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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....

Putin says US will have to shed 755 from diplomatic staff

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by...

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...

Trump: US must work with Russia, move past election issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that "it is time to move forward in working constructively with Russia" after his lengthy meeting...

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...

Russia facing ban from Paralympics for 2018 Games

London (AP) — Russia faces the strong possibility of being excluded from a second Paralympics over its state-sponsored doping scheme. The International Paralympic Committee said...

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