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Clinton says Trump would be Putin’s ‘puppet’

  Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  Democrat Hillary Clinton warned Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is rooting for Donald Trump in the race for the White House because the Republican would be his “puppet.” In a ferocious debate exchange, Clinton cited reports from US intelligence agencies that …

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With US focused on vote, Russia takes advantage in Syria

Washington, United States | AFP | With Barack Obama’s presidency coming to a close and US policy for Syria at an impasse, Vladimir Putin’s Russia has stepped up efforts to secure its ally Bashar al-Assad in power. US officials fear the Kremlin is racing to consolidate its gains in Syria …

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MH17 shot down by missile brought into Ukraine from Russia

Nieuwegein, Netherlands | AFP | The missile that downed flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine was transported from Russia, a criminal inquiry revealed Wednesday, announcing about 100 people were being investigated for playing “an active role” in the disaster. Saying they had “irrefutable evidence” that the BUK missile system was used …

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Moscow slams US, UK for ‘unacceptable’ UN statements on Syria

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of “barbarism” and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo. “We note the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the United …

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US lawmakers: Russian hackers aim to disrupt election

Washington, United States | AFP |  Two US lawmakers who are members of their respective intelligence committees said Thursday that a spate of recent cyber attacks suggests Russia is trying to disrupt the November election. “Based on briefings we have received, we have concluded that the Russian intelligence agencies are …

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Putin’s party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia’s ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday’s ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing …

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