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4 insurrections that shook Soviet Russia

Rebellions and protests accompanied the totalitarian Soviet rule throughout its history. Some of them, however, were so dangerous for the ...

Trump Calls For Public Release Of Mueller Russia Investigation Report

U.S. President Donald Trump called for the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his investigation into ...

Jehovah's Witnesses Detained, Targeted By Authorities In Crimea

Russian authorities have detained several members of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Crimea, in the latest sign of a widening crackdown ...

Ex-CIA officials says Kim Jong-un may visit Russia

Seoul [South Korea], Mar 21 (ANI): A former US intelligence official said in the wake of the Hanoi summit breakdown, ...

Trump Continues Rant on McCain in Ohio Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump has continued his string of attacks on late Sen. John McCain, saying during a speech in ...

Ukraine Introduces New Sanctions Against Russia

KYIV, UKRAINE - Ukraine's president has ordered new sanctions against Russian companies and individuals involved in construction and other activities ...

Turkey, Iran Join Forces Against Kurdish Rebels

ISTANBUL - Turkey is heralding as groundbreaking a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish rebel groups. Turkish-Iranian relations have ...

Trump: Mueller Probe Report Should Be Made Public

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his campaign's possible collusion with ...

Which Russian banks are the most reliable

Unicredit Bank Mikhail Voskresenskiy/Sputnik Whether you're looking to hoard millions of dollars or to set up a simple checking account, ...

Can Russia be considered a superpower

While the military and political capacity of Russia remains undoubted, its economic influence lags behind. Natalya Nosova Politicians and experts ...

A Death In The Dupont: Photos From Mikhail Lesin's Hotel Room

Mikhail Lesin, the former Russian press minister and adviser to President Vladimir Putin, was found dead in a Washington hotel ...

Two U.S. Mormons Released From Custody In Russia, Return Home

Two Mormons who were detained in Russia and accused of violating immigration laws have been released and are returning home ...

Russian Girl's Appeal For Putin's Help Takes A Turn For The Worse

TOMSINO, Russia -- A Russian girl's plea to President Vladimir Putin to help her overworked mother has landed the 12-year-old ...

Timeline: The Last, Booze-Soaked Days Of Mikhail Lesin

Mikhail Lesin, the high-flying former adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin who died in Washington under murky circumstances in 2015, ...

Of Suspicious Minds: Medical Experts Cast Doubt On Lesin Autopsy

WASHINGTON -- A neck bone that rarely breaks, and when it does, it is almost always due to strangulation or ...

Mueller's Most Devoted Fans Anxiously Await his Report

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit ...

New Kazakhstan Prez for renaming capital to 'Nursultan'

Astana [Kazakhstan], Mar 20 (ANI): Newly sworn-in President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Wednesday suggested renaming the country's capital in ...

4 questions (and answers) to help you understand Russian taxes

What types of taxes do Russians pay? Do expats pay the same taxes? Are taxes growing? How do taxes here ...

Putin Appoints Kickboxer To Head Kalmykia Region

Kalmykia, a Russian region that was long headed by a chess-mad authoritarian who claimed to have met aliens on a ...

Palladium tops $1 600 as metal sets new highs on supply shortage

Palladium topped $1 600 an ounce for the first time, and there's little sign of the rally slowing as global ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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