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    Russia police violence in spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:45pm on January 24, 2021

    Nearly 3,500 protesters were arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reported Sunday, as authorities probed violence on the...

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    Russia arrests 3,500 protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 05:38pm on January 24, 2021

    Nearly 3,500 protesters were arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reported Sunday, as authorities probed violence on the...

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    Kremlin welcomes US offer to extend nuclear pact

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:41pm on January 23, 2021

    Russia and the United States drew closer Friday to extending a nuclear pact ahead of the fast approaching expiry date of the last arms control...

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    Dozens of Navalny supporters held at anti-Putin protests

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 06:00pm on January 23, 2021

    The police on Saturday aggressively detained protesters in Moscow and other cities as thousands of supporters of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny took to the...

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    Russia wages online battle against TikTok, YouTube

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:28pm on January 23, 2021

    ‘I’m an American!’ a young Russian under the username Neurolera exclaims in English on the popular video-sharing app TikTok as she explains how to impersonate...

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    Navalny in Moscow and the empire intones

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2021

    The old tone is now set again. There is Navalny, a Russian opposition politician the empire finds useful and there is concern by Jake Sullivan,...

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    Dispatches from Moscow, London, Warsaw

    Peer Teschendorf, Christos Katsioulis and Ernst Hillebrand | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2021

    RUSSIA has developed its own vaccine, which is cheaper than those currently available on the market. It is also easier to handle because it requires...

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    World leaders welcome new United States president

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 04:34pm on January 20, 2021

    Several world leaders said they were looking forward to Wednesday’s transfer of power in the United States, where Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in...

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    Russia ships nuclear power plant equipment

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:49pm on January 19, 2021

    The Volgodonsk branch of JSC ‘AEM-technology’, part of the machine-building division of Rosatom – ‘Atomenergomash’, manufactured and shipped the internals of the nuclear reactor for...

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    Capitol rioter allegedly hoped to sell Pelosi laptop to Russia: FBI

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:21pm on January 19, 2021

    A young woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol reportedly stole a laptop from top Democrat Nancy Pelosi’s office...

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