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Moscow court arrests Syrian militants in absentia over murder of Russian servicemen

Pilot Oleg Peshkov and marine Alexander Pozynich were killed in November 2015, after Turkish forces downed a Russian fighter jet over Syria
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Moscow court arrests Syrian militants in absentia over murder of Russian servicemen

Pilot Oleg Peshkov and marine Alexander Pozynich were killed in November 2015, after Turkish forces downed a Russian fighter jet over Syria

Russia calls on new UN envoy for Syria to draw on negotiations in Geneva, Sochi, Astana

Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen will replace Staffan de Mistura in the position of UN Secretary General's envoy for Syria
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Russia calls on new UN envoy for Syria to draw on negotiations in Geneva, Sochi, Astana

Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen will replace Staffan de Mistura in the position of UN Secretary General's envoy for Syria

Flight of UAE astronaut to ISS will take place in 2019 — Russian space agency

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said the schedule has been somewhat altered due to the Soyuz carrier rocket accident on October 11
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Flight of UAE astronaut to ISS will take place in 2019 — Russian space agency

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said the schedule has been somewhat altered due to the Soyuz carrier rocket accident on October 11

OPCW may be left without budget for 2019 — Russian envoy

Western countries insist the budget be increased in order to finance a new attributive mechanism that is being formed with an aim of identifying those responsible for chemical attacks
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OPCW may be left without budget for 2019 — Russian envoy

Western countries insist the budget be increased in order to finance a new attributive mechanism that is being formed with an aim of identifying those responsible for chemical attacks

US presents mathematical model of Soyuz carrier rocket incident to Russia — official

NASA's own investigation into the reasons of Soyuz MS-10 rocket carrier crash confirmed the findings of the Roscosmos commission tasked with looking into the incident
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US presents mathematical model of Soyuz carrier rocket incident to Russia — official

NASA's own investigation into the reasons of Soyuz MS-10 rocket carrier crash confirmed the findings of the Roscosmos commission tasked with looking into the incident

Roscosmos has never accused NASA astronauts of drilling hole in Soyuz ship, says chief

Earlier, reports emerged that NASA astronaut Serena Aunon could have drilled a hole in the hull to terminate her mission ahead of time
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Roscosmos has never accused NASA astronauts of drilling hole in Soyuz ship, says chief

Earlier, reports emerged that NASA astronaut Serena Aunon could have drilled a hole in the hull to terminate her mission ahead of time

Eurasian Economic Commission, Thailand sign memorandum on cooperation

The memorandum stipulates that cooperation between EEC and Thailand is aimed at boosting mutual trade and investments
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Eurasian Economic Commission, Thailand sign memorandum on cooperation

The memorandum stipulates that cooperation between EEC and Thailand is aimed at boosting mutual trade and investments

Finland provides no evidence to prove Russia’s role in ‘GPS disruption’ during NATO drills

The Russian embassy believes that «a thorough expert dialogue, involving the relevant agencies from the countries of the region, is necessary for the consideration of such situations»
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Finland provides no evidence to prove Russia’s role in ‘GPS disruption’ during NATO drills

The Russian embassy believes that «a thorough expert dialogue, involving the relevant agencies from the countries of the region, is necessary for the consideration of such situations»

PM Medvedev to hold talks with leadership of Vietnam in Hanoi

At these talks, the parties plan to discuss issues of Russian-Vietnamese cooperation in the areas of trade, investment, industry and energy
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PM Medvedev to hold talks with leadership of Vietnam in Hanoi

At these talks, the parties plan to discuss issues of Russian-Vietnamese cooperation in the areas of trade, investment, industry and energy

Japanese Prime Minister to visit Moscow at end of January 2019

Head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin said Abe and Putin should meet at least three times in the next six months
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Japanese Prime Minister to visit Moscow at end of January 2019

Head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Alexander Shokhin said Abe and Putin should meet at least three times in the next six months

Netanyahu takes office of Israel’s defense minister

In a televised address after taking the office of defense minister, Netanyahu said stressed that the country’s security is beyond politics or personal interests
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Netanyahu takes office of Israel’s defense minister

In a televised address after taking the office of defense minister, Netanyahu said stressed that the country’s security is beyond politics or personal interests

Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spaceship docks to ISS

The Progress spacecraft was originally scheduled to be launched to the ISS on October 30 but the launch was rescheduled for November 16 following the abortive launch of October 11
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Russian Progress MS-10 cargo spaceship docks to ISS

The Progress spacecraft was originally scheduled to be launched to the ISS on October 30 but the launch was rescheduled for November 16 following the abortive launch of October 11

Lawyer confirms Ukraine’s ex-president hospitalized, will skip Kiev court hearing

A spokesperson for the Sklifosovsky hospital said Yanukovych had been hospitalized there on Friday and discharged on the same day
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Lawyer confirms Ukraine’s ex-president hospitalized, will skip Kiev court hearing

A spokesperson for the Sklifosovsky hospital said Yanukovych had been hospitalized there on Friday and discharged on the same day

Kiev plotting sabotage act at one of chemical plant in Gorlovka - Donetsk militias

he goal of this operation is to distract the DPR forces, spokesman for the militias in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Daniil Bezsonov said
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Kiev plotting sabotage act at one of chemical plant in Gorlovka - Donetsk militias

he goal of this operation is to distract the DPR forces, spokesman for the militias in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Daniil Bezsonov said

Russian PM sends condolences over deadly California wildfires

Dmitry Medvedev extended his condolences and also asked to convey the words of support to the relatives and friends of the victims
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Russian PM sends condolences over deadly California wildfires

Dmitry Medvedev extended his condolences and also asked to convey the words of support to the relatives and friends of the victims

Ukrainian military shells LPR territory five times in 24 hours - militia

The Ukrainian military’s attacks involved mortars, armored personnel carriers, anti-aircraft guns and small arms.
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Ukrainian military shells LPR territory five times in 24 hours - militia

The Ukrainian military’s attacks involved mortars, armored personnel carriers, anti-aircraft guns and small arms.

Ukraine’s ex-president Yanukovych hospitalized in Moscow, report says

According to the report, Yanukovych was hospitalized on Friday with a suspected spine and knee injury, which he had presumably received during a tennis game.
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Ukraine’s ex-president Yanukovych hospitalized in Moscow, report says

According to the report, Yanukovych was hospitalized on Friday with a suspected spine and knee injury, which he had presumably received during a tennis game.

Russia may design satellite for Kazakhstan - Roscosmos

«The new satellite will be called KazSat-2R, and it will be a much more modern and powerful device», Roscosmos representative in Kazakhstan Anatoly Krasnikov said
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Russia may design satellite for Kazakhstan - Roscosmos

«The new satellite will be called KazSat-2R, and it will be a much more modern and powerful device», Roscosmos representative in Kazakhstan Anatoly Krasnikov said

South Korea, Germany, Italy to screen Russian-made film Attraction 2 - director

«The pre-sales for the sequel to Attraction are two times higher than for the first part», Fyodor Bondarchuk said
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South Korea, Germany, Italy to screen Russian-made film Attraction 2 - director

«The pre-sales for the sequel to Attraction are two times higher than for the first part», Fyodor Bondarchuk said

Russia sends humanitarian aid to Syrian children, disabled persons

The employees of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides have delivered wheelchairs, warm clothes and other basic necessities free of charge
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Russia sends humanitarian aid to Syrian children, disabled persons

The employees of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides have delivered wheelchairs, warm clothes and other basic necessities free of charge