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    Russia state TV drama follows fate of IS women

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    A young woman in a headscarf speaks calmly in Russian to the camera, describing herself as a student from Moscow who now serves in a...

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    Russian director freed from house arrest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    A Russian court on Monday ordered the release from house arrest of renowned film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov who is on trial on embezzlement...

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    Russia accuses US of plotting ‘coup’ in Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a ‘coup’ against Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military...

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    Putin signs laws against ‘disrespecting’ authorities

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 08:54pm on March 18, 2019

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday signed laws against showing disrespect for authorities and allowing for online media to be fined or blocked for publishing...

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    Russia must develop new types of missiles in next 2 years

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on February 06, 2019

    Russia’s defence minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday said the country must develop new types of missile systems in the next two years after Washington and...

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    Fake bomb threats prompt mass evacuations in Moscow

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 07:38pm on February 05, 2019

    Thousands of school children, office workers and shoppers were evacuated from over 100 buildings in and around Moscow on Tuesday, reports said, in the latest...

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    Russians protest Kuril islands handover to Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    Hundreds of Russians protested against a feared giveaway of strategic islands to Japan on Sunday, two days before a key summit between the countries’ leaders...

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    Russia detains model claiming Trump secrets

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Russia on Thursday detained a Belarusian model who claimed she had evidence of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win office, witnesses said.Anastasia Vashukevich, known...

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    Rescuers pull more bodies from rubble of Russian gas explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2019

    Rescuers hunted for survivors Wednesday in the rubble of a Russian apartment building hit by a New Year’s Eve gas explosion, but found only bodies...

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    14 confirmed dead in Russia high-rise blast

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:32pm on January 02, 2019

    Fourteen people are confirmed dead from the New Year's Eve explosion at a high-rise in central Russia, local officials said Wednesday, as rescuers continued to...

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