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U.S. strikes said to kill scores of Russian fighters in Syria

World Feb 13, 2018

U.S. strikes said to kill scores of Russian fighters in Syria

U.S. forces killed scores of Russian contract soldiers in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since the Cold War, according to a U.S. official and three Russians familiar with the matter. More than 200 mercenaries, ...

Trump-Putin talks raise fears ex-spymaster to get upper hand

World / Politics | FOCUS Jul 6, 2017

Trump-Putin talks raise fears ex-spymaster to get upper hand

Donald Trump's encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin is raising concern among veteran American diplomats and analysts about a mismatch between a U.S. president new to global affairs and a wily former Soviet spymaster experienced in the long game of strategy and statecraft. Their highly ...

Putin backed into corner over jet crash

World | ANALYSIS Jul 18, 2014

Putin backed into corner over jet crash

President Vladimir Putin's intransigence over Ukraine risks turning him into a global pariah should the blame for downing a Malaysian Airlines jet with 298 passengers and crew members aboard fall on pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine. The crash of the Boeing Co. 777 followed by ...

Money trail leads to Putin's circle

World / Politics Apr 28, 2014

Money trail leads to Putin's circle

Outside a Moscow stadium one night in 2006, deputy central banker Andrei Kozlov was walking to his car after playing soccer when two men opened fire, pumping bullets into his head and neck and also killing his driver. Days earlier, the man leading Russia's fight ...