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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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 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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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

MOSCOW - Russia launched airstrikes Wednesday in Syria, sharply escalating Moscow's role in the conflict but also raising questions...that did not include IS militants and complained Moscow did not use formal channels to give advance notice...
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Russian cities ponder 1-day-a-week booze ban

MOSCOW - Some Russian officials are daring to think...onto the idea amid media reports that the Moscow and St. Petersburg city governments were...the whole day every Wednesday. Then, a Moscow legislator reportedly said the Russian capital...
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Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...defense chief announced Thursday, as Moscow hinted at broader action to bolster President...increased Russian activity in Syria reflects Moscow's deep concerns that its longtime ally...of fighting, and Washington has warned Moscow against beefing up its presence.In Moscow...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow's airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced...suspicions and mutual distrust between Moscow and the West over Russia's military...spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that Moscow was looking into the incursion.Turkish...
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Russian opposition protest draws thousands

MOSCOW - Russia's beleaguered opposition drew several...people on Sunday to a protest rally in an outlying Moscow neighborhood to decry the 15-year rule of President...refused to allow the opposition to rally in central Moscow.
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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...


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