Lavrov called the main condition for signing a peace treaty with Japan. Tokyo should recognize Russia's sovereignty over the Kuril Islands
Patrushev did not rule out that amendments could be made to the military doctrine of the Russian Federation
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Russian MFA FM Sergey Lavrov: Japan is our neighbour, and we are interested in promoting neighbourly relations in all spheres without exception, as was agreed by President of Russia Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe.
Russian president Putin expresses concern over NATO's attempts to "get closer to the borders of country" and the militarization of space
A mass exodus of militants from Syria to Russia was prevented - Putin at extended meeting of National Security council of Russia
Russian watchdog Rospotrebnadzor reported on the "radiation incident" in the South China Sea
Russian Foreign Ministry: there is no deadline for a full resumption of flights with Egypt. Russia hopes that experts will complete work soon
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Russian Air Force IL-76MD Medevac RF-86906 heading towards Damascus Syria
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Some pics of recently returned 3 Ukrainian naval boats from Russia. Some of the crew released by Russia in Sept watched their return. Ukraine says boats will be checked & their condition will determine whether any legal action will proceed against Russia
Amid an apparent Russian espionage scandal, Serbian President Vucic said a Russian diplomat had a number of "conspiratorial meetings" with Serbian army officials at which cash changed hands. Vucic said he hoped Putin was unaware
Serbian intelligence agencies have uncovered a wide-ranging intelligence operation involving Russian spies and members of the Serbian military, its president said
Putin has awarded the families of those who died as result of nuclear incident near Severodvinsk. Says "Russia will improve its advanced weapons more"
Serbian National Security Council session underway. President Vucic expected to give a statement tonight on latest in the alleged Russian spy scandal. Attendees incl: President, PM, police director, defence and justice mins, security agency reps
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Knyaz Vladimir submarine launched Bulava missile from White Sea and returned back to base
Russian Foreign Ministry says that video of "GRU recruiter in Serbia" is a provocation, as man who received money is not Serbian security service agent
Holmes testifies that Ukrainians are in need of U.S. support to this day - as Zelenskyy seeks to arrange a summit meeting with Putin, Zelenskyy "needs President Putin to understand America supports" him at "the highest levels"
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Fiona Hill, former top Russia expert for the White House: "I have heard some of you on this committee appear to believe that Russia" didn't meddle in the 2016 election "and that perhaps, somehow, for some reason, Ukraine did. This is a fictional narrative."
Holmes: "At a time of shifting allegiances and rising competitors in the world, we have no better friend than Ukraine – a scrappy, unbowed, determined, and above all dignified people who are standing up against Russian authoritarianism and aggression. They deserve better."
Holmes says Trump's meeting with Putin on June 28 in Osaka sent "a further signal of lack of support for Ukraine."
David Holmes testifies that policy priorities in Ukraine, including support against Russian aggression, "became overshadowed by a political agenda being promoted by . Giuliani and a cadre of officials operating with a direct channel to the White House."
Spain’s High Court, the Audiencia Nacional, has opened an investigation into the alleged activities of a group linked with the Russian intelligence service during the 2017 Catalan breakaway bid, three sources have confirmed to EL PAÍS. The sealed investigation, opened by Judge Manuel García-Castellón, has been assigned to the General Information Office of the National Police, which specializes in counter-terrorism. The case centers on an elite military group called Unit 29155
Fiona Hill adds: "In the course of this investigation, I would ask that you please not promote politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance Russian interests."
The joint Russian-Syrian patrol will cross the contact-lines with TFSA controlled areas, in Tal Tamr countryside, after inspecting sites on M4 highway to reach Aliya silos point
FSB: Ukraine received its boats in "normal condition and with toilets"
Russia's Gazprom to sell 3.6% stake worth $3.3 billion
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The FSB of Russia reported the detention in Moscow region of three members of the Islamic State organization, who recruited Muscovites and residents of the region. According to the FSB, members of the group from 2014 to the present recruited recruits
The FSB says it's caught Russian soldier spying for the Ukrainians
After a video surfaced this week allegedly showing a Russian diplomat giving money to a Serbian official in Belgrade, Serbia's Security Intelligence Agency told RTS today that the video is genuine and the Russian is an intelligence officer
TWO unknown attackers on a motorbike opened fire and critically wounded Wahid Muzhda Outside his home, adjacent to the Russian embassy in west Kabul, multiple sources tells
Russia and Belarus have not yet agreed on a gas price for deliveries from next year - First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov