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Head of Russian spy agency accused of British poison attack dies

Nov 22 2018

MOSCOW The head of Russia's military intelligence agency that the West has blamed for a string of brazen attacks died on Wednesday after "a serious and long illness", the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday, hailing him as a "true son of Russia." | Video

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey call for lasting ceasefire, constitutional meeting for Syria

Oct 27 2018

ISTANBUL The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year. | Video

Russia, Germany, France and Turkey call for lasting ceasefire, constitutional meeting for Syria

Oct 27 2018

ISTANBUL The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year. | Video

Address of Russian hacking suspect is a spy agency unit - records show

Oct 04 2018

MOSCOW One of the Russians accused by U.S. officials of conducting cyber attacks around the world is registered at an address in Moscow that has been identified by the U.S. government as a base of Russian military intelligence.

Address of Russian hacking suspect is a spy agency unit - records show

Oct 04 2018

MOSCOW One of the Russians accused by U.S. officials of conducting cyber attacks around the world is registered at an address in Moscow that has been identified by the U.S. government as a base of Russian military intelligence.

Russian trips to Syria hit peak after Putin ordered partial pull-out

Sep 28 2018

MOSCOW The number of Russian civilians traveling to Syria, where Moscow is running a military operation in support of President Bashar al-Assad, reached record levels this year, according to official figures published by a Russian security service.

Kremlin on Skripal suspect identification: 'Many people look alike'

Sep 27 2018

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Thursday cast doubt on photographs that appeared to show a suspect in the Skripal poisoning case was a Russian intelligence officer, saying that "many people look alike."

Moscow protests Russian's arrest in Oslo, Norwegians seal off room in parliament

Sep 24 2018

OSLO/MOSCOW Russia's foreign ministry summoned Norway's ambassador on Monday to protest against the arrest of a Russian citizen in Oslo on suspicion of spying while Norwegian authorities sealed off what was described as a "compromised room" in parliament.

Russia and Turkey agree to create buffer zone in Syria's Idlib

Sep 17 2018

SOCHI, Russia Russian and Turkish troops are to enforce a new demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region from which "radical" rebels will be required to withdraw by the middle of next month, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart.

Survivors of last major Islamic State battle in Iraq beg for food

Aug 24 2018

MOSUL, Iraq On a scorching August afternoon, an angry crowd besieged a mini-truck loaded with meat of two slaughtered cows amidst the ruins of what was the last Islamic State (IS) bastion in Mosul.

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