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Russia bans transvestites, transsexuals, paedophiles and kleptomaniacs from driving
Russia calls Sony’s North Korea comedy The Interview ‘scandalous’, slams the US
Russia says new US, Canada sanctions will fuel further unrest in Ukraine

Conflict in Ukraine will be more difficult to resolve after the latest round of sanctions by the United States and Canada, Russia’s foreign ministry says.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Conflict in Ukraine will be more difficult to resolve after the latest round of sanctions by the United States and Canada, Russia’s foreign ministry says.

Russia says new US, Canada sanctions will fuel further unrest in Ukraine
Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions over Ukraine

Russia has responded with anger to news the US Senate passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Russia has responded with anger to news the US Senate passed a bill calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow and the supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine.

Russia threatens response if US sets new sanctions over Ukraine
Russian aid convoy crosses border into Ukraine
New sanctions on Russia could ‘seriously’ impact growth: minister
Thousands of Russians march on Red Square in show of patriotic fervour

Some 100,000 workers on Thursday paraded on Red Square for the first time since the 1991 Soviet breakup as the takeover of Crimea triggered a surge of patriotism and boosted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s standing.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Some 100,000 workers on Thursday paraded on Red Square for the first time since the 1991 Soviet breakup as the takeover of Crimea triggered a surge of patriotism and boosted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s standing.

Thousands of Russians march on Red Square in show of patriotic fervour
Nothing should impede normalisation of Russia’s relations with the West: Putin
Moscow threatens US with retaliation after JPMorgan blocks diplomat's fund transfer
Russian experts rule out radiation poisoning in Arafat death
Moscow police detain 15 Islamists with suicide belts
Israel insists on ‘real solution’ to Iran nuclear crisis
Russia says ‘very good chance’ of Iran nuclear deal 'next week'
Edward Snowden to work for mystery Russian website
Georgian dream to ease, not end Russia nightmare

The defeat in Georgia’s parliamentary polls of Russia’s bitter foe President Mikhail Saakashvili may remove some poison from venomous bilateral relations.

3 Oct 2012 - 11:50AM

The defeat in Georgia’s parliamentary polls of Russia’s bitter foe President Mikhail Saakashvili may remove some poison from venomous bilateral relations.

Georgian dream to ease, not end Russia nightmare
Opposition elects anti-Putin leaders
Zuckerberg in Moscow to boost Facebook’s Russia presence
Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

Russia on Thursday warned Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles to protect its troubled border with Syria, saying it should instead help broker peace.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Russia on Thursday warned Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles to protect its troubled border with Syria, saying it should instead help broker peace.

Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles
Two Pussy Riot members taken to Russian 'prison hell'

Two members of punk band Pussy Riot have been taken to remote Russian prison colonies notorious for their harsh conditions after a court this month upheld their two-year sentences, their lawyer said on Monday.

22 Oct 2012 - 5:40PM

Two members of punk band Pussy Riot have been taken to remote Russian prison colonies notorious for their harsh conditions after a court this month upheld their two-year sentences, their lawyer said on Monday.

Two Pussy Riot members taken to Russian 'prison hell'
Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail

A Russian appeals court on Wednesday ordered the release of one member of anti-Putin punk band Pussy Riot after giving her a suspended term but ordered two others serve two years in prison.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A Russian appeals court on Wednesday ordered the release of one member of anti-Putin punk band Pussy Riot after giving her a suspended term but ordered two others serve two years in prison.

Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail
Divers scour Russian lake after meteor strike injures 1,200
US concerned over Russian activist’s detention

The United States has told Moscow of its concerns over the case of an opposition activist who claims he was abducted from Ukraine by Russian agents and tortured into making a confession.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The United States has told Moscow of its concerns over the case of an opposition activist who claims he was abducted from Ukraine by Russian agents and tortured into making a confession.

US concerned over Russian activist’s detention
Russian court frees one of three jailed Pussy Riot band members
Russia braces for trial of violent anti-Putin protesters
Pussy Riot punks arrive at prison camps
Russia, Iraq eye new partnership on PM’s visit
Russian reporter’s murder trial starts despite boycott
Russia charges protest leader in riot probe
Russia must protect faithful in Pussy Riot case: Putin
Russia divided on Stalin 60 years after his death