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The demonstrations come as thousands of people marched in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk for the fourth weekend Saturday, angered by the arrest of the region’s popular governor and his replacement with a Kremlin favorite.
The United States accused Russia of test-firing an anti-satellite weapon in space, warning that the threat against Washington’s systems was “real, serious and increasing.”
Two Russian activists involved in a campaign against what they say are President Vladimir Putin’s illegal plans to remain in power were detained by authorities on Thursday.
The Kremlin on Thursday hailed as a “triumph” overwhelming backing in a national vote on constitutional reforms to extend President Vladimir Putin’s rule.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved changes to the country's electoral law, allowing Russians to vote electronically or by mail in future polls, according to the Kremlin.
Russia moved to ease a nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday despite a surge in cases that has seen it register one of the world’s highest number of infections.
A nationwide vote on April 22 was supposed to finalize sweeping constitutional reforms that would allow him to stay in power until 2036, if he wished. But after the coronavirus spread in Russia, that plebiscite had to be postponed — an action so abrupt that billboards promoting it already had been erected in Moscow and other big cities.
Top oil-producers agreed Sunday on “historic” output cuts in a bid to boost plummeting oil prices due to the new coronavirus crisis and a Russia-Saudi price war.
Oil recovered ground on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to talks to stabilize energy markets, with benchmarks climbing off 18-year lows hit as the coronavirus outbreak cut fuel demand worldwide.
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov has said the recent breakup of the OPEC+ oil output cut agreement and subsequent collapse in oil prices was the “Arab partners’ initiative”.
Vladimir Putin has formally signed off on constitutional amendments that would allow the Russian leader to run again for president in 2024.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has included pro-Kremlin social-media users, Russia's communications regulator, and an Iranian state body tackling cybercrime on its list of press freedom’s 20 “worst digital predators” that it says represent a “clear danger for freedom of opinion and expression.”
At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has warned Russia to stay out of the 2020 presidential elections after US officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign.
Vladimir Putin has been caught on camera making fun of Donald Trump with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, who joked the president should follow in the footsteps of one of Jesus’ disciples so ‘everything will become normal with him’.
Both sides in Libya’s conflict agreed to a ceasefire from Sunday to end nine months of fighting, following weeks of international diplomacy and calls for a truce by power-brokers Russia and Turkey.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Saturday for talks set to focus on flashpoints in the Middle East.
Mauritius’ Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency on Friday as the Indian ocean island battled to contain an oil spill. The...
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that both N’Golo Kante and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are fit for Saturday’s Champions League clash against Bayern Munich on the road.
National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) and Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) say they are jointly investigating an oil leak from Ship’s Clough Creek-Tebidaba trunkline at Azuzuama community in Bayelsa.
Napoli newboy Victor Osimhen hopes to follow the footsteps of club greats, Diego Maradona, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain.
The United States National Counterintelligence and Security Centre has alleged that China, Russia and Iran were interfering in the 2020 electoral process.
The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, has defended comments attributed to the president’s nephew, Mamman Daura, saying he (Daura) is qualified as an elder statesmen.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned reported violent attacks on #RevolutionNow protesters in Abuja, Osogbo and other parts of the country. The government of President Muhammadu Buhari must end the use of excessive force against protesters, and allow people to peacefully exercise their human rights.”
The Police in Adamawa have arrested two suspects for allegedly raping two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Kwara State government led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak has confirmed the discharge of no fewer than 42 patients who have recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease.
Nemanja Matic has set his eyes on winning the Premier League title with Manchester United as early as next season.