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Orthodox Christmas in Russia
Thursday, 07 January 2016 15:00

 A Russian Orthodox faithful prays during a Christmas church service in Moscow on Jan. 7. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas according to an ancient Julian calendar.

Russia Creates Commission on Countering Terrorism Financing

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Russia11:16 18.11.2015(updated 13:36 18.11.2015) Get short URLMOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, an order on the commission's creation was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin."It's part of overall anti-terrorist activities, because eradication of financing of terrorism requires t [ ... ]


Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Russians in Chechnya

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The Islamic State terrorist grouping has claimed responsibility for an attack on a base of the Federal National Guard Troops Service (Russian Guards) in the township of Naurskaya in Chechnya, a spokesperson for the Russian Guards public relations section told TASS."The Islamic State terrorist groupi [ ... ]


Russia sends clear message to NATO

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Why did Russia start the operation? The analysis shows that the fall of Damascus would have become a powerful factor for the Islamic State to strengthen and expand further. Syria has been our historical ally, and Russia could not leave Syria to the mercy of fate. It took Russian military men months [ ... ]


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