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Survivors of Russian university shooting airlifted to Moscow

Seven survivors of a shooting at a university in central Russia that left six people dead and 28 more wounded are to be airlifted to Moscow for medical treatment on Tuesday, according to a top education official
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September 21, 2021, 5:15 AM

Shooting at Russian university leaves 6 dead, 28 hurt

A student opened fire at a university in Russia, leaving six people dead and 28 hurt, before being shot in a crossfire with police and detained
September 21, 2021, 5:15 AM
September 20, 2021, 9:40 PM

Pro-Putin party takes majority in Russian parliamentary election sullied by fraud

Pro Kremlin ruling party wins majority in parliamentary elections amid opposition claims of widespread ballot fraud.
September 20, 2021, 9:40 PM
Pro-Putin party takes majority in Russian election sullied by fraud
September 20, 2021, 5:49 PM

Biden had slow adjustment to 'cold' White House, new book claims

Bob Woodward and Robert Costa's new book details the end of the Trump administration and early months of the Biden White House.
September 20, 2021, 5:49 PM
Biden had slow adjustment to 'cold' White House, new book claims
September 20, 2021, 3:56 PM

At least 8 killed in shooting at Russian university

Nearly another two dozen people were injured after the gunman opened fire, according to Russian authorities.
September 20, 2021, 3:56 PM
At least 8 killed in shooting at Russian university
September 20, 2021, 3:34 PM

At least 6 dead in shooting at Russian university

A gunman opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm on Monday, killing at least 8 people and injuring about two dozen others, Russian authorities said.
September 20, 2021, 3:34 PM
At least 6 dead in shooting at Russian university
September 18, 2021, 9:56 PM

Communists, observers report violations in Russian election

The head of Russia's second-largest party is alleging widespread violations.
September 18, 2021, 9:56 PM
September 17, 2021, 2:59 PM

Dirty tricks, clone candidates and arrests: Russia's parliamentary elections begin

A torrent of dirty tricks, manipulation and repression around Russia's parliamentary elections where Kremlin wants a convincing win for its ruling party United Russia.
September 17, 2021, 2:59 PM
Dirty tricks, clone candidates and arrests: Russia's parliamentary elections begin
September 16, 2021, 8:26 PM

Russia votes in parliament election without main opposition

Russia has begun three days of voting for a new parliament that is unlikely to change the country’s political complexion
September 16, 2021, 8:26 PM
September 16, 2021, 12:33 PM

Putin: Dozens in inner circle infected with coronavirus

Putin says dozens of his staff have been infected with the coronavirus.
September 16, 2021, 12:33 PM
Putin: Dozens in inner circle infected with coronavirus
September 15, 2021, 1:41 PM

Man sentenced in Sweden for corporate espionage for Russia

A Swedish court has sentenced a 47-year-old man to three years in prison for spying for Russia by handing over confidential information on the Swedish truck and bus maker Scania to a Russian diplomat in return for money several years
September 15, 2021, 1:41 PM
September 14, 2021, 10:11 AM

Putin to self-isolate due to COVID cases among inner circle

The Russian leader is to self-isolate.
September 14, 2021, 10:11 AM
Putin to self-isolate due to coronavirus among inner circle
September 13, 2021, 9:44 PM

Putin watches huge display of firepower during Zapad war games

Vladimir Putin watches huge display of firepower during war games believed to be largest Russian military exercises held in Europe since the Cold War.
September 13, 2021, 9:44 PM
Putin watches huge display of firepower during Russian war games
September 10, 2021, 10:05 AM

Russia says construction of Nord Stream 2 completed

Russia’s state-controlled gas giant Gazprom says it has completed the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany, a contentious project that Ukraine and the United States have strongly opposed
September 10, 2021, 10:05 AM
Russia says construction of Nord Stream 2 completed
September 8, 2021, 12:45 PM

Gas explosion in apartment building outside Moscow kills 2

Russian law enforcement officials say a gas explosion in an apartment building outside Moscow has killed two people and injured at least five others
September 8, 2021, 12:45 PM
Gas explosion in apartment building outside Moscow kills 2
September 8, 2021, 11:24 AM

Russia's emergency situations minister dies in Arctic drill

Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry says its chief has died during drills
September 8, 2021, 11:24 AM
Russia's emergency situations minister dies during drills
September 7, 2021, 2:08 PM

Prominent lawyer leaves Russia citing government pressure

A prominent lawyer who represented both a former Russian journalist accused of treason and the team of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny has left Russia after authorities launched a criminal probe against him
September 7, 2021, 2:08 PM
Prominent lawyer leaves Russia citing government pressure
September 6, 2021, 4:44 PM

Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks

The German Foreign Ministry says Berlin has protested to Russia over attempts to steal data from lawmakers that it suspects may have been in preparation to spread disinformation before the upcoming German election
September 6, 2021, 4:44 PM
Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks
September 6, 2021, 4:39 PM

Russia blocks Navalny-linked voting website

Russian authorities have blocked access to a website affiliated with imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny that advises voters on how to undermine the dominant pro-Kremlin party in this month's parliamentary election
September 6, 2021, 4:39 PM
Russia blocks Navalny-linked voting website
1 month ago

Reports: Russian says he swam to Japan, wants asylum

Reports and officials say a Russian man from a Russian-held island claimed by both Tokyo and Moscow is seeking asylum after being found in a wetsuit on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido
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Putin launches construction of new warships amid tensions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched the construction of new nuclear submarines and other warships, part of a sweeping military modernization effort amid tensions with the West
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Russia signals it's ready to engage with Taliban, experts say

Russia's reaction to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
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Russia signals it's ready to engage with Taliban, experts say
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Putin hopes ruling party will dominate parliament after vote

The vote is seen as an important part of Putin's efforts to cement his rule.
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Russian police detain journalists who back media freedom

Russian authorities labeled a top independent TV channel as a "foreign agent."
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US imposes limited sanctions over Russian gas pipeline

The Biden administration has imposed new sanctions on three Russian ships and companies involved in constructing a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Europe
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Navalny marks year after poisoning with anti-corruption call

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has marked the anniversary of a poisoning attack against him by urging global leaders to focus on combating corruption and to target tycoons close to Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Another Navalny ally handed restrictions over protests

A court in Moscow has sentenced another ally of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 1½ years of parole-like restrictions in a controversial case targeting opposition supporters in the wake of mass protests earlier this year
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The Latest: Australian state sees 478 new virus infections

The daily tally surpassed 800 for the first time in the pandemic on Thursday.
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Russia sees 800 daily virus deaths for 4th day
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State of emergency in Russia's Yakutia expanded over fires

Russian authorities have expanded a state of emergency in northeast Siberia to bring in outside resources to combat wildfires that have engulfed the vast region
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Tourist helicopter crashes in Russian crater lake; 8 missing

Rescue workers in far eastern Russia are searching for eight people who are missing and fear dead after a helicopter carrying tourists crashed into a deep volcanic lake
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Tourist helicopter crashes in Russian crater lake; 8 missing

A helicopter carrying tourists has crashed into a deep volcanic crater lake on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s far east, leaving up to eight people missing
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Russia opens new criminal case against top Navalny allies

Russian authorities have opened a new criminal case against the two closest allies of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny
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Russia resumes flights to Egyptian resorts after 6 years

Russia has resumed flights to Egypt’s Red Sea resorts, ending a six-year ban following the bombing of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people onboard
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2 months ago

Russia blocks access to 2 news sites critical of the Kremlin

Russian authorities have blocked two online news outlets critical of the Kremlin, the latest move in a government crackdown on critical and independent media ahead of September parliamentary elections
2 months ago
Russia blocks access to 2 news sites critical of the Kremlin
2 months ago

Talks for new US-Russia arms deal to stir up old bugaboo

In their search for a new approach to arms control, Moscow and Washington are likely to soon encounter an old bugaboo: Russia’s demand that the U.S. stop resisting limits on its missile defenses
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Russia OKs testing combination of Sputnik, AstraZeneca shots

Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to testing a combination of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot and the single-dose version of the domestically developed Sputnik V vaccine
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Volunteers pitch in to fight Russia's raging forest fires

Fires are burning in an area so vast many of them aren't being fought at all.
2 months ago
Volunteers pitch in to fight Russia's raging forest fires
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Russia marks Navy's 325th anniversary, Iranian ship joins in

Russia marked its navy's 325th anniversary with ship parades at major ports.
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Russia targets Jehovah’s Witnesses with arrest, raiding of homes

ABC News’ Patrick Reevell uncovers some of the alleged abuse in Russia directed at Jehovah’s Witnesses since 2017, as Russian officials announced why they are targeting the religious group.
2 months ago
Russia targets Jehovah’s Witnesses with arrest, raiding of homes
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Putin hails Russia's air power as new fighter goes on view

Russia has presented a prototype of a new fighter jet that features stealth capabilities and other advanced characteristics and will be offered to foreign customers
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Rights group in Russia shuts down amid government crackdown

Group cited fears that its members and supporters would be prosecuted.
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Russia's mysterious campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses

Russia's mysterious campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses has resulted in hundreds detained.
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Russia's mysterious campaign against Jehovah's Witnesses
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Russia to unveil new fighter jet at Moscow's air show

Russian aircraft makers say they will present a prospective new fighter jet.
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Russia’s campaign against the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hundreds have been targeted in a crackdown that no one can fully explain.
2 months ago
Russia’s campaign against the Jehovah’s Witnesses
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Forced landing for Russian plane as engines fail; all safe

Emergency officials say a small Russian passenger plane with 18 people on board made an emergency landing Friday in Siberia after both engines failed, with the captain breaking his leg but no one else suffering serious injuries
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Moscow lifts dining restrictions; Russia hits record deaths

Authorities in Moscow have canceled their order that restaurants only admit customers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, recovered from the virus or have had a recent negative test
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Wife fears for American snatched from Moscow and taken to Belarus

Ziankovich, a lawyer with U.S. citizenship, is a long-time opponent of Alexander Lukashenko, the authoritarian leader of his native Belarus.
2 months ago
Wife fears for American snatched from Moscow and taken to Belarus
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Family seeks answers after American kidnapped in Moscow

ABC News’ Patrick Reevell reports on a U.S. citizen being held in a Belarus prison after he was detained in Moscow. Officials there claim he was trying to overthrow the Belarusian dictator.
2 months ago
Family seeks answers after American kidnapped in Moscow
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US-Russia say climate talks a springboard to ease tensions

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have expressed hope that climate change talks could act as a springboard to help reduce escalating tensions between the two rival nations
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Bodies of all plane crash victims recovered in Russia

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of all 28 people who were on a plane that crashed in a remote area in Russia’s Far East this week
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