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Russia, Turkey and Iran hold talks in Kazakhstan

Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran held hours-long talks in Kazakhstan on Sunday on the eve of negotiations between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad’s government, trying to forge common ground that would nudge forward a political settlement for Syria’s civil war. The talks between the two warring sides are the first in a year, and are meant as a ...

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Investigators probed Michael Flynn's communications with Russia

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is reportedly the first member of the Trump administration to garner the probing eyes of intelligence and federal law enforcement agencies for communications with Russia. Details of the six-agency investigation was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, hours after Trump and Vice President Pence appointed Flynn as a national security adviser during ...

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Investigators probed Michael Flynn's communications with Russia

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is reportedly the first member of the Trump administration to garner the probing eyes of intelligence and federal law enforcement agencies for communications with Russia. Details of the six-agency investigation was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, hours after Trump and Vice President Pence appointed Flynn as a national security adviser during ...

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Russia celebrates President Trump as official warns gap will stay

From Russia with love — and caution. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said Saturday the Kremlin was looking forward to working with President Trump — while still warning that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state television it would be an “illusion” to expect U.S.-Russian relations to be completely free of disagreements. “Successful development of bilateral ...

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US PREPARES FOR WAR: Tanks OPEN FIRE towards Russia as troops line border

Heavily-armed US military personnel were rushed to Poland’s border with Russia to warn Vladimir Putin against another Ukrainian-style land grab. Startling images show balls of fire shooting out of the tanks as they undergo drills. COVERIMAGES The American tanks began live firing exercises in Poland to ward off Putin Related articles Putin’s PM says Obama DESTROYED US-Russian relations Donald Trump’s ...

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Russia publishes COMIC BOOK in bid to teach migrants how to integrate amid rising tensions

Moscow has seen a backlash of xenophobia following an influx of migrants arriving from other central Asian countries over the last few years. Many migrants arriving are working in construction and the service sector, while some are not proficient in Russian, leading to social tension. The comic book aims to teach foreigners what is expected of them when they arrive ...

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Edward Snowden’s stay in Russia EXTENDED following Chelsea Manning sentence reduction

Former National Security Agency contractor Snowden has been living in Russia since 2013 after he gained global notoriety for leaking top-secret US security documents. Mr Snowden fled to Russia after the US charged him with theft of government property, wilful communication of classified communications intelligence and unauthorised communication of national defence information – with each charge carrying a maximum 10-year ...

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Donald Trump offers Putin an end to sanctions on Russia in return for nuclear arms deal

GETTY Could Trump’s presidency result in a reduction in nuclear arms? Just days before his inauguration, Trump has called for a reduction of the weapons caches of the world’s two largest nuclear powers, saying the arsenals of both countries should be “reduced very substantially”. Speaking to former Justice Secretary Michael Gove, Trump said: “They have sanctions on Russia – let’s ...

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Cold War 2? THOUSANDS of US troops arrive in Poland as tension with Russia grow

Poland’s Prime Minister welcomed the troops today – which US security officials said would “deter and defend” during their deployment.  Around 4,000 soldiers have been sent to Poland as part of an operation intended to boost ties with America’s NATO allies – including Poland.  The move is also meant to be a show of force to Vladimir Putin’s Russia, especially ...

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Senate officials will probe ties between Trump's team and Russia

The chairmen of the Senate Intelligence Committee has launched a bipartisan effort to probe communications between the Kremlin and members of President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration. The Friday announcement, signed by Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr and Democratic Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, comes amid reports that Trump’s national security adviser pick has been in frequent contact with Russia’s ambassador ...

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