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Kadyrov vows to jail Trump and Merkel

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that he has put sanctions against US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel a long time ago. "If they come to our …

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Will state buy Deripaska's stake in Rusal?

Russian industry and trade minister Denis Manturov said that he would not rule out the possibility that the state buys a stake in Rusal from top shareholder Oleg Deripaska, targeted by US sanctions. …

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Will US Treasury drop Rusal sanctions?

The U.S. Treasury said it would provide sanctions relief to Rusal if Oleg Deripaska relinquished control, according to statement. It also extended the deadline for companies to wind down dealings with the Russian aluminum …

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 US criticizes Russia's air defense systems

The United States said that Russian-made air defense systems operated by Syrian crews were completely useless.  “The Russian manufactured air defense systems were totally ineffective,” the Pentagon’s chief …

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Does US curtail sanctions campaign?

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that Washington's recent anti-Russian sanctions had the “necessary impact.” Speaking in an interview broadcast Thursday on Fox Business, Mnuchun said that these …

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Moody's: Russian economy resilient to US sanctions

Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said that Russia’s strong public and external finances would shield its economy from the impact of the latest US sanctions. However, according to the agency, the sanctions will be …

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Russia may end supplies of rocket engines to US

Russia will suspend supplies of rocket engines to the United States in case if a relevant decision is taken by the country’s leadership, but such decision has not been made yet, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin …

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Trump still willing to meet Putin

US President Donald Trump is still willing to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin despite increasing tensions between the United States and Russia, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders …

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Nikki Haley says more anti-Russia sanctions coming

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that Washington will announce more sanctions against Russia following the deadly suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria last week.  Haley said the Treasury …

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Rusal shares plummet to new low

Russia's aluminium producer Rusal tumbled as much as 21% this morning in Hong Kong after the US promised further sanctions against Moscow for supporting the Syrian government. The Trump administration vowed to impose more sanctions …

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