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# Moscow
Russia agrees to talk to US and UK amid growing tensions over Ukraine
There are fears that Russia will invade Ukraine after Moscow massed tens of thousands of troops at the border.
# Ukraine
US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has insisted that talks will yield no progress so long as Russia has a “gun to Ukraine’s head”.
# Ukraine
NATO says 'real' risk of Ukraine attack as readies Russia talks
High-ranking officials from the United States and Russia are set to hold talks in Geneva on Monday.
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# Moscow
'An attack on civil society': Court shuts down another human rights group in Russia
Russian authorities have in recent months mounted pressure on rights groups, media outlets and journalists, naming dozens as foreign agents.
# Ukraine
Vladimir Putin says he will consider options if West fails to give security vow
The Russian president has said NATO should not expand to include Ukraine.
# Russia
Moscow hospitals flooded with Covid patients as city reports record highs
The highly infectious Delta variant first identified in India represents nearly 90% of new cases.
# Moscow
Over 1,000 arrested at Russian marches calling for Alexei Navalny to be freed from prison
Many were arrested before the protests even began.
# president for life
Putin signs law allowing him to serve two more terms
The Russian president may stay in power until 2036.
# Moscow
Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.
# Moscow
Moscow braces for more protests ahead of Alexei Navalny court hearing
Navalny’s team said there was ‘overwhelming nationwide support’ for the Kremlin’s fiercest critic.
# Kremlin
Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.
# Russia
Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.
# Moscow
Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests
Thousands of protesters joined in cities today to support the jailed Kremlin critic.
# Poisoning
Russian court orders Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to be jailed for 30 days
Navalny was detained on arrival in Russia after recovering from nerve agent poisoning in Germany.
# Moscow
France, Germany and Britain seek Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
Moscow quickly hit back that the accusations were “unacceptable” and amounted to “blackmail”.
# Alexei Navalny
Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'
Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.
# Moscow
Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.
# Russia
Russian security officer dies and five others injured in Moscow shooting incident
The incident came on the eve of the Day of Security Service in Russia.
# Moscow
Hundreds detained during unauthorised protests in Russia
The protests come following a refusal to allow some opposition politicians to run in the September polls.
# Russia
'Honestly, I'm scared': Over 1,000 people arrested at Moscow rally for fair elections
The rally came a week after the capital’s biggest demonstration in years.
# Moscow
Russian police arrest hundreds at protest following release of detained journalist
Ivan Golunov was detained last week after being charged with attempting to deal a “large amount” of drugs.
# sex education
In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos
Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.
# Russia
Moscow plane tragedy: Pilot says aircraft was struck by lightning before crash landing that killed 41
There were 78 people including crew members on board the plane.
# trump tower
Trump had talks on Moscow tower up throughout 2016 presidential campaign, lawyer says
This is far later than previously acknowledged.
# Moscow
Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance
Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.
# Spy
Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.
# Moscow
Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.
# nuclear treaty
US security advisor in Moscow for nuclear treaty talks amid rising tension
Over the weekend, Trump announced a withdrawal from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty.
# salisbury
Second Skripal poisoning suspect named as 'Russian GRU doctor'
The Kremlin has rejected past charges about its involvement in the case.
# novichok
Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.
# From Russia With Love
John Terry reportedly set for shock move to Spartak Moscow after undergoing medical
The 37-year-old is said to have undergone a medical with Spartak officials in Rome.
# the patriot
Steven Seagal's been appointed a special envoy for Russia
His task is to ” promote the further development of Russian-American relations in the humanitarian sphere”.
# Spy Games
Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow for a decade - reports
A probe found she was having regular unauthorised meetings with the main Russian intelligence agency, the FSB.
# no explanation
Pussy Riot members arrested again immediately after release for World Cup stunt
The four members ran onto the pitch at Moscow’s Luzniki stadium in the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia.
# Pitch invaders
Russia jails Pussy Riot members for World Cup pitch invasion
They were found guilty of “grossly violating the rules for spectators’ behaviour” and given the maximum punishment possible under the charge.
# World Cup
Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel
The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.
# Vandalised
Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting
Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.
# Tension
UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT
The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.
# chemical attack
Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'
Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.
# Russia
Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack
The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.