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World Cup draw offers welcome distraction for Russia

MOSCOW, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a…
Politics

Russia calls N. Korea’s claims for nuclear power status ‘unacceptable’

NEW YORK – 30 November 2017: Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said his country regrets that…
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Saudi Arabia target return to past glories in Russia

30 November 2017: Saudi Arabia make their return to the World Cup finals for the first time since 2006 aiming…
Politics

Russia accuses U.S.-led coalition of trying to partition Syria

MOSCOW – 29 November 2017: Russia's ambassador to the United Nations accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria on Wednesday of…
Economics

Egypt plans to set up logistics center in Russia

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: The Export Development Authority (EDA) has prepared a proposal to set up an Egyptian logistics…
Economics

OPEC, Russia set for oil cut extension but wary of overheating market

VIENNA – 29 November 2017: OPEC and Russia look set to prolong oil supply cuts until the end of 2018…
Middle East news

Russia launches second rocket from new cosmodrome

Vostochny, Russia – 28 November 2017:Russia launched a second rocket from its new Vostochny cosmodrome in the far east on…
Middle East news

Russia denies its planes killed civilians in Syria’s Deir al-Zor

MOSCOW – 27 Nov. 2017: Russia's Defence Ministry denied on Monday that Russian war planes had carried out deadly air…
Middle East news

Russia will defend athletes after Olympic medals lost over doping

MOSCOW – 27 November 2017: Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that Russia would take measures to defend the…
Middle East news

Facing hurdles, Russia gears up to host World Cup

MOSCOW – 26 November 2017: Russia is gearing up to host the World Cup for the first time while facing…
Middle East news

Russia takes Tokyo to task over defense alliance with Washington

MOSCOW – 24 November 2017: Russia is concerned that Japan is allowing Washington to use its territory as a base…
Middle East news

Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe

MOSCOW – 23 November 2017: Russia hopes to continue constructive cooperation with Zimbabwe under the new authorities, both in the…
Economics

Russia econ min says OPEC deal to cut oil output affects Russian economy

MOSCOW – 23 November 2017: Russia’s economic growth in October was affected by a global agreement between OPEC members and…
Middle East news

Russia says retreat of Syrian opposition figures good for peace

MOSCOW/BEIRUT – 21 November 2017: Russia said on Tuesday that the resignation of “radically minded” Syrian opposition figures such as…
Middle East news

U.S. envoy to Russia: visa consultants in consulates may resume soon

MOSCOW – 20 November 2017: Visa consultations in U.S. consulates in Russia could be resumed in the near future, TASS…
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