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Russian toddler who went missing after wandering off into the forest found alive after four days

A 22-month-old girl found alive after four days in a Russian forest has promised never to disappear again. Lyuda Kuzina wandered off while near her home in the Smolensk region west of Moscow, prompting a search involving hundreds of people. She had no food or water and was eventually found covered in insect bites but […]

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Russian influencer fined for tying girlfriend on top of car and driving in full speed

Two influencers in Russia are facing criticism after they posted a rather bizarre stunt on social media. Sergey Kosenko is one of the topmost social media influencers of Russia. He has millions of followers on all social networking websites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. In the video shared, he is seen tying his girlfriend […]

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Russia blocks two European Airlines for avoiding to fly over Belarus to get to Moscow

Russia denied entry to two European airlines because they decided to avoid flying over Belarus to get to Moscow. Air France and Austrian Airlines have both had to cancel services after their flight plans were rejected by Russia. Some airlines are avoiding Belarusian airspace in protest after the government there forced a Ryanair plane to […]

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Russia still has 100,000 troops near its borders with Ukraine and annexed Crimea, Ukraine claims

Russia still has about 100,000 soldiers deployed near its western border with Ukraine and in annexed Crimea despite Moscow announcing a publicised military pullback last month, head of Ukraine’s state security service, Ivan Bakanov, said. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday accused Russia of having failed to fully withdraw military hardware and troops from the […]

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Multiple dead in school shooting in Russia’s Kazan city, suspect detained

At least nine people were killed in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say. Twenty one other people, mostly children, were injured. A 19-year-old suspect was detained. The attack happened in the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, 820km east of Moscow. Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin spoke of “great […]

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12-year-old falls from third to ground floor after trying to ride escalator rail at shopping mall

A 12-year-old boy allegedly trying to ride on the rail of an escalator got his coat jammed in the mechanism and eventually fell 40 feet. He fell from the third floor to the ground floor in Tver, near Moscow. Witnesses say he was ‘screaming in pain’ after breaking his leg but was lucky to escape […]

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Russia produces first batch of Covid-19 vaccine for animals

Russia has produced the world’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccine for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday. Russia registered Carnivac-Cov in March after tests showed it generated antibodies against COVID-19 in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. The first batch of 17,000 doses will be supplied to several regions of Russia, the regulator Rosselkhoznadzor said […]

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Russia suspends jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny’s political and anti-corruption organizations

Moscow’s chief prosecutor froze the political movement of jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny on Monday by suspending activities at his offices across the country, while petitioning a court to do the same for the Anti-Corruption Foundation that he founded. The decision comes against the backdrop of a pending court decision on whether to designate both […]

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Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ends hunger strike after 24 days

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ended his hunger strike after 24 days. Navalny began refusing food on 31 March to demand better medical care. He said he had twice been seen by civilian doctors and “given the progress and circumstances, I am ending my hunger strike”. The process would be gradual, he added in […]

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Russia unveils proposal to launch its own space station by 2030

Russia revealed plans of building its own space station with the aim of launching it into orbit by 2030. The project is currently waiting for President Vladimir Putin’s approval, the head of its Roscosmos space agency said on Wednesday. If approved it would mark a new start for Russian space exploration and an end to […]

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Alexei Navalny: Thousands of Russians protest against detention of Kremlin’s critic

Thousands in Russia took part in protests against the detention of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. They called for Navalny, who has been on hunger strike for weeks, to receive proper medical care. More than 1,000 people were reportedly arrested. Navalny, 44, was jailed in February and is demanding medical attention for acute back pain […]

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Russia will trigger rapid and harsh response if the West cross red line: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin warns the West not to cross a “red line” with Russia, saying such a move would trigger an “asymmetrical, rapid and harsh” response. The Russian president’s warning came in his annual state of the nation address, amid heightened tension with the West over Ukraine and jailed Putin critic Alexei Navalny. Meanwhile, hundreds of […]