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Russian opposition to hold new protest march

Demonstrations have been held on an almost weekly basis since July after authorities denied most opposition candidates registration in the elections.

Russian company sues Boeing, cancels 737 MAX order

This is the first civil action brought by a customer against the US aerospace giant over the 737 MAX.

Tesla electric car bursts into flames after hitting tow truck in...

The truck driver and his children were injured in the crash but escaped from the vehicle before it was destroyed by the fire, Russian media reports.

Murder, ‘gay-hunters’ strike terror in Russia’s LGBT community

A vigilante group seeking to turn violence against LGBT people into a game and encouraging Russians to hunt them down for sport plumbs new lows, campaigners say.

Russian cops detain over 1,000 in crackdown against opposition

The protest demanding opposition members to contest in a local poll results in the rounding up of more than 1,000 people.

Russia accused of athletics doping cover-up

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) is investigating claims Russian officials tried to cover up a doping case involving high jumper Danil Lysenko.

Lebih 40 maut pesawat penumpang terbakar di Moscow

Pesawat penumpang SSJ-100 dalam perjalanan ke bandar Murmansk terbakar, sebelum pendaratan kecemasan di Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Sheremetyevo Moscow.

Kremlin hawks keep watch over Putin’s seat of power

The raptor's job is to protect the Kremlin, one of the oldest mediaeval fortresses in Europe that has served as the seat of tsars, Soviet leaders and now Russian presidents and is a Unesco World Heritage site.

‘Scared’ World Cup migrants face Russia deportation

Like thousands of other Africans, Lamin came to Russia during the 2018 tournament on a 'Fan ID' that allowed spectators to bypass the country's usual visa requirements. 

Cohen accuses Trump over WikiLeaks, Moscow project, hush payments

Trump has denied any collusion between his campaign and Moscow, dismisses the Mueller investigation as a 'witch hunt' and has said Cohen is a liar and a 'rat'.

Putin: Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US...

Russian nuclear missiles already target the US and vice versa.

Kremlin says ‘stupid’ to suggest Trump is a Russian agent

Trump himself said on Monday that he 'never worked for Russia.'

Under pressure at home and abroad, Putin faces media

The Russian presidents holds a in 2008, when questions and answers went on for 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Kremlin rejects charges Russia targeted black US voters

US investigators are probing alleged collusion between Russian agents and Trump's campaign.

Moscow dismisses ‘groundless’ US claim Russia breaching arms treaty

The Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, signed in 1987, resolved a crisis over Soviet nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles targeting Western capitals.

Moscow’s ballet studios: where careers take flight

In a small studio in northern Moscow, girls as young as three in tutus and pointe shoes practise their ballet moves in front of a mirror.

Russia denounces ‘interference’ in Interpol leadership vote

Critics are calling on Interpol to reject a Russian interior ministry official, Alexander Prokopchuk, to lead the organisation, over fears Moscow could abuse the presidency to target political opponents.

Opposition chief Navalny says barred from leaving Russia

The politician posted a photo of the document barring him from leaving Russia that showed the ban had been ordered by bailiffs.

Taliban attends peace talks in Moscow for first time, no progress...

The one-day conference underscored Moscow's eagerness to play a role in the Afghan peace process but the Kabul government did not send a delegation.

Kremlin says Mueller probe not Russia’s problem after Sessions sacked

Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations it attempted to influence the vote that elevated Trump to the White House.

Kremlin believes Saudi royals on Khashoggi killing

Putin spoke to the 82-year-old Saudi king by telephone on Thursday evening and they discussed the situation around the case of Khashoggi, the Kremlin said in a statement.

John Bolton in Moscow for tough talks on nuclear treaty

The treaty was signed in 1987 by then US president Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, who on Sunday said that dropping these agreements... shows a lack of wisdom and is a mistake.

US withdrawal from nuclear arms deal ‘dangerous step’, says Moscow

Sergei Ryabkov says the treaty is significant for international security and security in the sphere of nuclear arms.

Crimea college blast kills 13 in ‘terrorist attack’

Investigators said the explosive device went off in the college's canteen and that it was packed with metal objects.