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After Saudi attacks, Russia makes its regional presence felt

30 September 2019, 5:50 PM

In the two weeks since attacks blamed on missiles or drones shut down half of Saudi Arabia’s oil output, the country that has arguably moved most deftly to position itself for any upside is Russia.

Vladimir Putin casting a vote

Russia’s ruling party loses a third of seats in Moscow election after protests

9 September 2019, 2:50 PM

Russia’s ruling United Russia party, which backs President Vladimir Putin, has lost one third of its seats in the Moscow parliament, near complete data cited by Russian news agencies showed on Monday, in an awkward setback for the Kremlin.


Putin casts parliament election vote at Moscow city

8 September 2019, 1:00 PM

President Vladimir Putin said the Russian capital had decent candidates taking part in the local parliament vote as he cast his ballot in the Moscow city elections on Sunday.

Vladimir Putin

Putin rebuffs call by Japan’s Abe to sign World War Two peace treaty

5 September 2019, 3:53 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday that Tokyo’s military ties with the United States and many other issues made it hard for Japan and Russia to sign a World War Two peace treaty.

Russia says isotope in doctor’s tissue caused by diet, not accident

23 August 2019, 6:04 PM

Russian authorities said on Friday that a doctor who treated those injured in a mysterious accident in August had the radioactive isotope Caesium-137 in his body, but said it was probably put there by his diet.



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