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  • In Russia’s North Caucasus, An Unprecedented, Peaceful Protest

    In Russia’s North Caucasus, An Unprecedented, Peaceful Protest

    Expand Men praying at the protest rally in Magas, Ingushetia © Tanya Lokshina/HRW As the call to prayer rolls over of Magas, the capital of Ingushet…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Time to End Stigma Around Disabilities in Russia

    Time to End Stigma Around Disabilities in Russia

    Expand People with disabilities, artists, and activists gather at a rock concert in Pavlovsk Russia, June 2018. © 2018 Andrea Mazzarino A new Russia…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia: Defense Lawyer Arrested, Beaten

    Russia: Defense Lawyer Arrested, Beaten

    (Moscow) – Police in Krasnodar, in southern Russia, arrested a defense lawyer, held him incommunicado, and beat him in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should immediately release the lawyer, Mikhail Benyash, and investigate…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia Should Respect Fundamental Freedoms
    This statement was delivered on behalf of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.Russia’s refusal to accept recommendations to protect freedoms of expression, association and assembly is deeply disappointing.[1] The recent arbitrary arrests…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • A Closed Trial in Chechnya

    A Closed Trial in Chechnya

    Expand Journalists and human rights defends wait on the doorstep of a Chechnyan court building after the judge closed the hearings for human rights defender Oyub Titiev to the publ…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia: Police Crush Peaceful Protests

    Russia: Police Crush Peaceful Protests

    Expand Police detain a protester in St. Petersburg, Russia. © 2018 David Frenkel/Mediazona (Moscow) – Police arbitrarily detained hundreds of peac…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Oleg Sentsov's Hunger Strike Evokes a Dark Page in Soviet History

    Oleg Sentsov's Hunger Strike Evokes a Dark Page in Soviet History

    Many of those who follow news from Russia have been counting down the days this summer with a sinking feeling. Now , autumn is here, bringing even closer the very real possibility that Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike in a Russi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Support Grows for Killer Robots Ban

    Support Grows for Killer Robots Ban

    Expand At the United Nations in Geneva the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots called on governments to not allow the development of weapons systems that would select and attack targets…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Before We Pay $250bn to ‘Rebuild Syria’, We Should Force Putin to Stop the Endless Death and Destruction

    Before We Pay $250bn to ‘Rebuild Syria’, We Should Force Putin to Stop the Endless Death and Destruction

    Expand A woman walks with a child amid rubble at Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood in Aleppo, Syria July 16, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Wielding a carrot and a…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Governments Pressure Russia to Act on Chechnya Abuses

    Governments Pressure Russia to Act on Chechnya Abuses

    Expand The Hofburg in Vienna, home to the OSCE's main regular decision-making body, the Permanent Council. © OSCE Fifteen governments in Europe and…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Pravda

  • newThe new Italian government: an initial assessment
    The new Italian government: an initial assessmentTo more than the fateful one hundred days from its establishment, naturally arises the necessity to make an initial assessment of the new Italian government so as to be able to understand what the nea…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 5:57pm -
  • newPutin signs decree to impose economic sanctions against Ukraine
    Russia will introduce special economic measures against Ukraine because of unfriendly actions that the Ukrainian government has taken against the Russian Federation. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree introducing new "special economic m…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 1:04pm -
  • newINF Treaty: Is the world without Russia possible?
    A new round of tensions between Russia and the United States has affected the treaty on medium and short-range missiles commonly known as the INF Treaty. US President Trump said that the United States would pull out from the agreement because it was…
    - 12 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:26am -
  • newRussian military men were paid before Russia reunited with Crimea
    Prior to the operation to annex the Crimea, the Russian military on the peninsula had received a cash allowance.The financial of the Russian Defence Ministry had made such a decision over the fear of the blockage of financial assets on the accounts o…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 7:42am -
  • newRussia to use all of her might to defend Belarus if need be
    Russia's Ambassador to Belarus, Mikhail Babich, said that Moscow would treat any military intervention in the affairs of Belarus as an attack on Russia.The statement from Babich came as a reaction to an announcement from US officials to deploy an arm…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 7:03am -
  • newPutin ready to discuss INF Treaty issues with John Bolton
    The United States is going to pull out from the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles (INF).The news did not come as a surprise as Trump's national security adviser John Bolton had earlier insisted on such a move.…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 6:21am -
  • Time for Brazil to wake up
    Time for Brazil to wake upNo people is stupid. Everyone deserves the government they get. Next week, the Brazilian people have a choice between sensationalism and common sense.Next Sunday, the Brazilian people will not choose between the government…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 18, 8:44am -
  • Is Putin guilty of the Kerch school massacre?
    Vladimir Putin said at a meeting of Valdai Discussion Club that the tragedy at the Polytechnic College in the city of Kerch was "a result of globalisation." However, he did not say who has drawn us into this globalisation."In social networks, on the…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 1:13pm -
  • Chief of Russian National Guards declines Navalny's TV debate offer
    Viktor Zolotov, the head of the Russian National Guards, refused to take part in the television debate with opposition activist Alexei Navalny. "A debate? I invited him to something else," Zolotov said when asked whether he would accept Navalny's inv…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 10:46am -
  • Russia delivers technologically advanced S-300 systems to Syria
    Russia has delivered three divisions of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300PM-2 to Syria. These systems differ from the classic S-300 air defence missile systems and have more technologically advanced characteristics, a source in the Russian Defence…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 9:30am -

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  • newJohn Bolton says he told Russians 2016 election meddling had little impact
    National security adviser said the effort did not have ‘any real effect’ on the vote during visit to discuss INF treaty withdrawalUS national security adviser John Bolton has said he told senior Russian officials that the Kremlin’s efforts to i…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 4:17pm -
  • newEU warns Trump of nuclear arms race risk after INF withdrawal move
    Some European leaders oppose US withdrawal as John Bolton visits Moscow to discuss treatyThe EU has warned Donald Trump about the risk of a new nuclear arms race after the US president announced that he was pulling out of a Reagan-era arms control tr…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 2:09pm -
  • newHow Russia cyber attacks helped Trump to the US presidency | Kathleen Hall Jamieson
    It’s clearer than ever: the theft and leaking of Democratic emails were key to Clinton’s election defeatIn the process of announcing the US Justice Department’s July 2018 indictment of a dozen Russian military intelligence officers for hacking…
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 8:13am -
  • newUS throws diplomatic support behind Macedonia name change
    Senior official’s visit comes after Skopje parliament approved start of constitutional processWashington is sending a senior diplomat to Macedonia as international support for the country’s name change intensifies, days after MPs took a decisive…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Trump promise to leave nuclear deal could be bargaining move, Corker says
    Senator: INF exit could be gambit like threat to scrap NaftaRussia laments ‘blackmail to forcefully get certain concessions’Amid rising alarm over Donald Trump’s announced withdrawal from a key nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, the Republican…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 18, 12:21pm -
  • Ditching nuclear arms treaty would be dangerous step, Russia warns US
    Deputy foreign minister insists Moscow has strictly observed missile treaty signed in 1987Senior Russian officials have lashed out at the United States after Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from an arms control treaty.The intermediat…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 18, 11:11am -
  • UK backs Trump withdrawal from Russia nuclear treaty
    Gavin Williamson says Moscow has made a ‘mockery’ of the weapons treaty and must ‘get its house in order’Britain stands “absolutely resolute” with the United States, the UK defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said, after Donald Trump…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 18, 1:10am -
  • Trump says US will withdraw from nuclear arms treaty with Russia
    Experts warn of ‘most severe crisis in nuclear arms control since the 1980s’ as Trump confirms US will leave INF agreementDonald Trump has confirmed the US will leave an arms control treaty with Russia dating from the cold war that has kept nucle…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Oct 18, 9:29pm -
  • Paul Manafort to appear in court in prison jumpsuit to work out sentencing details
    Virginia court to decide whether Manafort will be sentenced for fraud before or after he completes cooperation with prosecutorsFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was back in a federal court in Virginia on Friday to hear when he will be sent…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 8:28pm -
  • Moscow bans ceremony honouring victims of Stalin’s Terror
    Organisers of event where names of victims are recited say withdrawal of permission is outrageous Moscow city authorities have refused permission for an annual ceremony honouring victims of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, according to Russia’s most p…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 4:38pm -
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