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Putting a $70mn price tag on friendship: Ukraine seeks to sell cultural center in Moscow

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:54 A group of Ukrainian lawmakers are lobbying to repeal a treaty with Russia governing information and cultural centers, which would allow the Kiev government to sell its cultural-center building in Moscow, according to a Russian daily newspaper. Izvestia reported on Tuesday that a number of Ukrainian MPs led by MP Irina Friz have prepared ...

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Putin: Moscow will introduce tit-for-tat measures over US ‘attack’ on Russian media

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 10:31 Edited time: 11 Nov, 2017 10:57 President Vladimir Putin says that Moscow will resort to reciprocal measures in response to US steps against Russian media, which he called an “attack on freedom of speech.” On Friday, Washington ordered RT America to register as a foreign agent. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Messi launches official Russia 2018 World Cup ball in Moscow

Footballing icon Lionel Messi led a delegation of world football superstars who descended on Moscow to launch the Adidas Telstar 18 – the official ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Argentina captain and Barcelona all-time leading scorer Messi was joined by World Cup winners Zinedine Zidane, Xabi Alonso, Lukas Podolski, and Brazilian legend Kaka at the lavish ...

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Moscow court rejects Navalny lawsuit against Putin

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:25 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:46 The Tverskoy District Court in Moscow has rejected a lawsuit in which opposition activist Alexey Navalny sought to prove that President Vladimir Putin had encouraged regional authorities to ban public rallies arbitrarily. The press secretary of the court, Anastasiya Dzyurko, told RBC on Wednesday that the refusal was ...

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Mike Tyson boxing gym to open in Moscow ‘in near future’

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 12:39 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 12:42 Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson has said he will open a boxing gym in his name in Moscow ‘in the near future’, according to the organizers of a leading world forum in which Tyson is taking part. Boxing icon Tyson, who in 1986 became the youngest man to ...

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Security forces storm extremist HQ to foil attacks in Moscow (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 21:20 Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has released a video showing the operation when members of an extremist group that planned to carry out high-profile violent acts in the Russian capital were captured. Weapons, bomb components were also found in their apartments. The footage shows FSB Special Forces units storming apartments belonging to suspected members ...

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Dive into the revolution with RT's #1917LIVE 360 cinema in Moscow Metro

Passengers of the Moscow Metro are getting a chance to immerse themselves in the Russian Revolution ahead of its 100th anniversary as RT is staging a unique underground VR screening of its 360 videos as part of its #1917LIVE project. RT’s VR cinema was open in the foyer of the Ploshchad Revolyutsii (Revolution Square) station on Monday, November 6. The Revolution ...

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260+ detained in Moscow after extremist group calls for rallies, plans arson attacks

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 16:20 Edited time: 5 Nov, 2017 18:16 More than 260 people were detained in Moscow for breach of public order. A banned extremist group earlier called for anti-government rallies on November 5. The group’s members were arrested on Friday for planning arson attacks. “263 people were detained for violating public order in the center of ...

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‘Simply amateurish': Moscow slams OPCW-UN probe into alleged chemical attack in Syria

International experts have failed to meet the high standards of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) while probing the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, Russia has said, adding that their new report is riddled with discrepancies and speculation. The latest, seventh report on the joint work of UN and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) representatives in ...

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Bomb threat forces Turkish A320 jet flying from Moscow to land in Ukraine

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 16:22 Edited time: 31 Oct, 2017 16:48 An Airbus A320 en route from Moscow’s international Domodedovo airport to one of Turkey’s cities has reportedly performed an emergency landing in Odessa, Ukraine. There have been reports of a possible explosive device on board. A decision to land in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa was prompted ...

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