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    Russia, New Zealand primed for opener

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    Hosts Russia kick off the Confederations Cup against New Zealand in Saint Petersburg today, targeting victory in their opening match to set the tone for...

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    Russia claims it has killed IS leader Baghdadi

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:50pm on June 16, 2017

    Russia claimed on Friday that it killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike on a meeting of IS leaders just outside...

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    Pence hires lawyer for Russia inquiries

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on June 16, 2017

    Vice-president Mike Pence has hired an outside lawyer to handle his response to inquiries into possible ties between president Trump's campaign and Russia...

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    Russia to supply five more Mi-171 choppers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on June 14, 2017

    Russian state-owned Rosoboronexport will supply five Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters as part of the Bangladesh Air Force’s plans to acquire more multimodal choppers from there....

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    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny sentenced

    BBC | Updated at 09:05am on June 13, 2017

    Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 30 days' administrative arrest for repeatedly violating the law on staging rallies...

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    Dhaka, Moscow to work for progress, stability: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on June 13, 2017

    Russian ambassador in Dhaka Alexander Ignatov has said they are looking forward to working closely with Bangladesh for the sake of progress and stability....

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    NATO on a collision course with Russia, Iran in Syria

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2017

    IT’S been noted that NATO has officially joined the so-called anti-ISIS coalition, vowing to fight the terror group with resolve in both Iraq and Syria...

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    India, Pakistan join China and Russia-led security bloc

    Agencies | Updated at 01:21am on June 10, 2017

    Asian rivals India and Pakistan on Friday formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russia, despite bilateral tensions bubbling...

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    Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar

    Reuters | Updated at 01:26am on June 07, 2017

    US president Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar...

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    Draft agreement on spent nuclear fuel removal approved

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on June 06, 2017

    The cabinet on Monday endorsed a draft agreement on ‘Cooperation Concerning Return of Spent Nuclear Fuel from Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to the Russian Federation’...