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NBCNews.com


FBI Finds Nothing Amiss in Flynn-Russia Eavesdrop: Official
NBCNews.com
The FBI eavesdropped on telephone calls between President Donald Trump's national security adviser and the Russian ambassador but found nothing improper, a...

Reuters


Iran, Russia, Turkey say will jointly enforce Syria ceasefire
Reuters
ASTANA Iran, Russia and Turkey will establish a trilateral mechanism to observe and ensure full compliance with the ceasefire in Syria, prevent any provocations and determine exactly how the ceasefire will work, the three nations said in a joint statement.
Russia-Led Syria Talks End With Truce Pledge Amid Iran Tensions
Bloomberg

Russia Trying to 'Transform Military Feats in Syria Into Political Success'
Sputnik International

Russia, Turkey and Iran agree trilateral mechanism to maintain Syrian cease-fire
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China reportedly deploys ICBMs near Russia's border
RT
Such missiles usually have a very large 'dead zone' [area within minimal range that cannot be attacked by a weapon],” he said, adding that the ICBMs would not be able to target Russia's Far East and most of Eastern Siberia from the Heilongjiang Province.
Russia to Boost Far East Missile Defense Amid China's ICBM Deployment - MP
Sputnik International



Globalnews.ca


Ukrainian president urges Donald Trump to keep sanctions on Russia
Globalnews.ca
HELSINKI (Reuters) – Ukraine's president said on Tuesday world powers should keep sanctions on Russia, rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to c...
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Daily Beast


Putin May Brag About Russian Sex Workers, but Hes Killing Them
Daily Beast
When unconfirmed reports alleged that Donald J. Trump had once paid sex workers in Russia to urinate on a hotel bed that had been slept on by the Obamas, Russian Pr...

New York Magazine


Is Vladimir Putin Secretly the Richest Man in the World?
Money Magazine
The Kremlin source based his estimate on Putin's alleged stakes in several companies, mostly in the oil sector. He said the Russian president controlled 3...

The Root


About Putin and His New Boo
The Root
Recently, Geppetto (Putin) took up for his new boo thang (Mango Zedong) by addressing the now infamous dossier in which a former MI6 British intelli...

Sports Illustrated


How Vladimir Putin acquired one of Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl rings
Sports Illustrated
On a business trip to Russia in 2005, Kraft and a friend visited Russia and met with Putin after winning Super Bowl XXXIX, where the Patriots defeated the Philad...

odditycentral (blog)


Vladimir Putin Calendars Are Very Big in Japan
odditycentral (blog)
You probably didn't even know that a government-approved Vladimir Putin calendar actually existed, but even more surprising is the fact that it is incredibl...

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Brian Whitmore: Who's afraid of Aleksei Navalny?
Kyiv Post
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny attends a memorial march marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow, on February 27, 2016. Photo by AFP. Despite ...


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Russia's richest men:

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Russian Ranking World ranking Name Sources of wealth Net worth
(USD billions)
1 28 Alisher Usmanov steel, telecom, investments 18.1
2 41 Vladimir Lisin steel, investments 15.9
3 45 Alexei Mordashov investments 15.3
4 46 Vladimir Potanin metals 14.5
5 56 Vagit Alekperov LUKoil 13.5
6 57 Mikhail Fridman oil, banking, telecom 13.4
7 58 Mikhail Prokhorov investments 13.2
8 64 Viktor Vekselberg oil, metals 12.4
9 68 Roman Abramovich steel, investments 12.1
10 72 Leonid Mikhelson gas, chemicals 11.9
11 81 Andrey Melnichenko coal, fertilizers 10.8
12 99 Gennady Timchenko oil & gas 9.1
13 100 Dmitry Rybolovlev fertilizer 9
14 104 Oleg Deripaska aluminum, utilities 8.8
15 105 German Khan oil, banking, telecom 8.5
16 110 Iskander Makhmudov mining, metals, machinery 8.2
17 141 Mikhail Gutseriev oil, real estate 6.7
18 141 Alexei Kuzmichev oil, banking, telecom 6.7
19 146 Leonid Fedun Lukoil 6.5
20 146 Suleiman Kerimov investments 6.5
The above is a Forbes list of Russian billionaires. It is based on an annual assessment of wealth and assets compiled and published by Forbes magazine on March 10, 2012. Russia had 95 billionaires in 2012.


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