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Syria and its ally Russia have threatened to resume bombing the final opposition holdout of Douma in Eastern Ghouta unless rebels there agree to evacuate, sources told AFP on Tuesday. Jaish al-Islam, the powerful Islamist faction that holds Douma, had hoped that talks with Moscow would result in their ...

Russia's Investigative Committee said four people have been detained after it had discovered "serious violations" in its inquiry into the blaze in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, which killed at least 64 people, many of them children. Of 25 bodies that have been formally identified, 13 were children, Russia's ...
Two dozen countries including the United States and many European Union states have announced they are expelling a total of more than 130 Russian diplomats, in a show of solidarity with Britain over the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England. A look at the countries that have announced ...
Thousands of angry and distraught Russians rallied Tuesday in a Siberian city to demand a full probe into a shopping mall fire that killed at least 64 people, many of them children. President Vladimir Putin, who also visited the city, blamed the deaths on "a criminal negligence, sloppiness," as he laid flowers ...
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WTKR) – Rick Boyd says he has nearly 500 signatures in support of a Russian funded monument that would be built in the city ... Citing concerns about US-Russia relations and possible spying at the Coast Guard Base, city council members voted against allowing the monument to ...
An employee of a private security company (PSC) switched off an alarm system in a shopping mall in the Siberian town of Kemerovo, where a major fire claimed lives of more than 60 people, Russian Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said Monday. "The issue of detention of the fifth ...
Russia demolished a 35-year-old abandoned TV tower in an attempt to beautify the city landscape before the World Cup — and footage of the explosion looks like it came straight from an action movie. Authorities blew up the Soviet-era tower in Yekaterinburg, a city in eastern Russia, in a controlled explosion on Saturday.
The Russian Ministry of Defense wants to place a 25-ton bronze monument in Elizabeth City, where the recently declassified "Project Zebra" was carried out. Russia would pay for the 13-foot tall monument, with the city footing the bill for improvements to the as-yet undeveloped park on the Pasquotank River where it would ...
As part of city beautification for this year's football World Cup, the Urals city of Yekaterinburg has demolished its most notable landmark - a rusty, brutalist, half-finished Soviet-era television tower built in the middle of the city. Local authorities in 11 host cities including Moscow, St Petersburg, Sochi and ...


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