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  1. FILE PHOTO: A member of Russia's special operations unit stands with a national flag during th

    Russia starts biggest war games since Soviet fall near China

    Russia began its biggest war games since the fall of the Soviet Union on Tuesday close to its border with China, mobilising 300,000 troops in a ...
  2. Demonstrators carry a giant Soviet flag during a rally held by Russian Communist party to mark the

    Putin, wary of political tumult, shuns Russian Revolution centenary

    Vladimir Putin stayed away from events marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution on Tuesday, an event that changed the world but has awkward ...
  3. Russian army parade marking the World War II anniversary in Moscow

    Gorbachev, last Soviet leader, wants Trump-Putin summit to save arms pact

    Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, said on Thursday a landmark arms control treaty that helped end the Cold War was in peril and called ...
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    Gorbachev says world at 'dangerous' point as US-Russia tensions soar

    Relations between Moscow and Washington - already at their lowest since the Cold War over the Ukraine conflict - have soured further in recent ...
  5. Menshikov the dead polar bear

    Russian zoo's polar bear veteran dies at 27

    The "star of the zoo and public favourite ... has left us. Thank you to all those who loved him and came to see him," the zoo said, mourning an ...
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    Two IS suspects detained at Istanbul airport: Report

    Dogan news agency said the two suspects held late on Sunday (Jul 3) were Kyrgyz nationals, identifying them only by their initials, K.V. and ...
  7. Mongolia elections

    Mongolian voters head to the polls amid economic uncertainty

    In the lead up to the election, voters expressed their frustration with Mongolia's poor governance and weakened economy, and many said they feared ...
  8. Cambodia Singapore Libya

    Singapore mistaken for Libya in Cambodian government video targeting ‘excessive’ civil rights

    In a thinly veiled warning to protest groups, the Cambodian government has released a video cautioning against the misuse of civil rights which ...
  9. NATO group photo

    NATO finalises military build-up to counter Russia

    US Secretary of State John Kerry, attending the Brussels talks, said NATO was building a "robust" defensive posture on its eastern flank and urged ...
  10. Abe and Putin

    Japan's Abe hails 'breakthrough' in island dispute at Putin talks: Official

    Tokyo-Moscow relations are hamstrung by a row dating back to the end of World War II when Soviet troops seized the four southernmost islands in ...