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Russian troops appear positioned near Ukraine border as tensions mount

Russian troops appear positioned near Ukraine border as tensions mount

A two-minute snippet of leaked video captioned “ready to fight” appears to show Russian troops maneuvering tanks into position nea [...]
London death of Putin foe Nikolai Glushkov ruled a homicide

London death of Putin foe Nikolai Glushkov ruled a homicide

The 2018 strangulation death of a Russian businessman who fled Vladimir Putin’s regime was a murder made to look like suicide, a British [...]
Russian official admits staging bogus yeti sightings to attract tourists to Siberia

Russian official admits staging bogus yeti sightings to attract tourists to Siberia

It was an abominable Russian snow job. Aman Tuleyev — one of President Vladimir Putin’s longest-serving regional leaders — has [...]
US reportedly considering sending warships to the Black Sea to counter Russia

US reportedly considering sending warships to the Black Sea to counter Russia

The Biden administration is considering sending warships to the Black Sea in the next few weeks to counter an increased Russian mi [...]
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has spinal hernias, lawyer says

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has spinal hernias, lawyer says

MOSCOW — A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of serious back and leg pain in cust [...]
Women arrested for viral naked Dubai photo shoot to be deported

Women arrested for viral naked Dubai photo shoot to be deported

Dubai will deport the 11 Ukrainian women who were arrested for public debauchery after they turned heads in the emirate by posing [...]
Putin signs law allowing him 2 more terms as Russia’s leader

Putin signs law allowing him 2 more terms as Russia’s leader

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a law allowing him to potentially hold onto power until 2036, a move t [...]
Alexei Navalny ‘seriously ill’ in prison, moved to sick ward: report

Alexei Navalny ‘seriously ill’ in prison, moved to sick ward: report

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is “seriously ill” at the penal colony where he’s been locked up and was recently transfe [...]
Russia backs down on threat to block Twitter over banned content

Russia backs down on threat to block Twitter over banned content

Russian officials are no longer threatening to cut off the country’s access to Twitter after the social network ramped up its effo [...]
Russia builds up massive military arsenal in Arctic, new satellite images show

Russia builds up massive military arsenal in Arctic, new satellite images show

Russia is amassing a formidable array of military weapons in the Arctic – including the Poseidon 2M39, a stealth torpedo that has [...]
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