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Syria: NATO says Russian air strikes undermining peace efforts

Syrian peace talks in Geneva earlier this week broke up acrimoniously as long-time Moscow ally President Bashar al-Assad launched a fresh offensive against rebel forces in Aleppo with massive Russian backing.

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Russia says backs Syria peace, but will continue to support Bashar al Assad

“Russia is consistently making efforts within the general international framework of seeking a peaceful and political settlement to the situation in Syria,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov

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Russia delivers final batch of Mi-17V-5 choppers to India

The contract with Rosoboronexport, a company of Rostec State Corporation, entailed a total of 151 units of the Mi-17V-5 helicopter, produced by the Kazan Helicopter Plant, part of Russian Helicopters company.

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Earthquake: 7.0 magnitude quake strikes eastern Russia

There were no initial reports of damage or casualties.

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White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest insisted that to confront the existential threat that's posed by ISIS, the nation of Iraq needs to be unified.

Pentagon defends use of Russian engines to launch satellites

Led by the committee chairman, Republican Senator John McCain, they said using the Russian engines enriches President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle and puts US national security in jeopardy.

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Watch Russian fighter jet drop multiple bombs on Islamic State positions in Syria

The video shows the bomber releasing a flurry of bombs at IS positions in Deir-ez-Zor.

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Russia urges for including Kurds in Syria talks, asks UN envoy to resist Turkey ‘blackmail’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov rejected allegations that Moscow had offered Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down and could offer him a political asylum.

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Russia displays naval might off Syria’s Mediterranean coast

Russian warships equipped with an array of long-range missiles cruise off Syria’s coast to back the air campaign in Syria and project Moscow’s naval power in the Mediterranean. The military demonstrated its might on Thursday by inviting a group of Moscow-based reporters on board the Vice Admiral Kulakov destroyer, which sailed alongside the flagship of […]

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Putin probably approved murder of Russian spy Litvinenko killed in London

Litvinenko, 43, an outspoken critic of Putin who fled Russia, died after drinking green tea laced with the rare radioactive isotope polonium-210 at London’s plush Millennium Hotel.

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Vladimir Putin: Too early to speak about sheltering Bashar Assad in Russia

Russia began carrying out air strikes on the positions of Islamic State fighters in September in support of Assad’s army.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 2016 calendar creates a buzz

The “All Year with the President of Russia” calendar features 12 photos of Vladimir Putin, along with his words of wisdom.

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Russia stations state-of-the-art missile system in Syria after Turkey shot down its jet

Russia’s move is largely strategic as it aims to strengthen its air defence system after Turkey downed a Sukhoi Su-24 jet near the Syrian-Turkish border on November 24.

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In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, Russian Tu-22 bombers escorted by the Su-27s fighter jets drop bombs on a target in Syria. Russia's defense minister said its warplanes have fired cruise missiles on militant positions in Syria's Idlib and Aleppo provinces. The Islamic State group has positions in Aleppo province; Idlib has the presence of the Nusra militant group.  (AP Photo/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service)

Video: Russian airstrikes destroy IS oil tankers in northern Syria

Russia’s Defence Ministry released a footage showing oil tank trucks going up in flames within seconds of bombing raids.

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Moscow : Prime Minister Narender Modi during a guard of honour on his arrival at Vnukovo-2 Airport in Moscow on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan (PTI12_23_2015_000324B)

Congress targets PM Narendra Modi over national anthem faux pas

Congress leader Manish Tewari said on Twitter, “Spending so much time abroad seems to have made PM forget what the Indian National Anthem sounds like.”

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‘Make in India’ to be at the centrestage of India-Russia strategic relationship

With regard to nuclear energy, Modi said the pace of cooperation is increasing and progress is being made on 12 Russian reactors at two sites in India.

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