• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
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  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 21:01
    Swiss probe Russian agents over WADA 'cyber-attack'
    Two Russian spies arrested in the Netherlands on suspicion of targeting a Swiss laboratory are also being probed over an attempted cyber-attack on the World Anti-Doping Agency, an official said Saturday.
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  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
    Putin makes sure there’s never hard evidence
    Yingwai’s attempt to make a case for a naive and innocent Putin is short-sighted and pathetic. It is, of course, true that hard evidence will never be found to support accusations against the Russian leader, who remains widely admired in his country. Putin is too clever for that. 
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:22
    Abe, Xi positive over October meeting / Confirm cooperation on N Korea
    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday morning.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Have Your Say sleuth should join UK’s MI5!
    Re: “UK’s Russian poisoning story has more holes than a Hitchcock script”, Have Your Say, September 10.
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  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:17
    Alibaba, Russian tech firm Mail.ru announce partnership: statement
    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Russian technology group Mail.ru on Tuesday announced an agreement to launch a joint venture in Russia and former Soviet countries.
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  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:48
    Russia launches biggest ever war games
    Russia on Tuesday launched what it has called its largest every military drills, with hundreds of thousands of Russian troops taking part along with Chinese soldiers in a massive show of force that has rattled the West.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    UK’s Russian poisoning story has more holes than a Hitchcock script
    After six months of investigation, UK police have finally come up with two Russian suspects for the March nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:10
    Xi to attend Russia summit, North Korea's Kim invited
    Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a regional summit in Russia next week, officials said Friday -- a gathering that may include North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the heads of Japan and South Korea.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:37
    Russian tourist snatches grilled chicken, jumps into sea off Pattaya
    A Russian tourist had to be “rescued” from the sea off Pattaya after he grabbed 10 sticks of grilled chicken from a beach-side vendor and jumped off a pier early Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:32
    Japan claims China 'escalating' military actions
    Japan's defence chief on Monday warned the country faces a tough security environment, with China and Russia stepping up military activity and North Korea posing "imminent threats".
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  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 15:26
    One dead, 18 injured as plane catches fire in Russia
    One person died -- apparently of a heart attack -- and 18 people sought medical help when a plane skidded off a runway in Russia's Olympic city of Sochi, slid into a river and caught fire during landing early Saturday, officials said.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 08:29
    Russia blocks publication of UN report critical of N. Korea
    Russia has blocked the publication of a UN report on the implementation of sanctions against North Korea because it disagrees with some of the findings, Moscow's ambassador to the world body said Thursday.
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  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:59
    Russian 'treasure ship' scam caused losses to 2,600 investors: police
    South Korea's police reached the tentative conclusion that some 2,600 people lost a total of about 9 billion won after investing in the fraudulent Shinil Group that claimed to have found a sunken Russian warship loaded with gold.
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  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:58
    Trump's ex-campaign chief Manafort guilty of tax, bank fraud
    Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort was found guilty of tax and bank fraud Tuesday, in the first trial resulting from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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