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At Least 37 Afghan Interior Ministry Employees Arrested in 2017

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least 37 military and civilian workers of the Afghan Interior Ministry have been arrested for various charges in 2017, local media reported Monday citing officials from the ministry’s directorate of intelligence. A total of 28 policemen and 9 civilian employees of the ministry...

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Iraq's Shiite Militias Reach Syrian Border in Anti-Daesh Offensive

Middle East17:37 29.05.2017(updated 17:41 29.05.2017) Get short URLCAIRO/MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iraq's Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF, or Hashd Shaabi) on Monday reported reaching the border with Syria during their offensive against the Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia). "The militias of ...

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Storm Kills Six People in Moscow (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Russia17:23 29.05.2017(updated 18:50 29.05.2017) Get short URLSix people were killed in a storm in Moscow on Monday, Yulia Ivanova, a senior aide to the Russian Investigative Committee's Moscow department chief, said. "As a result of the windstorm in the northeast, southwest and east of Moscow, tree...

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Iran Ready to Deploy Safe Zone Monitors in Syria

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Tehran is ready to provide the security forces needed to supervise the ceasefire in Syria's de-escalation zones in the event the necessary agreement is reached, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Monday. “If the required grounds are provided, there would be a ne...

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Crimean Fairytale: The Karadag Nature Reserve

Karadag Nature Reserve, one of the most beautiful and mysterious places in the south-eastern part of the Crimean Peninsula, covers 28.7 square kilometers of land and aquatic areas. It was established in 1979 to preserve the region's unique topography of landforms and cliffs, as well as to protect a...

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Finnish President Announces Intention to Run for Reelection in 2018

Europe16:50 29.05.2017(updated 16:55 29.05.2017) Get short URLMURMANSK (Sputnik) – President of Finland Sauli Niinisto announced on Monday his intention to participate in the upcoming presidential election, set to take place in early 2018, adding that he was considering running for a second term as ...

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G7 'Nearly Ceased to Exist', Held Its 'Most Ill-fated Summit'

Politics16:48 29.05.2017(updated 16:50 29.05.2017) Get short URLAddressing a crowd at an election rally in Munich, Merkel said that in the last few days, she had "experienced" that Germany and other European countries no longer can "completely rely on others." "We Europeans truly have to take our fa...

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Russia Replenished Food Shortage Despite Western Sanctions

Russia16:30 29.05.2017(updated 16:43 29.05.2017) Get short URLMOSCOW (Sputnik) — Agricultural production in Russia has generally stabilized in conditions of sanctions, the food shortage has been eliminated on the whole, Alexander Abelin, an aide secretary of the Russian Security Council, said Monday...