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Ukraine hits back at ‘toxic ex’ as Russia reminisces on Soviet rule

Ukraine has described Russia as a “toxic ex” after the nation’s official Twitter account shared images of the “good ol’ days” of the Soviet...

Vladimir Putin says it was Red Army that vanquished Nazi Germany

Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed the defeat of Nazi Germany at the traditional massive Red Square military parade in Moscow, which was delayed by...

Putin attends first public event after months of coronavirus lockdown

Vladimir Putin has attended a ceremony marking a Russian national holiday — the first big public event he has attended since announcing a nationwide...

Russia reports spike in coronavirus cases as other countries ease restrictions

Russia has reported its highest one-day jump in new coronavirus cases as some other countries relax lockdown restrictions. China, where the pandemic began in December,...

Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until end of April

President Vladimir Putin has ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking...

Russia passes bill allowing Putin to stay in power past 2024

The Russian parliament has approved a sweeping constitutional reform that will allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power for another 12 years after...

Vladimir Putin and Turkish president meet in bid to forge Syria agreement

The Turkish and Russian presidents sat down for talks in Moscow aimed at ending hostilities in northwestern Syria involving their forces along with proxies...

Turkey and Russia hold Syria talks as migrants head for Greek border

The presidents of Turkey and Russia have spoken over the phone to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after 33 Turkish...

Putin says he rejected offer to use body doubles during Chechen war

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he rejected an offer to use body doubles for personal protection during a conflict in Chechnya. Speaking in an...

Vladimir Putin accepts resignation of prime minister and government

Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin, media reported. Russian news agencies said Mr Putin thanked Mr Medvedev for...

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Trump ‘suggested Covid-19 might stop him shaking hands with disgusting people’

A former adviser to US vice president Mike Pence has said Donald Trump once suggested that Covid-19 might be a good thing because it...

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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