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29 Mar
Russia will begin calling up tens of thousands of soldiers next week in a conscription drive to replenish its armed forces and build up its military reserves.
26 Mar
A Turkish security official on Tuesday said two of the Moscow concert hall attack suspects travelled "freely" to Russia as no arrest warrants were issued against them. Russian authorities detained 11 people in connection with Friday's attack, which saw camouflaged gunmen storm into Crocus City Hall, open fire on concert-goers and set the building ablaze,…
22 Mar
Gunmen opened fire at a rock concert in a Moscow suburb Friday killing at least 40 people, wounding 100 and setting off an inferno in the theatre, authorities said. Attackers dressed in camouflage uniforms entered the building, opened fire and threw a grenade or incendiary bomb, according to a journalist for the RIA Novosti news…
5 Sep 2023
Russia on Tuesday said it downed Ukrainian drones over regions close to Moscow and over the Kremlin-controlled Crimean peninsula. As Moscow's offensive in Ukraine drags on for a 19th month, Ukrainian attacks on Russian territory have now almost become a daily feature. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said air defence systems had "destroyed drones which were…
23 Aug 2023
Civilians were killed in attacks in both Russia and Ukraine Wednesday, while Moscow was hit by drones for the sixth night in a row as the war -- which is now hitting Russian territory daily -- dragged into its 19th month. Kyiv, which vowed this summer to "return" the war to Russia, has regularly hit…
24 Jul 2023
Russia said it thwarted a Ukrainian "terrorist act" on Moscow in the early hours of Monday, with the mayor of the Russian capital saying two drones had hit non-residential buildings in the city.
25 Jun 2023
An "anti-terrorist operation regime" was still in force in Moscow on Sunday, a day after mutinous Wagner mercenaries threatened to storm the Russian capital, in a dramatic security crisis for President Vladimir Putin.

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The House of Representatives has passed a bill mandating the nation to revert to the old National Anthem, “Nigeria We Hail Thee.” The bill, sponsored by the leader of the House, Julius Ihonvbare, was presented for a second reading on Thursday, May 23. ] It was considered by the committee of the whole, approved, and…
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