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Russian Federation

Sex trafficker arrested for luring teen into sex slavery

Russian police were tipped off about the plot and staged an operation in Moscow to protect the minor girl.

13 Jul 2019 6:30 PM

Nearly 40 people detained during migrant rally in Paris: Police

The protesters wanted the gaovernment to give them housing and settle their legal status.

13 Jul 2019 12:51 PM

Russia releases first group of captive whales despite outcry

Russia returned two killer and six beluga whales to their natural habitat in the Sea of Okhotsk last week.

05 Jul 2019 11:50 AM

2 killed as Russian plane crashes into building during emergency landing

Investigators launched a probe into possible violation of air safety regulations, said a statement.

27 Jun 2019 2:31 PM

6.6 magnitude quake rattles Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula

The quake hit at a depth of 33 kilometres, with an epicentre located about 113 kilometres east of Ust'-Kamchatsk district.

25 Jun 2019 7:24 PM

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Moscow says downed US drone was in Iranian airspace

Iran insists the drone violated Iranian airspace near the Strait of Hormuz, but the Pentagon denies it entered Iranian territory.

25 Jun 2019 5:41 PM

Putin bans Russian flights to crisis-hit Georgia

According to health ministry, 160 demonstrators and 80 police officers were injured when police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at crowds.

22 Jun 2019 9:56 AM

Jinping calls Trump a 'friend', says US isn't interested in rupturing ties

Xi said there were strong trade and investment connections between China and the United States.

08 Jun 2019 11:06 AM

Didn't meddle, aren't meddling, will not meddle in any elections: Putin

Putin and other Russian officials have hotly denied any interference with the US vote to help Donald Trump win presidency.

07 Jun 2019 1:47 PM

Vladimir Putin's suspected lover gives birth to twin boys

Former Olympic gold medalist and rhythmic gymnast, Alina Kabaeva, 36, has long been rumoured to be in a relationship with Putin.

29 May 2019 11:11 AM

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'Russia is not fire brigade to save Iran nuclear deal,' says Putin

'We regret that the deal is falling apart,' Putin said following talks with Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen on Wednesday.

16 May 2019 2:15 PM

Vladimir Putin wants to fully mend Washington-Moscow ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said he wanted to 'fully restore' strained ties between US and Russia.

15 May 2019 8:58 AM

To overcome soviet-era taboos, Russians are turning to sex coaches

The Kremlin pushing conservative values in recent years, sex, as a subject, remains largely unmentionable in Russia.

10 May 2019 9:30 AM

Pilot confirms lightning led to emergency landing in deadly plane blaze in Russia

The pilot of a Russian passenger plane on the runway of Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people, said lightning led to the landing.

06 May 2019 4:13 PM

At least 41 dead in Russian plane blaze disaster

The jet reportedly managed to land on its second attempt, hitting the ground with its landing gear first and then its nose.

06 May 2019 6:49 AM

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Putin Signs Controversial Internet Law For 'Centralised Traffic Control'

This control will pass to the Russian FSB security service and media monitoring agency Roskomnadzor, which is known to block content.

02 May 2019 5:35 PM

Not sure if US guarantees will make North Korea de-nuclearise: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin said US security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear programme.

26 Apr 2019 10:55 AM

Putin, Kim Jong meet in Russia to ease Korean peninsula tension, boost economic ties

'In terms of bilateral relations, we have a lot to do to develop economic relations,' Putin added.

25 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

Kremlin confirms Kim Jong Un-Putin meeting to commence in late April

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia in late April for his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

18 Apr 2019 5:54 PM

'Dark moment for press freedom': Edward Snowden reacts to Assange arrest

Snowden fled to Russia in 2013 after leaking thousands of classified documents to media about the US government's surveilance activities.

11 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

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