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27 Jul 2019
Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists said Saturday.
20 Jul 2019
More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities' refusal to allow opposition candidates to register for local polls.
8 Jun 2019
Doping-tainted Russia will learn on Sunday whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field. Banned in November 2015 because of evidence of mass state-sponsored doping, Russia has failed to have its ban overturned 10 times. Dozens of Russian athletes cleared by the…
8 May 2019
Foreign policy is an important arm of national policies because it goes a long way to either reinforce or diminish the sovereignty of a country. Doubtless, it shapes outsiders’ perception and reckoning of the country, which deploys its foreign policy tools on the basis of specific national objectives. Currently, Nigeria’s foreign policy seems to be…
5 May 2019
At least 13 people died Sunday after a passenger plane on fire attempted an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport as flames and thick black smoke poured from the fuselage, Russian news agencies reported. "For the moment, we confirm the death of 13 people, two of them children,' said a spokeswoman for the crash investigation…
27 Feb 2019
Michael Cohen was the personal lawyer to Donald Trump and the epitome of loyalty -- a man who said he would "take a bullet" for his boss. No longer. Michael Cohen, once one of Trump's most trusted lieutenants, completed his acrimonious break with the president on Wednesday. In dramatic nationally televised testimony before a US…
27 Jan 2019
Senior NATO and Russian officials failed to make a breakthrough Friday in talks on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, raising the spectre of a renewed arms race in Europe. Western capitals allege that Russia's latest generation of medium-range missiles breach the terms of the Cold War era INF treaty, and put European cities at…
20 Jan 2019
Hundreds of Russians protested against a feared giveaway of strategic islands to Japan on Sunday, two days before a key summit between the countries' leaders in Moscow. Between 300 and 500 people gathered on Suvorovskaya Square, just outside Moscow city centre, for an authorised rally called by several nationalist politicians, opposed to any move to…
26 Dec 2018
Moscow on Wednesday said Israel had violated Syria's sovereignty with airstrikes the day before, after Israel and Damascus blamed each other for the hostilities. "We are very concerned by the attacks and how they were made. This is a gross violation of the sovereignty of Syria," the Russian ministry of foreign affairs said in a…
30 Sep 2018
More than 18,000 people, nearly half of them civilians, have been killed in Russian air strikes on Syria since Moscow began its game-changing intervention exactly three years ago, a monitor said Sunday. Russia, for its part, said its "accurate" strikes had killed 85,000 "terrorists". A steadfast ally of Syria's ruling regime, Russia began carrying out…
17 Sep 2018
An envoy of Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, told Ukraine's leader Monday that his country's church would soon be declared independent of Russia, a move set to infuriate Moscow. Istanbul-based Bartholomew I is expected to rule in the coming months on a Ukrainian appeal to sever spiritual bonds with Moscow…
2 Jul 2018
They say love has no language, knows no colour or age, but is real when there are no restrictions to the manner of association among adults.

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