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Russia demands answers from US over ‘election interference’

Moscow is waiting for an answer after presenting the American envoy with a dossier on purported examples of US attempts to interfere in Russia’s upcoming elections, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says.

Russia says US seeking ‘de dacto partition’ of Syria

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov believes that the United States arsenal has a scenario of a de facto partition of Syria.

Japan protests Russia over alleged airspace violation

Japan lodged a protest with Russia in connection with the alleged violation of Japanese airspace by the Russian aircraft and called on Moscow to prevent ‘repetition of the incidents.’

Belarus to purchase $1bn worth of Russian arms, including S-400

Belarus is set to acquire over $1 billion worth of arms and military hardware from Russia, President Alexander Lukashenko said amid fresh tensions with NATO states. He added that the purchase of S-400 air defense system was discussed in Moscow.

Russia says has evidence showing US electoral intervention

Moscow has evidence related to US efforts to interfere in Russia's internal affairs and electoral processes, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says.

Israel says ‘not considering’ return of Golan Heights to Syrian govt.

Tel Aviv is not considering handing the Golan Heights over to the Damascus government, Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid says.

Russia, US envoy discuss Iran nuclear deal

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Special Representative for Iran Robert Malley discussed the prospects for returning to the full-fledged implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) during their consultations in Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

Russia slams NATO plan over Afghan refugees

A possible NATO plan to house Afghan refugees in central Asian countries can become a disaster for European countries, Moscow warns. Thousands of Afghans have fled the country, with many more seeking to leave, after Taliban announced assumed control of Kabul and other cities.

Russia: US efforts to stop Nord Stream 2 failed, pipeline to...

Moscow announced years of economic sanctions and political efforts by Washington have come to nothing, and work on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is now nearing the final stages of completion.

Russia: Situation in Afghanistan proves NATO’s decline

Moscow says the recent events in Afghanistan have clearly demonstrated the US-led NATO is “an absolute failure as a military-political bloc” after the Taliban group seized the war-ravaged country following the chaotic withdrawal of American troops.