A boy identified as 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh waits in an ambulance after being injured during an airstrike in Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 17, 2016. (Photo: Aleppo Media Center/MGN)
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Russia denies involvement in Aleppo attack that wounded boy

The Russian defense ministry has denied responsibility for an attack on a neighborhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo which wounded a young boy whose rescue was filmed and shared widely on social media.
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Russia’s entire paralympic team banned from upcoming games

The entire Russian team has been banned from competing in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in September as a punishment for the country's failure to comply with anti-doping regulations.
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The NSA is likely ‘hacking back’ Russia’s cyber squads

U.S. government hackers at the National Security Agency are likely targeting Russian government-linked hacking teams to see once and for all if they’re responsible for the massive breach at the Democratic National Committee, according to three former senior intelligence officials. It’s a job that the current head of the NSA’s elite hacking unit said they’ve […]
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Russia says DNC hack accusations ‘absurd’

The Kremlin said today that accusations from U.S. officials and cybersecurity firms that Moscow was responsible for a massive hack of Democratic National Committee emails are “absurd.”
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Olympic panel declines total ban on Russian athletes for 2016

The International Olympic Committee has voted not to impose a blanket ban on Russia's participating in this summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over the country's state-directed doping of athletes.
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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.