Trump lawyer Giuliani says Mueller report 'better than I expected'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, whether the Trump campaign colluded, and whether Trump obstructed justice was more positive than he had anticipated, based on the summary of the report released on Sunday. “It’s better than I expected,” said Giuliani, who, echoing Trump, relentlessly […]

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Russia's Lavrov set to meet Tillerson during Africa tour

Russian foreign minister is set to visit five different countries, including Angola and Ethiopia, where he will hold talks with the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is set to meet his US counterpart Rex Tillerson during his five-day Africa tour. Lavrov will visit five different countries, including Angola and Ethiopia, where he will hold […]

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Qatar Airways to buy stake in Russia's Vnukovo airport

Qatar’s national carrier eyes minority stake in Russia’s third-largest airport as emir visits Moscow. Qatar Airways is set to buy a 25 percent share in Russia’s Vnukovo International Airport, one of the four major airports which serves the capital, Moscow. Akbar al-Baker, the national carrier’s chief executive, made the announcement on Monday, according to a report by Russia’s news agency […]

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Russia to carry out first navy launch tests of ‘unstoppable’ missile

Russia carries out first navy launch tests of its ‘unstoppable’ hypersonic missile – Putin’s ‘weapon of choice’ to destroy US cities Test launch of Zircon to take place at the end of the year, Russian media reports Vladimir Putin claims 6,000mph weapon is unmatched by any Western missile Mach 8 missile was identified last month by Moscow’s state-controlled TV as […]

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Russian military’s ‘vomit-inducing ray’ captured on video for first time

A Russian military device which causes hallucinations, dizziness and nausea, has been caught on camera for the first time. The first-ever footage of  the Filin 5P-42 in use was broadcast on the Russian Defense Ministry’s channel Zvezda. It was filmed as the defence technology was tested in St Petersburg and shows the light flashing on and off continuously. One of […]

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Russian passenger plane makes emergency landing in Baku after bomb threat: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Ural Airlines passenger plane carrying 225 people bound for Moscow made an emergency landing in Baku on Monday after the cabin crew thought there might be a bomb on board the plane, RIA news agency cited Baku’s airport as saying. The plane was flying to the Russian capital from Bahrain, the airport’s press service was quoted […]

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Vladimir Putin pulls Russia out of Cold War-era nuclear pact with US sparking fears of fresh nuke arms race

Washington gave notice of its intention to withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty last month, setting the stage for it to terminate in six months unless Moscow returns to compliance. Russia denied any breaches, and accused the U.S. of violating the pact, and today put in writing their own intentions to withdraw. Putin's decree said Moscow is suspending […]

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Inside Vladimir Putin’s ‘propaganda train’ loaded with ‘war trophies’ from Syria

These powerful photos capture Vladimir Putin’s “propaganda train” loaded with “war trophies” from Syria on its tour through Russia . The train is moving more than 17,000 miles around the country to show off weapons and armaments captured from rebels. They were all found during Moscow’s controversial campaign in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Now the train is in […]

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