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Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with approximately 12.6 million residents within the city limits, 17 million within the urban area and 20 million within the metropolitan area. Moscow is one of Russia's federal cities.

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Vladimir Putin inspects Russia's answer to Disneyland before grand opening

President Vladimir Putin inspected Russia's answer to Disneyland on Thursday, the country's first large-scale indoor theme park which Moscow says will be the biggest of its kind in Europe when it opens..
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President Erdogan's options narrow as Russia presses Syrian crisis to Turkey's doorstep

With nearly one million displaced Syrians massing near the Turkish border in the face of a Syrian government military offensive, President Tayyip Erdogan’s options are narrowing. He feels blindsided..
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Shanghai Officials Search For Those Exposed To Coronavirus Patient [Video]Shanghai Officials Search For Those Exposed To Coronavirus Patient

Shanghai is taking action to try to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient. According to Reuters, the municipality is searching for people who arrived in the city from Iran...

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Moscow needs a new hero: police tow away Batmobile [Video]Moscow needs a new hero: police tow away Batmobile

Russian police impound Batmobile for traffic violations

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Trump's National Security Adviser Makes Unproven Claims That Russia Wants Bernie Sanders To Win The 2020 Election [Video]Trump's National Security Adviser Makes Unproven Claims That Russia Wants Bernie Sanders To Win The 2020 Election

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien talked about Russia and Sen. Bernie Sanders. He said Russia would like to see Sanders elected president because he’d cut military..

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Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign [Video]Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by..

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Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign' [Video]Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was "another misinformation campaign" launched by Democrats. This report produced by Chris..

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Assange offered pardon by Trump, says lawyer [Video]Assange offered pardon by Trump, says lawyer

U.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court..

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Turkey reinforces troops in Syria, vows to hit 'radicals' [Video]Turkey reinforces troops in Syria, vows to hit 'radicals'

Turkey will use force against rebel groups violating a ceasefire in Syria's northwest Idlib region, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Thursday in an apparent response to..

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Zelenskiy asks pope to help win release of prisoners of war [Video]Zelenskiy asks pope to help win release of prisoners of war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy met Pope Francis on Saturday and asked the pontiff for help to win release of prisoners of war held by Russia and Russian-backed separatists.

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Senate report criticizes Obama admin handling of Russia election meddling [Video]Senate report criticizes Obama admin handling of Russia election meddling

The Obama administration “was not well postured” to combat Russian election meddling and was constrained in responding by a heavily politicized environment in a volatile election year and other..

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Syria's warring sides face off in town east of Idlib city [Video]Syria's warring sides face off in town east of Idlib city

Syrian government forces battled rebels and weathered Turkish artillery barrages on Thursday as they tried to seize Saraqeb town in northwestern Idlib province in a new push to recapture the last rebel..

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Turkey tests Russia with strikes on Syrian forces [Video]Turkey tests Russia with strikes on Syrian forces

The death toll from Turkey's retaliatory attacks on Syrian government troops has climbed to 76, as the conflict threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow. Joe Davies reports.

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Turkish strike on Syrian forces hits 76 killed [Video]Turkish strike on Syrian forces hits 76 killed

The death toll from Turkey's retaliatory attacks on Syrian government troops has climbed to 76, as the conflict threatens to test ties between Ankara and Moscow. Joe Davies reports.

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Sofia Kenin poses with Australian Open trophy [Video]Sofia Kenin poses with Australian Open trophy

First time grand slam champion Sofia Kenin poses with Australian Open trophy after beating Garbine Muguruza in the final on Saturday.

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Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray [Video]Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travelled to Belarus on Saturday, seeking to "normalise" ties at a time when relations between Minsk and its traditional ally Russia are under strain. Lucy Fielder..

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Russia frees U.S.-Israeli woman from jail after Putin pardon [Video]Russia frees U.S.-Israeli woman from jail after Putin pardon

Russia on Thursday freed a U.S.-Israeli woman who was jailed on drug charges after President Vladimir Putin granted her a pardon, the RIA news agency cited the Federal Prison Service as saying. Ciara..

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Libya conflict: UN proposes ceasefire monitor [Video]Libya conflict: UN proposes ceasefire monitor

Haftar did not sign up to ceasefire deal in Moscow but agreed to comply with terms ahead of talks in Berlin.

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Brain freeze: Russian firm offers immortality for a fee [Video]Brain freeze: Russian firm offers immortality for a fee

KrioRus' "patients" are frozen in vats of liquid nitrogen in the hope of one day being revived. Freddy Tennyson reports.

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Libya talks in Russia: Haftar consulting allies on truce deal [Video]Libya talks in Russia: Haftar consulting allies on truce deal

Some fighting has resumed in Libya after ceasefire talks stalled in Moscow. But not all hope of a deal is lost.

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Anyone who says they know what Putin will do is 'lying', says academic [Video]Anyone who says they know what Putin will do is 'lying', says academic

But one thing is clear from yesterday's dramatic shakeup in Moscow - the Russian President has his sights set on the longterm. View on euronews

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Russian government dissolved - Prime Minister Medvedev [Video]Russian government dissolved - Prime Minister Medvedev

The unexpected announcement, which came shortly after Putin proposed a nationwide vote on sweeping changes that would shift power from the presidency to parliament, means Russia will also get a new..

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Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire agreement [Video]Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire agreement

Turkey's Erdogan criticises breakdown in talks, says Ankara will 'teach Haftar a lesson' if he resumes Tripoli push.

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Libyan rivals Sarraj and Haftar leave Moscow without signing ceasefire deal [Video]Libyan rivals Sarraj and Haftar leave Moscow without signing ceasefire deal

Libyan rivals Sarraj and Haftar leave Moscow without signing ceasefire deal

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Moscow asks China to respect its coronavirus curbs after discrimination complaint

Moscow's mayor has asked China to respect the measures the city is taking to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after China's embassy complained about disproportionate and discriminatory action..
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U.S. urges Russia to find masterminds of Kremlin critic's murder

The United States embassy in Moscow urged Russia on Thursday to find the people who organized the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin five years ago.
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Moscow rounds up stray animals, kills rats over coronavirus fears

Moscow authorities are rounding up stray animals and exterminating rats as a precaution against the new coronavirus, actions that animal rights campaigners decried as cruel and scientifically..
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Maybe our social media obsession is a bigger problem than Russian election interference

Moscow is up to something, seeking to create chaos and discredit democracy. However, it isn't clear how Russia would gain from a Trump 2nd term.
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Russia suspends some South Korea flights, Iranian visas over coronavirus

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Wednesday Moscow would suspend flights between Russia and South Korea from March 1 over coronavirus fears, except those operated by Aeroflot and..
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Russia extends detention of ex-U.S. marine over alleged assault

A Moscow court has ruled that a former U.S. marine accused of drunkenly assaulting Russian police officers six months ago last summer must remain in custody.
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China to Russia: End discriminatory coronavirus measures against Chinese

China's embassy in Russia has demanded authorities in Moscow end what it said are discriminatory anti-coronavirus measures against Chinese nationals, saying they are damaging relations and alarming..
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Syrian bomb kills 16th Turkish soldier this month in Idlib

A Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's Idlib region in a bomb attack by Russian-backed government forces, the defence ministry said on Saturday, Turkey's 16th military death during a month in which..
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Sanders blasts Russia for reportedly trying to boost his presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia to stay out of U.S. elections after American officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign.
Reuters - Published

U.N. says it fears 'bloodbath' in northwest Syria fighting

The United Nations warned on Friday that fighting in northwest Syria could "end in a bloodbath" and called again for a ceasefire, while Moscow denied reports of a mass flight of civilians from a..
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Moscow says Russian official detained in Spain after U.S. request

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that a Russian official was detained by Spanish police during a working trip on Feb. 14 after her arrest was requested by the United States.
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Norway rejects Moscow's claim it violated Svalbard Treaty

Norway has rejected Russian accusations of violating the terms of an international treaty regulating activities on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, as a diplomatic spat over Russian operations there..
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Turkey to send more troops to Syria even as Moscow talks continue

Turkey will deploy more troops to Syria's Idlib region and retaliate against attacks by government forces there, even as Ankara continues to discuss the situation with Moscow, Turkish Presidential..
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Russia and Turkey remain committed to reducing Syria tensions: Russian ministry

Russia and Turkey on Tuesday reiterated their commitment to existing agreements on Syria's Idlib which seek to reduce tensions in the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said after a meeting in..
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Turkey tells Russia that Syrian forces in rebel bastion must pull back

Turkey told Russia on Tuesday that its military was now ready to make sure that Russian-backed Syrian forces pull out from the last rebel bastion in northwest Syria as the two sides met for talks in..
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Turkey restarts joint Syria patrols with Russia amid Idlib tensions

Turkey has restarted joint patrols with the Russian military in northeast Syria after a two-week hiatus, Russia said late on Monday, as a Syrian government offensive in the Idlib region continued to..
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Russian spy agency played role in Berlin murder of Georgian man: Bellingcat

Russia's FSB security service planned and organized the murder of a Georgian man in Berlin last summer, a killing that triggered diplomatic expulsions from Germany and Moscow, the investigative website..
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In Moscow - a prayer for China to overcome coronavirus epidemic

At a humble service at a Moscow Russian Orthodox church on Sunday morning, Father Igor led a prayer to help China prevail against the coronavirus epidemic.
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Russian artist unveils Putin 'superhero' paintings in Istanbul

A Russian artist unveiled four giant paintings of Russia's President Vladimir Putin in central Istanbul on Saturday, saying he wanted to show the good ties between Ankara and Moscow despite differences..
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Turkey won't be silent as Syrian government surrounds Turkish posts: Erdogan

Turkey will not remain silent while Syrian government forces surround Turkish military posts in Syria's Idlib region, President Tayyip Erdogan said in comments reported by NTV, as Ankara and Moscow..
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Turkey denies flouting agreement with Russia in Syria's Idlib province

Turkey dismissed on Saturday Russian accusations that its actions in Syria's Idlib province have flouted de-escalation agreements with Russia and Iran, and said it would take military action in the..
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Turkey says Syria dispute won't affect Russian S-400 defense deal

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that differences over Syria should not affect Ankara's relations with Moscow or disrupt its contract for the purchase of Russian S-400 missile..
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Macron defends closer dialogue with Russia, sees no alternative

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday that Europe's policy of defiance towards Russia in recent years had failed and, as nobody wanted to confront Moscow directly, the only option was to..
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Turkish delegation to visit Moscow to discuss Syria's Idlib: TASS

A Turkish delegation will visit Russia on Monday to discuss the situation in Idlib in northwestern Syria, the TASS news agency reported, after a recent spike in violence in the region.
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U.S. renews pressure on China to join nuclear talks

The United States on Friday renewed pressure on China to join nuclear arms control talks with Washington and Moscow, seeking to overcome Beijing's long-standing opposition to entering such a dialogue.
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Russia asks Canada to hand over files on ex-Nazi death squad member

Russia said on Friday it had asked Canada to hand over case files on a 95-year-old former Nazi death squad member living in Canada to help Moscow with an investigation into the mass murder of children..
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Polish PM seeks visit to Russia for plane crash and Katyn anniversaries

Poland's prime minister said he wants to visit Russia to commemorate the victims of a World War Two massacre and 2010 plane crash, amid heightened tensions with Moscow after recent comments by Vladimir..
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Dutch refused Moscow request to try MH17 Russian suspects there: minister

The Netherlands refused a request by Moscow to consider allowing Russia to prosecute three Russian nationals identified as suspects in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the Dutch..
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Russia accuses Turkey of breaking Syria deals, rejects Erdogan claim

Russia on Wednesday accused Turkey of flouting agreements it had made with Moscow on Syria and of aggravating the situation in Idlib where Syrian forces have made gains in their campaign to eliminate..
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Ukraine sticks to positions on Russia but leaves room for "compromises"

The Ukrainian president's new chief of staff on Wednesday stuck to Kiev's existing positions on ending the war against Russian-backed forces in the eastern Donbass region but said there could be..
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New Ukraine chief of staff: compromises possible in Russia talks

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new chief of staff Andriy Yermak said there could be compromises in Kiev's negotiations with Moscow over the future of the Donbass region but also stressed..
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Senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev point to tentative thaw

New senior appointments in Moscow and Kiev on Tuesday pointed toward a tentative thaw in ties, after the Ukrainian president's new chief of staff offered guarded praise for the man put in charge of the..
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Putin picks new Ukraine negotiator after ties thaw a little

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official was now in charge of managing Moscow's relations with Ukraine, a move likely to be seen by some politicians in Kiev as further..
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Russia extends house arrest of U.S. investor Calvey until May 13

A Moscow court decided on Monday to extend until May 13 the house arrest of U.S. investor Michael Calvey, an executive at private equity group Baring Vostok who faces charges of embezzlement, an..
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Russia holds key to Idlib's fate as Syrian army advances

Wary of a confrontation with Turkey that could suck Moscow into a military quagmire, Russia is likely to take a gradual approach to helping the Syrian government capture the last rebel bastion of..
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Russia foreign minister visits Venezuela as U.S. warns of sanctions reprisal

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro holds talks with Russia's foreign minister on Friday as Moscow continues to support the isolated South American nation's socialist government despite Washington's..
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Turkey says Russia must immediately stop Syrian attacks in Idlib

Turkey expects Russia to stop the Syrian government's attacks in the northwestern region of Idlib immediately, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, adding that Ankara needs to work with..
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U.S. steps up warnings on Russia over Syria's Idlib, military de-confliction

The United States on Wednesday stepped up warnings to Russia over its Syria policy, saying Moscow was trying to challenge the U.S. presence in northeastern Syria by violating the terms of a..
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Turkey, Russia can tackle Syria escalation 'without anger': Erdogan

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey and Russia should resolve differences over the conflict in Syria's Idlib without anger, after a deadly flare-up in violence challenged the fragile..
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Russian lawmaker: Syria's Idlib seriously straining Russia-Turkey accords

A senior Russian lawmaker said on Tuesday that Moscow was very alarmed by the situation in Syria's Idlib province and that it was putting serious strain on agreements between Russia and Turkey.
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Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

Turkey said on Monday its military hit dozens of Syrian government targets after five Turkish soldiers were killed by shelling in Idlib in northwest Syria, where fighting threatens to test ties between..
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Turkey informed Russia of developments in Syria's Idlib: official

Turkey informed Russia of developments in Syria's Idlib region, a spokesman for President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party said on Monday, denying Moscow's assertion that it was not informed of movements..
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Kremlin: Belarus has every right to develop ties with U.S.

Belarus has every right to develop ties with the United States, the Kremlin said on Monday, following an unusual trip to Moscow's traditional ally by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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Pompeo visits Belarus as Minsk's ties with Moscow fray

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Belarus on Saturday, seeking to "normalize" ties at a time when relations between Minsk and its traditional ally Russia are under strain.
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New U.S. envoy tells Russia to "end nightmare" for jailed ex-Marine

The United States' new ambassador to Russia urged Moscow on Thursday to release a former U.S. Marine accused of spying, and said Russian investigators had failed to present credible evidence to back up..
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No explosives found on woman who forced Russian plane into emergency landing: Tass

No explosives were found on a woman who forced a plane to make an emergency landing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport on Thursday, after she had threatened to blow herself up, the Tass news agency..
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Russian plane makes emergency landing after passenger bomb threat

Russian airline S7 said on Thursday one of its planes had been forced to make an emergency landing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport after a passenger stood in the aisle and said she had an explosive..
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