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Russia likens US coalition bombing of Raqa to WWII Dresden

Moscow - Russia on Sunday accused the US-led coalition in Syria of having flattened Raqa with a Dresden-like bombing campaign and masking the destruction with a rush of humanitarian aid.

Russia frees opposition leader Navalny as Kremlin race heats up

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny walked free on Sunday after a 20-day jail term for organising protests against President Vladimir Putin.

Russian opposition chief Navalny says released from jail

Moscow - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Sunday he had been released from the Moscow detention centre where he had served a 20-day term for organising protests against President Vladimir Putin."Hi.

No pomp as Russia revolution centenary nears

Moscow - A century after its revolution shook the world, Russia strives to strike an odd balance between remembering the uprising that brought about the Soviet Union, while stopping short of romanticising regime change.

Suspected IS recruiter arrested in Saint Petersburg

Sanktpeterburg - A suspected Islamic State recruiter has been arrested in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, officials said Friday.

Russian minister keeps doctorate despite plagiarism claims

Moscow - Russia's conservative culture minister will be allowed to keep his doctorate in medieval history, the country's top academic body ruled Friday, despite widespread accusations of plagiarism and inaccuracy.

Blatter says he is going to World Cup at Putin's invitation

Zurich - FIFA's disgraced ex-president Sepp Blatter has told AFP he will go to next year's World Cup in Russia at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, despite being banned from football."I will go to the World Cup in Russia.

Putin threatens retaliation if RT channel is targeted by US

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Moscow will retaliate if the United States takes measures against Kremlin-controlled media group RT.

Putin claims Western 'double standards' over Catalan crisis

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the Catalan crisis was Spain's internal affair but slammed what he called Western double standards over separatist movements."Russia's position is known here.

Russia waging 'warfare' by interfering in elections: Haley

New York - Russia is using election interference as a "weapon of choice" to undermine democracy worldwide and must be held accountable for this "warfare," US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday.

Five things to know about Kremlin candidate Ksenia Sobchak

Moscow - Ksenia Sobchak, who has surprised Russia by declaring herself a candidate in next year's presidential election, has repeatedly reinvented herself, from privileged party girl to reality TV show host before diving into politics and independent journalism...

Kremlin bids to sex up 2018 polls with 'It Girl': analysts

Moscow - A Russian socialite-turned-liberal journalist stunned many six years ago when she joined mass protests against Vladimir Putin.

World's deepest lake in peril, scientists warn

Moscow - Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, experts say, as the government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived in the world's deepest lake for centuries but is now under threat.

Next round of Syria talks at end October: Kazakhstan

Astana - Fresh talks on the Syria conflict will be held in Astana at the end of the month, Kazakhstan said Thursday, as part of a Moscow-led push to end the six-year conflict.

Russian 'It Girl' Ksenia Sobchak announces Kremlin bid

Moscow - Russian journalist, former reality show host and socialite Ksenia Sobchak announced Wednesday that she intends to stand for president in 2018 as an opposition candidate."My name is Ksenia Sobchak.

Radical Russian artist charged over Paris bank blaze

Paris - Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky and his partner were charged on Wednesday with torching the facade of a Paris branch of France's central bank and placed in pre-trial detention, a legal source said.

Russia's space agency says glitch in manned Soyuz landing

Moscow - A manned Soyuz rocket suffered a partial loss of pressure as it returned to Earth earlier this year, Russia's space agency said Wednesday, in the latest glitch to hit the country's space industry.

'Don't hit' foreign fans, Russian Cup mayor tells locals

Moscow - The mayor of the Russian World Cup host city of Kaliningrad advised locals Wednesday to leave the city on match days -- and not to hit fans."Be hospitable and friendly -- don't hit anyone," said the city's mayor Alexander Yaroshuk.

Russian court extends house arrest of top director

Moscow - A Russian court on Tuesday extended the house arrest of acclaimed theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov, in a controversial fraud case that has shocked the arts community.

Kremlin foe Navalny can run for president 'after 2028'

Moscow - Vladimir Putin's top critic Alexei Navalny will only be able to run for president after 2028, the head of the Russian Central Election Commission said on Tuesday.

Gay Russian speaks out on police torture in Chechnya

Moscow - A gay man living in Chechnya on Monday went public to describe his detention and torture by police during a crackdown on homosexuals in the region ruled by strongman Ramzan Kadryov.

Fashionistas get the military look in war-scarred Ukraine

Donetsk - In war-scarred eastern Ukraine, the military look is all the rage this season, with fatigues and Soviet regalia a must-have for those who dress to impress in the battered crucible of the Russian-backed insurgency.

Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of blunting impact of crude Trump tape

Sydney - Hillary Clinton Monday accused WikiLeaks of working with Russia to deflect attention away from an infamous tape of Donald Trump bragging about groping women in the run-up to the US presidential election.

Russia hosts Soviet-style youth festival as Putin woos under-30s

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin is on Sunday expected to speak at a youth festival launched in the Soviet era, in his latest effort to appeal to young Russians ahead of the presidential election next year.

Ukraine's nationalists mark 75th anniversary of insurgent army

Kiev - Thousands of far-right activists gathered in the heart of Ukraine’s capital on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA), for them a model of nationalism and resistance.

Former White House chief of staff questioned in Russia probe

Washington - Former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus submitted to questioning Friday by investigators looking into Russian meddling in the US presidential campaign and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump, US media reported.

Russia raises doubts about UN probe of Syria gas attack

New York - Russia on Friday complained that UN investigators who this week traveled to a Syrian airfield allegedly used to launch the sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhun did not take samples, a lapse described as "scandalous.

Moscow slams Trump's Iran strategy, hopes nuclear deal intact

Moscow - Russia's foreign ministry criticised the new tougher Iran strategy announced by US President Donald Trump on Friday, accusing him of using "aggressive and threatening rhetoric".

Ukraine bans Russian banknote with Crimea image

Kiev - Ukraine said on Friday it was banning a new Russian banknote showing an image of the Crimean peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014.The announcement came one day after Russia unveiled a new note worth 200 rubles ($3.

Moscow assails US over flag removals amid consulate dispute

Moscow - Moscow has lodged a protest with Washington over the removal of Russian flags from two of its closed diplomatic missions in the United States, the foreign ministry said Thursday.
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