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Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist

12 Jun 2019

MOSCOW Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist. | Video

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow

07 Jun 2019

MOSCOW A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, police said on Friday, but his lawyer, his employer and colleagues said he had been framed.

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow

07 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 7 A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday.

Exclusive: Kids' camp on a defence base? How Russian firms masked secret military work

04 Apr 2019

MOSCOW Behind the perimeter of a defence ministry base in southern Russia stand three barrack buildings where two witnesses say they have seen private fighters being billeted before they are dispatched to fight in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad.

Russian poultry group Cherkizovo in talks to buy rival Prioskolie- sources

02 Apr 2019

MOSCOW, April 2 Russian poultry producer Cherkizovo Group is in talks to buy major local rival Prioskolie, two industry sources and an official in Belgorod, one of the country's leading agricultural regions, told Reuters.

After deadly Syrian battle, evidence of Russian losses was obscured

05 Feb 2019

YELENOVSKOYE, Russia The last contact Grigoriy Gancherov and his wife had with their son, a Russian private military contractor fighting in Syria, was on Feb. 4 last year.

Exclusive: Kremlin-linked contractors help guard Venezuela's Maduro - sources

26 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Private military contractors who do secret missions for Russia flew into Venezuela in the past few days to beef up security for President Nicolas Maduro in the face of U.S.-backed opposition protests, according to two people close to them.

Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat

29 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KERCH, Crimea President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday shrugged off a threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to cancel a meeting with him due to Moscow's seizure of three Ukrainian navy ships, and accused Ukraine's president of orchestrating the crisis. | Video

Putin wirft Ukraine Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vor

28 Nov 2018

Moskau/Berlin Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin hat der Ukraine eine gezielte Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vorgeworfen und die Ausrufung des Kriegsrechts in Teilen des Landes als übertriebene Reaktionen kritisiert.

European politicians call for new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

28 Nov 2018

MOSCOW/KERCH, Crimea Several senior European politicians on Tuesday raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing three Ukrainian vessels at sea, an incident the West fears could ignite a wider conflict. | Video

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Israel's Netanyahu teetering in close election race

Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz.