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WADA: Russian track athletes should be independent at Games

The World Anti-Doping Agency delivered a rebuke to the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday in a statement supporting track and field's decision to bar Russian athletes from competing under their own flag at the Summer Games.
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Russia ‘disappointed’ in decision to uphold ban on track and field athletes

The Russian Sports Ministry says it is "extremely disappointed" that the IAAF has ruled to uphold its ban on the country's track and field athletes competing in international competitions, including the Olympics.
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Russian fighters buzz US Navy destroyer at close range

Russian fighter jets overflew a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea almost two dozen times earlier this week, with one pass at 30 feet from the ship causing wake in the waters nearby, a U.S. Defense Department official said today.
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Suicide bombers attack police station in southern Russia

A man blew himself up and two others were shot dead as they attacked a police station in southern Russia, local security forces said.
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US to beef up military presence in Europe

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe.
Syrian Civil Defense workers arrive at the scene of the MSF hospital that was bombed in Marat al Numan in Idlib on Feb. 15, 2016. (Photo: Syrian Civil Defense/CNN)
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Russia denies its warplanes hit Syria hospital

Russia on Tuesday rebuffed claims that its warplanes struck a hospital in northern Syria in airstrikes the previous day that killed at least nine people as Syrian government forces and a predominantly Kurdish coalition are making against rival groups in the country's north.
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Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of Air Force plane

A Russian fighter came within 15 feet of a United States Air Force reconnaissance plane flying in international airspace over the Black Sea on Monday, U.S. military officials said today.
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Russia gives France a puppy following death of police dog during Paris attacks

A German shepherd puppy was given to the French police from Russia today, in an official handover ceremony at the French Embassy in Moscow as an act of solidarity following the terrorist attacks in Paris last month.
French President Francois Hollande (left) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Nov. 26, 2015. (Photo: Russia 24/CNN)
8 months ago
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Russia ready to join France in fight against terror: Putin

French President Francois Hollande has added another world leader to his working anti-terror coalition after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin today.
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Co-pilot of downed Russian jet says he had no warning

The co-pilot of the Russian bomber shot down by Turkish jets on the Syrian border has said he received no warnings before the plane was fired on.