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Mueller eyes Ivanka and Don Jr.’s work on Trump Tower Moscow

Mueller eyes Ivanka and Don Jr.’s work on Trump Tower MoscowSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Trump’s efforts to build a skyscraper in Moscow has led him to ask questions about the role two of the president’s children played in attempting to secure a Russian real estate deal, sources told Yahoo News.



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Mother says Ukrainian sailor held by Moscow 'always dreamed of sea'

Mother says Ukrainian sailor held by Moscow 'always dreamed of sea'Pensioner Olga Oprysko only found out her son had been captured by Russian forces after a neighbour in her small western Ukrainian village told her about an incident in the Azov Sea. When she switched on her television, the 74-year-old saw that Russian border guards were holding Ukrainian sailors after a confrontation in the Kerch Strait — a waterway that gives access to the Azov Sea from the Black Sea. At first, she did not think he was involved, Oprysko told AFP in her house in Naditychi, a village south of Lviv in western Ukraine.



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Trump Organization Considered Giving Putin The Penthouse In Planned Moscow Tower

Trump Organization Considered Giving Putin The Penthouse In Planned Moscow TowerThe Trump Organization considered giving Russian President Vladimir Putin a



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Israel air force chief in Moscow for plane downing meeting

Israel air force chief in Moscow for plane downing meetingIsrael’s air force commander held a “transparent discussion” with Russian officials in Moscow on Thursday, the Israeli army said, after a Russian warplane was downed by Syria earlier in the week following Israeli air strikes. Major General Amikam Norkin led a delegation to the Russian capital to share the military’s findings on the incident, which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blamed on Israel. “The meetings were held in good spirits and the representatives shared a professional, open and transparent discussion on various issues,” the Israeli army said in a statement after the visit by Norkin.



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Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downing

Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downingIsrael’s air force commander will lead a delegation to Moscow to share the military’s findings on the Syrian downing of a Russian warplane following Israeli air strikes, the army said Wednesday. The delegation, led by Major General Amikam Norkin, would on Thursday “present the situation report… regarding all aspects” of the incident, the army said in a statement. On Monday, Syrian air defences shot down a Russian military plane, killing 15 soldiers, after Israeli missiles had struck the coastal region of Latakia.



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Israel air force chief to give Moscow findings on plane downing

Israel air force chief to give Moscow findings on plane downingIsrael’s air force commander was set to lead a delegation to Moscow on Thursday to share the military’s findings on the Syrian downing of a Russian warplane following Israeli air strikes. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blamed Israel for the incident, which was the worst case of friendly fire between Moscow and his regime since Russian forces intervened in the war-torn country in late 2015. The Russia-bound delegation, led by Major General Amikam Norkin, will “present the situation report… regarding all aspects” of the incident, the Israeli army said in a statement on Wednesday.



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Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian planeIsrael’s air force chief will on Thursday present findings in Moscow related to an incident in which a Russian military plane was downed off Syria’s coast, Israel’s military said. Israel on Tuesday blamed Syria, saying its anti-aircraft batteries “fired indiscriminately” and failed to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air. The army said Major-General Amikam Norkin and other senior officers would “present the situation report of the event regarding all aspects, including the pre-mission information and the findings of the IDF (Israel Defence Forces) inquiry.” The incident initially appeared likely to cause friction between two countries that back opposing sides in Syria’s complex civil war, with the head of the defense ministry in Moscow accusing Israel of indirectly causing it.



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China's Xi calls for Moscow and Beijing to unite to fight protectionism

China's Xi calls for Moscow and Beijing to unite to fight protectionismChinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that Russia and China should work together to oppose trade protectionism and what he called unilateral approaches to international problems, a veiled reference to U.S. foreign policy. Xi made the comments at a news conference in Vladivostok in Russia’s far east after holding talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of an economic forum. “In a rapidly changing international situation with growing instability and unpredictability, cooperation between Russia and China takes on even more importance,” said Xi, according to a transcript on the Kremlin’s website.



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Russia sees no proof of Moscow being involved in Salisbury attack

Russia sees no proof of Moscow being involved in Salisbury attackMoscow has nothing to do with the nerve agent attack in Salisbury – Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday (September 7), adding that the UK has not provided solid evidence of Moscow's involvement. Rough cut (no reporter narration).



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Republican senator says he personally delivered letter from Trump to Putin during recent Moscow visit

Republican senator says he personally delivered letter from Trump to Putin during recent Moscow visitA prominent Senate Republican says that he delivered a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on President Donald Trump’s behalf, and that he opposes any retaliatory sanctions against Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election. Senator Rand Paul announced the delivery on Wednesday following meetings with various leaders in Russia. “I was honoured to deliver a letter from President Trump to President Vladimir Putin’s administration,” Mr Paul wrote in a tweet.



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