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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...

Russia’s most advanced fighter jet crashes on training mission

A top-of-the-line fighter jet has crashed on a training mission in Russia but its pilot bailed out safely, Russian officials said. The Su-57 fighter jet...

Second security officer dies after shooting in Moscow

The death toll in a shooting outside the Moscow headquarters of Russia’s main security agency has risen to two, Russian officials said, as investigators...

Gunman who shot officers in Moscow ‘was rifle club member’

A gunman who killed one security officer and wounded five other people outside Moscow’s headquarters of Russia’s main security agency was a member of...

Russia have ‘reason to appeal’ WADA ban – president Putin

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said his country have ‘reason to appeal’ against the four-year ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency. WADA’s executive committee...

Democrats shift impeachment focus to Russia

House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi is connecting the...

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