Russia: Gulf nations, not us, to blame for oil prices fall -TASS

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia never sought a sharp oil price fall or an end to cooperation with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the Gulf nations are to blame for the crisis on the global oil markets, a … Read More

Russian Army sending hard-hit Italy coronavirus aid after Putin phone call–Second News Story

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Russia, which has reported few confirmed cases of the disease compared to European countries, is readying its healthcare system for a possible spike in patient numbers. Kirill Zykov / Moskva News Agency Russia plans to build new isolation units for patients … Read More

Russian Army sending hard-hit Italy coronavirus aid after Putin phone call

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his nation’s army to deliver medical aid to Italy – the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic – after offering help during a Saturday phone call with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Preparations for the aid mission were underway Sunday at … Read More

Putin approves changes allowing him to stay in power until 2036

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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a session of the lower house of parliament in Moscow on Tuesday to consider constitutional changes. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday opened the door to constitutional changes … Read More

Russia, Turkey reach cease-fire deal in northwestern Syria

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, right, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands after a joint news conference followed six-hour talks in the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool) In this photo … Read More

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes to enshrine God, heterosexual marriage in constitution

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Ahead of a second and key reading set for next week, Putin submitted 24 pages worth of new proposals, said State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin. The amendments enshrine the mention of Russians’ “faith in God” and also stipulate that marriage … Read More

The Latest Russia Hoax is Already Debunked

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Welcome back, Russia hysteria! While it’s no secret that Russia meddles in foreign elections, the evidence that they backed any one candidate in 2016 has always been lacking. The aim of Russian election interference is more often to create chaos … Read More

Coronavirus: Russia denies spreading US conspiracy on social media

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Claims circulating online allege the virus is an attempt to wage an “economic war on China” Russia has flatly denied allegations that it is spreading disinformation about the new coronavirus outbreak on social media. US officials said Russian-linked accounts were … Read More

Russia Claims the the US is behind the Coronavirus Epidemic

posted in: News, Russia US government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the epidemic, AFP reported. The information comes after thousands of profiles on social networks, mostly from Russian people, spread information in support of the conspiracy … Read More

Can diplomacy prevent Turkey-Russia clash in Syria?

If not for the coronavirus outbreak and the US Democratic primaries, the latest phase of the Syrian war would have been the first item on international news bulletins. What with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning Syria that Turkey will … Read More

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