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U.S. sanctions Russian institute linked to dangerous malware

Washington imposed sanctions on Friday on a Russian research institute tied to the development of a dangerous computer program capable of causing catastrophic industrial damage, a move that Russia called illegitimate.

Erdogan says Turkey tested Russian S-400s, shrugs off U.S. objections

福利网站Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan confirmed on Friday that Turkey had been testing the S-400 air defence systems that it bought from Russia and said U.S. objections on the issue did not matter.

Russian hackers attack U.S. state and local government networks, U.S. government says

Hackers sponsored by Russia have been trying to break into U.S. state and local government computer networks and in two instances were successful, U.S. government agencies said on Thursday - the second major warning over foreign hacking in as many days.

Russia says still not close to agreement with U.S. on nuclear pact - RIA

福利网站Russia's deputy foreign minister said on Friday that Moscow and Washington were still not close to reaching an agreement over the New START arms control treaty, the RIA news agency reported.

Putin says he helped Navalny leave Russia to be treated abroad

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had personally intervened to ensure that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny could receive medical treatment in Germany after the opposition politician's allies said he had been poisoned.

EU imposes sanctions on Russian military intelligence chief

The European Union imposed sanctions on the head of Russia's military intelligence, Igor Kostyukov, and another Russian on Thursday, accusing them of stealing Angela Merkel's emails in a 2015 hacking attack on the German parliament.

UK to enforce sanctions on Russian GRU officers over cyber attacks on Germany

Britain will enforce asset freezes and travel bans against two officers from Russia's military intelligence agency (GRU) and one of its units responsible for 2015 cyber attacks on Germany's parliament, the foreign office said on Thursday.

Moscow terrorist bomb attack thwarted, attacker held, says FSB

福利网站Russian security services thwarted a terrorist bomb attack in Moscow on Thursday and detained a man preparing to detonate a bomb at a government building, the Federal Security Service (FSB) said.

Russia gives whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights

福利网站Russia has granted U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden permanent residency rights, his lawyer said on Thursday, a step towards Russian citizenship if he wants it.

Analysis: Biden's prospects cast long shadow over Russian rouble

福利网站The prospect of a victory for Joe Biden in the U.S. election has weighed on the rouble for months and its fortunes now appear more closely tethered to the White House contest in two weeks' time than Russia's economic health.

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