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From ex-KGB spy to president, Vladimir Putin's one-man mission to bring power back to Russia
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From ex-KGB spy to president, Vladimir Putin's one-man mission to bring power back to Russia

As the 68-year-old delivers his latest state of the nation address on Wednesday, Putin is leading a Russia that is closer to the Soviet Union than at any time since its collapse

Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital; Kremlin critic been on hunger strike since 31 March
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Alexei Navalny to be moved to prison hospital; Kremlin critic been on hunger strike since 31 March

On Saturday, the Opposition leader's doctor said that he could 'die at any moment' after he showed sharply elevated levels of potassium, which can bring on cardiac arrest

US warns of 'consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison; Russia's Opposition calls for mass protests
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US warns of 'consequences' if Alexei Navalny dies in prison; Russia's Opposition calls for mass protests

Navalny began a hunger strike on 31 March to demand proper medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his legs and hands. His press secretary on Saturday warned that he 'is dying'

US law enforcement and researchers point to Kremlin providing aid, protection to ransomware rackets
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US law enforcement and researchers point to Kremlin providing aid, protection to ransomware rackets

The value of Kremlin protection isn’t lost on the cybercriminals themselves. Earlier this year, a Russian-language dark-web forum lit up with criticism of a ransomware purveyor known only as 'Bugatti', whose gang had been caught in a rare US-Europol sting.

Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment', says his doctor
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Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any moment', says his doctor

Navalny is in the third week of his hunger strike in protest against Russian authorities' refusal to let his personal physicians to visit him in prison

Biden calls Putin 'killer' on TV: Moscow terms remark 'very bad', says US president has no interest in improving ties
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Biden calls Putin 'killer' on TV: Moscow terms remark 'very bad', says US president has no interest in improving ties

In a swift response to Biden's comments, Moscow on Wednesday evening recalled its ambassador in the United States for urgent consultations – an unprecedented move in recent Russian diplomacy

Russia warns US 'not to play with fire' on sanctions over Alexei Navalny's poisoning
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Russia warns US 'not to play with fire' on sanctions over Alexei Navalny's poisoning

The Biden administration imposed sanctions on Russian officials on Tuesday in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of the Kremlin critic

Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal against prison sentence
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Moscow court rejects opposition leader Alexei Navalny's appeal against prison sentence

The verdict came despite the European Court of Human Rights — of which Russia is also a part — ordering Kremlin to release Navalny due to a threat to his life

Estonia report: Russia bets on COVID-19 weakening the West for own rise in international affairs
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Estonia report: Russia bets on COVID-19 weakening the West for own rise in international affairs

Estonia’s foreign intelligence agency said in a report that 2021 will again see Russian influence operations designed to create and deepen divides within and between Western societies, including at the EU level

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
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Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036

Moscow court sends Alexey Navalny, prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, to more than 2.5 years in prison
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Moscow court sends Alexey Navalny, prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, to more than 2.5 years in prison

The 44-year-old Opposition leader was arrested on 17 January upon his return from his five-month convalescence in Germany from an attack which he has blamed on the Kremlin

Moscow Police arrests Alexei Navalny’s brother, raids properties of jailed leader’s family and associates
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Moscow Police arrests Alexei Navalny’s brother, raids properties of jailed leader’s family and associates

Apart from Navalny’s apartments, police raided the offices of his anti-corruption foundation and the studio that produces his videos and online broadcasts

Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'
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Out of coma, Russia's Alexei Navalny says he is now more than 'technically alive'

The Russian opposition leader, who is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning in Germany, said that once he was brought out of the coma, he was confused and couldn't find the words to respond to a doctor's questions

Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent
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Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent

Germany said that testing by a military laboratory showed “proof without doubt of a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group" used in a 2018 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England

Alexei Navalny arrives in Germany for treatment after delay; comatose Russian dissident stable, say doctors
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Alexei Navalny arrives in Germany for treatment after delay; comatose Russian dissident stable, say doctors

Navalny, an Opposition politician and a fierce Putin critic, is believed to have drank tea laced with poison

Russian doctors claim 'no trace' of poison in Alexei Navalny, refuse to transfer Kremlin critic overseas for treatment
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Russian doctors claim 'no trace' of poison in Alexei Navalny, refuse to transfer Kremlin critic overseas for treatment

Navalny, one of President Vladimir Putin's fiercest critics, remains in a coma in intensive care after a suspected poisoning his allies link to his political activity and believe was engineered by the Kremlin

In Russia, they tore down lots of statues, but little changed in terms of what those monuments stood for
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In Russia, they tore down lots of statues, but little changed in terms of what those monuments stood for

As the US boils with anger over police brutality and racism, the experience of Russia since the collapse of communism offers a cautionary lesson in the perils and disappointments of toppling monuments

After Russia's strong start, Vladimir Putin makes bleak coronavirus admission: 'We don't have much to brag about'
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After Russia's strong start, Vladimir Putin makes bleak coronavirus admission: 'We don't have much to brag about'

The head of Russia’s coronavirus task force, Tatyana Golikova, assured President Vladimir Putin in mid-March that the country was ready to take on the pandemic

Bernie Sanders tells Russia to 'stay out' after US officials warn of interference in 2020 presidential elections; Moscow denies reports
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Bernie Sanders tells Russia to 'stay out' after US officials warn of interference in 2020 presidential elections; Moscow denies reports

Sanders, 78, a democratic socialist US senator from Vermont, is considered the front-runner for the Democratic nomination and is favored to win the Nevada caucuses on Saturday