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    UK looks to Asia in post-Brexit foreign policy overhaul

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53pm on March 16, 2021

    Britain unveiled plans Tuesday to pivot its strategic focus towards Asia, counter Russia and controversially bolster its nuclear stockpile, in one of the biggest overhauls...

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    Leaving Afghanistan by May 1?

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2021

    WILL the US. military ever leave Afghanistan? The answer appears to be no. When the US military comes it stays. It’s been in Germany since...

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    Star Wars fans build Mandalorian spaceship in Siberia

    Agence France-Presse . Yakutsk | Updated at 09:02pm on March 14, 2021

    Star Wars fans in Russia have built a giant replica of a spaceship from the spinoff series ‘The Mandalorian’ and installed it in a park...

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    Russia detains dozens of politicians

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:39pm on March 13, 2021

    Russian police on Saturday arrested dozens of opposition politicians and municipal deputies at a conference in Moscow, organisers and participants said. Participants from more than...

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    ULAB inks deal with RUDN University

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on March 11, 2021

    University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding with Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, better known as RUDN University, at a ceremony on...

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    Countering the establishment’s message

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2021

    A NEW Gallup poll finds that Americans’ opinion of Russia and China have plummeted to historic lows this year, with 79 per cent of the...

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    Russia warns West after ‘unacceptable’ sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:39pm on March 03, 2021

    Moscow hit back at Western countries Wednesday for sanctioning senior Russian officials over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, warning its foes ‘not to...

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    Russian diplomats arrive from virus-hit North Korea on rail trolley

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 09:49pm on February 26, 2021

    Eight Russian diplomats and family members — the youngest of them a three-year-old girl — have arrived home from North Korea on a hand-pushed rail...

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    Moscow court upholds prison term for Navalny

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:26pm on February 20, 2021

    A Moscow court on Saturday upheld a ruling to jail the Kremlin’s most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny, sealing his first lengthy prison sentence in a...

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    Russian air strikes kill 21 IS members in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 06:32pm on February 20, 2021

    A wave of air strikes by government ally Russia killed at least 21 Islamic State group members in the Syrian desert over the past 24...

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