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In Football
June 29, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino opened an exhibition soccer match on a pitch in Red Square on Thursday (June 28), with Putin taking the ceremonial first kick. Russian youth players were joined by former star footballers from Brazil, Germany and Spain – Ronal...
In Latest Stories
June 9, 2018 11:29 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed fans and teams to the FIFA World Cup in a video statement released on Friday (June 8). Putin said it was a joy and honour to host the landmark international event and hoped that that fans will get to know Russia and learn about its identity, culture and histo...
In World
March 19, 2018 3:24 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday (March 18), extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. According to the official preliminary results after nearly 30 p...
In Britain
March 6, 2018 5:37 am gmt |
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 A former Russian spy was critically ill after being exposed to an unknown substance in western England, British broadcaster BBC said on Monday (March 5). The BBC identified the man as Sergei Skripal who was granted refuge in Britain after a spy swap between the United States and Russia in 2010. Poli...
In Srilanka
December 18, 2017 5:05 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Government would send an official request by the written letter to Vladimir Putin to to withdraw the ban on Sri Lankan Tea, President Maithiripala Sirisena said yesterday. He confirmed it during the campaign for upcoming Local Government poll in Haputale yesterday (17 Dec). He further ...
In Sports
December 7, 2017 11:18 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (December 6) that Russia would not prevent its athletes from competing at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if they wanted to, damping down calls from some Russians for a boycott of the Games. The IOC on Tuesday (December 5) banned the Russian tea...
In World
November 12, 2017 5:21 am gmt |
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Concluding a peace treaty between Russia and Japan would involve Moscow examining how it could be affected by Tokyo’s security commitments to its allies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday (November 11). Putin was speaking at the end of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit...
In World
November 10, 2017 4:59 am gmt |
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Russian Leader Vladimir Putin arrived in Vietnam for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit on Friday (November 10). Prospects for a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the summit were unclear after the Kremlin said a meeting was definite before...
In Sports
October 20, 2017 5:43 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (October 19) said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was being pressured by the United States to prevent Russia from taking part in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Russia has been under intense scrutiny from global sports bodies since a 2015 r...
In World
July 7, 2017 5:47 am gmt |
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US President Donald Trump is to have his first face-to-face encounter with Russia’s leader, Vladimir Putin, at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election...
In Europe
December 26, 2016 10:30 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the families of people killed in an air crash over the Black Sea on Sunday (December 25) and declared Monday (December 26) a national day of mourning. “I would like to express the most sincere condolences to the families of our citiz...
In India
October 16, 2016 6:54 am gmt |
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India and Russia signed billions of dollars of defense and energy deals on Saturday at a summit. Under the biggest agreement, a group led by Russian state oil major Rosneft (ROSN.MM) said it would pay $12.9 billion for a controlling stake in both India’s Essar Oil and port facilities that it ow...
In Europe
August 13, 2016 10:58 am gmt |
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Vladimir Putin dismissed his long-serving chief of staff, former KGB spy Sergei Ivanov, and replaced him with a little-known aide on Friday, the latest sign that the Russian president is further tightening his grip amid economic recession at home and geopolitical tensions abroad. The decision to demo...
In Europe
August 9, 2016 7:46 am gmt |
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Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are due to meet face to face for the first time since the Turkish air force shot down a Russian plane last November. The incident led to a breakdown in relations between the countries and their leaders. Erdoğan’s day trip to St Petersburg today (9th Aug) will a...
In World
July 15, 2016 11:32 am gmt |
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday (July 15) told his Russian counterpart in Moscow that the attack in the French city of Nice showed the need to speed up international efforts to tackle terrorism, especially in Syria. Kerry, who late on Thursday (July 14) had talks with Russian President V...
In India
March 31, 2016 10:51 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington early Thursday (March 31) to take part in the fourth Nuclear Security Summit. The bi-annual summit aims to improve nuclear security around the world and, in the past, has involved more than 50 countries including China, France, Germany and Bri...
In World
March 15, 2016 10:45 am gmt |
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Russian military personnel at Russia’s air base in Syria loading transport aircraft for return to Russia a day after President Vladimir Putin ordered most of his country’s military contingent there to start to withdraw. The images showed personnel loading equipment and boxes onto Ilyushin...
In Europe
March 15, 2016 10:27 am gmt |
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Declaring goals achieved; Putin orders withdrawal of main Russian force, hours after peace talks resume in Geneva. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a pull out of “the main part” of his troops fighting in Syria. The announcement came just hours after peace talks between the Syr...
In Middle East
February 25, 2016 12:22 pm gmt |
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Syria’s main opposition bloc has said it will support a temporary two-week truce to test the seriousness of the other side’s commitment to a US-Russian plan to end fighting. Earlier this week, the US and Russia agreed on a “cessation of hostilities” between the Syrian governme...