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Zakharova: Don't Believe Reports About Russia's Destructive Media Influence In Serbia

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic visited the town of Guca on August 10 to attend …

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Russia's Lavrov to visit Turkey on Aug. 13-14 for Syria talks

MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Ankara on August 13-14 and discuss the situation in Syria with his Turkish counterpart, spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. (Reporting by Maria Kiselyova Writing by Tom Balmforth Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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Russia to work on retaliatory measures against new U.S. sanctions: Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that Moscow was starting to work on retaliatory measures after the United States announced a new round of sanctions against Moscow.<p>Washington said on Wednesday it was imposing fresh sanctions on Russia by the …

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Russia Weighs Retaliation to US Sanctions

Russia says it is considering retaliatory measures to new U.S. sanctions over the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the English city of …

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Russia chides Canada over row with Saudi Arabia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia voiced support for Saudi Arabia in its worsening row with Canada on Wednesday, telling Ottawa it was unacceptable to lecture the kingdom on human rights.<p>Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador this week in a retaliatory …

Human Rights

Moscow Takes 'Reciprocal' Action After Greece's Expulsion Of Russian Diplomats

Russia says it has summoned Greece's ambassador to Moscow to inform him of "reciprocal measures" after Athens's expulsion of two Russian diplomats …

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Moscow says Russian woman arrested in US mistreated in jail

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow claims that a Russian woman arrested in the United States on charges of acting as an unregistered foreign agent for Russia is being mistreated in jail.<p>Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters Friday that Maria Butina is being kept in solitary …

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Moscow: US Man Accidently Sails to Russia from Alaska

MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Moscow say a U.S. citizen has been detained in Russia's Far East after accidently sailing there from Alaska on a small …

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Russia says reporters were killed in Central Africa during robbery

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Friday a preliminary investigation showed three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic this week by assailants who wanted to rob them.<p>The three journalists, whose employer said they were investigating Russian mercenaries …

Central Africa

No Torture Sign on Bodies of Russian Reporters Killed in CAR

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry says there were no signs of torture on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed in the Central African …

Central African Republic

Moscow, on U.S. stance on Crimea, says knows worth of such declarations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comments that Washington refuses to recognize Russia's claim of sovereignty over Ukraine's Crimea.<p>"We know the worth of such momentous declarations," ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on …

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Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues use of Telegram channel despite messaging app ban

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ (MFA) Telegram channel continues to be active despite a court ruling that blocked country-wide access to the messenger service back in April.<p>The decision came after Telegram, which offers encrypted messaging, refused to hand over to the Federal Security …

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Russia says no grounds for arrest in U.S. of suspected Russian agent - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the arrest in the United States of a 29-year-old woman accused of being a Russian agent was carried out to spoil the positive impact of Monday’s Russia-U.S. summit in Helsinki, RIA news agency reported.<p>Public figure Maria Butina (R) …

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Russia's Lavrov Cancels Greece Visit in Diplomatic Row | GreekReporter.com

The timing of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov‘s planned visit to Greece this autumn is no longer suitable, Russia’s ambassador to Athens said …

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Russia, Japan to hold two-plus-two talks in Moscow on July 31: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The foreign and defense ministers of Russia and Japan will meet in Moscow on July 31 as part of the two-plus-two talks, RIA news agency reported on Wednesday, citing Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

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Russia tells Norway its plan to increase U.S. Marines undermines trust

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday that Norway’s plans to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there undermined trust between Moscow and Oslo, the Interfax news agency reported.<p>Oslo announced on Tuesday that it would ask the …

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Russia tells Norway its plan to increase U.S. Marines undermines trust

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday that Norway's plans to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there undermined trust between Moscow and Oslo, the Interfax news agency reported.

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Russian, Egyptian foreign and defense ministers to meet on May 14

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The foreign and defense ministers of Russia and Egypt will meet in Moscow on May 14 in Moscow, Russia’s TASS state news agency quoted Maria Zakharova, the foreign ministry spokeswoman, as saying on Friday.

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Russia's Lavrov to hold talks with U.N. Syria envoy on Friday: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with Staffan de Mistura, the United Nation's Syria peace envoy, on Friday, …

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John Heilemann finds himself shocked in new interview

John Heilemann discusses the new season of Showtime's 'The Circus,' and a new interview with Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

Politics

Russia says attack on Syria to hurt peace talks: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The latest U.S.-led attack on Syria will negatively impact peace negotiations, a spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign ministry said on Saturday, the state-run RIA news agency reported.<p>FILE PHOTO: a meeting of RRussian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova attends a news …

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Russia on Trump call to end arms race: Let's start with U.S. chemical weapons

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Foreign Ministry called for Washington to destroy its chemical weapons on Wednesday, mocking a proposal by U.S. President Donald Trump to put an end to a global arms race.<p>Trump earlier on Wednesday wrote on Twitter that Washington’s ties with Russia were at their worst …

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North Korean foreign minister to visit Moscow next week, says Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - North Korea’s foreign minister will visit Moscow next week and meet his Russian counterpart on April 10, Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.<p>The two sides will discuss bilateral ties and opinions on key international and regional …

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Russia ramps up diplomatic tensions, expels more UK envoys

MOSCOW (AP) — The crisis between Russia and the West over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain heightened Friday as Russia ordered new …

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Denying hacking Germany, Russia says it only broke into Bundestag in 1945

Russia reiterated its rejection of allegations that it hacked into German government computers, with a jibe from the Foreign Ministry on Thursday …

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Russia responds quid pro quo to diplomats' expulsions

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday responded quid pro quo to the wave of Western expulsions of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his …

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Russia says US barring its wrestlers from Iowa competition

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the United States of trying to bar Russian wrestlers from an upcoming competition and claims …

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