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Men ride a motorbike past a hazard sign at a site hit by an airstrike on Tuesday in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 5, 2017. The hazard sign reads, "Danger, unexploded ammunition". REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
Russia calls objective investigation int...

Russia calls objective investigation into the chemical weapons attack

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has told the United States it regrets Washington’s opposition to letting its inspectors take part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the foreign ministry said on Friday. It said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke... read more »

A popular Russian daily said the key issue in Michael Flynn's downfall was not his conversations with Sergei Kislyak but his participation in a gala celebration of Russian state broadcaster RT's 10th anniversary in Moscow in 2015, sitting at the same table with Vladimir Putin.
In Flynn Saga, Kremlin Allies See Effort...

In Flynn Saga, Kremlin Allies See Effort To Thwart Improved U.S. Ties

Officially, the Kremlin has said the resignation of U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn over allegations of improper contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the United States is an “internal matter” for Washington. Unofficially, however, leading Kremlin-connected politicians... read more »

A worker lowers the Russian national flag to half-mast on a roof of the city administration building, as the country observes a day of mourning for victims of the Tu-154 plane which crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, December 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
Russia mourns 92 killed in Black Sea jet...

Russia mourns 92 killed in Black Sea jet crash hunts for black box

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia held a national day of mourning on Monday, a day after a Syria-bound military plane crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 people on board, and expanded a search operation to try to recover passengers’ bodies and the jet’s black box. The plane, a... read more »

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland says Russia is feeling 'pain' from economic sanctions imposed over its actions in Ukraine.
Nuland: Russia Feeling ‘Pain’...

Nuland: Russia Feeling ‘Pain’ Of U.S. Sanctions

WASHINGTON — A top U.S. official says economic sanctions continue to be the most powerful leverage Washington has over Russia, and that those measures have thwarted potential Russian efforts to seize larger swaths of Ukrainian territory, including the capital. Victoria Nuland, assistant... read more »

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