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Kremlin accuses U.S. of trying to usurp power in Venezuela

7:00am EST

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS Russia accused the United States of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against U.S. military intervention there, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

Kremlin accuses U.S. of trying to usurp power in Venezuela

6:59am EST

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS Russia accused the United States of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against U.S. military intervention there, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

Kremlin accuses U.S. of trying to usurp power in Venezuela

6:46am EST

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS Russia accused the United States of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against U.S. military intervention there, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

UPDATE 3-Kremlin accuses U.S. of trying to usurp power in Venezuela

6:40am EST

* EU offers supportive words for opposition (Recasts to add Kremlin, foreign ministry, EU, other nations)

Russia takes wraps off new missile to try to save U.S. nuclear pact

Jan 23 2019

MOSCOW Russia showed foreign military attaches on Wednesday a new cruise missile that the United States says breaches a landmark arms control pact, billing it as an exercise in transparency it hoped would persuade Washington to stay in the treaty. | Video

Ex-U.S. marine jailed in Russia for spying was misled: lawyer

Jan 22 2019

MOSCOW The lawyer for a former U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia said on Tuesday that his client had been misled before his arrest and believed that a thumb drive handed to him in a hotel room had contained holiday snaps rather than secret information. | Video

Cast in Russia as 'enemy within', Jehovah's Witnesses see Soviet history replay

Jan 22 2019

ORYOL, Russia The first Jehovah's Witness detained for extremism in Russia has likened the authorities' behavior to that of Josef Stalin's Soviet Union ahead of a verdict in his trial.

Russia dismisses Islamic State claim for deadly explosion

Jan 18 2019

MOSCOW Russian investigators on Friday dismissed an Islamic State claim of responsibility for a deadly apartment building blast that killed 39 people, saying that militant groups had a history of falsely taking credit for such incidents.

Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of raising risk of nuclear war

Dec 26 2018

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon. | Video

Russia launches investigation into BBC as dispute with Britain escalates

Dec 21 2018

MOSCOW Russia's media regulator said on Friday it had launched an investigation into the activities of British public broadcaster the BBC, a move it described as a response to pressure being put on a Russian TV channel in Britain.

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