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    Russia to start mass vaccinations next week

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:09pm on January 13, 2021

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday tasked officials with launching mass coronavirus vaccinations from next week, touting Russia’s homemade jab as the world’s best. ‘I...

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    Russia expects ‘nothing good’ from Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on December 23, 2020

    With less than a month before Joe Biden moves into the White House, Moscow on Wednesday accused the incoming US administration of ‘Russophobia’ after the...

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    Putin signs bill giving presidents lifetime immunity

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:54am on December 23, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed legislation that will grant former presidents lifetime immunity once they leave office. The bill, which was published online...

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    Putin promises to take vaccine when possible for age range

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 06:02pm on December 17, 2020

    President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will receive the Russian-developed Sputnik V coronavirus jab once it is approved for people his age, praising the vaccine...

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    Navalny poisoning not enough for probe, says Putin

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

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has said his top critic Alexei Navalny’s near-death poisoning is not a reason to open a criminal probe. Germany, France and...

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    Putin defends Karabakh deal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:07pm on November 18, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended a ceasefire deal he brokered between Azerbaijan and Armenia after France called for him to fix ‘ambiguities’ in...

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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...