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(Placename) transliteration of the Russian name for Russia


(ˈrʌʃ ə)

1. Also called Russian Empire . Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703–1917).
4. a republic extending from E Europe to N and W Asia. 146,393,569; 6,592,849 sq. mi. (17,075,400 sq. km.). Cap: Moscow. Official name, Russian Federation. Also called Rus′sian Repub′lic. Formerly (1918–91), Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic.
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Speaking to the Russian TV news network Rossiya 24, Fomin expressed concerns about the situation in the security zone near al-Tanf town on the Syrian-Iraqi borders, adding that it is used to train and rearm the terrorists under the supervision of special operations forces and other units of the United states.
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The apex bank is also considering inviting a unit of Bank Rossiya group to bail out the troubled lender.
We had hoped that the situation will somehow change, but apparently if it changes, it won't be soon," Mr Putin said in an interview televised on Rossiya 1, explaining why Moscow decided to retaliate.
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Sputnik is part of the Russian state information agency Rossiya Segodnya, headed by Dmitry Kiselyov who has been included in the European Union's sanctions list following his propaganda supporting Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
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Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Putin, denied during an interview on Rossiya 24 that Russia had achieved "victory" over terrorism, and he criticized the West for a  a "deficit of political will" in tackling the problem.