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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Russia Offers Sympathy

MOSCOW -- The Russian government sent condolences Wednesday to the United States over the deaths and destruction caused by tornadoes in Kansas and Oklahoma, a report said.

The message was conveyed by Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Mamedov, who met with the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, John Tefft, Interfax reported.

Starting Monday, 76 twisters swept through five states in the central and western United States.