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Russia keeps Ukrainian sailors in custody despite swap talks

17 Jul 2019

MOSCOW A court in Moscow ruled on Wednesday to keep 24 Ukrainian sailors captured by Russia off the coast of Crimea in custody for a further three months despite recent talks between Moscow and Kiev on a possible prisoner swap.

Putin blames fatal college attack in Crimea on globalisation

19 Oct 2018

KERCH, Crimea Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday blamed a mass shooting at a college in Crimea on globalisation, saying a problem that began in the United States had spread around the world through online communities on the Internet. | Video

Russia steps up security as Confederations Cup looms

07 Jun 2017

MOSCOW Russia has boosted security and scrambled to finish an $800-million stadium as it banks on the eight-nation Confederations Cup to gauge its readiness to host the World Cup next year.

Russia steps up security as Confederations Cup looms

07 Jun 2017

MOSCOW Russia has boosted security and scrambled to finish an $800-million stadium as it banks on the eight-nation Confederations Cup to gauge its readiness to host the World Cup next year.

IAAF is destroying Russian athletics, says sports minister

21 Jun 2016

MOSCOW, June 21 World athletics federation IAAF has, by suspending Russia's track and field team over doping offences, come closer to destroying the sport in the country than helping it develop, the sports minister said.

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