four (Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany) summit was held in Paris on December 9...

 2019-12-12 18:50 

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Pompeo made no attempt to defend Paul Whelan at talks with Lavrov, his brother says...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters after talks with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo that espionage suspect Paul Whelan was behaving insolently and making threats to the employees of Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service...

 2019-12-12 18:38 

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One person killed in fire onboard Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, says source...

The fire could have been caused by a violation of safety rules when carrying out welding work...

 2019-12-12 18:37 

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Russian, Latvian diplomats discuss bilateral relations...

Russian First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov emphasized that relations between the two countries had soured as a result of Latvia's unfriendly rhetoric...

 2019-12-12 18:22 

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Five people are suspects in journalist Pavel Sheremet murder, say police...

This was the investigator's conclusion after extensive expertise, in which CCTV footage was also examined and specialists from the UK were engaged...

 2019-12-12 18:14 

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NATO creates uncertainty in South Caucasus, says Russian diplomat...

The 50th round of the Geneva Discussions was held on December 10-11...

 2019-12-12 17:24 

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Zvezda camera crew may face administrative penalty in Ukraine, says deputy prime minister...

According to Dmitry Kuleba, "they filmed videos while crossing the state border"...

 2019-12-12 17:15 

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Euro falls below 70 rubles on Moscow Exchange first time since September 24, 2019...

In turn, the dollar lost 0.65% and reached 62.86 rubles...

 2019-12-12 17:04 

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Four suspects in journalist Pavel Sheremet murder detained in Ukraine...

The prominent journalist was killed in a car blast that rocked downtown Kiev on July 20, 2016...

 2019-12-12 16:40 

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Russian biathlon chief: WADA's decision 'biased but expected'...

The WADA Executive Committee approved on Dec 9 the recommendations of its Compliance Review Committee to annul the compliance status of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency as well as to strip Russia of the right to participate in major int'l sports tournam...

 2019-12-12 16:23 

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Number of injured from fire onboard Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier reaches 10...

According to an emergency source, they were mostly poisoned by combustion products...

 2019-12-12 16:08 

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Troops test-fire Iskander tactical missile system in Russia's south...
 2019-12-12 15:44 

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Governor: Every fifth resident in Yakutia's Arctic districts lives in poverty...

President Putin earlier issued an order to have key social and economic rates in the Far East higher than the average national rates...

 2019-12-12 15:35 

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Holiday spirit: cities deck streets with festive lights all around the globe...

The right places in the world to feel the spirit of Christmas and New year - in this photo gallery...

 2019-12-12 14:46 

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Towers for Russia's northernmost wind park to be produced in Taganrog...

Construction of Russia's northernmost and the first in the Murmansk Region wind park began in September and is due to finish in 2021...

 2019-12-12 14:44 

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Kazakh authorities plan to open a special economic zone in Baikonur in 2021...

As part of the future special economic zone in Baikonur it is also planned to develop international tourism...

 2019-12-12 14:39 

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No talks held with US on expanding Normandy Four group, says Russian diplomat...

The Normandy Four summit, which took place in Paris on December 9, involved French President Emmanuel Macron, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky...

 2019-12-12 14:32 

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US sanctions on Nord Stream 2 will not come as surprise for Russia, says Foreign Ministry...

On December 11, the US House of Representatives approved the draft military budget for fiscal year 2020, with a provision on the need to impose sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream gas pipelines...

 2019-12-12 14:28 

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Russian troops hold live-fire exercise at Indra-2019 drills in India...

The Indra drills both contribute to strengthening bilateral relations and are a good venue for exchanging experience, a Russian serviceman participating in the drills said...

 2019-12-12 14:09 

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Russian heavyweight boxer Povetkin says 'no plans to wrap up sports career'...

Povetkin also said he was hoping for a rematch with Michael Hunter of the United States next year and knows how to defeat him...

 2019-12-12 13:50 

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Dollar drops below 63 rubles first time from July 25...

The euro declined by 0.5% to 70.1 rubles at the same time...

 2019-12-12 13:26 

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Huami Amazfit Confirms Global Product Launch at CES 2020...
 2019-12-12 13:08 

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Defense contractor completes delivery of upgraded T-80BVM tanks to Russian troops...

The T-80BVM is an upgraded version of the T-80BM tank, featuring an improved 125mm cannon and an enhanced 1,250 hp gas turbine engine...

 2019-12-12 12:44 

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Sino-Russian trade turnover to exceed $110 bln record in 2019...

In 2017, it surged by 20.8% year-on-year to $84.07 bln, while in 2018 it gained 27.1% to over $107 bln...

 2019-12-12 12:41 

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Georgian national killed in Berlin was on wanted list, says Russian Foreign Ministry...

Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that all questions about "issuing a warrant and adding information to a database" should be forwarded to law enforcement agencies...

 2019-12-12 12:31 

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Up to 90 Russian track and field athletes currently banned over anti-doping violations...

All-Russia Athletics Federation's membership with World Athletics is currently suspended...

 2019-12-12 12:20 

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No logic in US senators' idea to label Russia as sponsor of terrorism — lawmaker...

Currently the US Department of State's list of sponsors of terrorism includes Iran, North Korea, Syria and Sudan...

 2019-12-12 11:50 

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Russia hopes Iraq will prevent power vacuum, diplomat says...

The diplomat stressed that it's up to Iraqi citizens to decide on domestic political issues without any foreign meddling...

 2019-12-12 11:36 

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Ukrainian parliament extends law on Donbass special status for one year...

The provisions on the special status will come into effect after democratic elections are held on the Donbass territories uncontrolled by Kiev and troops are pulled out from the region...

 2019-12-12 11:26 

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NATO continues to raise tensions in all areas, says Russian Foreign Ministry...

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that, "as far as we can understand, NATO allies have accepted the United States demand to increase their military expenditures"...

 2019-12-12 11:17 

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Russia, Turkey work for implementation of Sochi memorandum on Syria...

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the most complicated situation in Syria remained in the areas beyond the government's control, in the first place, in the Idlib de-escalation zone and the east bank of the Euphrates...

 2019-12-12 11:12 

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Russia to fulfill obligations on new arena construction for 2023 IIHF World Championship...

The world's governing anti-doping body ruled on Monday that Russia must not host, or bid for hosting any major international sports tournament in the four-year period...

 2019-12-12 11:00 

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Lavrov to meet with heads of Arab states' diplomatic missions in Moscow...

The sides will hash over the political settlement of crises in the Middle East, including in Syria and Libya, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokesperson informed...

 2019-12-12 10:54 

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Almost 300,000 people in Moscow evacuated in past two weeks over bomb scare wave...

No items with explosives were found during the check, and all the bomb threats turned out to be false alarms...

 2019-12-12 10:45 

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Kremlin hopeful no incident will mar Russian journalists' visits to Ukraine...

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky invited Russian journalists to visit Ukraine to evaluate the situation in the country with their own eyes...

 2019-12-12 10:32 

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Russia's decision to expel German diplomats unjustified, says German Foreign Office...

Russia's decision came as a response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats by Germany...

 2019-12-12 10:00 

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Press review: Lavrov, Trump hash over boosting business ties and arms control proposals...

Top stories in the Russian press on Thursday, December 12...

 2019-12-12 09:48 

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Kremlin hopes diplomats' expulsion won't affect ties with Germany...

The presidential press secretary characterized the move as a response measure...

 2019-12-12 09:35 

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Many accomplices in terrorist attacks are in hiding in Europe — Kremlin spokesman...

The presidential press secretary was referring to criminals who committed acts of violence against Russia's nationals...

 2019-12-12 09:15 

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Kremlin spokesman says unaware of plans to change Russian Constitution...
 2019-12-12 09:11 

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Two German diplomats given seven days to leave Russia, says Russian Foreign Ministry...

On December 4, the German Foreign Ministry declared two Russian Embassy employees personae non gratae in the wake of a Georgian citizen's murder in Berlin on August 23...

 2019-12-12 08:52 

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Troops from Russia, India repel 'terrorist' attack during forced march in Indra drills...

During the forced march, the troops practiced negotiating a contaminated section of the training range and repelling an attack by a notional enemy's terrorist group, the statement says...

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