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Russian Federation

Russians set for candle-lit Valentine's Day protests after Navalny jailing

Russian law enforcement agencies said on Thursday that people taking part in unsanctioned rallies could face criminal charges

14 Feb 2021 1:32 PM

Navalny brother, aides under house arrest ahead of Russia protests

Kremlin critics say authorities are dramatically ramping up pressure on the opposition in an effort to intimidate protesters

30 Jan 2021 12:38 PM

Moscow police clash with Navalny supporters as tens of thousands rally

Washington and Brussels condemned the arrests and other tactics used against demonstrators

24 Jan 2021 1:46 PM

Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Navalny has been a thorn in the Kremlin’s side for a decade, unusually durable in an opposition movement often demoralized by repressions

18 Jan 2021 12:31 PM

Jaishankar-Wang Yi discuss Ladakh border standoff in Moscow

Jaishankar and Wang earlier spoke on the phone on June 17, two days after the deadly clashes in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh

11 Sep 2020 12:01 AM

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Russia has developed coronavirus vaccine, claims Putin, says his daughter received dose

Russian authorities have said that medical workers, teachers and other risk groups will be the first to be inoculated

11 Aug 2020 3:43 PM

OPEC, Russia extend record oil cuts to end of July

OPEC+ also demanded countries such as Nigeria and Iraq to compensate with extra cuts in July to September

07 Jun 2020 8:44 AM

Russia reports 10,899 new coronavirus cases, surpasses UK tally

Russia puts the continued daily rise in cases down to widespread testing

12 May 2020 2:41 PM

Russia overtakes Italy and Britain after record rise in virus cases

The number of new cases jumped by 11,656 in the past 24 hours, taking the total count to 221,344

11 May 2020 3:50 PM

Russian doctors jump to death from hospital windows over pressure

Many medical workers say they have been threatened with dismissal or even prosecution for going public with their grievances

07 May 2020 9:27 AM

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Russia reports record spike in one day, now eighth in the world in virus cases

Coronavirus cases in the country surged past 100,000 with 7,099 new cases on Thursday

30 Apr 2020 3:19 PM

Russia fears the return of other demons while under lockdown

Alcoholism and reports of domestic abuse are on the rise since the country went into lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus

30 Apr 2020 9:10 AM

Polish PM accuses Putin of lying about WWII, says attempt to 'conceal' Russia's issue

'President Putin has lied about Poland on numerous occasions, and he has always done it deliberately,' Prime Minister Morawiecki said.

30 Dec 2019 9:11 AM

Russia challenges WADA doping ban

Ganus also said he had sent a letter to WADA informing the anti-doping of his personal stance.

27 Dec 2019 5:03 PM

Vladimir Putin hints at leaving Russian presidency in 2024

Putin indicated he was in favour of removing the word 'successive' from a clause in the constitution.

20 Dec 2019 9:35 AM

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Russia to contest doping ban, Vladimir Putin defiant

WADA on December 10 banned Russia for four years from major global events, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

19 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

'No chance' of winning ban appeal, says Russia anti-doping chief

RUSADA's supervisory board is set to meet on December 19 to take a decision on whether to appeal the ban, he said.

09 Dec 2019 7:41 PM

Russia banned from competing in sports; what does it mean for them

It is likely to present more difficulties for Russian athletes wanting to compete on the world stage.

09 Dec 2019 4:57 PM

Russian Prez Putin signs law to label journalists as ‘foreign agents’

The new law, which now extends to individuals, would come into effect immediately.

03 Dec 2019 11:04 AM

'Don't understand the reasons': Russia miffed with India for delaying signing helicopter deal

On the order for Indian Navy, Boginsky said India would benefit from combining both orders to gain more value in enhancing its capabilities.

18 Nov 2019 9:25 AM

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