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Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in his home

Russia's ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said, Reuters reported. The cause of death remains unknown, but Shirinskiy was known to …

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Nebenzya: Iran improves situation in Syria

The Russian side understands Israel's concern over the strengthening of Iranian presence in Syria, but believes that Tehran plays a constructive role in stabilizing the situation in the country, Russia's permanent representative to the UN …

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Will Russia be left without pilots?

Russian Federal Agency of Air Transport intends to abolish programs for training commercial aviation pilots, which could have a significant impact on the performance of passenger air travel, the Kommersant newspaper writes. …

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Four gunmen killed in Russia’s Ingushetia — source

Four gunmen have been killed in a counter-terrorism operation in the Psedakh village of Russia’s republic of Ingushetia, a law enforcement source said. "According to preliminary data, four gunmen who had been encircled in a …

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Russia developing response to US sanctions

Russia has started to consider a response to the expansion of anti-Russian sanctions by the US, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said. "Washington has stepped on the same rake again. This time, on the …

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Netanyahu to focus on Iran in talks with Putin

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held consultations with his top security officials on Tuesday, a day before he travels to Sochi for meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Iran. …

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U.S. targets Chinese and Russia entities over North Korea

The United States is imposing new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting Pyongyang's weapons programs, U.S. officials announced on Tuesday, but stopped short of an anticipated focus …

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