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Russian soldier kills 8 fellow servicemen in Siberia

Oct. 25, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Defense Ministry says a soldier killed eight of his comrades and wounded two others in a shooting outburst at a base in Siberia before being apprehended. The ministry said the attack happened Friday at a military base in the town of Gorny, 150 kilometers (93 miles) north of the...

World Bank: Trade tensions could block path out of poverty

Oct. 8, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising trade tensions are threatening to block a path out of poverty for the world's poorest countries: their ability to manufacture low-cost parts for multinational corporations. In a report out Tuesday, the World Bank warns that trade conflicts between major countries —...

Putin turns 67, takes birthday break in Siberian mountains

Oct. 7, 2019 6:39 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has spent the weekend in southern Siberia's mountains. Photos and video released by the Kremlin on Monday showed Putin walking forested mountains in the Tuva region that borders Mongolia. Putin turned 67 on Monday. Russia's nature-loving, action-man president...