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World Apr 02Russia fines Twitter for not taking down calls to protest
A court in Moscow has fined Twitter 8.9 million rubles — about $117,000 — for not taking down calls encouraging minors to take part in unauthorized rallies. The ruling Friday is the latest development against the social media giant that…
World Mar 09Russia signs first EU contract to make Sputnik V vaccine in Italy
Russia has signed a deal to produce its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in Italy, the first contract in the European Union, the Italian Russian Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday.
World Feb 14Russia moves to extinguish pro-Navalny ‘flashlight’ protests
Officials accused Navalny’s allies of acting on NATO’s instructions. Kremlin-backed TV channels warned that flashlight rallies were part of major uprisings around the world. State news agencies cited unnamed sources saying a terrorist group was plotting attacks during unapproved mass…
World Feb 02Moscow court orders Kremlin foe Navalny to prison
A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison on charges that he violated the terms of his probation while he was recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning.
World Feb 02Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine appears safe and effective, study says
Russian scientists say the country's Sputnik V vaccine appears safe and effective against COVID-19, according to early results of an advanced study published in a British medical journal.
World Jan 232,100 arrested at protests demanding Navalny’s release
Protests erupted in cities across Russia on Saturday to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin’s most prominent foe. Police arrested more than 1,600 people, some of whom took to the streets in temperatures as frigid as…
World Jan 22In Russia, effort underway to curb upcoming Navalny protests
Authorities in Russia have taken elaborate measures to curb protests against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, planned by his supporters for Saturday.
World Jan 19Kremlin brushes aside Western calls to release Navalny
Navalny blames his poisoning on President Vladimir Putin's government, which has denied it.
World Jan 18Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days; allies plan protests
A Russian judge has ordered to jail opposition leader Alexei Navalny for 30 days after the leading Kremlin critic returned to Russia from Germany where he was recovering from nerve agent poisoning he blames on the Kremlin.
World Dec 17Putin denies involvement in poisoning of Kremlin foe Navalny
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected allegations that the Kremlin was behind the poisoning of his top political foe, opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and accused U.S. intelligence agencies of fomenting the claims even as he held out hope for…