Agence France-Presse . Moscow

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    Dozens detained at Russian opposition protest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on March 14, 2020

    Moscow police detained dozens of people at a protest against ‘political repressions’ near the headquarters of the Russian security service, including a well-known human rights...

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    Putin lays out path to staying in power

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:59pm on March 10, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin laid out a path Tuesday to staying in power after 2024, as lawmakers approved sweeping reforms to the constitution. In a...

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    Russia steps in to support tumbling ruble

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:13pm on March 09, 2020

    The Russian ruble tumbled on Monday to a four-year low amid a crash in oil prices as authorities rushed to assure the public the country...

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    Russia bans masks, hazmat suits export

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:45pm on March 04, 2020

    Russia has banned the export of masks, respirators and hazmat suits to ensure access to the items for medics treating coronavirus patients and the public,...

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    Opposition urges ‘Russia without Putin’ in rally for slain liberal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:11am on March 01, 2020

    Thousands rallied in central Moscow on Saturday to call on president Vladimir Putin not to stay in power indefinitely, in the first major protest by...

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    Russia counts China trade losses from coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:52pm on February 22, 2020

    Russian exports to China have been hit hard by the new coronavirus, which curbed demand and the movement of people and goods, official figures showed...

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    Russia fines Twitter, Facebook for keeping data abroad

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:36pm on February 14, 2020

    A Moscow court on Thursday fined social networking giants Twitter and Facebook for ignoring a Russian law requiring them to store Russian citizens’ user data...

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    ‘Serf’ comedy becomes top- grossing Russian film

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:06pm on February 04, 2020

    A comedy that tells the story of a misbehaving rich kid waking up as a 19th century serf has become the highest grossing Russian film...

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    Mideast deal an opportunity

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:42pm on January 30, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed US president Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan as a new opportunity after flying to Moscow to...

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    Russian MPs give quick approval to Putin reforms

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:07pm on January 23, 2020

    Russian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a sweeping constitutional reform bill put forward by president Vladimir Putin in its first reading, after less than two...