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Trump: seems like Syria shot down Russia's Il-20

U.S. President Donald Trump said that Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast, adding that the United States and other countries are close to eliminating the presence of Islamic State in Syria and the …

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Buses collide in Central Russia, killing 5 people

At least 5 people were killed and 19 injured when two passenger buses crashed in Russia’s Voronezh region yesterday evening, a spokesperson for the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. The accident occurred on …

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Netanyahu wants to speak to Putin - source

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to hold a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the next few hours following the destruction of a Russian  aircraft near …

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Turkey to reinforce troop deployments in Idlib

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said about plans to reinforce troop deployments in Syria's Idlib. "We need extra troop reinforcements. Idlib’s borders will be protected. People will stay in …

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Tel Aviv responds to Moscow on Il-20 incident

The Israel Defense Forces commented on the incident with the downed Russian Il-20 plane. The press service said that Israel expresses sorrow for the death of the crew members of the Russian IIl-20 plane that was downed in Syria. The …

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Putin inaugurates Sergei Sobyanin as Moscow mayor

Moscow’s Mayor-elect Sergei Sobyanin has officially assumed office after taking an oath during the inauguration ceremony, which was in the recently-inaugurated concert hall in the Zaryadye Park in central Moscow. …

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Novak: current high oil price is temporary

Current oil prices of between $70 and $80 per barrel were only temporary and were driven by sanctions, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. The minister added that the long-term price would stand at around …

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