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Hundreds rally in Moscow to demand release of 'extremist' teens

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Hundreds of people, many clutching stuffed toys, rallied in Moscow on Wednesday to demand the release of two teenagers accused of "extremism" in a case they say is part of a growing Kremlin crackdown...

US blacklists Russian, Chinese companies for breaking North Korea embargo

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

The US Treasury announced sanctions on Russian and Chinese companies Wednesday for violating the economic embargo on North Korea as Washington seeks to keep pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program.The...

Putin to be guest at Austrian FM's wedding: Kremlin

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be a guest at the wedding of Austria's foreign minister, who was nominated to the role by a far-right party with reported links to Russia's ruling United Russia.Karin...

Ukraine's Sentsov 'wants to live' but will not end hunger strike: activist

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Hunger striking Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov "wants and hopes to live" but will not stop his protest despite deteriorating health, a rights campaigner who visited him in the Russian Arctic prison...

Britain's RAF intercepts six Russian bombers over Black Sea

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Royal Air Force said Wednesday it had intercepted six Russian bomber planes flying close to NATO air space over the Black Sea.The Eurofighter Typhoons launched early Monday from their base in...

In Syria's Golan, Russia seeks handover to UN

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Near an abandoned United Nations observation point whose wall had been riddled with bullets, Syrian and Russian policemen gazed across the Golan Heights near the Israeli border.The faded UN logo on the...

Creator of iconic Soviet cartoons Eduard Uspensky dies

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Legendary Soviet children's writer and creator of the USSR's most popular cartoon characters Eduard Uspensky died in his home in the Moscow suburbs at the age of 80 late on Tuesday.Uspensky was most famous...

Putin ready to meet N. Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA

15 August 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at an early date", the North's state media reported Wednesday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. Putin...

Syria regime welcomes returning refugees with charm offensive

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

Several years after fleeing Syria, a group of wide-eyed refugees stare through the tinted windows of their bus to see the homecoming committee the government has organised for them.The few dozen people...

Omarosa's White House recordings fuel Trump woes

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

President Donald Trump on Monday plunged himself into a made-for-TV spat with his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman -- a mud-slinging match that has fuelled fears of chaos in his White House and cast...

Russian-made arms in rebel-held east Ukraine: watchdog

14 August 2018 | 0 comments

A security watchdog on Tuesday said for the first time it had spotted Russian-made weapons in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine, despite the Kremlin insisting it has not provided arms in the conflict.The...

Merkel to host Putin for talks on Syria, Ukraine, energy

13 August 2018 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday to discuss the Syrian and Ukraine conflicts, energy issues and other foreign policy issues, Berlin announced.Merkel...

Western filmmakers urge action to save Ukraine's Sentsov

13 August 2018 | 0 comments

Britain's Ken Loach, Canada's David Cronenberg and dozens of other filmmakers called Monday on Russia to free Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for nearly three months in...

Five Caspian Sea states sign landmark convention

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

The leaders of the five states bordering the resource-rich Caspian Sea signed a landmark deal on its legal status on Sunday in the Kazakh city of Aktau, easing regional tensions and potentially facilitating...

Caspian Sea nations sign landmark deal

12 August 2018 | 0 comments

The leaders of the five states bordering the resource-rich Caspian Sea signed a landmark deal Sunday on the legal status of the inland sea which boasts a wealth of oil and gas reserves and sturgeon.The...



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