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Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov insists dialogue open with US despite sanctions
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Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov insists dialogue open with US despite sanctions

Russia's top diplomat said that his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters.

Vladimir Putin offers James Comey asylum: Russia taking potshots at US becoming increasingly common
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Vladimir Putin offers James Comey asylum: Russia taking potshots at US becoming increasingly common

Vladimir Putin recently jokingly offered asylum to James Comey. This is the latest in the growing line of potshots that Russia has been taking at the US.

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov mocks media over Donald Trump's 'intelligence sharing'
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Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov mocks media over Donald Trump's 'intelligence sharing'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday mocked US news reports suggesting President Donald Trump inappropriately shared sensitive intelligence with him about terror threats involving laptops on aeroplanes.

Israel shared classified intel about Islamic State that Donald Trump divulged to Russian officials
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Israel shared classified intel about Islamic State that Donald Trump divulged to Russian officials

The classified intelligence US President Donald Trump divulged to Russian officials last week was provided by Israel, a media report said on Wednesday.

Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages prospects of peace settlement
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Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages prospects of peace settlement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the airstrike that the United States launched at a Syrian military base earlier this month damages the prospects of a political settlement for the war-torn country.

Mike Pence Asia trip: US vice president warns North Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'
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Mike Pence Asia trip: US vice president warns North Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, US Vice President Mike Pence travelled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over".

Russian Minister tells new US administration to not repeat past mistakes
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Russian Minister tells new US administration to not repeat past mistakes

Russia expects the new US administration not to repeat past mistakes of its predecessors who destroyed Russian-US relations, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday.

Syrian troops tighten Aleppo siege, tell gunmen to give up
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Syrian troops tighten Aleppo siege, tell gunmen to give up

Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said.

Will provide 'most active' air support to Syria: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov
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Will provide 'most active' air support to Syria: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday reiterated said Russia will provide "the most active" air support for Syrian ground troops.

Russia claims to have eliminated 28,000 IS militants in Syria
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Russia claims to have eliminated 28,000 IS militants in Syria

Russian Air Force claims to have eliminated over a third of IS fighters in the country, the deputy head of Russia’s top security body revealed.

India talks tough with China on Azhar, objects to double standards on terror
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India talks tough with China on Azhar, objects to double standards on terror

Swaraj said India, China and Russia have been bearing the brunt of terror networks.

Kerry heading to Russia for talks on Syria, Ukraine after Brussels attack
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Kerry heading to Russia for talks on Syria, Ukraine after Brussels attack

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks on Ukraine and Syria as the terrorist attacks in Brussels underscored the urgency of fighting the Islamic State group.

Russia proposes new convention, calls it realistic and reliable way to fight chemical terrorism
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Russia proposes new convention, calls it realistic and reliable way to fight chemical terrorism

The prevailing Convention on Chemical Weapons (CWC) does not fully address how to counter chemical terrorism, said Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov

Cessation of hostilities only possible if nations keep diplomatic truce, says Russian PM
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Cessation of hostilities only possible if nations keep diplomatic truce, says Russian PM

Diplomats agreed Friday to work toward a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in Syria's civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire fell short.

Germany dismisses Russia's claim teenaged girl was raped, proves she was at friend's house
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Germany dismisses Russia's claim teenaged girl was raped, proves she was at friend's house

The Russian-German girl who ignited an international row after saying she was raped by migrants was sleeping at a friend's house on the night in question, Berlin said.

'More transparency better for relations': Russia urges Germany to share details of teen rape case
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'More transparency better for relations': Russia urges Germany to share details of teen rape case

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday said Germany should share information about a 13-year-old Russian-German girl who was allegedly raped by migrants.

John Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria and Ukraine
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John Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria and Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday called for the United States and Russia to find "common ground" on contentious differences over ending Syria's civil war and restoring stability in eastern Ukraine

Stab in the back: Vladimir Putin reacts to Turkey downing Russian plane
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Stab in the back: Vladimir Putin reacts to Turkey downing Russian plane

Turkey shot down a Russian fighter plane Tuesday — a long-feared crisis in Syria's civil war and apparently the first time a NATO member has downed a Russian plane in a half-century. At least one of the pilots was reported killed.

India asks Russia to share any information it has on Netaji
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India asks Russia to share any information it has on Netaji

India on Tuesday asked Russia to share any information it has on the seven-decade-old mystery surrounding Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.