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New weapons will maintain Russia's might for decades, Putin says

May 16, 2018

New weapons will maintain Russia's might for decades, Putin says

Russia's new weapons, including an array of new nuclear systems, will ensure the country's security for decades to come, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at a meeting with top military brass. Speaking in Sochi, Putin said the new systems unveiled this year will significantly increase ...

Japan to open Rugby World Cup against Russia after Romania thrown out

May 16, 2018

Japan to open Rugby World Cup against Russia after Romania thrown out

Japan will play Russia in the opening game of Rugby World Cup 2019 after Romania was essentially thrown out of the tournament for fielding an ineligible player during the qualifying process, World Rugby announced Wednesday. Romania, Spain and Belgium were all deducted points from the ...

Putin to open massive bridge linking Crimea to Russia

May 15, 2018

Putin to open massive bridge linking Crimea to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday is set to unveil a 19-km (about 12-mile) bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimean Peninsula annexed from Ukraine, a highly symbolic project he has personally championed. Known as the Crimean Bridge, it will be the longest not only ...