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Agent bear: Russia’s FSB enlists animals as ‘strategic resource’

Russian brown bears may soon become an item in the budget of Federal Security Bureau (FSB), the domestic successor to the soviet KGB, which wants to designate them a national treasure. KGB and bears you say? It’s not exactly what one might be tempted to think. The initiative wants to place bears on a list of official “strategic goods and ...

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Trump discussed Russia’s proposal to question McFaul, Browder, made no commitments – White House

The White House remained non-committal on the Russian proposal to allow investigators from both countries to question suspects under a 1999 treaty, which has the media and at least one former US official up in arms. Russian President Vladimir Putin brought up the treaty during the press conference with US President Donald Trump in Helsinki. It would allow Special Counsel ...

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‘The ball is in Russia’s court’: Pompeo on Moscow-Washington relations

The prospect of better ties between Moscow and Washington is in Russia’s hands, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ahead of the much-anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Helsinki. “A better relationship with the Russian government would benefit all, but the ball is in Russia’s court,” the top US official wrote on Twitter, adding that he ...

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Russia’s most expensive diamond to go on sale

A unique pink diamond weighing 27.85 carats which was mined by Russian diamond producer Alrosa last year is expected to be auctioned at $ 500,000 per carat. The most expensive gem ever discovered in Russia will be cut before it goes under the hammer, according to the head of the company Sergey Ivanov. The rough diamond is about the size ...

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Russia’s strategic subsonic PAK DA will use stealth tech, defense ministry confirms

PAK DA, Russia’s future subsonic nuclear-capable bomber, will have stealth technology incorporated in its planer, a defense official confirmed after touring a plant, where the advanced project is being implemented. The Russian long-range aircraft is expected to undergo a major overhaul over the next two decades. The time-tested Tu-95 bombers would be phased out in favor or a yet-to-be named ...

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2.5k troops & military hardware: Russia’s Airborne roll out for rapid assault drill (VIDEO)

More than 2,500 airborne troops and 200 pieces of hardware are kicking off a large-scale military drill in Central Russia. They will practice conducting rapid assaults and dropping armored vehicles from the sky. A video from Russia’s Defense Ministry published on Tuesday shows large Il-76 cargo planes practicing landing, while combat vehicles are moving out to start tactical drills, involving ...

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Russia’s Aeroflot grabs top honors including Europe's Leading Airline award

Aeroflot Russian Airlines has won three top prizes at the 2018 World Travel Awards, retaining the title of Europe’s Leading Airline and Europe’s Leading Airline – Business Class. Read more Aeroflot also won the title of Europe’s Leading Airline to Asia. Known unofficially as the Oscars of the tourism industry, the World Travel Awards took place on June 30 in ...

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Hailstones as big as golf balls rain down in Russia’s South (VIDEOS)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mother Nature has unleashed her fury in the South of Russia, pelting rural areas with hailstones the size of golf balls and forcing motorists to pull over on the side of the road. Read Full Article at RT.com RT World News

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Does Russia’s cuddly World Cup mascot have a ‘hooligan link’? – ESPN’s coverage scrapes the barrel

With the Russia World Cup delivering good football in a friendly atmosphere, some international media outlets unable to report on the fan violence they had been predicting, are in desperate need for content. Enter stage right, Sam Borden of ESPN. Borden has written a column under the headline “Postcards from Russia: World Cup mascot Zabivaka’s hooligan link.” Compelling stuff the ...

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Russia’s exports to India surge 40% thanks to sunflower seeds & radar equipment

Exports of Russian products to India got a significant boost of more than 40 percent in the first quarter of the current year compared to the same period in 2017, according to Russia’s trade mission in India. The overall sales to India since January through April amounted to $ 2.2 billion. Exports of beans grew to $ 14.5 million from ...

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