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  • 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.

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the U.K. of “forcing everyone to follow an anti-Russia course."
    LAST UPDATE : Mar 30, 2018, 7:11 AM EDT
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  • Over 20 nations have stood in solidarity with the U.K. over claims that Russia ordered Skripal attack.

    Russia has vowed to retaliate against the collective expulsion of its 100 diplomats by the U.S. and the EU states in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the U.K., allegedly ordered by Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin bagged 76 percent votes.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin scored a landslide victory in Sunday’s presidential election, clinching nearly 76 percent votes in a heavily lopsided contest that was always destined to go one way.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 19, 2018, 5:59 AM EDT
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  • Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, painted portrait

    Russia’s defense ministry said on Friday that it is verifying the inputs that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed in an airstrike conducted on May 28 in the Syrian city of Raqqa.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 16, 2017, 7:20 AM EDT
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