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Vladimir Vasilyev, the ethnic Russian Vladimir Putin installed as head of Dagestan, has attracted widespread attention and approval from Moscow for using officials who—like himself—come from outside the republic, to fight the clans and corruption that have long been endemic there. But his continuing ...

According to the online service Flightradar24, in the early hours of March 14, the purported Russian Tu-204-300 passenger aircraft had already left the Arab Republic and returned to Russia. The plane allegedly arrived in the Syrian capital from Moscow and then traveled to Hmeymim airbase in Latakia ...
"The man did not have documents for the right to reside in Ukraine and, as it turned out, was on the international wanted list for an attempt on the life of a law enforcement officer in the Republic of Moldova and robbery in Russia," according to the police communications department in Kyiv region.
The law envisions a toughening of unilateral restrictive measures against Russia, Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Its initiators also made efforts to make the law exterritorial and spelt out the mechanisms for applying the sanctions to the companies and institutes in third countries, which ...
A last-minute complaint from Yevgeny Nikulin, the Russian cybercrime suspect at the center of a tug-of-war between Moscow and Washington, has delayed a final decision on his extradition to the United States or Russia. The Constitutional Court in the Czech Republic, where Nikulin is jailed, said on March ...
MOSCOW, March 14. /TASS/. Russia has no reasons to doubt Washington's intention to gain a firm foothold in Syria for long, if not forever, and to press for dismembering that Arab republic, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Chavusoglu in Moscow on ...
Reports emerged around a year ago that authorities in Russia's Chechen Republic were detaining and abusing gay men because of their sexuality. The Chechen government denied the accusations and also denied gay men even exist in the republic. In the US, on the other hand, gay rights have improved.
The night before Tillerson's unceremonious ousting via Twitter, the then–secretary of state told reporters that the nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in a British bar “clearly came from Russia.” That was not the White House's position, exactly. “If we get the facts straight we will ...
A Russian ice cream company has come under fire from members of the Jewish community for one of their desserts for its name that translates as "Poor ... Slavitsa, based in the Russian republic of Tatarstan, made headlines in 2016 for producing a batch of “Obamka” (Little Obama) chocolate ice cream, ...


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