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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

RUSSIA

RUSSIA
Riot Police gather ahead of Russian election in moscow.

Russian police have been arresting people outside the Moscow mayor’s office ahead of an election protest demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to run...
Alexei Navalny detained in Russia.

Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and charged with unlawfully organising a public gathering. Mr Navalny has called for...
Russian Navy Research Vessel found in Barents Sea.

Some crew members have survived a fire that killed 14 sailors onboard one of the Russian navy’s deep sea research submersibles, the nation’s defence...
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Former president Jimmy Carter has said he believes Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is only president because of Russian interference. Mr Carter...
Vladimir Putin, Malaysia Airlines, Ukraine, Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected charges against Russian citizens for their alleged roles in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over...
Vladimir Putin, Russia, Weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government. This new government is locked in a power struggle with a rival group...
Police, Russia, Alexei Navalny, Ivan Golunov

Police and hundreds of demonstrators squared up in central Moscow at an unauthorised march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention...
Tinder, Russia, Data, Technology, Dating

Russia’s communications regulator has said that Tinder is now required to provide user data to domestic intelligence agencies. The Russian Communications Oversight Agency published a...

Elton John has condemned the removal of homosexual scenes from his biopic in Russia. The “local distributor” in Russia cut sex scenes from Rocketman which...
Jeremy Hunt, Salisbury Attack, Russia, NATO

Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has praised the robust response of the UK’s Nato allies to the Salisbury Novichok attack, suggesting it would make...