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Unlikely allies: Oil brings Saudi king to Moscow - CNNMoney

For years, the world's biggest oil producers have clashed over Middle East politics and battled for energy market share. Content by MyFinance. An Insane Card Offering 0% APR Until October 2019 · Compare Online Savings Accounts! Start Saving Now!and more »

Russia's New 'Useful Idiots'? - EurasiaNet

There are echoes of Soviet times in the way Russia has been courting far-right activists in the West. A new book looks at how and why it does it. Remember Richard Spencer, the U.S. white supremacist whose “alt-right” followers celebrated Donald Trump's ...and more »

Saudi King, in Russia, Seeks Warmer Ties With a Longtime Foe - New York Times

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia warmly welcomed King Salman of Saudi Arabia under the gleaming chandeliers of the Kremlin on Thursday, signaling a rapprochement between two longtime rivals who have faced off in some of the world's ...and more »

Saudis Kick Off Historic Moscow Visit With Plans to Buy S-400 Air Defense System - The Drive

Amid reported arms deals, the first ever visit by a Saudi King to the Kremlin could signal a shift away from the US. By Joseph TrevithickOctober 5, 2017. The War Zone · Air Defense · Arms sales · IADS · Iran · russia · S-400 · SAMs · Saudi Arabia ...and more »

Here's How the Russian State Media Has Been Covering Trump's Russia Scandal - Mother Jones

On Wednesday September 20, the Washington Post published yet another evening bombshell about the Trump-Russia investigation. The Post found that while serving as Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort offered to provide regular “private ...and more »

Russian police arrest hundreds in protests on Putin's birthday - CNN

St. Petersburg, Russia (CNN) Russian police arrested 290 protesters in 26 cities as marches took place against President Vladimir Putin on the leader's 65th birthday, according to independent monitoring group OVD. Thousands attended the marches on ...and more »

Dozens Detained in Anti-Putin Protests Across Russia - Daily Beast

Dozens of demonstrators have reportedly been arrested at protests across Russia, as thousands took to the streets Saturday in a show of support for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The rallies, timed to coincide with Russian President Vladimir ...and more »

Putin hosts Saudi King, signaling development of an unlikely friendship - Christian Science Monitor

Despite a history of fighting on opposite sides of countless conflicts, Russia and Saudi Arabia are strengthening ties. Talks between their leaders will address concerns over oil and the Syrian conflict. Some fear that Russia is trying to replace the ...and more »

'Putin, go away': Protesters rally across Russia on president's 65th birthday - Chicago Tribune

In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed ...and more »

Putin Hosts Saudi King on 'Landmark' Russia Visit - Bloomberg

Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a deal on weapons sales during an historic visit to Moscow by King Salman bin Abdulaziz as the two energy superpowers also consider extending a pact to curb oil supplies. President Vladimir Putin said the Kremlin talks on ...and more »