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Russia: No information proving death of IS leader AbuBakr Al-Baghdadi

Russia has no specific information that could prove the reports about death of ISIL leader AbuBakr Al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group, the Russian deputy foreign minister said Friday.

China: Strikes of US, allies on Syria violate international law

Strikes launched by the U.S., the United Kingdom and France against Syria are violations of the international law’s principle of non-use of force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Monday.

France: None of our missiles intercepted in Syria

The US and France have denied Russian claim that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by the US, the UK and French forces early on Saturday.

Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 71 missiles

A senior Russian military official has said that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by US, UK and France forces.

Twitter bots boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

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