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The Turkish and Russian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin, are expected to meet in person in Ankara next week, following the recent agreement for the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria, including rebel-held Idlib.
ST. PETERSBURG - Agence France-Presse
Eleven people were killed and dozens more injured as an explosion rocked the Saint Petersburg metro on April 3, in what Russian authorities described as an "act of terror".
KYIV – Reuters
Ukraine suspects an act of “sabotage” by the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies was responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base early on March 23, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said.
Russia’s defense ministry said on March 28 it regarded U.S. naval patrols in the Black Sea as a potential threat to its safety because it was unclear what kind of missiles the ships were carrying, the RIA news agency reported.
The presidents of Russia and Turkey meet in Moscow for a bilateral summit during which officials discussed Syria and closer ties
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG - Reuters
Police detained dozens of protesters across Russia on March 26, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, after thousands took to the streets to demonstrate against corruption and demand the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev
The Russian Embassy in Ankara on Feb. 14 expressed anger over the awarding of the prestigious World Press Photo Award for an image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey last year.
Turkish and Russian diplomats will meet in Moscow on March 29 to discuss cooperation in the fight against terror and organized crime.
Russian Foreign Ministry official Aleksandr Botsan-Harshenko has said they did not see the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) as terrorist organizations
Russia on March 24 denied allegations by the commander of NATO that Moscow may be assisting the Taliban as the insurgents fight U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Fighting subsided around a flashpoint Ukrainian town on Feb. 5 following a week-long surge in violence that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to pledge to help bring peace to Europe’s backyard.