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Syria: PM In Russia To ‘Push For Solution’

David Cameron will hold talks with President Vladimir Putin, after telling MPs the situation in Syria is deteriorating sharply. Continue reading

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Boston bombing could have U.S.-Russia implications

Russian President Vladimir Putin may use Boston tragedy to reset relations with U.S. Continue reading

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Russia says U.S. talks produced no progress on missiles

By Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia and the United States remain at odds over U.S. plans for an anti-missile shield in Europe following talks in Moscow this week with President Barack Obama's national security adviser, a senior aide to President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. White House national security adviser Tom Donilon met Putin and senior Russian officials in the highest-level face-to-face talks since Obama began a new term in January at a time of tense relations with Moscow Continue reading

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Anti-Putin Blogger Alexei Navalny On Trial

A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin is going on trial – and claims he has already been found guilty before it begins. Continue reading

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Obama, Putin discuss Syria, Iran, set June meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin, welcoming Russian cooperation on international efforts to confront Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Continue reading

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TV drama? Putin rips Sochi official on air over Olympic cost overruns

Vladimir Putin marked the one-year countdown to the Sochi winter Games, to which he has pegged his personal prestige, by throwing a televised fit of temper and dressing down a top Olympic official, who was subsequently fired. Continue reading

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U.S. quits bilateral civil society group in rebuke to Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The United States has quit a U.S.-Russian forum intended to promote civil society to protest Moscow’s clampdown on civil rights and public activism, the State Department said on Friday. Continue reading

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Kremlin says U.S. adoption deal still in place

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Kremlin official said on Thursday a bilateral agreement with Washington on adoptions was still in place, creating uncertainty over the immediate impact of Russia's new ban on Americans adopting Russian children. Continue reading

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Four killed when Russian airliner crash lands

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian airliner flying without passengers broke into pieces after it slid off the runway and crashed onto a highway outside Moscow upon landing on Saturday, killing four of the eight crew on board and leaving smoking chunks of fuselage on the icy road. The crash during peak holiday travel ahead of Russia's New Year's vacation, which runs from Sunday through January 9, cast a spotlight on the country's poor air-safety record despite President Vladimir Putin's calls to improve controls. … Continue reading

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Putin signs ban on U.S. adoptions of Russian children

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Friday that bans Americans from adopting Russian children and imposes other sanctions in retaliation for a new U.S. human rights law that he says is poisoning relations Continue reading

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