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After his March re-election, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree setting targets for his next six years in power, including halving the country's poverty rate, increasing pensions and boosting the average life expectancy

Donald Trump: Russia Will Try to Rig Elections for Democrats

“I’m very concerned that Russia will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Based on the fact that no President has been tougher on Russia than me, they will be pushing very hard for the Democrats. They definitely don’t want Trump!”

US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. - The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an 'extraordinary relationship' and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out …

China Warns Russia: U.S. Friendliness Will Not Last Past Trump Presidency

China’s state-run Global Times warned Russia in a Tuesday column not to trust that any agreeableness on President Donald Trump’s part will be a permanent change in U.S. policy, adding that Trump’s “America First” policy makes it impossible for Washington to have true international allies.

President Donald Trump answers questions about the 2016 U.S Election collusion during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. The two leaders met one-on-one and discussed a range of issues including the 2016 U.S Election collusion. (Photo by …

Donald Trump Calls on DNC to Hand Over Email Server

President Donald Trump called on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during his press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday to hand over its server to the FBI to prove Russia hacked into it.

Workers are working on pipes in the production hall at the Nord Stream 2 facility at Mukran on Ruegen Islandon October 19, 2017 in Sassnitz, Germany. Nord Stream is laying a second pair of offshore pipelines in the Baltic Sea between Vyborg in Russia and Greifswald in Germany for the …

Donald Trump: U.S. Will Compete with Russia’s Gas Pipeline to Germany

The United States, the top oil and gas seller, will compete with Russia’s gas pipeline to Germany, according to President Donald Trump, who addressed his previously expressed concern about the Nord Stream II pipeline during Monday’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Syrian children and adults receive treatment for a suspected chemical attack at a makeshift clinic on the rebel-held village of al-Shifuniyah in the Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus late on February 25, 2018. A child died and at least 13 other people suffered breathing difficulties …

Russia-Ordered ‘Pause’ Goes into Effect East of Damascus

A Russia-ordered “humanitarian pause” has gone into effect to allow civilians to leave a rebel-held enclave near Damascus, giving a brief respite to the residents of the besieged area that has been under intense attack by the Syrian government for weeks.

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Russian Security Official: Russian Jihadis Returning from Syria ‘A Real Threat’

An underground cell of battle-hardened jihadists from Central Asia are planning to carry out “terrorist” attacks during the upcoming New Year celebrations and presidential elections in Moscow, reportedly warns Alexander Bortnik, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), charged with homeland security.

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Saudi King to Meet Putin on Historic Russia Visit

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on the first official trip to Russia by a ruler of the oil-rich Sunni powerhouse, was set to meet President Vladimir Putin to discuss energy contracts despite discord over the Syrian conflict.

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Netanyahu to Meet with Putin in Russia

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office says the Israeli leader will travel to Russia on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin.

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Trump Bashes Fake News for G20 Putin Conspiracy Theories

President Donald Trump vented his frustration with “fake news” media outlets on Twitter Tuesday after a scheduled dinner with Russian President Vladimir Putin was reported as a “secret” summit with dark implications.