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Mongolia open to Russia building gas pipeline through its territory to China

Mongolia is interested in letting Russia build a pipeline to China through their territory, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Read more “We generally support the idea. But, of course, as always in such cases, you need to thoroughly work out the feasibility,” Putin said during a trilateral meeting with the heads of the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia ...

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Russia violated no international norms in its response to Skripal case – German parliament’s agency

Moscow has acted in full accordance with international law during the inquiry into the poisoning of the Skripals, the German parliament’s service said. London’s actions were seen as more questionable, though. The German Bundestag’s Research and Documentation Services have “found no clear violations of cooperation obligations under the [Chemical Weapons Convention] CWC [committed] by Russia,” a report issued by the ...

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Expanding ‘chokehold’ on Russia: Analysts to RT on NATO’s plan for new command centers

Building two command centers in the US and Germany, NATO is either preparing to take on Russia or executing its “suffocation” strategy against Moscow, military analysts told RT. “NATO had 33 military commands during the Cold War, but they reduced the number of those commands to seven,” Alexander Bartosh, former Russian diplomat and military expert told RT. Read more The ...

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Obama to blame for Crimea fallout, others want Russia back in G8 – Trump

Donald Trump says several other G7 states support the idea of reversing Moscow’s banishment from the exclusive international club, and claims that the previous administration “allowed Russia to take Crimea.” “We didn’t do votes or anything, but it has been discussed [at the current G7 summit in Canada] Some people like the idea of bringing Russia back in,” the US ...

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MMA veteran Jeff Monson reveals plans for political career in Russia

Distinguished MMA fighter, and new Russian citizen, Jeff Monson has revealed that he intends to join a municipal legislature, with future ambitions in the federal parliament. “I want to become a member of parliament in Krasnogorsk,” Monson announced on Echo of Moscow talk radio. Krasnogorsk is a relatively large and rapidly developing town in suburban Moscow. The ex-athlete then said ...

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Cutting out the US dollar: Russia & China boost national currencies trade

Moscow and Beijing have agreed to raise the share of ruble-yuan trade settlements, in a joint agreement signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Friday. The document envisages “further strengthening of the Russian-Chinese cooperation in the financial sector, promoting increase of the share of national currencies in trade payments, investments and financing, expanding collaboration in such ...

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Patriotism in Russia at highest level in 18 years – poll

The share of Russians who describe themselves as patriots is now at 92 percent, the highest number in 18 years, according to a public opinion poll conducted by the state-run agency VTSIOM. “In 2018 the share of Russian citizens who see themselves as patriots… was 92 percent, which is the highest in 18 years,” according to the report released by ...

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Details unknown: Top generals from US & Russia have ‘constructive’ talks in Finland

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford and his Russian counterpart, Valery Gerasimov, had a “constructive” meeting in Finland, where they discussed the situation in Syria and European security. Marine General Dunford and Army General Gerasimov met at the Konigstedt Manor in Helsinki on Friday after meeting senior Finnish officials. “It is really good that the United States ...

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Where’s Russia collusion? Mueller adds obstruction to Manafort indictment, charges Kiev businessman

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has charged former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his Kiev colleague with obstruction of justice, but nothing related to the 2016 election. The probe itself is under scrutiny for its costs. Mueller cooked a big Friday nothingburger for the mainstream media in the form of a third amended indictment filed before the US District Court ...

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Russia should be in G7 meeting – Trump

US President Donald Trump says Russia should be in the G7 meeting. Trump made the statement as he was preparing to fly to Canada for the summit. The 44th G7 summit is due to open in La Malbaie, Quebec. The summit has received significant attention due to a major decline in relations between the leaders of the participating states. French ...

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