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Russia: Country spanning Europe and Asia
Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, covering over 17,125,191 square kilometres (6,612,073 sq mi), and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's inhabitable landmass. Russia extends across eleven time zones and borders sixteen sovereign nations, the most of any country in the world. It is the ninth-most populous country and the most populous country in Europe, with a population of 145.5 million. The country's capital and largest city is Moscow, the largest city entirely within Europe. Saint Petersburg is Russia's cultural centre and second-largest city. Other major urban areas include Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Novgorod and Kazan.

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Billionaire George Soros Says Society ‘May Not Survive’ War in Ukraine [Video]

Billionaire George Soros Says Society ‘May Not Survive’ War in Ukraine

Billionaire George Soros Says Society , ‘May Not Survive’ War in Ukraine. CNN reports Soros says Russia's invasion of Ukraine could be the beginning of “a third world war.”. CNN reports Soros..

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Kharkiv Residents Hesitate to Leave Subway Shelter | Ukraine Russia Conflict | Oneindia News [Video]

Kharkiv Residents Hesitate to Leave Subway Shelter | Ukraine Russia Conflict | Oneindia News

Now that the shelling of Kharkiv has mostly subsided, the local government is keen to get the subway running again and revive the city. It wants the people who sought safety in the metro to leave and..

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Zelenskyy Says He Would Meet With Putin To End War in Ukraine [Video]

Zelenskyy Says He Would Meet With Putin To End War in Ukraine

Zelenskyy Says He Would Meet , With Putin To End War in Ukraine. Zelenskyy Says He Would Meet , With Putin To End War in Ukraine. Reuters reports Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he would..

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses Davos summit for a second time [Video]

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses Davos summit for a second time

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that his country will not give up its land to end Russia's war.

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Ukraine live: Russia throwing everything it has at four cities in eastern Donbas, says Zelenskyy [Video]

Ukraine live: Russia throwing everything it has at four cities in eastern Donbas, says Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy claims that Russia is using everything at its disposal in the fight for four cities in the eastern Donbas region.

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ISIS Plot to Assassinate George W. Bush in Dallas Is Uncovered [Video]

ISIS Plot to Assassinate George W. Bush in Dallas Is Uncovered

ISIS Plot to Assassinate , George W. Bush in Dallas Is Uncovered. 'Forbes' reports that the plot is detailed in an FBI search warrant from March that was recently unsealed. It describes how an Iraqi..

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World faces 'dark hour', Biden tells Asia summit as India's Modi stays silent on Russia [Video]

World faces 'dark hour', Biden tells Asia summit as India's Modi stays silent on Russia

The US president urged a greater effort to stop Putin's aggression. “It's a global issue,” he told the “Quad” summit with Japan, Australia and India.

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Ukraine war: Survivors describe Russian army atrocities in special report [Video]

Ukraine war: Survivors describe Russian army atrocities in special report

Following the retreat of Russian forces from near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, Euronews' Valerie Gauriat travels to the region to look into the alleged war crimes by Russian troops against the civilian..

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Three months of war, Kyiv residents commemorate victims [Video]

Three months of war, Kyiv residents commemorate victims

As Ukraine marks three months since the start of the Russian invasion, residents in capital Kyiv have commemorated those who have been lost since the start of the conflict.

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WFP warns of starvation and instability due to food supply problems caused by Russia [Video]

WFP warns of starvation and instability due to food supply problems caused by Russia

The World Food Programme is warning of starvation and instability as Russia's blockade of Black Sea ports prevents grain exports.

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Ukrainian villages come under major attack [Video]

Ukrainian villages come under major attack

With Russia potentially about to launch a new offensive, smaller towns like Huliaipole are already under sustained attack. Western intelligence believes that Russia is now also massing its forces..

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Starbucks to Exit Russia, Close 130 Licensed Locations [Video]

Starbucks to Exit Russia, Close 130 Licensed Locations

Starbucks to Exit Russia, , Close 130 Licensed Locations. On May 23, Starbucks announced that it will exit the Russian market after 15 years of operation. . NBC reports that Starbucks has now..

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In Davos Talk, Zelenskyy Pleads for Maximum Sanctions Against Russia [Video]

In Davos Talk, Zelenskyy Pleads for Maximum Sanctions Against Russia

In Davos Talk, Zelenskyy Pleads for , Maximum Sanctions Against Russia. AP reports on the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called..

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'They don't know what war is': Soldier fears Ukraine forces not ready for Russian onslaught [Video]

'They don't know what war is': Soldier fears Ukraine forces not ready for Russian onslaught

An injured military trainer tells Euronews that some soldiers "have no idea of what war is all about" as Russia intensifies its eastern assault.

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Zelenskyy calls for 'maximum' sanctions against Russia at Davos [Video]

Zelenskyy calls for 'maximum' sanctions against Russia at Davos

As the World Economic Forum's annual meeting kicks in Davos, Switzerland. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls for “maximum" sanctions against Russia.

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Ukraine war: Children hiding in basement say they just don't want to be bombed [Video]

Ukraine war: Children hiding in basement say they just don't want to be bombed

Beyond the mental health toll, stress like that imposed on children by Russia's invasion of Ukraine can have a permanent impact on the body and children's physical development, a paediatrician told..

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Moldovan winemakers look to EU after sales to Russia and Ukraine decline [Video]

Moldovan winemakers look to EU after sales to Russia and Ukraine decline

Moldova is Europe's 11th largest wine-producing country, with 3.8% of its territory consisting of vineyards.

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West Bengal: Sitting BJP MP Arjun Singh joins TMC in presence of Abhishek Banerjee | OneIndia News [Video]

West Bengal: Sitting BJP MP Arjun Singh joins TMC in presence of Abhishek Banerjee | OneIndia News

West Bengal: Sitting BJP MP Arjun Singh joins TMC in presence of Abhishek Banerjee; Officials deny reports of Ministry ordering ASI to conduct excavations at Qutub Minar; Russian missiles target the..

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Russia cuts gas supplies to Finland for 'refusing to pay in roubles' [Video]

Russia cuts gas supplies to Finland for 'refusing to pay in roubles'

The cutoff is not expected to have any major immediate effect and there would be no disruption to customers, Finnish authorities said.

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'Russia has continued to supply a large amount of gas to many European countries" [Video]

'Russia has continued to supply a large amount of gas to many European countries"

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Russia To Shut Off Gas to Finland on May 21 [Video]

Russia To Shut Off Gas to Finland on May 21

Russia To Shut Off Gas to Finland , on May 21. On May 20, just days after Finland officially applied to join NATO. On May 20, just days after Finland officially applied to join NATO. Gasum, the..

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Ukraine war: Azov Battalion evacuates dead after fighters stop defending Mariupol steel plant [Video]

Ukraine war: Azov Battalion evacuates dead after fighters stop defending Mariupol steel plant

Earlier, the Russian defence ministry said 1,908 Ukrainian soldiers from Azovstal had "rendered themselves prisoner" since Monday.

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Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border [Video]

Russia to Build Up Military Presence Along Western Border

Russia to Build Up , Military Presence , Along Western Border . On May 20, Russia's Defense Ministry said it would bolster its military presence along its Western Military District by the end of..

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Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO | Oneindia News [Video]

Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO | Oneindia News

Finland and Sweden are pushing ahead with their efforts to join NATO. Russia's invasion of Ukraine has convinced Sweden to end decades of military nonalignment. It is a momentous shift for the..

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Russia is blocking food supply to Ukraine, resulting in rising food prices | Oneindia News [Video]

Russia is blocking food supply to Ukraine, resulting in rising food prices | Oneindia News

Rising food and energy prices, shortages, and uncertainty. Russia's war in Ukraine and its naval blockade of Ukrainian grain exports are creating a severe international crisis. #Ukraine #Russia..

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The British response to the Salisbury poisonings "indulged" Moscow and demonstrated European complacency about the security threat posed by Vladimir Putin, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has said.
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Marks & Spencer has said it is exiting Russia and warned of slowing sales due to the cost of living crisis.
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Ties with US ‘partnership of trust’: PM Modi to Joe Biden

Describing India’s ties with the US as a “partnership of trust”, PM Modi on Tuesday said the two countries shared the same perspective about the Indo-Pacific region and are working to safeguard..
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Ukrainian Boxing Champ Killed In War With Russia

Oleg Prudky -- a two-time Ukrainian boxing champion -- was killed while defending his country against Russian troops, the Ukrainian Boxing Federation announced on Monday. He was just 30 years old. "It..
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Putin's obsession: Why Russia's leader is so fixated on taking Ukraine 

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'Famine will get worse': Russia's blockade will increase starvation and global instability, UN warns

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Russia's blockade of Ukraine will lead to worsening starvation, famine and instability around the world if it cannot be lifted, the World Food Programme has said.
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Starbucks pulls out of Russia while McDonald's removes golden arches as exit gathers pace

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Starbucks has confirmed it has decided to exit Russia, 12 weeks after the coffee shop chain revealed it had closed all its stores in the country amid the backlash over the war in Ukraine.
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'I've never been so ashamed of my country': Russian diplomat resigns over Putin's war

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Ukraine's message to Davos: Buying Russian gas funds rape and murder

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Europe's reliance on Russian oil and gas is funding the rape and murder of Ukrainian children, an MP and member of the country's delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos has told Sky News.
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Ukraine rules out ceasefire and insists only 'diplomacy' can end war, as fighting intensifies in Donbas

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Ukraine has ruled out agreeing to a ceasefire with Russia - and said it will not accept any deal with Moscow that involves giving up territory.
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Morgan Freeman among 963 Americans banned from entering Russia

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Russia claims control of key Ukrainian stronghold - as a call is made for Moscow to pay for its invasion

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Grocery prices up by 'more than 20%' in advance of food inflation caused by Ukraine war

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Last Ukrainian troops in Mariupol told to stop defence of city

Ukrainian troops, thought to be the last fighting Russian forces in Mariupol, have been told to stop the defence of the city.
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McDonald's in Russia to reopen under new name after buyer found

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McDonald's has found a buyer for its restaurants in Russia, who will rebrand them under a new name.
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How the Ukraine war is causing a worldwide food crisis - and what can be done

The head of the United Nations has said there is a looming global food crisis because of the impact of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Sifting through remains of destroyed Russian tanks in hunt for war crimes evidence

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Early in the invasion, Russia's 59th tank regiment dug in east of Kharkiv.
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Russia has started moving an armoured fighting vehicle nicknamed the "Terminator" around a Ukrainian city which shows their "determination" to capture the area, a military expert has told Sky News.
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WTA keeps rankings points for Nottingham, Birmingham & Eastbourne

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'Historic moment' as Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

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Russian gymnast banned for wearing pro-war Z symbol on podium

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India intends to operate S-400 missile system to defend against threats from Pak, China: Pentagon

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US seeks to wean India from Russia weapons with arms-aid package

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Putin warns Russia will respond if NATO boosts Finland and Sweden's military strength

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