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    Putin proposal irks US

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:18pm on October 17, 2020

    Russia and the United States on Friday were at a new impasse over the last major nuclear arms reduction accord, with the United States calling...

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    Fighting displaced half of Karabakh’s population

    Agence France-Presse . Stepanakert | Updated at 10:19pm on October 07, 2020

    Half of the population of the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region have been displaced in clashes between Armenian forces and Azerbaijan as Russian president Vladimir Putin called...

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    Macron promises Belarus mediation

    Agence France-Presse . Vilnius, Lithuania | Updated at 10:24pm on September 29, 2020

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised to help with mediation in the political crisis in Belarus, but Russian Vladimir Putin lashed out at ‘unprecedented...

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    Pressure on Moscow mounts as more labs confirm Navalny poisoning

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:13pm on September 14, 2020

    Two European laboratories have corroborated German findings that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, Berlin said on Monday, prompting...

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    Russia is jumping the gun with its vaccine

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    EARLIER this month, Russian president Vladimir Putin announced the ‘approval’ of Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, dubbed after the Soviet spacecraft of the 1950s. Numerous...

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    Russia to test coronavirus vaccine on 40,000 people

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:31pm on August 21, 2020

    Russia said on Thursday it would start clinical trials of its controversial coronavirus vaccine next week, involving tens of thousands of people. President Vladimir Putin...

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    Russian opposition figure Navalny fights for life

    Agence France-Presse.Omsk, Russia | Updated at 10:52am on August 21, 2020

    Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was battling for his life in a Siberian hospital on Friday after a suspected poisoning as an air ambulance...

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    Russian opposition politician Navalny poisoned, hospitalised

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Moscow | Updated at 01:43pm on August 20, 2020

    Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was put on a ventilator in an intensive care unit of a Siberian hospital after falling ill from suspected poisoning...

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    Global cases top 20m

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 05:22pm on August 11, 2020

    Russia claimed Tuesday that it had developed the world’s first vaccine offering ‘sustainable immunity’ against the coronavirus, as the pandemic marked another bleak milestone with...

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    India’s Modi congratulates Putin on constitutional vote

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 08:08pm on July 02, 2020

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday ‘warmly congratulated’ Russian President Vladimir Putin after a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms, the Indian foreign ministry said. In...