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Russia: Man marries his axe attacker so she can avoid prison sentence

A pensioner in Russia who attacked a man with an axe was given a suspended sentence after the victim married her so he could plead with the court that she should not go to prison. In a statement released on Thursday, the Tomsk regional prosecutor’s office in Siberia said that the woman, who is now […]

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Russian passenger plane crash lands in Serbia, all on board miraculously survive

The pilots of a Russian passenger plane have been hailed as heroes after they saved all 19 people on board after they were forced to crash land in Siberia. The Antonov An-28 aircraft with four children on board had disappeared from radars on a one hour 20 minute flight in the Tomsk region in western […]

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Russian opposition leader ‘poisoned’ midair

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is unconscious in hospital suffering from suspected poisoning. The anti-corruption campaigner fell ill during a flight and the plane made an emergency landing in Omsk. Kira Yarmysh, the press secretary for the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which Mr Navalny founded in 2011, tweeted: “This morning Navalny was returning to Moscow from Tomsk. […]