Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during the International Forum ‘Development Of Parliamentarism’ in Moscow. Photo: Reuters

Russian official Alexander Vorobyov, aide to regional envoy, arrested on high treason charges

  • Arrest is the first publicly known case of a government official being detained on suspicions of treason in post-Soviet Russia
Topic |   Vladimir Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during the International Forum ‘Development Of Parliamentarism’ in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
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(From left) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Xi Jinping says China, Russia and India should take ‘global responsibility’ to protect interests

  • Chinese president also called for the three nations to uphold multilateralism in talks with Vladimir Putin and Narendra Modi in Osaka
  • In a separate meeting with other BRICS leaders, he said Beijing opposed ‘illegal and unilateral sanctions’ and ‘long-arm jurisdiction’
Topic |   G20

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(From left) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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