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'You're Kidding!': Russian Minister on Comey Firing

Sergey Lavrov seemed to react sarcastically to Comey question at DC presser

(Newser) - US News says he "appeared to get irritated," while Politico and NBC note he was being sarcastic, but if Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov didn't know about President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey before Wednesday morning's presser at the State Department, he does now.... More »

Russia to Officials: Bribes Aren't Tax Deductible

Arms exporters, commodity companies told to take note

(Newser) - Sorry, shady Russian arms dealers: Bribes may be the cost of doing business in some parts of the world, but they aren't actually a legitimate business expense. You might think that would go without saying, but apparently it doesn't, because Russia's Foreign Ministry has released a statement... More »

Russia Warns of Arctic War

New document says Moscow should prepare for polar resources battle

(Newser) - A document released by the Russian government suggests that the country should prepare for war in the Arctic within the next decade, as rising temperatures intensify the scramble for the region's vast oil and gas fields. Russia claims sovereignty over a 465,000-square-mile ridge, which the US and other northern... More »

US Will Collapse by 2010: Russian

(Newser) - The “collapse of the American dream” is complete, says a Russian scholar, and President Obama will declare martial law and the US will splinter into six regions by the end of 2010, the AP reports. Igor Panarin, the dean of Russia's Foreign Ministry school, cited school shootings, the prison... More »

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