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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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Russia Conflicted on How to Mark 100 Years since Revolutions

It was the year that ended centuries of royal rule, brought two revolutions, ushered in Soviet domination and changed the course of Russian history irrevocably.

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Four Russian Servicemen Dead in Syria Blast

Four Russian military personnel were killed and two injured when their vehicle was targeted with explosives in central Syria last week, a defense ministry statement quoted by Russian agencies said Monday.

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Putin for 'Restoring Dialogue' between Russia, US Intel

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for Russian intelligence agencies to bolster ties with their US counterparts in the fight against terrorism.

"Restoring dialogue with the special services of the United States and other NATO members is in our mutual interest," Putin told the country's FSB intelligence agency in a televised speech. 

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Trump Denies Talk of Russian Connection as 'Non-Sense'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed talk of a Russian connection as "non-sense," two days after the resignation of his national security adviser Michael Flynn renewed questions about Moscow interference in U.S. politics.

"This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign," Trump said in an early morning post on Twitter.

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