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Robots & APCs: Anti-terrorist units eliminate nine militants in Russia’s Dagestan (VIDEO)

Operatives of the Federal Security Service (FSB) deployed a tiny machinegun-wielding robot along with armored vehicles as they engaged with a group of terrorists in Russia’s southern republic of Dagestan, killing nine of them. Russia’s anti-terrorism committee has released a short video in the aftermath of the large-scale operation, in the Dagestan city of Derbent. The short footage features armored ...

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Protectionist policies also hurt the countries that impose them – Russia’s Finance Minister to RT

Protectionist policies and sanctions hurt not only the countries they target, but the global market as a whole, ultimately hampering the economic growth of the states that implement them, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov has said. The official gave RT an exclusive interview following the International Monetary Fund (IMF) spring meeting in Washington. The protectionist policies implemented by “certain states” were ...

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London systematically destroying evidence in Skripal case – Russia’s UN envoy

The UK continues to conceal and destroy evidence relating to the Salisbury incident and have crossed all boundaries in their rhetoric by alleging President Putin’s personal involvement, Russia’s UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia has said. “The British authorities are engaged in the systematic destruction of evidence,” Nebenzia told the United Nations Security Council, which held a session, called by UK on ...

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Communists seek probe into alleged violations of Russia’s ‘mobile voter’ system

The head of Russia’s Communist Party has asked the Prosecutor General to investigate a polling system that reportedly allowed someone to vote twice in March’s presidential election. Read more In his letter, quoted by the RBC news site in a Wednesday report, Gennadiy Zyuganov alleged that the “Mobile Voter” system had allowed for “mass double voting.” He described previous assessments ...

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4 injured in knife & arson attack at school in Russia’s Bashkortostan republic – reports

At least four people have been injured after a student armed with a knife stormed his school in the Republic of Bashkortostan in Russia’s Urals, and attempted to set it on fire, according to local media and officials. “According to our information, four injured people, including three children, were transported to a hospital in [the city of] Sterlitamak,” Russia’s Health ...

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Syria’s Raqqa devastated, ‘de-facto occupied & run by a gang of incompetents’ – Russia’s UN envoy

The US and its allies are doing practically nothing to help rebuild Raqqa, which is de-facto occupied, Russia’s UN Ambassador told the UNSC, after a UN representative reported on the mass-scale devastation of the Syrian city. On average, an estimated 50 people a week are being killed in Raqqa, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator told members ...

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Russia’s Kadyrov Foundation provides aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Russian NGO “Akhmat Kadyrov Regional Public Foundation” has unveiled a major operation to help Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh fearing repression. Read more “The regional public foundation named after Russian hero Akhmat-Haji Kadyrov is rendering large-scale humanitarian aid to refugees from Myanmar. In a refugee camp in Bangladesh, we have completed works to drill and equip 20 ...

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Moscow has ‘irrefutable’ evidence chem attack in Syria’s Douma was staged – Russia’s envoy to OPCW

Moscow has “irrefutable proof” that the alleged chemical incident in Syria’s Douma was a “false-flag attack,” orchestrated by UK security services with support from the United States, the Russian envoy to the OPCW said. “We have not just a ‘high level of confidence,’ as our Western partners uniformly put it; we have irrefutable proof that there was no chemical attack ...

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Russia’s ban on non-food alcohol sales reduces poisoning deaths by a quarter

The number of deaths caused by tainted alcohol poisoning has fallen by 25 percent since Russian authorities imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol-containing non-food products, the government consumer rights watchdog has reported. The press service of the Rospotrebnadzor agency told TASS that there were 677 alcohol poisonings over the New Year holidays in 2018, compared to 1,800 during ...

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Russia’s UNSC resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria does not receive enough votes

A Russian draft resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria has been turned down by the UN Security Council due to a lack of support during the vote. It was only supported by Russia, China and Bolivia. The Russian draft urged the US and its allies to “immediately and without delay cease the aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic’ and ...

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