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Russia Refuses to Join Deal Banning Nuclear Weapons

Russia Refuses to Join Deal Banning Nuclear Weapons

Russia will not join the world’s first nuclear disarmament deal, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a UN Security Council meeting on Thursday

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Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months

Russia: EU prolongs economic sanctions by six months

On 21 December 2017, the Council prolonged economic sanctions targeting specific sectors of the Russian economy until 31 July 2018

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Russian lawmaker blasts UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

Russian lawmaker blasts UN resolution on Crimea as political provocation

“The true goal of Ukrainian ‘human rights advocates’ is only the creation of lies about our country” said Sergey Zheleznyak

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10.17 Am: The white Pope is black

10.17 Am: The white Pope is black

The blackout ordered by the Verona Public Prosecutor has interrupted the signal of many Verona radio and television broadcasters.

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Astana to Host SCO Summit on June 8-9

Astana to Host SCO Summit on June 8-9

The Kazakh capital is expected to host the two-day summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) due to start on Thursday

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Moscow confirms Putin-Trump phone talk on Saturday

Moscow confirms Putin-Trump phone talk on Saturday

Kremlin spokesman: Putin’s first phone conversation with US President Donald Trump could take place on Saturday

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Time for Constitutional reform in Kazakhstan

Time for Constitutional reform in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan to put constitution reforms up for nationwide discussion in a shift toward a “more liberal” political system

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Lavrov: Astana talks aim to consolidate Syria truce

Lavrov: Astana talks aim to consolidate Syria truce

Russia’s Foreign Minister also said that Russia invites representatives of the United Nations and the new US administration to Syria talks in Astana

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Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

Russia equates news aggregators to mass media

The federal law on news aggregator has entered into force as from Jan. 2017 and essentially equates major news aggregators to mass media

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EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

EEU member states have signed new Customs Code

The new Eurasian Economic Union Customs Code to come into force soon, even though Kyrgyz president refused to sign the document

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