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Russian warship sinks after collision off Istanbul coast, all soldiers rescued

A Russian intelligence vessel has sunk after colliding with a freighter north of Istanbul on the Black Sea on April 27, although all crew members were reported to have been rescued, Doğan News Agency has reported. 108 more words


Trump’s inaugural committee took $1 million from a Russian-American whose money the GOP rejected

In 2000, Alexander Shustorovich, a Russian-American millionaire, tried to give $250,000 to the Republican party in support of then-Texas governor George W. Bush’s presidential campaign. The check bounced due to a clerical error, and once party officials looked into Shustorovich, they realized this was someone whose name… 271 more words

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev: 'One Step Away From Military Clashes With Russia'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev wrote these on his social facebook account.

“That’s it. The last remaining election fog has lifted. Instead of an overworked statement about a joint fight against the biggest enemy, ISIS (the Islamic State), the Trump administration proved that it will fiercely fight the legitimate Syrian government, in a tough contradiction with international law and without UN approval, in violation of its own procedures stipulating that the Congress must first be notified of any military operation unrelated to aggression against the US.

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Update: Prime Minister Medvedev

This post is an update of my blog series titled, “The Questionable Vladimir Putin.”

Alexei Navalny is running for President of Russia. Navalny has turned his attention to the “Dimon,” Dmitry Medvedev. 2,339 more words

John Robson: Beware the yellow ducks — Russia's humorous anti-corruption protests have teeth

Here’s a joke for Russian President Putin. Hey Vlad … duck! Ha ha ha ha ha!

As you’ll realize from the front page of Wednesday’s National Post, he won’t so much be laughing as releasing the safety on his Browning because little yellow ducks have become a potent symbol of anti-corruption protests. 771 more words

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Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

abcnews.com MOSCOW — Mar 30, 2017, 2:01 PM ET

President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia’s efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region. 117 more words

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