US expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking
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US expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking

President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats from the U.S. and imposed sanctions on two Russian intelligence agencies over their involvement in hacking US political groups in the 2016 presidential election.  It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken to date …

Syria ceasefire deal backed by Russia, Turkey takes effect
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Syria ceasefire deal backed by Russia, Turkey takes effect

A cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey went into effect in war-ravaged Syria at midnight Thursday, a potential breakthrough in the six years of fighting that have left more than a quarter-million people dead and triggered a refugee crisis across Europe, and, if it holds, will be followed by peace negotiations …

Over 3000 people evacuated from railway stations and checked, no bomb found
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Over 3000 people evacuated from railway stations and checked, no bomb found

Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated from three Moscow train stations Monday after a phoned-in bomb threat, although police said no bombs were found. TASS earlier said police had evacuated almost 3000 people on Monday from the Kazansky, Leningradsky and Yaroslavsky railway stations after receiving an anonymous bomb …

World leaders condemns assassination of Russian envoy to Turkey
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World leaders condemns assassination of Russian envoy to Turkey

International organizations and world powers have condemned the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey. The Russian ambassador was shot multiple times at an art exhibition in Ankara late Monday. The UN Security Council (UNSC) and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon branded the attack a “senseless” act of …