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EU extends economic sanctions against Russia

The European Union extended its economic sanctions against Russia, European Council President Donald Tusk said during summit of the bloc's leaders he was chairing in Brussels. "EU unanimously prolongs economic …

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Lavrov assesses BSEC activities

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking at the 39th foreign ministerial meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Baku, said that in the quarter-century of its existence, the BSEC …

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Europa League: Spartak and Krasnodar defeated

Russia’s Spartak Moscow has failed to make it to the UEFA Europa League’s Round of 32 after being defeated 0-2 by Spain’s Villarreal FC in the group stage final match yesterday evening. The goals were scored by Samuel …

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ISIS says Strasbourg shooter was its soldier

The terrorist group ISIS (outlawed in Russia) said the man who killed three people in Strasbourg was one of its soldiers, the group’s Amaq news website said, although it provided no evidence for the claim. An online statement …

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Kazakhstan’s Independence Day celebrated in Baku

A reception on the occasion of Kazakhstan’s 27th Independence Day anniversary was held in Baku yesterday, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported. The event was attended by members of the government, Azerbaijani MPs, …

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 Number of corruption related crimes increases in Armenia

The number of reported economic and corruption related crimes in Armenia grew in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Armenian National Statistical Committee. According to the NSC, corruption crimes in January-October 2018 …

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Six Turkish servicemen struck by lightning in Hakkari

Six Turkish servicemen have been hospitalized after a lightning hit the barracks in the country's Hakkari province, Turkish media reported. According to reports, health condition of the injured soldiers is assessed as normal. …

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 Melania Trump gives her husband advises

American first lady Melania Trump said she always gives her husband U.S. President Donald Trump advises. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Fox News, Melania explained that she does what she …

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Saudi Arabia oil output reaches record high

OPEC oil production climbed in November, driven by record output from Saudi Arabia, even as the group’s plan to impose fresh production curbs next month has helped to put a floor under crude prices, the International Energy Agency (IEA) …

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Rosneft decides to leave Iranian market - media

Last year, Russia’s oil giant Rosneft and the National Iranian Oil Company planned to fulfill joint projects in oil and gas production to the tune of $30 bln and produce up to 55 mln tonnes of oil per year. The sides signed a …

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