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Russia pounds IS as manoeuvres force flight rerouting

Beirut (AFP) – Russia has bombed the Islamic State group in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began, as Moscow’s military manoeuvres in the Mediterranean forced Lebanon…

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Russian anti-doping agency suspended for non-compliance

By Steve Keating COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency continued to crack down on Russia drug cheats on Wednesday by suspending the country's anti-doping agency amid calls…

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Russia to conduct naval exercises off Lebanese shore

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon said on Friday Russia was planning to carry out a three-day naval exercise in the Mediterranean Sea & that Lebanese authorities were working on ways to…

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Russia to conduct naval exercises off Lebanese shore

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon said on Friday Russia was planning to carry out a three-day naval exercise in the Mediterranean Sea & that Lebanese authorities were working on ways to…

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Russia's Security Council head met France's intelligence coordinator: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The head of the Russian Federation Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, met France's intelligence coordinator Didier le Bret in Moscow on Friday, RIA news agency reported, citing the…

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Turkey summons Russia envoy over Syria border bombing

Ankara (AFP) – Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador after Moscow's war planes bombed Syrian territory "very close" to the Turkish border, the foreign ministry said Friday, adding to tensions as…

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Russia's parliament calls for stepped-up fight against terrorism

Moscow (AFP) – Russian lawmakers on Friday called for tighter security measures & tougher punishments for terror attacks after the downing of a Russian passenger jet over Egypt & the…

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Russia, China sign contract worth over $2 billion for Su-35 fighter jets: source

By Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW (Reuters) – China will buy 24 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia in a deal worth more than $2 billion, an industry source told Reuters on…

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Ukraine says West must not ease pressure on Russia despite Paris

By Alessandra Prentice KIEV,(Reuters) – The West should not ease pressure on Russia over its role in Ukraine's conflict even if it cooperates with the Kremlin to fight terrorism, a…

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Russia says has stepped up all types of intelligence gathering in Middle East

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has stepped up all types of intelligence gathering in the Middle East, including satellite reconnaissance, a senior representative of the Russian Army's General Staff said on…

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