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  • A car outside the Russian embassy in Kiev was torched by protesters after Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Crimea on Sunday, stirring up tensions between the two countries.

    Off late, Russia has been inspecting all Ukrainian ships passing through the Kerch Strait.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 26, 2018, 3:13 AM EST
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    The Russian defense ministry criticized Israel’s “deliberate provocation” after one of its military planes, with 15 people onboard, was accidentally shot down by allied Syrian forces in Latakia province on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 18, 2018, 8:02 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump met Russian leader Vladimir Putin at Helsinki summit.

    After embarrassing his own intelligence agencies by siding with Moscow at the Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump plunged the political circles into disbelief as he invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to visit the U.S.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 20, 2018, 6:20 AM EDT
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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has been at the helm of the country's politics for 18 years.

    Vladimir Putin, who has been at the helm of Russian politics for last 18 years, was sworn in as the country’s president for the fourth term on Monday following a thumping victory in the elections in March.

    LAST UPDATE : May 07, 2018, 7:23 AM EDT
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  • Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the U.K. of “forcing everyone to follow an anti-Russia course."

    In a tit-for-tat move, Russia kicked out 60 U.S. diplomats and locked down an American consulate, warning of a “symmetrical” retaliation against other nations that expelled its diplomats over a spy poisoning case in Britain.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 30, 2018, 7:11 AM EDT
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