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A proposal to nationalize company profits triggers a fight between the Kremlin and government

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The rouble is falling with new sanctions looming, and the government wants to nationalize the profits of private companies

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Russian Journalists’ killing may shed light on Kremlin’s African ambitions via mercenaries

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1. Russian journalists’ killing may shed light on Kremlin’s African ambitions via mercenaries What happened Since the end…

Three journalists were killed in Africa while investigating a private military business owned by the man behind Russia’s troll army. This is what they are looking into.

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Three Russian journalists died in the Central African Republic who were filming an investigation about Russian mercenary soldiers…

Why a Russian billionaire sponsored Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent arrested in the U.S.

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1. Why a Russian billionaire sponsored Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent arrested in the U.S. The Bell…

Russia’s government moves towards further economic isolation as it expects new sanctions post-Helsinki

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1. The meeting between Putin and Trump may result in new and more severe sanctions for Russia. What…

Cryptographers from military units: what we know about the accused Russian hackers

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An official accusation of hacking the DNC directed at alleged hackers from Russian military intelligence threatens the upcoming…

On the eve of his meeting with Trump, Vladimir Putin prefers praying in a monastery to watching football with Macron

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Vladimir Putin unexpectedly ignores Russia’s triumphant World Cup

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Russia calls the Putin-Trump summit the event of the year, but doesn’t expect real results

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Four most important stories on Russia this week