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Kremlin Condemns 'Unacceptable' ECHR Ruling on Beslan Massacre

The Kremlin on Thursday slammed as "absolutely unacceptable" a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights that there were "serious failings" in Russia's handling of the 2004 Beslan school siege.

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France Says Russia 'Bears a Heavy Responsibility' over Syria Veto

France on Wednesday blasted Russia's vetoing of a U.N. draft resolution demanding the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation into a suspected chemical attack.

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Putin Says Russia-U.S. Relations Have 'Worsened' under Trump

President Vladimir Putin said ties between Russia and the United States appear to have deteriorated under Donald Trump in an interview released Wednesday as the countries' top diplomats met in Moscow.

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Released from Jail

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free on Monday after spending 15 days in jail over a rally he led against alleged massive corruption by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

The anti-corruption campaigner was arrested on March 26 at the largest unauthorized demonstration of recent years in Moscow and found guilty of disobeying police orders. 

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Twelve Hospitalized after Trains Collide in Moscow

Twelve people were hospitalized after a commuter train collided with a long-distance train in western Moscow, Russian authorities said Sunday. 

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Russia Says 'No Strikes' near Suspected Chemical Attack Site in Syria

Russia's military on Tuesday said its planes did not carry out any strikes near the town of Khan Sheikhun in Syria, where air strikes hit a hospital as doctors treated victims of a suspected chemical attack.

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Kremlin Says Metro Attack 'Challenge' to All Russians, including Putin

The Kremlin on Tuesday called the Saint Petersburg metro attack that left 14 dead and injured dozens a "challenge" to all Russians, including President Vladimir Putin.

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Alexei Navalny: Russia's Web-Savvy Anti-Corruption Campaigner

Anti-corruption campaigner Alexei Navalny has cemented his status as leader of Russia's opposition movement by organizing the largest unauthorized protest in recent years against President Vladimir Putin's rule.

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Ordered Jailed for 15 Days after Protest

A Russian court on Monday sentenced Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to 15 days behind bars after ruling he had resisted police during an anti-corruption protest Sunday in Moscow.

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Russia Cuts Key Rate in Boost to Struggling Economy

Russia's central bank cut its key rate Friday for the first time in six months and said more cuts were coming, offering a welcome boost to the country's struggling economy.

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