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Spain, Portugal target FIFA World Cup last 16 as Russia ride momentum

Spain and Portugal need draws to qualify while Russia will bid for a third straight win after a stunning start to the tournament.

published on : 25th June 2018

Football invasion increases footfall at Gorky musuem

The World Cup has seen Russia open its doors to the world like never before and the people coming have discovered not only the country’s present but also a healthy dose of its history and culture.

published on : 25th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Russia aim to top Group A, says head coach Stanislav Cherchesov

The practice session was held ahead of their final group stage match against Uruguay on Monday.

published on : 25th June 2018

Syrian rebels not to expect help against army assault: US

Russian-backed government forces are preparing an offensive to retake Syria's southern provinces of Daraa and Sweida, still mostly held by rebels who had been backed by the US for years.

published on : 24th June 2018

Russia bombs south Syria: Breaks year-long promise of ceasefire

Intense Russian airstrikes are hitting southern Syria for the first time after the ceasefire was agreed upon, last year. Russia, the United States, and Jordan agreed on a ceasefire in July 2017.

published on : 24th June 2018

Uruguay defender Jose Gimenez ruled out of FIFA World Cup group decider against Russia

The Atletico Madrid centre-half "will not be taken into account for the match... against Russia," the Uruguayan Football Association said in a statement.

published on : 24th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: From Russia to Leicester and back for record-breaking Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa produced two virtuoso second-half finishes to keep the Super Eagles in the hunt for a place in the last 16 on Friday.

published on : 23rd June 2018

Russian who groped female World Cup reporter apologises

Theran was reporting from the Russian city of Saransk when the man appeared suddenly, one hand grabbing her arm and the other her breast while kissing her on the cheek.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Reality Winner Georgia woman to change her plea on leaking Russian interference report

In one notation she wrote: "I want to burn the White House down," Assistant US Attorney Jennifer Solari told the judge.

published on : 22nd June 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives in Russia for talks with President Putin

Moon will meet with Putin on Friday when a number of joint documents will be signed, the Kremlin said.

published on : 21st June 2018

Russia 'sceptical' over UN Syrian crimes against humanity report

The report published Wednesday said forces loyal to the government had deliberately starved civilians during the siege between February and April, among other crimes. 

published on : 21st June 2018

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker enters second month of hunger strike; G7 ambassadors 'deeply concerned'

The 41-year-old director Sentsov has refused food since May 14 as he demands Moscow release all Ukrainian political prisoners. 

published on : 21st June 2018

Burger King Russia apologizes for FIFA World Cup impregnation ad

The short-lived campaign was promoted in Russia on June 19 via social media platform before being pulled down after a flurry of angry responses from the public.

published on : 21st June 2018

Russia warns of action against NATO forces near its border

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu alleged that since the beginning of the year NATO countries have conducted 13 large-scale exercises in the South-West Strategic Area.

published on : 21st June 2018

Russia criticizes US pullout from UN Human Rights Council

Russia says that the U.S. exit from the United Nations' Human Rights Council reflects Washington's unilateralist approach to global affairs.

published on : 20th June 2018
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