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Four injured in blaze at Moscow fireworks warehouse

A warehouse in central Moscow holding a reported 15 tonnes of fireworks caught fire on Saturday, sending a huge cloud of smoke and a...

Joe Biden says he discussed imprisoned Americans with Vladimir Putin

President Joe Biden said after his meeting with President Vladimir Putin that he is “not going to walk away” from the plight of two...

Putin calls accusation of cyberattacks against US ‘farcical’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed allegations his country is carrying out cyberattacks against the United States as baseless. Mr Putin’s comments in an interview...

Slovakia becomes second EU nation to administer Russian vaccine

Slovakia has become the second European Union country to administer the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine. Slovakia has 200,000 doses of Sputnik V vaccine available and...

Russians end seven-hour spacewalk at International Space Station

Two Russian cosmonauts have ventured for more than seven hours outside the International Space Station to prepare for the arrival of a new Russian...

Putin tells Red Square parade that Nazi ideas persist

Russian President Vladimir Putin has marked the anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe with a speech warning that Nazi...

US-Russia ties worse than during Cold War, top diplomat warns

Russia’s top diplomat has said that relations with the United States are now even worse than during the Cold War because of a lack...

Firefighter killed tackling blaze in St Petersburg

A major fire has engulfed a business centre in St Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city, killing a firefighter and injuring two others. The blaze spread across...

Russia celebrates 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight

Russians are commemorating the achievements of Yuri Gagarin, the cosmonaut who became the first person in space 60 years ago. Gagarin’s 108-minute mission on April...

Ukraine’s president visits conflict zone in east of country

Ukraine’s president visited the area of conflict in his country’s east amid an escalation of tensions that has raised fears of a resumption of...

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