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Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia

Putin has promised to use his new term to beef up Russia’s defences against the West and to raise living standards.

19 Mar 2018 10:14 AM

Putin dismisses UK’s accusation over ex-spy’s poisoning, calls it ‘nonsense’

Putin said, 'Russia does not possess such agents. We have destroyed all our chemical arsenals under control of international observers.'

19 Mar 2018 9:07 AM

Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin

Putin is standing against 7 other candidates, including millionaire communist Pavel Grudinin, but none are polling more than 8 per cent.

18 Mar 2018 8:32 AM

Spy poisoning standoff: Russian foreign ministry summons UK envoy

Russia is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure.

17 Mar 2018 1:15 PM

Moscow asserts it will retaliate soon to May firing of envoys over spy poisoning

‘The British government made a choice for confrontation with Russia,’ the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement.

15 Mar 2018 12:55 PM

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Russian transport plane crashes in Syria killing all 32 onboard

Initial information suggested the crash may have been caused by a technical fault.

06 Mar 2018 7:35 PM

Adults only: Ads and viral videos aim to sex up Russian election

A separate video appeared on YouTube this month with the title, 'Sex and elections are for adults only'.

01 Mar 2018 5:38 PM

Russian escort arrested in Thailand offers info on Russia probe in exchange for help

Vashukevich better known as Nastya Rybka, had an affair with Deripaska who she alleged hired ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort.

28 Feb 2018 12:42 PM

‘Soldier of Islam’ or bringer of death: IS attacks church in Russia, kills 5

An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said.

19 Feb 2018 2:29 PM

Russian airliner crashes right after takeoff, kills all 71 on board

The Saratov Airlines flight disappeared from radar minutes after departure for city of Orsk, some 1,500 kms to the southeast.

12 Feb 2018 9:47 AM

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Saratov Airlines crashes near Moscow, 71 people feared dead

The Antonov An-148 plane operated by Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in Urals, and crashed in Ramensky district outside Moscow.

11 Feb 2018 6:22 PM

US ‘hunting’ Russians around the world to arrest: Russian foreign ministry

It said more than 10 Russians had been detained in foreign countries with US involvement since the start of 2017.

02 Feb 2018 4:30 PM

Russian teen attacks students with axe, sets classroom ablaze, injures 6

Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attacker was detained and was now hospitalised after a suicide attempt.

20 Jan 2018 10:05 AM

Moscow: 15 people hurt in knife fight between 2 students in school

The regional health ministry says that a female teacher and two students aged around 15 have been seriously wounded and are in surgery.

15 Jan 2018 4:24 PM

Putin calls Kim ‘competent, mature leader’: N Korea interested in reducing tensions

In Putin's view, Kim Jong-Un has shown interest in calming down the tensions over its nuclear and long-range missile programs.

12 Jan 2018 12:00 PM

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Pilotless drones attack Russian base in Syria; no casualties: Moscow

The 'terrorist' attacks took place on Friday night causing 'neither casualties nor material damage'.

09 Jan 2018 12:43 PM

Russian court clears way for Putin in 2018 by upholding ban on Navalny

Polls indicate that President Vladimir Putin is on course to be comfortably re-elected.

30 Dec 2017 6:53 PM

Putin calls for ‘pragmatic cooperation,’ conveys New Year wishes to Trump

According to the statement, Putin said that ‘mutual respect’ should be ‘a base to develop relations’ between the two countries.

30 Dec 2017 6:10 PM

Russian Prez Vladimir Putin toughens law for terrorist recruitment sentences

The official publication of the law came two days after a bomb attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg which injured 14 people.

30 Dec 2017 1:53 PM

Terror suspects will be killed on spot: Putin on St Petersburg attack

He said he had ordered the nation's security services to ‘act decisively’ and ‘liquidate bandits on the spot.’

29 Dec 2017 12:48 PM

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