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    Russians set to back reforms allowing Putin to extend rule

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:05pm on July 01, 2020

    Russians are set to approve constitutional reforms on Wednesday denounced by critics as a manoeuvre to allow president Vladimir Putin to stay in the Kremlin...

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    Russians votes to extend Putin’s rule

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:47am on June 26, 2020

    Russians were casting early ballots Thursday in a nationwide vote on controversial constitutional reforms that could keep president Vladimir Putin in power until 2036. Election...

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    Putin hails Soviet role in WWII at military parade

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:10pm on June 24, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the world owed the Soviet Union a debt of gratitude for its contribution to the defeat of Nazi...

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    Russia accuses ‘aggressive’ US of starting arms race in space

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:09am on June 21, 2020

    Russia on Friday said the new space strategy unveiled by the US this week was ‘aggressive,’ accusing Washington of seeing space as a place to...

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    Russia’s central bank cuts key rate to historic low

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:21pm on June 19, 2020

    Russia’s central bank on Friday announced a 1.0-per centage-point cut to its key interest rate, taking it to 4.5 per cent, the lowest level in...

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    Russia says 489 medics died from coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:32pm on June 18, 2020

    Nearly 500 Russian medics who tested positive for the coronavirus have died, the head of the state health watchdog said Thursday, a far higher figure...

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    Moscow expels two Czech diplomats in tit-for-tat move

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2020

    Russia on Monday expelled two Czech diplomats, retaliating over the expulsion of two of its own embassy workers from Prague this month over a fake...

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    Moscow eases virus restriction despite having huge caseload

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:52pm on June 01, 2020

    Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world’s third-largest caseload...

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    Russia slams dangerous US foreign policy moves

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:12pm on May 29, 2020

    Russia said on Thursday the United States was acting in a dangerous and unpredictable way, after Washington withdrew from a key military treaty and moved...

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    Trump to withdraw US from open skies treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:12pm on May 22, 2020

    Russia will observe the Open Skies treaty as long as it is in force, a Russian deputy foreign minister said Friday after president Donald Trump...

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