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Russia rejects accusations of spreading coronavirus disinformation

Russia has rejected accusations it is spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic in the US. US officials told The Associated Press that Russian intelligence services...

Russian warships shadowed through English Channel

Russian warships have been shadowed through the Channel by the British Navy.The four-strong group of Russian ships included the submarine-hunting destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov,...

Russian space official charged with treason

An adviser to the director of Russia’s state space corporation has been detained on treason charges, the nation’s top security agency has said. Ivan Safronov,...

78% back extending Putin’s rule in Russian constitutional change – officials

Almost 78% of voters in Russia have approved amendments to the constitution that will allow Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036, election...

Republicans urge action following briefing on Russian bounties allegation

Eight Republican members of US congress have attended a White House briefing about allegations that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing...

Russians begin voting on changes allowing Putin to stay in power until 2036

Polls have opened in Russia for a week-long vote on constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. The...

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,...

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Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

Authorities in Portland, Oregon, have declared a riot after a fire inside a police union building. Demonstrations are continuing in the US city that had...

Storm on Greek island kills five, including baby

Five people, including an elderly couple and an eight-month-old baby, have been found dead after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia. Two others...

More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days. Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain...

Boris Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs,...

Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence

Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn on Saturday as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours...
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