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There are few hopes for any agreements at 3rd Putin-Trump meeting

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What happened Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will meet for the 3rd time on 11 November in Paris…

Scary extrajudicial murder accusations raise questions about Putin’s managerial competence

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State-controlled bank to buy control of Russia’s flagship private internet company

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State-controlled bank to buy control of Russia’s flagship private internet company What happened On Thursday, The Bell found…

State-owned Sberbank in bid to take controlling stake in Yandex, Russia’s largest internet company

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The Bell has learned that Russia’s largest bank, state-owned Sberbank, is in talks to buy a major stake…

Proposed constitutional changes reveal Kremlin splits over Putin’s ‘2024 problem’

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Russia has drawn up a plan to ditch the U.S. dollar

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The defeat of Kremlin candidates in 4 governor elections ignites a political crisis

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Election Drama in the Far East challenges the whole Russian political system

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1. Election drama in the Far East shakes the  foundations of the Russian political system What happened The…

What’s behind Moscow’s strange parading of the alleged Skripal poisoners

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The men who poisoned the Skripals may have used their real names to enter the UK

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