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Belarus president visits Russia to secure support amid protests

Belarus’ authoritarian president has visited Russia in a bid to secure more loans and political support as demonstrations against the extension of his 26-year...

United Russia keeps grip in elections but critics make gains

The main Kremlin party has retained its dominance in regional elections but the opposition made gains in some areas in a challenge to Russian...

Navalny out of coma and responsive, says German hospital

The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he has been taken out of an induced coma and is responsive. Mr Navalny,...

Merkel won’t rule out halting pipeline project over Navalny case, says spokesman

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office has indicated she might be willing to rethink the fate of a German-Russian gas pipeline project in a sign of...

Russia opens preliminary probe into Alexei Navalny illness

Russian police have announced a preliminary probe into the circumstances of the sudden illness of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who fell into a coma...

Kremlin rejects claims it poisoned Russian opposition leader

The Kremlin has rejected accusations of involvement in an alleged attack on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny who is in a coma in a...

Poisoning signs found in Russian opposition leader, says German hospital

Tests conducted on Russian dissident Alexei Navalny at a German hospital indicate he was poisoned, but doctors say they do not believe his life...

Armed Belarus president as protests roil capital

The authoritarian president of Belarus made a dramatic show of defiance Sunday against the massive protests demanding his resignation, toting a rifle and wearing...

Plane carrying dissident in coma leaves Russia for Germany

A plane carrying a Russian dissident in a coma after a suspected poisoning left for a German hospital on Saturday after prolonged wrangling over...

Russia to let Navalny fly to Berlin for treatment

Russian doctors have given a dissident who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning permission to be transferred abroad for medical treatment, a...

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BBC defends same-sex Strictly Come Dancing pairing following complaints

The BBC has defended introducing a same-sex pairing on Strictly Come Dancing after receiving complaints about the move. Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams will...

Barack Obama to release first volume of his memoir

The first volume of former US president Barack Obama’s memoir will be released on November 17, two weeks after the country’s election. It will...

Covid-19 virus analysis suggests low level of mutation

The virus that causes Covid-19 has so far shown a relatively low level of mutation compared to other RNA viruses, meaning it is unlikely...
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