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Lavrov: Russia, China urge freeze to any confrontation on Korean Peninsula

Published time: 15 Jan, 2018 07:54 Edited time: 15 Jan, 2018 07:56 A military solution to the Korean crisis would lead to catastrophic consequences, the Russian foreign minister said, adding that Russia and China reiterate their call to freeze the confrontation and military drills in the area. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on Lavrov’s annual press Q&A  Let’s ...

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8 students and teacher injured as 2 masked men attack school in Russia – authorities

At least eight students and a teacher have received stab wounds, as two assailants wearing masks attacked a school in Perm, Russia, local authorities say. The incident occurred at school number 127 at 10:19am local time (8:19am Moscow time) when students returned to school after the Christmas holidays. The assailants, who attacked the Perm school students with knives, have been ...

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From White Walkers in Finland to ‘Wall’ found in Russia: Winter PHOTOS inspire Game of Thrones fans

While Game of Thrones fans brace themselves for the epic TV series to end in 2019, a world of ice and fire can be found beyond Westeros, from the inspired ice hotel in the Finnish Arctic to ‘The Wall’ in Russia’s Far East. Anyone looking for the ultimate GOT experience can now book an ice hotel in Lapland, where a ...

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7 times Trump critics called Russia a ‘s***hole’ & worse, and no one cared

Donald Trump’s remarks on “s***hole countries” roused a righteous high-mindedness in his detractors. But a perusal of their own past quotes suggest they are quite capable of similar words – when one particular state is involved. READ MORE: ‘Not the language used’: Trump after reports of ‘s***hole’ countries remark about African nations John McCain, Republican senator On Trump:“Respect for the ...

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Private investors buying electric power stations in Russia to mine cryptocurrency

Two electric power stations in Russia have been sold for the purpose of cryptocurrency mining, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources. It is the first such deal in the country. The two power stations are in Perm Region, on the western slopes of the Middle Ural Mountains, and in the neighboring Republic of Udmurtia. The facilities will be used to ...

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Twitter ridicules State Dept. after it urges US citizens to ‘reconsider travel’ to Russia

The US State Department found itself the focus of social media jibes after an overhaul of its travel safety warning system downgraded Russia to the same category as Mauritania, Sudan and other trouble spots. The move, explained as “due to terrorism and harassment,” comes at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow and just five months before Russia ...

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First-ever UFC show in Russia booked for September in Moscow

The first-ever UFC show in Russia is set to happen as early as September, as the event has already been scheduled in one of the biggest arenas in Moscow, RT Sport has learned from the venue. Staff at Moscow’s Olympiyskiy Stadium (Olympic Stadium), which has a capacity of up to 35,000 spectators, confirmed to RT Sport that a UFC show ...

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Challenge for US in Syria is bending Russia to its will – Senate hearing

US troops will remain in Syria indefinitely in order to counter Iranian influence, a senior State Department official told the Senate. He acknowledged the success of this strategy depends on Russia seeing things the American way. President Donald Trump “has committed as a matter of strategy that we will not leave Syria,”  David Satterfield, acting assistant secretary of state and ...

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Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:24 Russia isn’t going to be represented at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session as the body refuses to give up its policy of discriminating against national delegations, the lawmakers said. “In accordance with our common decision, we won’t be taking part in the work of the Assembly until PACE ...

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Almost half of US voters say Trump will be cleared in Russia probe – poll

A new poll reveals 48 percent of American voters believe it’s “very or somewhat likely” President Donald Trump will be cleared in the investigation into alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign. The Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday also shows 37 percent believe “it’s not too likely or not at all likely” Trump will have his name cleared ...

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