Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...of St. Petersburg, home of many of the victims. President Vladimir Putin declared a nationwide day of mourning, and flags flew...lay flowers, saying that pain was "piercing" her heart.Vladimir Povarov and a friend did the same, explaining that they couldn't...
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Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...base in western Syria to pound militant targets, President Vladimir Putin pushed diplomatic efforts with the West, stressing the...Heintz in Moscow, Geir Moulson and Matthew Lee in Berlin, and Vladimir Kondrashov at Hemeimeem Air Base in Syria contributed to this...
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Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...unspecified concerns about airport security suggest Russia takes the prospect exceptionally seriously.On Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin's chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said the flight ban will last for at least several months. Speaking on a visit...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

MOSCOW - A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet last month, "wherever...
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Russia to add 40 new missiles

...over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation's nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin spoke...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...and they are solidly based on mutual benefits," President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, adding that Moscow...will emerge as part of the Syrian army," said retired Adm. Vladimir Komoyedov in remarks carried by Russian news agencies. "What...
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Obama, Putin clash on Syria's future

...NATIONS - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with...Follow Julie Pace at and Vladimir Isachenkov at
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Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...Syria reflects Moscow's deep concerns that its longtime ally is on the brink of collapse, as well as hopes by President Vladimir Putin that a common battle against Islamic State extremists can improve Russia's ties with the West, strained over Ukraine...
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Russian opposition protest draws thousands

...Moscow neighborhood to decry the 15-year rule of President Vladimir Putin.Protesters denounced the Kremlin-controlled're married to your whole life," said 65-year-old Vladimir Semyonovich, who gave his patronymic but not his last name...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...repeat once again that Russian military specialists are in Syria to help them master the weapons being supplied."President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials have sought to cast arms supplies to Assad's regime as part of international efforts to...
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