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3 Dec 2018
Oil is surging on the back of Saudi Arabia and Russia extending their deal to manage the market into next year.
3 Dec 2018
World leaders have opened talks at the G20 summit in Argentina. A weekend of meetings is expected to be overshadowed by the contentious presence of the Saudi crown prince and tensions between Russia and Ukraine.
1 Dec 2018
NATO members including Germany have been asked to send naval vessels to the Sea of Azov to back Ukraine against Russia. "Germany is one of our closest allies," President Petro Poroshenko said.
30 Nov 2018
With a new military focus on China and Russia, the US is planning to reduce its number of troops in Africa. Experts say that the move is no surprise, but there might be more to come.
27 Nov 2018
James Sherr, associate fellow, Russia and Eurasia programme at Chatham House, examines the fallout of Russia firing on Ukrainian warships and the renewal of tensions in the Kerch Strait, near Crimea.
18 Nov 2018
Robert Mueller will have a 10-day extension to file a status report on Paul Manafort's cooperation with the Russia investigation.
11 Nov 2018
The Star Wars films have a cult following all over the world, including in Russia. That's despite the movies not officially being screened there until the final years of the Soviet Union. But Russian fans have taken their love of them to a new level.
6 Nov 2018
Russia said it deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea on Monday (November 5), a few months after Moscow had reinforced its naval forces off Syrian coast.
28 Oct 2018
The leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Turkey stressed the importance on Saturday of a lasting ceasefire in Syria, and said a committee to create a new constitution should meet by the end of the year.
22 Oct 2018
Donald Trump says he plans to pull out of a major arms control treaty with Russia. The U.S. President claims that the Kremlin breached the nuclear accord in the latest escalation between the two nations.
21 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump said he is going to terminate an arms control treaty known as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) after he said Russia had violated it.
20 Oct 2018
A Russian national was charged by the U.S. for allegedly being one of the masterminds behind a conspiracy to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections.

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