Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

MOSCOW - A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed...responsibility, saying it was punishing Moscow for its air campaign in Syria.An unusually...Paris attacks, said he would travel to Moscow next week to help forge a military coalition...
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Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

MOSCOW - As tens of thousands of Russian tourists...on board, almost all of them Russians. Moscow said the ban was necessary because of concerns...said.Commenting on media reports that Moscow was also mulling suspension of flights to...
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With Olympic boycott ruled out, Russians to admit some wrong

MOSCOW - With an Olympic boycott ruled out, Russia...United States and allies boycotted the 1980 Moscow Olympics in protest at the Soviet Union...politics, in 1980 western countries boycotted Moscow. Nothing good came out of this."Also...
Assad-Putin meeting signals push to end crisis

MOSCOW - Bashar Assad's surprise meeting with...uncertain, and questions remain about whether Moscow will seek the departure of its longtime...critics.The Syrian president's visit to Moscow, his first known trip abroad since war...
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Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...military muscle on display, bringing Moscow-based reporters to view a day's central and northwestern regions. Moscow says it is fighting IS and other extremist...Tuesday with Putin in a surprise visit to Moscow to discuss the military operations. In...
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Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

...AP) - Sandwiched between China and Russia, landlocked Mongolia has long tread a middle path, maintaining a balance between Moscow and Beijing while referring to the U.S. and other remote allies as "third neighbors."Now, with a wealth of mineral resources...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...military intervention in Syria has raised Moscow's profile when it comes to Syria and...speaking on Wednesday following a visit to Moscow.But that is easier said than done...airstrikes in support of Assad's troops shows Moscow wants the "current regime to stay...
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French hunt 2nd fugitive

...closely with France, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the missile cruiser...while the al-Qaida-linked Nusra militant group is in Idlib.Moscow has vowed to hunt down those responsible for blowing up a Russian...
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Syrians express opposition to Russian plan, she said it was something for the Syrian people, not Russia, to decide.____Mroue reported from Beirut. Associated Press writers Kate de Pury in Moscow and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

MOSCOW (AP) - Iran has granted permission for...Syria-bound flights. After Bulgaria rejected Moscow's overflight request for Sept. 1-24...Syria-bound plane carrying radar parts from Moscow.There was no immediate confirmation from...
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