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UN boss welcomes U.S. decision to seek extension of New START treaty

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the U.S. decision to seek a five-year extension of the New START treaty and Russia's positive reaction...

Wave of Navalny demos planned across Russia; first arrests reported

dpa/GNA - A day of protests showing support for imprisoned Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and anger at state oppression began on Saturday with...
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United States to seek 5-year extension of nuclear arms treaty with Russia

dpa/GNA - The United States will seek a five-year extension of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with Russia, White House Press...
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Russia faces double-edged sword with increasingly warmer Arctic

dpa/GNA - Russia, which spans across more than half of the world's Arctic coastline, is seeking to benefit from the region's increasing accessibility...
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Number of German companies in Russia falls by 7 percent this year

The number of German companies operating in Russia has fallen by 7 per cent year-on-year amid heightened political tensions and the economic impacts of...

Germany, Russia remain committed to Open Skies arms control treaty following U.S. withdrawal

Germany "deeply regrets" U.S. quitting from the Opens Skies Treaty, and remains committed to the international arms control agreement, while Russia said it will...

NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts to ISS, ending reliance on Russia

NASA and SpaceX on Sunday launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) from US soil, ending nine years of reliance on Russia...
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Russia plans to build naval base in Sudan

Russia plans to open a naval base in Sudan according to a draft agreement between the two nations published on Wednesday by the government...
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Russia’s fate at Tokyo Games, other events, to be decided at CAS

Russia's fate at the Tokyo Olympics and other big events is at stake when a four-day hearing opens on Monday at the Court of...
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Libya’s warring sides reach ceasefire deal ahead of political talks

The two main conflict parties in Libya signed a country-wide ceasefire agreement on Friday in Geneva, days before a new round of political talks...
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US intelligence chief: Russia and Iran obtained voter data

Iran and Russia have taken action to influence public opinion relating to the November US presidential election, the National Intelligence Director, John Ratcliffe said...
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Russia offers not to increase number of nukes if US does same

Russia has offered not to increase its number of nuclear warheads if the United States agrees to do the same, the Russian Foreign Ministry...

Putin says Russia supports stronger UN role in world affairs

As one of the founding countries of the United Nations, Russia consistently advocates strengthening the organization's central role in addressing global affairs, President Vladimir...
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EU foreign ministers to debate sanctions on Russia for poisoning

The European Union's foreign ministers are set to meet on Monday to find a common line on several foreign affairs issues, including possible sanctions...

Russia sees record rise in domestic coronavirus cases

Russia announced a record rise in domestic coronavirus cases on Friday, more than 12,000, the largest single-day surge since the pandemic began. Recorded cases in...
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A US astronaut was potentially exposed to COVID-19 by Russia

U.S.-Russian relations have long been strained but an exception to that has always been mutually beneficial joint efforts in space. Or so it seemed. New...

Putin, Moon agree to deepen Russia-South Korea cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday discussed forging deeper bilateral cooperation. During a phone conversation, Putin...

Russia to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine supply to Kyrgyzstan

The supply of a Russian COVID-19 vaccine to Kyrgyzstan will be considered a priority matter, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexey Overchuk said here...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

BRICS stands for rules based on multilateralism: South African official

BRICS stands for rules based on multilateralism and governance, South Africa's International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said here on Wednesday. ...
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Africa to Russia: Ghana Student Opens Up on His Path to Become a Diplomat

As education tourism has become increasingly popular all over the world, a young man from the Republic of Ghana, who obtained his PhD in...
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German president says Navalny poisoners can ‘only be found in Russia’

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier says the world must look to Russia to find the perpetrators who poisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. "A crime has been...
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Serena Williams, Kenin into US Open third round

American star Serena Williams and Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin both advanced into the third round of the US Open after making light...
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Russia detains 13 citizens on suspicion of planned mass killings

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Friday it had detained 13 Russian citizens in the country on suspicion of planning mass killings with...

In Libya, EU’s Borrell pushes for peace talks

Josep Borrel, the European Union's (EU) high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, has been encouraged to hear that his Libyan partners are...
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Niger assumes presidency of UN Security Council for September

Niger, a landlocked country in West Africa, on Tuesday assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council (UNSC) for September, when the 75th...
Photo taken on Aug. 24, 2016 shows rescuers and a sniffer dog working after the earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy. The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy has risen to 247, Italian authorities confirmed early on Thursday. (Xinhua/Jin Yu)

5.6-magnitude quake hits 69 km SW of Palana, Russia — USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 jolted 69 km SW of Palana, Russia at 0051 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey...

Russia lambasts U.S. sanctions amid Washington’s own suspicious research

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned the U.S. decision to blacklist Russian research institutes, recalling that Washington itself was carrying out suspicious research...

Russia to expel Norwegian diplomat in tit-for-tat retaliation

Russia is to expel a Norwegian diplomat in a tit-for-tat retaliation, the country's foreign ministry said in a statement Friday. Norwegian Ambassador...

Russia blames U.S. for military vehicle collision in Syria

Russia has blamed the United States for a recent collision between Russian and U.S. military vehicles in Syria. On Wednesday, Chief of...

Russia warns U.S. EU against interference in Belarus

Russia warns the United States and the European Union (EU) against any form of interference in Belarus' internal affairs, the Russian Foreign Ministry said...