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On Russia-backed TV network, Donald Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election.
1 points by The Denver Post | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko United States Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
North Korea's nuclear threat: What we know
Here's what we know about the reclusive country's nuclear weapons program:       
20 points by USA Today | World War II United Nations Nuclear weapon United States Missile Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Cold War Russia
Why it's weirdly fitting that a Donald Trump interview aired on RT
Trump keeps stumbling into being helpful to Vladimir Putin.
373 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Russia Prime Minister of Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Moscow Kremlin
Ukraine to bar some Russian singers after Kiev chosen to host Eurovision
KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian government said on Friday it would deny entry to certain Russian singers if they were chosen to perform at next year's Eurovision Song Contest, after picking the capital Kiev to host the event.
-1 points by Reuters | Ukraine Crimea Russia Tatars Reuters Crimean Tatars Ukrainians Thomson Reuters
Crimea ‘cannot be given back’ to Ukraine – Czech president
The Crimean peninsula can never be returned to Ukraine, notwithstanding the fact that it was “annexed,” Czech President Milos Zeman said in answering a reader’s question in the Czech newspaper Parlamentni Listy. Read Full Article at RT.com
1125 points by Russia Today | Russia Soviet Union Ukraine Russian language Poland Russians Ukrainians Eastern Europe
Large majority of Russians want equal role for women in politics, research shows
Almost four-fifths of all Russians welcome women’s participation in national politics, citing the qualities of intuition, calmness and a good grasp of social problems as major benefits of female politicians, according to a recent public opinion poll. Read Full Article at RT.com
57 points by Russia Today | Lower house Politics Russia Opinion poll Prime minister RIA Novosti State Duma House of Lords
US running out of patience with Russia on Syria deal
The US is trying to close a deal with Russia on a Syria ceasefire -- but officials warn that the US will abandon the effort if latest talks don't produce an agreement.
251 points by CNN | Vladimir Putin Russia Isis Syria Osiris Barack Obama Horus
US media, Trump’s own campaign freak out about his interview on ‘Kremlin RT’
Republican president candidate Donald Trump’s interview with Larry King, which aired on RT America Thursday night, is fueling the flames of growing US propaganda against Russia, even within his own campaign. Read Full Article at RT.com
1054 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Bill Clinton Russia
Trump campaign: Comments on Putin are an indication that we'll 'work with people'
Donald Trump's campaign manager on Friday qualified Mr. Trump's recently praises of Russian President Vladimir Putin by saying the GOP presidential nominee is demonstrating a willingness to work with others and that Mr. Trump doesn't agree with Russia's political system. "He's not praising him so much as saying that we'll ...
10 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton President of Russia
Donald Trump defends Putin - on Russian TV
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:14 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
8034 points by Los Angeles Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Boris Yeltsin Moscow Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev
Donald Trump interviewed on Russian-government funded TV show
Trump called into Larry King’s RT America show, “PoliticKing,” Thursday to discuss his bid for the White House.
456 points by Daily News | Russia President of the United States United States George W. Bush United States presidential election Bill Clinton Washington D.C. United States Constitution
Donald Trump on Russia-backed TV: Russian meddling in U.S. election 'probably unlikely'
As Democrats slam him for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-backed news outlet it's "probably unlikely" that the country is trying to meddle in the U.S. election. Asked about reports that U.S. officials are investigating whether Russia launched a covert operation ...
12 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia President of the United States Washington D.C. United States United States presidential election 2008 Donald Trump United States presidential election
Putin replaces children’s rights ombudsman
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the head of the association for the protection of family, Anna Kuznetsova, as his plenipotentiary for children’s rights, replacing lawyer Pavel Astakhov. Read Full Article at RT.com
130 points by Russia Today | Russia Rights Moscow Kremlin Penza Oblast President Penza Dmitry Medvedev Vladimir Putin
Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence.
13 points by Reuters | Crimea Russia Russian Empire Ukraine Reuters Crimean Tatars Tatars Thomson Reuters
‘Attack on Russian sport will continue’ – ROC head Zhukov
The head of the Russian Olympic Committee, Aleksandr Zhukov, has said that Russia should prepare for an attack on its sport and athletes that will continue up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Read Full Article at RT.com
27 points by Russia Today | Olympic Games World Anti-Doping Agency International Olympic Committee Summer Olympic Games 2008 Summer Olympics Athens Winter Olympic Games Russia
Britain's UKIP denies ex-leader Farage has been offered a show by Russian TV
LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Independence Party on Friday denied a newspaper report that its former leader, Nigel Farage, had been offered his own television show by a Russian state-funded broadcaster.
14 points by Reuters | Russia Reuters Thomson Reuters News agency United Kingdom Democracy Republic of Ireland News
Putin talks relations with Turkey, US, Saudi Arabia & China at G20 final presser
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a broad range of updates on Moscow’s foreign policy and relations with major world players as he spoke to international media on the last day of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Read Full Article at RT.com
901 points by Russia Today | Russia United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Vladimir Putin President of the United States President of Russia The Hague
At least 2 dead as train derails in northern Spain – local media
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398 points by Russia Today | Russia Google United States All rights reserved Windows Mobile Spain German language Non-profit organization
On Russia-backed TV network, Trump doubts Russian influence
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-funded television network that "it's probably unlikely" that Russia is trying to influence the U.S. election ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Alexander Litvinenko Boris Yeltsin United States Prime Minister of Russia Beslan school hostage crisis
China says it "resolutely opposes" North Korea's nuke test and "intensely urges" Pyongyang to abide
BEIJING (AP) - China says it "resolutely opposes" North Korea's nuke test and "intensely urges" Pyongyang to abide by its non-proliferation promises.
1 points by The Washington Times | North Korea People's Republic of China South Korea Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Beijing Russia Pyongyang East Asia
Airstrike kills top Nusra commander outside Aleppo, as Syrian Army retakes new neighborhood
Senior Al-Nusra Front commander, known under the alias Abu Omar Saraqeb, was reportedly killed in a targeted airstrike on the village of Kafr Naha, 15 km north of Aleppo. In the city, Syrian government forces regained control over Ramousah district. Read Full Article at RT.com
660 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Syria Dmitry Medvedev Military Damascus Boris Yeltsin Military of Syria
Russia earns more from agriculture than arms sales
One of the results of Russia's food embargo against the EU and a weaker ruble has been a remarkable boom in agriculture, reports German weekly Der Spiegel. Read Full Article at RT.com
489 points by Russia Today | Russia Agriculture International trade Soviet Union Economy of Russia Wheat Moscow
Opinion: Don't blink over North Korea
North Korea continues to improve its missile and nuclear capabilities.
154 points by CNN | World War II North Korea Korean War South Korea Russia Korea Korean language Nuclear weapon
Earthquake Hits Near North Korea Nuclear Test Site
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit close to North Korea’s nuclear test site early Friday, a U.S. monitoring service said, possibly indicating North Korea has conducted a fifth nuclear test.
2007 points by The Wall Street Journal | Korean language Korean War South Korea North Korea Pyongyang Russia Moscow Humid continental climate
Artificial seismic activity reported in North Korea

16573 points by CNN | East Asia Russia Divided regions Seismology North Korea Korea
US expands list of sanctioned Russian firms
The US Department of Commerce is expanding its blacklist of Russian companies and individuals over their alleged links to the Ukrainian conflict. Read Full Article at RT.com
96 points by Russia Today | Russia United States Crimea Eastern Europe European Union Black Sea Ukraine Europe
Mike Pence says it's 'inarguable' that Putin is a stronger leader than Obama
Pence backed up his running mate's praise of Putin.
5281 points by The Washington Post | United States Ronald Reagan President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush Iraq War Russia
Abdelkader, Larkin set for World Cup exhibitions
Let’s take a moment to shy away from the start of the NFL and college football season to think about the World Cup of Hockey.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Europe North America Detroit Red Wings Ice hockey Pavel Datsyuk Russia Canada
Spy games meet word games as officials warn Russia against election meddling
When some of the nation's top spies joined each other on stage at a conference Thursday, the question of whether Russia was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and state elections systems soon came up. The spies carefully skirted the question. We're working with our partners...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Vladimir Putin Democratic Party United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Russia President of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
Graham says Trump's Putin comments 'unnerves me to my core"
“You know, flattery can be used as a tool that sometimes bears very negative fruit,” said Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.),
3756 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Russia Joe Biden Democratic Party United States Senate
Abdelkader, Larkin to face Canada in World Cup exhibition
Let’s take a moment to shy away from the start of the NFL and college football season to think about the World Cup of Hockey.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Europe North America Detroit Red Wings Ice hockey Pavel Datsyuk Russia Canada
‘IOC offers blueprint in battle against doping’ - ROC honorable president
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have put forward to the independent Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) a way out of the current difficult situation, according to ROC honorable president Vitaliy Smirnov. Read Full Article at RT.com
15 points by Russia Today | World Anti-Doping Agency Russia United States American record labels President of the United States World War II Federal government of the United States
Russia orders new submarines for Pacific fleet
Richard TomkinsST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Russian shipbuilder JSC Admiralteiskie Verfi is to construct six new submarines for the Russian Navy.
43 points by UPI | United Press International Submarine International News Service News World Communications Russia William Randolph Hearst Russian Navy Torpedo
Paul Ryan's Russia position is closer to Hillary Clinton's than Donald Trump's
Donald Trump can't help but praise Vladimir Putin. Paul Ryan can't help but disagree with Trump.
40 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Russia Donald Trump United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton Boris Yeltsin President of the United States Vladimir Putin
Paul Ryan is tired of Trump questions
“I’m not going to sit up here and do the tit-for-tat on what Donald said last night."       
-1 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin President of the United States Russia George W. Bush United States Donald Trump Democratic Party Boris Yeltsin
Russia orders new submarines
Richard TomkinsST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Russian shipbuilder JSC Admiralteiskie Verfi is to construct six new submarines to to Russian Navy.
43 points by UPI | United Press International Submarine International News Service News World Communications Russia William Randolph Hearst Russian Navy Torpedo
Guardian calls Belarusian act at Rio Paralympics ‘mutiny,’ elicits scorn from Russian FM spox
A Guardian article which criticizes the Belarusian Paralympic team for displaying the Russian flag at the opening of the Rio Paralympic Games is a display of “modern fascism,” the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
68 points by Russia Today | Olympic Games Paralympic Games Russia The Guardian International Paralympic Committee World Anti-Doping Agency Belarus Soviet Union
Obama on Trump: He has 'outright wacky ideas'
President Obama shrugged off Donald Trump’s criticism of his leadership, calling the Republican nominee's ideas “outright wacky.”       
174 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin United States President of the United States Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party President of Russia Russia
1 person shot, 2 gunmen loose at West Texas high school
There is an active shooter situation at Alpine High School in West, Texas. One person has been shot and two suspects are believed to be on the loose, police have said. All schools in the Alpine Independent School District are on “critical lockdown.” Read Full Article at RT.com
989 points by Russia Today | High school Texas Russia School district United States Google All rights reserved Stafford Municipal School District
Russia, US: What do they agree on?
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov are meeting in Geneva to try and thrash out a deal on Syria, but after round after round of failed talks, can they really find common ground this time?
531 points by CNN | Syria Barack Obama United States Bashar al-Assad Hafez al-Assad Iraq War Russia President of the United States
IPC revokes Paralympic accreditation of Belarus official who carried Russian flag
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has rescinded the accreditation of a member of Team Belarus who carried a Russian flag during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read Full Article at RT.com
384 points by Russia Today | Belarus Olympic Games International Paralympic Committee Russia Paralympic Games News agency President of Belarus RIA Novosti
Ukrainian defense officials face criminal charges in Russia over Donbass genocide
Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched criminal cases against Ukrainian Defense Ministry and General Staff officials over the genocide of Russian-speakers in the self-proclaimed Donetsk republic. Read Full Article at RT.com
482 points by Russia Today | Army Law enforcement agency Russia Military Police Ukraine Soldier Military history
The lesson of Vladimir Putin's popularity isn't the one Donald Trump seems to be taking
Putin is popular in part because he crushes dissent -- which Trump doesn't shy away from endorsing.
173 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Mass media Prime Minister of Russia Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Journalism
Russia-US deal on Syrian reconciliation ‘not yet finalized,’ talks to continue – Kremlin
Russia-US talks on Syrian reconciliation have not continued yet, as the agreement is “not finalized,” the Kremlin spokesman said, dismissing a Washington Post report on the White House’s “final proposal” to Moscow as “not fully relevant.” Read Full Article at RT.com
65 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Sergey Lavrov Barack Obama Moscow
Belarusian booted from Paralympics for carrying Russian flag
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A Belarusian sports ministry employee who marched with a Russian flag in Wednesday's opening ceremony has been booted out of the Paralympics. The International Paralympic Committee says "the individual was quickly identified during the ceremony as a guest of the Belarus secretary general who should ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Olympic Games Alexander Lukashenko International Paralympic Committee Paralympic Games Russia Belarus Rio de Janeiro Disabled sports
Radical UK cleric Anjem Choudary jailed for 5yrs 6mths for supporting ISIS
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3405 points by Russia Today | United States Russia Anjem Choudary Google All rights reserved Windows Mobile September 6 Non-profit organization
Russia's Putin offers support to new Uzbekistan leadership
ALMATY (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged his support to the man emerging as the likely next leader of Uzbekistan on Tuesday, during a visit that put a stamp on Moscow's claim to be the ex-Soviet republic's closest ally.
49 points by Reuters | Uzbekistan Central Asia Russia Tashkent Afghanistan Reuters Dmitry Medvedev Thomson Reuters
Ukraine to lose $2bn in Russian gas transit losses from Nord Stream-2
Russia's Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline will have a detrimental impact on Ukraine and on Europe, the CEO of Ukraine’s Naftogaz Andrey Kobolev said on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
100 points by Russia Today | Russia Europe Germany Estonia Denmark European Union Baltic Sea Latvia
My Turn: Give all people a reason to say, ‘Viva America’
I recently addressed 300 Muslim judges and prosecutors graduating from the Algerian Magistrate School. The minister of justice, with whom I worked at a Rule of Law program in 2001, invited me back to Algiers to talk with the new judges about judicial independence. In Algeria, as in all democracies,...
7 points by Concord Monitor | United States Islam Law Separation of powers United States Constitution Russia Cold War Soviet Union
‘We will never forget’: Hockey world remembers 2011 Lokomotiv air disaster
Russia and the entire hockey world are marking the 5th anniversary of the 2011 plane crash that claimed the lives of almost the entire squad of the Russian Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey club that was at that time one of the leaders of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Read Full Article at RT.com
313 points by Russia Today | Russia International Ice Hockey Federation Ice hockey Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Belarus Hockey Russians Sweden