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What Russian diplomats are saying about the situation with Ukraine

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After a week of failed diplomatic efforts, tension between Russia and the U.S. builds

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With Russian troops at Ukraine's border, talks to avert a conflict end deadlocked

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Russia and the West go into the third round of talks over the fate of Ukraine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and President Biden shake hands during their meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. Russia, the United States and its NATO allies are meeting this week for negotiations focused on Moscow's demand for Western security guarantees and Western concerns about a recent buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool, AP hide caption

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Talks between Russia and NATO don't seem to have defused tensions on Ukrainian border

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Russia has been pulled into a conflict in neighboring Kazakhstan

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Russian troops have crossed the border into Kazakhstan following violent protests

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Kazakh protesters storm buildings over fuel prices

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President Biden speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin as Ukraine tensions rise

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President Biden is scheduled to speak again with Russian President Putin

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Russia shut down its oldest human rights group, accusing it of foreign ties

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Russia's Supreme Court shuts down human rights group that preserved history

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US and Russian officials have agreed to discuss Ukraine tensions and role of NATO

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Russian President Putin holds his annual year-end news conference

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