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Russia says it will respond defensively to U.S. deployment in Poland

13 Jun 2019

MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Thursday the Russian military was closely tracking U.S. plans to beef up its forces in Poland and taking steps to ensure Russia's national security was not threatened by what Moscow regards as a betrayal of trust.

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse'

13 Jun 2019

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia. | Video

Russia plans to deliver missiles to Turkey in July; U.S. takes dim view

11 Jun 2019

ISTANBUL/MOSCOW Russia said on Tuesday it plans to deliver its S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey in July, setting the clock ticking on a U.S. threat to hit Ankara with sanctions if it goes ahead with a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies.

Kremlin says idea of Putin-Trump meeting at G20 in Japan up in air

11 Jun 2019

MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a U.S. idea for President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet at a meeting of the G20 in Japan later this month was hanging in the air and that there were no discussions on specifics yet.

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility

31 May 2019

MOSCOW/ANKARA The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signalling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests.

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow

06 May 2019

MOSCOW Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said. | Video

Russia to restore oil pipeline supplies to Europe in two weeks

26 Apr 2019

MINSK/MOSCOW Russia plans to restore oil supplies via its key Druzhba pipeline to Europe in two weeks, after joint talks with Belarus, Ukraine and Poland on Friday in Minsk.

Exclusive: Kids' camp on a defence base? How Russian firms masked secret military work

04 Apr 2019

MOSCOW Behind the perimeter of a defence ministry base in southern Russia stand three barrack buildings where two witnesses say they have seen private fighters being billeted before they are dispatched to fight in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad.

Venezuela to move state oil firm PDVSA office from Lisbon to Moscow

01 Mar 2019

MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered state oil company PDVSA's office in Lisbon to be relocated to Moscow, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday, a move she said was designed to help safeguard her country's assets.

Venezuela to move state oil firm PDVSA office from Lisbon to Moscow

01 Mar 2019

MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered state oil company PDVSA's office in Lisbon to be relocated to Moscow, Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday, a move she said was designed to help safeguard her country's assets.

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