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Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules
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Russia 'responsible' for killing Litvinenko, European court rules

Sep 21st 2021, 1:36 PM 12,510 Views 4 Comments

The former Russian spy died after being poisoned with a rare radioactive substance in London in 2006.

Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls
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Putin's party set to retain Russian parliament majority after polls

Sep 19th 2021, 2:30 PM 11,885 Views 29 Comments

The vote comes in the wake of an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition.

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
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Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election

Sep 17th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,694 Views 11 Comments

His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
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US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:20 PM 15,947 Views 12 Comments

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
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Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

Jun 15th 2021, 7:43 AM 11,020 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

Biden and Putin will hold their first summit next month in Geneva
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Biden and Putin will hold their first summit next month in Geneva

May 25th 2021, 3:23 PM 5,164 Views 4 Comments

The meeting comes amid levels of tension between the countries not seen for years.

Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’
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Putin warns Russia’s enemies they ‘will feel sorry for their deeds’

Apr 21st 2021, 4:06 PM 23,931 Views 61 Comments

The president delivered a warning to the West during his annual state-of-the-nation address.

Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
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Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms

Apr 5th 2021, 7:19 PM 52,285 Views 92 Comments

The Russian president may stay in power until 2036.

Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines
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Irish regulator says government right to wait for EMA approval before using other vaccines

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:00 AM 13,896 Views 23 Comments

Dr Lorraine Nolan also said the public can be assured the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,646 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
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Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,807 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
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Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

Jan 26th 2021, 10:18 PM 18,406 Views 26 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,791 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

Vladimir Putin claims Alexei Navalny would be dead if Russia had poisoned opposition leader
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Vladimir Putin claims Alexei Navalny would be dead if Russia had poisoned opposition leader

Dec 17th 2020, 1:50 PM 11,550 Views 34 Comments

It’s widely suggested that Russia was behind Navalny’s poisoning in August.

Labs in three countries have now confirmed Novichok poisoning of Putin opponent
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Labs in three countries have now confirmed Novichok poisoning of Putin opponent

Sep 14th 2020, 11:07 AM 16,832 Views 38 Comments

Alexei Navalny was kept in an induced coma for more than a week as he was treated with an antidote.

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
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Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning

Sep 13th 2020, 1:46 PM 17,097 Views 13 Comments

The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.

Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'
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Ireland joins condemnation of Navalny poisoning but EU says it's too early to discuss 'punishment'

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 3:08 PM 26,668 Views 49 Comments

Alexei Navalny last month became the latest in a long line of Russian defectors to be poisoned in suspicious circumstances.

Russian opposition leader still in coma but improving, say German doctors
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Russian opposition leader still in coma but improving, say German doctors

Aug 28th 2020, 6:19 PM 13,220 Views 6 Comments

Alexei Navalny’s allies insist he was deliberately poisoned and say the Kremlin was behind it.

Russia claims there are no signs that a criminal act caused Navalny's illness
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Russia claims there are no signs that a criminal act caused Navalny's illness

Aug 27th 2020, 6:29 PM 13,357 Views 19 Comments

The West has pushed for an investigation into the sudden illness of the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment
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Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment

Aug 21st 2020, 10:28 PM 34,595 Views 19 Comments

His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning
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Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning

Aug 20th 2020, 8:06 AM 42,664 Views 37 Comments

Alexei Navalny is in a “serious condition” according to his spokesperson.

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
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Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Aug 15th 2020, 12:18 PM 19,330 Views 13 Comments

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.

Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it
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Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it

Updated Aug 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 75,989 Views 135 Comments

The World Health Organization said approval of the vaccine would require a rigorous review to show its safety.

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036
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Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,304 Views 32 Comments

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
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Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

Jun 17th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,820 Views 21 Comments

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036
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Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

Jun 1st 2020, 6:43 PM 23,436 Views 87 Comments

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
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UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,972 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

The Russian government has resigned
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The Russian government has resigned

Jan 15th 2020, 2:19 PM 72,669 Views 45 Comments

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
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New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,352 Views 100 Comments

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy
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Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy

Nov 27th 2019, 5:20 PM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

“We will do everything not to let down you, fans and players,” Putin told Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin.

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'
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Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 10:10 PM 28,241 Views 66 Comments

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment
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Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment

Jul 4th 2019, 4:27 PM 10,501 Views 26 Comments

Russia’s Defence Minister has said the fire did not impact its nuclear reactor.

'There was no emergency callback': Why the abrupt cancellation of a Pence event prompted a frenzy of speculation
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'There was no emergency callback': Why the abrupt cancellation of a Pence event prompted a frenzy of speculation

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:52 AM 22,564 Views 24 Comments

A grave-sounding announcement from a Pence official, coupled with events in Russia let to swirl of rumours.

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'
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Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Jun 20th 2019, 8:12 PM 17,043 Views 15 Comments

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks
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Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Apr 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 7,574 Views 36 Comments

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
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Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Apr 25th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,893 Views 33 Comments

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,902 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia'
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Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia'

Mar 19th 2019, 9:56 PM 13,031 Views 6 Comments

Vladimir Putin’s human rights advisor, Mikhail Fedotov, has hit out at recent comments made by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

Trump denies ever working for Russia, says 'it's all a big fat hoax'
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Trump denies ever working for Russia, says 'it's all a big fat hoax'

Jan 14th 2019, 9:54 PM 11,843 Views 42 Comments

Trump’s angry comments sought to bat down a mounting controversy over his alleged ties to the Kremlin.

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
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Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,462 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

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