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Russia recently sent military reinforcements to both the Ukrainian border and Crimea.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has given his seal of approval to constitutional reforms which could allow him to stay in office until 2036.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy to change.

US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

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US President Biden 'to officially recognise Armenian genocide'

Joe Biden will reportedly be the first US president to officially denote the actions of the former Ottoman Empire in the First World War as ...

AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

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AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said that trials showed its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease, as a row ...

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Putin denounces 'confrontational' EU stance on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the European Union had a "confrontational" stance after having had a phone call with European Council President Charles Michel.

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Russia regrets US 'passed up' chance for Putin-Biden talks

Vladimir Putin had offered to hold virtual talks with Joe Biden after the US president described him as a 'killer'.

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Erdogan chastises Biden for 'killer' Putin comment

'Mr Biden's comment about Putin does not suit a head of state,' said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Putin delivers mocking response to Biden over 'killer' comment

Russian President Vladimir Putin has mocked his US counterpart Joe Biden over the latter’s comments calling him a ‘killer’, saying ‘it ...

'Killer' <em>Putin</em> will pay price for election meddling: Biden

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'Killer' Putin will pay price for election meddling: Biden

US president Joe Biden has warned that Putin will not get away with meddling in the US elections.

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Red Line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria

Book Club: Joby Warrick's new book takes a detailed look at the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the extraordinary efforts to rid the ...

US: <em>Putin</em> approved operations to help Trump against Biden

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US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

A new report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has said that Vladimir Putin green lit operations to support Donald ...

Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

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Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

Three groups from Russia, France and Syria announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of ...

Kremlin critic Navalny says locked up in 'concentration camp'

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Kremlin critic Navalny says locked up in 'concentration camp'

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny called the penal colony where he is spending his jail time a "real concentration camp"

Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

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Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

The Russian mercenary group Wagner is accused of torture and murder in Syria.

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Russia's Lavrov begins Middle East tour with UAE meeting

Russia's foreign minister is embarking on a tour of the Gulf meeting key figures.

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Russia to host another round of talks on Afghanistan

Russia is set to host Afghanistan peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, with representatives from the US, China and ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

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US to seek seat on UN human rights body

The US will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council, after the previous administration of Donald Trump withdrew.

Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

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Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

A ruling to jail the Kremlin's most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny was upheld by a court in Russia on Saturday.

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Israel and Syria swap prisoners in Russia-mediated deal

Israel and Syria swapped prisoners in a deal brokered by Russia.

Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

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Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

Moscow swiftly rejected a call by a European rights court to released jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday.

Russia, France urge Iran 'restraint' after new nuclear breach

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Russia, France urge Iran 'restraint' after new nuclear breach

Russia and France urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out in Tehran's nuclear ...

Moscow calls on Iran for 'restraint' after uranium production

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Moscow calls on Iran for 'restraint' after uranium production

The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency said that it had verified the production of 3.6 grammes of uranium metal at a plant in Iran.

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