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Putin inks law to ban ‘extremists’ from elections amid Navalny crackdown
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Putin inks law to ban ‘extremists’ from elections amid Navalny crackdown

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed legislation that bars members of “extremist” organizations from running for office, a move…
Egypt expecting over one million Russian tourists in 2021: official
Egypt

Egypt expecting over one million Russian tourists in 2021: official

Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby said on Monday that Egypt expects over one million…
Sisi, Putin agree to resume full air traffic between Egypt and Russia
Egypt

Sisi, Putin agree to resume full air traffic between Egypt and Russia

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received on Friday morning a phone call from Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which the two…
US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking
World

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has announced the US is expelling 10 Russian diplomats and imposing sanctions against dozens…
Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia
World

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions and the expulsion of diplomats from the US in…
Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty
World

Russia welcomes US proposal to extend nuclear treaty

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Friday welcomed US President Joe Biden’s proposal to extend the last remaining nuclear arms…
Navalny releases investigation into decadent billion-dollar ‘Putin palace’
World

Navalny releases investigation into decadent billion-dollar ‘Putin palace’

Even locked up in a detention center on the outskirts of Moscow, Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny continues to be a thorn in…
Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout draws wary, mixed response
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Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout draws wary, mixed response

MOSCOW (AP) — While excitement and enthusiasm greeted the Western-developed coronavirus vaccine when it was rolled out, the Russian-made version…
Rare calm in Syria’s Idlib after ceasefire deal
Middle East

Rare calm in Syria’s Idlib after ceasefire deal

Syria’s war-ravaged northwest woke up to relative calm Friday, its skies free of warplanes for the first day in months,…
Russia, Turkey agree ceasefire deal for Syria’s Idlib
Middle East

Russia, Turkey agree ceasefire deal for Syria’s Idlib

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Turkey and Russia agreed a ceasefire deal on Thursday in Syria’s Idlib region, their two leaders said…
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