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Iran FM Urges Russia’s Vigilance against Possible Border Changes in Region

Iran’s foreign minister has called on Russia to be vigilant against any possible change in the borders in the region.

Russia: Iran FM in Moscow on Wednesday

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian will hold talks in Moscow on Wednesday, according to the Russia's foreign ministry.

Putin, Erdogan discuss building nuclear plants in Turkey

Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a meeting in Sochi, have discussed setting up two nuclear power plants in Turkey, according to the Kremlin.

Belarus says jointly with Russia to respond to NATO drills

Belarusian President warns of a joint response by Misnk and Moscow to Kiev’s military exercises with the U.S. and NATO countries near Belarusian borders.

Russian official: US no longer ‘global hegemon’

The recent developments in Afghanistan show that the US is no longer capable of playing the role of the global hegemon, a Russian official says.

Hundreds protest Russia election results

Hundreds of Russians turned out in the capital city of Moscow on Saturday to protest the outcome of the recent parliamentary election.

Russia warns US sanctions against ‘Spirit of Geneva’

The adoption of new US sanctions against Russia would be the worst possible scenario for relations between the two countries and would wipe out "The Spirit of Geneva", Moscow warns.

Russia FM, EU foreign policy chief discuss JCPOA, Afghanistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Thursday discussed the Iran nuclear deal and Afghanistan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry’s statement.

Russia: Iran’s SCO membership ‘very useful decision’

Moscow regards Tehran's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a very useful decision, and its SCO partners share this opinion, a Russian diplomat says.

US commander: Russia primary ‘military threat’

Despite increased worries and fears about China, Russia continues to be the primary military threat for America, because Moscow has access to more advanced weaponry than Beijing, the head of the US Northern Command says.