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Protesters rally across Russia on Putin’s 65th birthday

Moscow (AP) — In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei...

Russia reports destruction of all remaining chemical weapons

Moscow (AP) — Russia on Wednesday completed the task of destroying its huge, Cold War-era chemical weapons stockpiles, winning praise from an international chemical...

Trump calls Facebook ‘anti-Trump’ after it aids Russia probe

Washington (AP) — Days after Facebook agreed to cooperate with Congress on its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump...

Jitters in Europe as Russia-Belarus war games get underway

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO's eastern...

Russian high jump star hits out at slow pace of reforms

Moscow (AP) — Russia's only reigning athletics world champion said Friday that the country isn't moving fast enough with reforms that could see its...

BRICS countries meet to map path to increase their roles

XIAMEN, China (AP) — Five major developing countries opened a summit Monday to map out their future course after host Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Trump blasts Russia sanctions bill _ but still signs it

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealt a striking congressional rebuke, Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russia on...

No anthem or colors, but Russians are back at track worlds

Zhukovsky, Russia (AP) — They won't hear their anthem if they win. Their national colors — even on nail varnish — are strictly forbidden....

Russia enters 19 for athletics worlds despite doping ban

Moscow (AP) — Russia plans to send 19 athletes to the track and field world championships in London next week despite its suspension from...

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

Moscow (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over...

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