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Corey Flintoff

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Doping Scandal Jeopardizes Olympic Dreams Of Russian Athletes

Saturday, November 28, 2015

The organization that combats drug use in world sports has officially declared that Russia's anti-doping agency doesn't comply with international rules. It's another blow to Russian track and field stars, who already face a provisional ban — which Russia says it won't contest — for alleged doping violations that ...

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Between France And Russia, Presidents Seek Common Ground In Syria

Thursday, November 26, 2015

French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday to coordinate their country's military strategies in Syria. NPR's Corey Flintoff recaps the talks.

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Hollande To Ask Putin To Join Grand Coalition Against ISIS

Thursday, November 26, 2015

French President Francois Hollande meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday. The visit is part of Hollande's efforts to create a more effective global coalition to fight ISIS.

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Turkey Insists Russian Jet Was In Its Airspace When It Was Shot Down

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the plane was in Syrian airspace, and also announced that Russia will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its airbase in Syria.

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Turkish Forces Shoot Down Russian Fighter Jet For Violating Its Airspace

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

President Vladimir Putin has responded angrily to the downing of a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian-Turkish border Tuesday. Turkey said its aircraft shot down the Russian fighter ...

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Turkey Claims It Shot Down A Russian Fighter Plane

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Turkey says it shot down a Russian fighter plane which had violated its airspace. Russia says one of its planes was shot down over Syria by groundfire, and that it did not violate Turkish airspace.

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Crimea Loses Electricity After Power Lines Are Blown Up

Monday, November 23, 2015

Explosions on tower pylons in Ukraine knocked out power to much of Crimea. Crimea receives most of its power from Ukraine. The incident highlights the volatile atmosphere between Russia and Ukraine.

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As Paris Recovers From Attacks, Russia Confirms Bomb Caused Airliner Crash

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Russian finally acknowledged a terrorist plot brought down a Russian jetliner over Egypt last month. In Paris, the Muslim community worries there will be a backlash against them after the attacks.

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International Governing Body Suspends Russian Track And Field

Friday, November 13, 2015

Russia has been provisionally suspended by international track and field's governing body. The decision could keep Russian athletes out of next year's Olympic Games in Brazil.

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A Post-Soviet Baby Bust Comes Back To Bite Russia

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Russia is facing a demographic crisis. Some women are having more babies, but there are fewer mothers overall. The country may face worse economic problems and challenges staffing its armed forces.

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World Anti-Doping Agency Wants Russia Suspended From Athletics Competitions

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Russia responded angrily to the report which said there is alleged widespread drug use by the country's track and field athletes, and corruption in Russia's main sample testing laboratory.

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Russian Artist Arrested After Torching Intelligence Agency's Doors

Monday, November 09, 2015

Police in Russia have arrested a dissident performance artist for setting fire to some doors at Russia's top security agency.

Images from the protest show Pyotr Pavlensky standing in front of two monumental wooden doors, their panels outlined in flame. The 31-year-old artist is a cadaverous figure, wearing a dark ...

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Russia Suspends Flights To Egypt Amid Probe Into Plane Crash

Friday, November 06, 2015

Russia has become the latest country to suspend tourist flights to Egypt's Sinai peninsula, after the crash of a Russian jet in the area on Saturday.

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Russian Airliner Crash Update

Friday, November 06, 2015

The latest information on the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt. All 224 people on board were killed.

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Moscow Rejects Idea That Bomb Brought Down Airliner

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Russian officials say that any suggestion that a bomb caused the Metrojet crash in Egypt is premature, and that if the British government has specific information, it should be shared with Moscow.

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Russian Investigators Search Wreckage Of Aircraft Downed Over Sinai

Monday, November 02, 2015

Russia promises a "credible" investigation into Saturday's plane crash over the Sinai peninsula that killed all 224 people on board. Investigators are looking into what could cause the Airbus A321 to disintegrate in flight.

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Russians Mourn Plane Crash Victims As Investigation Begins

Sunday, November 01, 2015

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad Visits Moscow In First Trip Since War Began

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has visited Moscow in his first trip outside his country since the war began there nearly five years ago. Russian President Vladimir Putin told him th...

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Can Russia Sustain Its Military Operation In Syria?

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Russia says its commitment there is limited, but some analysts are skeptical and warn Russia may find it increasingly difficult and expensive to maintain its Syrian operation.

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Russian Officials Challenge Dutch Report On Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, Russia has offered a number of explanations — all of which attempt to shift blame away from Russia and its Ukrainian separatist allies.

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