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Putin takes plunge in icy waters to celebrate Orthodox Epiphany

The ritual dunks in the icy waters take place overnight to January 19 on one of major Orthodox Christian holidays, the Epiphany
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Putin takes plunge in icy waters to celebrate Orthodox Epiphany

The ritual dunks in the icy waters take place overnight to January 19 on one of major Orthodox Christian holidays, the Epiphany

Roscosmos suggests new group of Earth remote sensing satellites «Sovereign's Eye»

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said the «Sovereign's Eye» will help monitor dynamics of processes on the Earth
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Roscosmos suggests new group of Earth remote sensing satellites «Sovereign's Eye»

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin said the «Sovereign's Eye» will help monitor dynamics of processes on the Earth

Russian national extradited to US on charges of wire fraud conspiracy — embassy

The Russian Embassy in Washington said Russian national Alexander Zhukov was extradited to the US from Bulgaria on 18 January
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Russian national extradited to US on charges of wire fraud conspiracy — embassy

The Russian Embassy in Washington said Russian national Alexander Zhukov was extradited to the US from Bulgaria on 18 January

Russia’s Transport Ministry hopes to retain prices of air tickets in 2019

The Ministry, together with UTair and its largest creditors, is also looking for options to support the carrier after more than half of the lenders have refused to postpone payment
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Russia’s Transport Ministry hopes to retain prices of air tickets in 2019

The Ministry, together with UTair and its largest creditors, is also looking for options to support the carrier after more than half of the lenders have refused to postpone payment

Syrian constitutional committee to be in focus of UN envoy’s consultations in Moscow

UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will visit Moscow on January 21
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Syrian constitutional committee to be in focus of UN envoy’s consultations in Moscow

UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will visit Moscow on January 21

Body of third Su-34 pilot found by rescuers — Russian Defense Ministry

Two Sukhoi Su-34 fighter bomber jets collided in Russia’s Far East on Friday while performing a planned training flight over the Sea of Japan 35 kilometers off the coast
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Body of third Su-34 pilot found by rescuers — Russian Defense Ministry

Two Sukhoi Su-34 fighter bomber jets collided in Russia’s Far East on Friday while performing a planned training flight over the Sea of Japan 35 kilometers off the coast

UN Secretary General calls on Russia, US to continue talks on INF Treaty, extend New START

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that «it’s very important that the treaty on mid-range missiles is preserved»
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UN Secretary General calls on Russia, US to continue talks on INF Treaty, extend New START

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that «it’s very important that the treaty on mid-range missiles is preserved»

Ceasefire violations by militants reported from Syria’s Latakia, Hama, Aleppo

Chief of the Russian reconciliation center Sergei Solomatin said one Syrian soldier was wounded in shellings by militants operating in the Idlib de-escalation zone
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Ceasefire violations by militants reported from Syria’s Latakia, Hama, Aleppo

Chief of the Russian reconciliation center Sergei Solomatin said one Syrian soldier was wounded in shellings by militants operating in the Idlib de-escalation zone

Russia tries to prevent deterioration of situation after US steps — foreign ministry

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said Moscow is ready to continue talks to keep the INF Treaty in place with the US and other countries
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Russia tries to prevent deterioration of situation after US steps — foreign ministry

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said Moscow is ready to continue talks to keep the INF Treaty in place with the US and other countries

Russia to assess German initiatives concerning Kerch Strait

Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov noted that Moscow did not believe it was appropriate to include Ukraine in any group discussing the Kerch Strait situation
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Russia to assess German initiatives concerning Kerch Strait

Russian top diplomat Sergey Lavrov noted that Moscow did not believe it was appropriate to include Ukraine in any group discussing the Kerch Strait situation

Russian technical university proposes using traps for space debris disposal

Specialists single out several types of targeted space debris, and those objects with the dimensions 1-10 cm are most of all dangerous because there is a high risk that satellites may be destroyed
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Russian technical university proposes using traps for space debris disposal

Specialists single out several types of targeted space debris, and those objects with the dimensions 1-10 cm are most of all dangerous because there is a high risk that satellites may be destroyed

Russia, Belgium to set up aviation hub in Liege in 2019, says foreign ministry

Russia and Belgium will set up a transport center for air freight traffic in Liege Airport this year, a source says
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Russia, Belgium to set up aviation hub in Liege in 2019, says foreign ministry

Russia and Belgium will set up a transport center for air freight traffic in Liege Airport this year, a source says

2019 Australian Open: Sharapova ousts defending champ Wozniacki in 3rd round

Sharapova and Wozniacki played each other previously 11 times with Sharapova winning seven of these encounters
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2019 Australian Open: Sharapova ousts defending champ Wozniacki in 3rd round

Sharapova and Wozniacki played each other previously 11 times with Sharapova winning seven of these encounters

How many Russians intend to take the icy Epiphany plunge?

About 20% of Russians are planning to plunge into ice holes on Epiphany, while another one-third will attend church services, according to a survey
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How many Russians intend to take the icy Epiphany plunge?

About 20% of Russians are planning to plunge into ice holes on Epiphany, while another one-third will attend church services, according to a survey

Lavrov and UN envoy for Syria to meet on January 21

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will be held in Moscow on January 21
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Lavrov and UN envoy for Syria to meet on January 21

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen will be held in Moscow on January 21

Russian research agency to design AI-based technology for decoding satellite images

Russia’s Foundation for Advanced Research Projects will design technology for decrypting images from space with the use of artificial intelligence
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Russian research agency to design AI-based technology for decoding satellite images

Russia’s Foundation for Advanced Research Projects will design technology for decrypting images from space with the use of artificial intelligence

Facebook, Twitter meet deadline for providing data on localizing Russian users' data

Under the law on personal data, national and foreign companies are obliged to store Russian users' data on Russian servers
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Facebook, Twitter meet deadline for providing data on localizing Russian users' data

Under the law on personal data, national and foreign companies are obliged to store Russian users' data on Russian servers

Russian-German group on bilateral cooperation to hold its next meeting in two months

The Russian top diplomat says the next meeting of the Russian-German Working Group on Strategic Economic and Financial Cooperation will be held in a couple of months
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Russian-German group on bilateral cooperation to hold its next meeting in two months

The Russian top diplomat says the next meeting of the Russian-German Working Group on Strategic Economic and Financial Cooperation will be held in a couple of months

All Su-34 flights suspended in Russia following accident in Far East — source

Earlier reports stated that two Su-34 fighter-bombers had collided in mid-air over the Strait of Tatary in Russia’s Khabarovsk Region
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All Su-34 flights suspended in Russia following accident in Far East — source

Earlier reports stated that two Su-34 fighter-bombers had collided in mid-air over the Strait of Tatary in Russia’s Khabarovsk Region