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Russia seeks prison sentence for church Pokemon hunter

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

Russian prosecutors on Friday called for a three-and-a-half year jail sentence for a blogger who hunted Pokemons in church, in a case that has drawn ire from rights activists. Ruslan Sokolovsky posted...

Ukraine orders confisation of $1.5 bn in Yanukovych regime assets

28 April 2017 | 0 comments

Ukraine on Friday launched a process to return some $1.5 billion in assets allegedly stolen from the budget by the deposed Russian-backed leader Viktor Yanukovych and his team.The National Security and...

Pentagon probes Trump's former national security advisor Flynn

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Pentagon said Thursday it is investigating President Donald Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn over payments he received from Russian government-linked firms.The Department of...

Football: Blatter quizzed over World Cups to Russia, Qatar

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was called as a witness into a French investigation into the controversial awarding of the World Cups to Russia in 2018 and Qatar 2022, a source said on Thursday.Blatter,...

US tells UN to put 'all pressure' on Russia over Syria

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to ratchet up pressure on Russia to end sieges in Syria and help advance peace talks."All eyes and all pressure now need to go to Russia,...

Syria to buy latest Russian anti-missile system: Assad

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Damascus is negotiating with regime ally Moscow to buy the latest Russian anti-missile system to repel Israeli and American attacks. "It's natural that we should...

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Russian naval spy ship on Thursday sank in the Black Sea off Turkey's coast after hitting a Togo-flagged vessel packed with livestock but all of its 78 crew were rescued by Turkish coastguards.The Russian...

Russian police raid Khodorkovsky group ahead of protest

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Russian police on Thursday searched the offices of the Open Russia movement of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, which has called a protest against President Vladimir Putin at the weekend.The search...

Putin says ties with Japan moving 'forward' at Abe talks

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia's ties with Japan were moving forward as he met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the latest bid to make progress on a decades-old territorial dispute....

Kremlin urges restraint after alleged Israeli strikes on Syria

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

The Kremlin on Thursday called for restraint after Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles at a military position near Damascus airport. "We continue to consider that all countries need to refrain...

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey coast after collision

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Russian navy spy ship sank Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey after hitting another vessel, but coastguards rescued all of its crew. The Russian military said the Liman -- a former research...

Russian navy ship damaged in collision off Turkish coast: Moscow

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

A Russian navy ship collided with another vessel off the Turkish coast in the Black Sea Thursday, Russia's defence ministry said, adding that its crew was trying to keep it afloat.The research ship Liman...

Gazprom net profits surge 21 percent in 2016

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Russian energy giant Gazprom said Thursday net profit increased 21 percent last year, with a rise in sales driven mostly by crude oil and gas condensate.The company said total sales had increased by 37.7...

Russian opposition leader Navalny hospitalised

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Russian President Vladimir Putin's principal opponent Alexei Navalny was briefly hospitalised Thursday after being hit in the eye by green dye that he said had damaged his cornea."Shrek 2: now one-eyed,"...

Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

27 April 2017 | 0 comments

Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles Thursday at a military position near Damascus airport, triggering a huge explosion and prompting a call from regime ally Russia for restraint.Israel has...



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