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# moscow - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
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Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:20 AM 8,932 Views 15 Comments

Many were arrested before the protests even began.

# moscow - Monday 5 April, 2021

Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
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Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms

Apr 5th 2021, 7:19 PM 52,124 Views 92 Comments

The Russian president may stay in power until 2036.

# moscow - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
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Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,633 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

# moscow - Monday 1 February, 2021

Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing
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Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing

Feb 1st 2021, 9:39 PM 8,654 Views 5 Comments

Navalny’s team said there was ‘overwhelming nationwide support’ for the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.

# moscow - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
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Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,784 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

# moscow - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,781 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

# moscow - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests
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Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

Jan 23rd 2021, 11:49 AM 8,809 Views 7 Comments

Thousands of protesters joined in cities today to support the jailed Kremlin critic.

# moscow - Monday 18 January, 2021

Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
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Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 5:24 PM 36,723 Views 0 Comments

Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.

# moscow - Thursday 8 October, 2020

France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
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France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Oct 8th 2020, 8:23 AM 11,038 Views 15 Comments

Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.

# moscow - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'
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Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Sep 5th 2020, 10:52 AM 17,224 Views 60 Comments

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

# moscow - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
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Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

Jun 17th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,816 Views 20 Comments

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

# moscow - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident
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Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident

Updated Dec 19th 2019, 6:22 PM 19,301 Views 9 Comments

The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.

# moscow - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia
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Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia

Aug 3rd 2019, 5:12 PM 9,988 Views 17 Comments

The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.

# moscow - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections
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'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections

Updated Jul 28th 2019, 8:05 AM 22,681 Views 70 Comments

The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist
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Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist

Jun 12th 2019, 10:12 PM 8,121 Views 15 Comments

Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.

# moscow - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos
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In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

May 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,788 Views 25 Comments

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# moscow - Monday 6 May, 2019

Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
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Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41

Updated May 6th 2019, 11:45 AM 95,457 Views 47 Comments

There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.

# moscow - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says
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Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says

Jan 20th 2019, 5:45 PM 14,024 Views 36 Comments

This is far later than previously acknowledged.

# moscow - Friday 4 January, 2019

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance
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Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 37,762 Views 0 Comments

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

# moscow - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
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Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,458 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

# moscow - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
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Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

Nov 21st 2018, 5:49 PM 16,271 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# moscow - Monday 22 October, 2018

US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension
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US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:38 AM 10,575 Views 39 Comments

Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.

# moscow - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'
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Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'

Oct 9th 2018, 6:53 AM 12,333 Views 27 Comments

The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.

# moscow - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
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Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Sep 12th 2018, 8:41 AM 16,502 Views 69 Comments

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# moscow - Saturday 8 September, 2018

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical
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# From Russia With Love

John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical

Sep 8th 2018, 6:39 PM 7,893 Views 8 Comments

The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.

# moscow - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
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Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia

Aug 5th 2018, 4:30 PM 25,490 Views 40 Comments

His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.

# moscow - Friday 3 August, 2018

Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports
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Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports

Aug 3rd 2018, 1:52 PM 14,503 Views 47 Comments

A probe found she was having regular unauthorised meetings with the main Russian intelligence agency, the FSB.

# moscow - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt
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Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt

Jul 31st 2018, 7:15 AM 20,324 Views 30 Comments

The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.

# moscow - Monday 16 July, 2018

Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion
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Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion

Jul 16th 2018, 9:40 PM 32,250 Views 56 Comments

They were found guilty of “grossly violating the rules for spectators’ behaviour” and given the maximum punishment possible under the charge.

# moscow - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel
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Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

Jun 17th 2018, 4:33 PM 19,649 Views 29 Comments

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

# moscow - Monday 28 May, 2018

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting
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Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

May 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 33,074 Views 13 Comments

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

# moscow - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
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UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Apr 18th 2018, 12:15 PM 8,867 Views 72 Comments

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

# moscow - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'
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Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'

Apr 17th 2018, 2:05 PM 21,369 Views 147 Comments

Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.

# moscow - Friday 13 April, 2018

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack
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Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

Apr 13th 2018, 4:53 PM 61,033 Views 187 Comments

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

# moscow - Monday 19 March, 2018

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'
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# Sergei Skripal

Boris Johnson says Russia's poisoning denials 'grow increasingly absurd'

Mar 19th 2018, 12:54 PM 9,441 Views 70 Comments

The Kremlin has denied its involvement in the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
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# Diplomatic Tensions

Russia threatens to ban all British media from its country if the UK bans Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Mar 13th 2018, 9:02 PM 16,430 Views 84 Comments

Tensions are rising after the UK said it was likely Russia was behind a recent poisoning attack on an ex-spy.

# moscow - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash
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Ice on sensors 'may have been cause' of Russian plane crash

Feb 13th 2018, 4:13 PM 9,296 Views 10 Comments

The plane took off from Moscow on Sunday and went down in a field around 70 kilometres southeast of the city shortly after.

# moscow - Monday 12 February, 2018

Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins
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Terrorism not being considered as probe into one of Russia's worst ever air disasters begins

Feb 12th 2018, 7:34 AM 9,621 Views 17 Comments

71 people lost their lives in yesterday’s crash near Moscow airport.

# moscow - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died
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Russia plane crash: Officials confirm all 71 people on board have died

Feb 11th 2018, 2:33 PM 31,975 Views 26 Comments

Around 65 passengers and 6 crew members were on board the regional flight destined for Orsk.

# moscow - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests
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Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Jan 28th 2018, 12:40 PM 11,830 Views 65 Comments

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

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