Biden Made It Clear Russia Could Have Crimea, Prevented Ukraine From Defending Itself, Then Sanctioned Moscow And Accused Trump Of Collusion

Biden Made It Clear Russia Could Have Crimea, Prevented Ukraine From Defending Itself, Then Sanctioned Moscow And Accused Trump Of Collusion.
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Germany Says Putin Critic Navalny Was Poisoned With Soviet-Style Novichok Nerve Agent

BERLIN—A critic of President Vladimir Putin who fell into a coma in Russia and is being treated in Berlin was poisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday. Tests on blood samples conducted at a German military laboratory produced “unequivocal evidence” that Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, […]

Russia Becomes First Country to Approve a COVID-19 Vaccine, Says Putin

MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a COVID-19 vaccine after less than two months of human testing, a move hailed by Moscow as evidence of its scientific prowess. The development paves the way for the mass inoculation of the Russian […]

Russian-Backed Separatists Violated Ceasefire in Ukraine Within Hours: Ukrainian Military

A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists that went into effect in eastern Ukraine on Monday at midnight has already been violated by separatists, the Ukrainian military said. Ukrainian, Russian, and OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) negotiators last week agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire in […]

Thousands Protest Against Kremlin in Russian Far East for Third Weekend

MOSCOW—Thousands of people marched in the Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday for the third weekend in a row, protesting at President Vladimir Putin’s handling of a regional political crisis that has sparked demonstrations. Residents of Khabarovsk, around 3,800 miles (6,110 km) and seven time zones east of Moscow, are unhappy about the […]

Senate Grapples Over Additional Sanctions Against Russia

Senate Grapples Over Additional Sanctions Against Russia
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Russians Grant Putin Right to Extend His Rule Until 2036 in Landslide Vote, Initial Results Show

MOSCOW—Russians appeared to have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes which will also boost pensions, initial results of a nationwide vote showed on Wednesday. Partial results, announced five hours before polls closed, indicate the former KGB officer who has ruled […]

Russian Activist and World Chess Champion Calls on Australia to Move First Against Human Rights Violators

Garry Kasparov, a Russian former world chess champion and now chair of the Human Rights Foundation, has told an Australian Senate inquiry that targeted Magnitsky-style sanctions are a “preventive medicine” against human rights abusers and authoritarian regimes. “Knowing they exist, knowing the free world is ready to use them, is a strong deterrent,” he said. […]

Russian State Exit Polls Show 76 Percent so Far Back Reforms That Could Extend Putin Rule

MOSCOW—Russian state opinion pollster VTsIOM said on June 29 that its exit polls showed that 76 percent of Russians had so far voted to support reforms that could allow President Vladimir Putin to extend his rule until 2036. The nationwide vote on constitutional reforms began on June 25 and is being held over seven days […]