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Putin thanks Trump for foiling new year attacks

Russia's President Vladimir Putin thanked Donald Trump for intelligence that helped foil "acts of terrorism" on Russian soil, according to a Kremlin

Germany expels Russian diplomats over Berlin murder

Months after a man was shot dead in a Berlin park, Germany is throwing out two Russian diplomats because it suspects the murder was ordered by Russia or Russia's Chechen republic.

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurds from Syria border

Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph.

Russia vows to prevent Turkey-Syria clashes

Russia has said it will not allow clashes between Turkish and Syrian forces, as Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria continues.

Russia faces ban from all major sports events – Wada

Russia could face a ban from all major sports events over "discrepancies" in a lab database, the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has warned

50-year-old message in a bottle found

An Alaska man's hunt for firewood ended with the discovery of a different kind after he came across a 50-year-old message in a bottle.

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft

South Korea fired warning shots at a Russian A-50 military aircraft that entered its airspace on Tuesday, its Ministry of Defence said.

MH17: May justice be served

Family members of victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy voiced their gratitude following a report that revealed the four main suspects who had allegedly shot down the plane in July 2014 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board

MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine

For the first time since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014, prosecutors have announced charges against suspects in the case.

Aeroflot plane crash: Russia jet ‘struck by lightning’

Passengers and crew on board the Aeroflot jet that was forced to make an emergency landing at a Moscow airport say it was struck by lightning