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Russia says Kyrgyzstan is in chaos and needs stabilising

08 Oct 2020

MOSCOW/BISHKEK Russia said on Thursday that Kyrgyzstan had descended into chaos and that Moscow was obliged by a security treaty to prevent a total breakdown in the country, where rival groups have claimed power in post-election unrest.

Russia says Islamist fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict pose threat to Moscow

06 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Russia's foreign intelligence chief warned on Tuesday that a widening conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave was drawing in thousands of Islamist radicals who posed a threat to Moscow.

Russia says Islamist fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict pose threat to Moscow

06 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Russia's foreign intelligence chief warned on Tuesday that a widening conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave was drawing in thousands of Islamist radicals who posed a threat to Moscow.

Russia says Islamist fighters in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict pose threat to Moscow

06 Oct 2020

MOSCOW Russia's foreign intelligence chief warned on Tuesday that a widening conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave was drawing in thousands of Islamist radicals who posed a threat to Moscow.

Belarusian protest leader disappears after being detained by masked men

07 Sep 2020

Masked men detained Belarusian protest leader Maria Kolesnikova in central Minsk on Monday morning and drove her away in a van and two of her allies also disappeared later, the opposition movement said. | Video

Russia's COVID-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

04 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Russia's "Sputnik-V" COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow as an answer to its critics. | Video

Results of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine produced antibody response - The Lancet

04 Sep 2020

MOSCOW, Sept 4 Russia's "Sputnik-V" COVID-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow as an answer to its critics.

Kremlin tells West not to rush to judge it on Navalny as sanctions talk starts

03 Sep 2020

MOSCOW/BERLIN Russia said on Thursday the West should not rush to judge it over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and that there were no grounds to accuse it of the crime, as talk in the West of punishing Moscow intensified. | Video

Kremlin tells West not to rush to judge it on Navalny as sanctions talk starts

03 Sep 2020

MOSCOW/BERLIN, Sept 3 Russia said on Thursday the West should not rush to judge it over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and said there were no grounds to accuse it of the crime, as talk in the West of punishing Moscow intensified.

Putin critic Navalny was poisoned with Novichok nerve agent, Merkel says

03 Sep 2020

BERLIN/MOSCOW Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who is in intensive care in a Berlin hospital, was poisoned with a Soviet-style Novichok nerve agent in an attempt to murder him, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. | Video

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