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    Russian ex-governor who sued Putin dies of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 04:50pm on June 19, 2020

    A former Russian regional governor who wanted to sue President Vladimir Putin over his dismissal has died from coronavirus complications, authorities said Friday. Putin sacked...

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    Trudeau rejects inviting Russia to G7 summit

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 09:48pm on June 02, 2020

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Monday rejected Russia’s participation in a coming summit of the G7 nations, despite host US president Donald Trump wanting...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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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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    Trump delays G7 summit, invites other countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02am on June 01, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including Russia...

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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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    Russian women stuck in lockdown hell as abuse surges

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 11:29am on May 24, 2020

    Ineta Akhtyamova's husband flew into a rage in late April, about a month into Moscow's coronavirus lockdown. She was preparing a meal in the small...

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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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    Russia records highest coronavirus death toll yet

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:07pm on May 16, 2020

    Russia on Saturday recorded its highest daily death toll yet from the coronavirus while new cases fell to the lowest level in two weeks. Russia...

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    Merkel cites ‘hard evidence’ Russian hackers targeted her

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:31pm on May 13, 2020

    German chancellor Angela Merkel voiced frustration Wednesday that Russia was targeting her in hacking attacks, saying she had concrete proof of the ‘outrageous’ spying attempts...