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Putin insulted by US election meddling claim: Trump

President Vladimir Putin feels insulted by allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US election, Donald Trump has said after meeting him briefly at an Asia-Pacific summit in Vietnam. “He said he absolutely did not meddle in our election,” the US leader said. Mr Trump, …

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US looking to stir trouble at upcoming Russian presidential vote: Putin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested on Thursday that allegations of a state-sponsored doping program in Russia were an attempt to sow discontent ahead of the country’s presidential elections. Reports commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have raised allegations of the existence of a …

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Speakers from Russia,China,Turkey,Iran,Afghanistan will attend conference on terrorism in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has called for greater interaction and people-to-people contact with Russia. He stressed the need for new synergies of parliamentary and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Russia. He was talking to the Chairman of the State Duma Committee …

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Putin visits Tehran for talks on Syria, nuclear deal

TEHRAN: Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran’s leadership Wednesday in Tehran as the two Damascus allies push a Syria peace plan and the Kremlin offers its backing for a landmark nuclear deal facing US opposition. Putin — on his first visit to Tehran since 2015 …

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia vetoed Tuesday a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year an investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It was the ninth time Russia has used its veto power at the Security Council to block …

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Pak leading strategic shift to Russia

LONDON -UNS : Pakistan’s military is intensifying security cooperation with Russia in a remarkable and historic turnaround for two countries that for many decades considered each other rivals, leading British think-tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has said in an analytical report. The report said …

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IPU 137th Assembly: Chairman Senate to Lead Delegation for Russia

ISLAMABAD-UNS-Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, along with a delegation of the Senate of Pakistan, has left for Saint Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) which is going to be held from 14-18 October, 2017. The delegation of Senate …

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Saudi Arabia to buy Russia S-400 defence systems, other arms

UNS-Saudi Arabia signed on Thursday preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defence systems and receive “cutting edge technologies” from Russia during King Salman’s landmark visit to Moscow, the Saudi military industries firm said. The agreement was announced as King Salman, who is on the first …

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KSA-Russia ties to touch new heights: Aims to develop relations with Russia in all spheres: Al-Jubeir

BY GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN RIYADH: King Salman made history on Wednesday as the first reigning Saudi monarch to visit Russia, where he is scheduled to hold wide-ranging talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking Russian officials on bilateral, regional and international issues. Speaking …

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Russian,Pak soldiers perform Pashtun dance during Pak-Russia military exercise

MOSCOW/ISLAMABAD-UNS – A video went viral on social networking sites in which soldiers from the armed forces of Pakistan and Russia performed Attan – Pashtun warrior dance – after their military drills. It appears as if both forces have developed close relations with each other. …

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