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Egypt's Sisi heads to Moscow for talks
Military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and his foreign minister will meet with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2014 11:13 GMT
Egypt warms to Russia as US ties cool
Visit by Russian ministers seen as attempt by both countries to assert themselves amid Middle East's power vacuum.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 08:19 GMT
Egypt hails renewed military ties with Russia
General Abdel al-Sisi welcomes new era of co-operation with Moscow, but does not announce any deals after Russian visit.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 17:09 GMT
Israel confirms missile test
Defence ministry confirms joint exercise with US of anti-ballistic missile system in Mediterranean.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 22:23 GMT
US and Russia to push for Syria peace talks
Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov say new Geneva peace conference crucial to resolving war.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 06:10 GMT
US and Russian officials meet amid tensions
Secretary of State John Kerry says nations must find ways to work around disagreements on Syria and other issues.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2013 17:23 GMT
Russia president dismisses top general
Vladimir Putin fires General Nikolai Makarov, chief of staff of the armed forces, in reshuffle after corruption scandal.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2012 17:41 GMT
Putin fires Russian defence minister
The president replaces Anatoly Serdyukov with loyal ally Sergei Shoigu, a former emergencies minister.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 20:06 GMT
Deaths in Russian aircraft 'emergency'
Antonov-24 passenger jet lands on Ob River in the Tomsk region of Siberia after left engine catches fire.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011 14:19 GMT
US helps Russia tackle wildfires
Planes bring firefighting equipment as 480 blazes countinue to burn across country.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2010 22:00 GMT
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