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Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists

May 17 2019

MOSCOW International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives.

Kremlin protests after U.S. arrests Russian accused of smuggling fighter jet manuals

May 15 2019

MOSCOW The Kremlin protested on Wednesday over the extradition from ex-Soviet Georgia to the United States of a Russian man accused of smuggling F-16 fighter jet manuals into Russia in breach of U.S. arms export law.

Pompeo tells Russia: Don't meddle in next U.S. presidential election

May 14 2019

SOCHI/MOSCOW U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling. | Video

Putin, battling ratings slump, reviews Red Square military parade

May 09 2019

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin watched intercontinental nuclear missile launchers roll across Red Square on Thursday as Russia put on its annual show of military might to mark the Soviet Union's World War Two victory over the Nazis. | Video

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

May 08 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear programme, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief.

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

May 08 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear programme, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief. | Video

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back

May 08 2019

MOSCOW Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear program, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief.

Russia says it won't ground Sukhoi plane despite fatal crash-landing

May 06 2019

MOSCOW Russia sees no reason to ground its domestically produced Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft despite one of the planes bursting into flames during a crash-landing and killing 41 people, the country's transport minister said on Monday.

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow

May 06 2019

MOSCOW Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Russian investigators said. | Video

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff

May 01 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country.

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