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Moscow hails US president Joe Biden's offer for summit as a win for Vladimir Putin
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Moscow hails US president Joe Biden's offer for summit as a win for Vladimir Putin

Many Russian officials emphasised the call was a US initiative and noted the lack of criticism of Russia's rights record or the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny

Marathi movie Puglya bags Best Foreign Language film award at Moscow International Film Festival
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Marathi movie Puglya bags Best Foreign Language film award at Moscow International Film Festival

"Winning at Moscow International Film Festival is a great deal of pride for me and the team,” says Puglya filmmaker Vinod Sam Peter.

Russia, China reject notion they are using COVID-19 vaccines to increase political influence
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Russia, China reject notion they are using COVID-19 vaccines to increase political influence

Critics in the West accuse them of trying to improve their influence, while Moscow and Beijing say Western countries are hoarding vaccines.

'Takes one to know one': Vladimir Putin mocks Joe Biden for calling him 'killer' on TV
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'Takes one to know one': Vladimir Putin mocks Joe Biden for calling him 'killer' on TV

Earlier in the day, Putin's spokesman Peskov had described Biden's remarks as "very bad" and alleged that the US president didn't want relations between the two countries to improve

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

Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU
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Russia expels German, Polish and Swedish diplomats for participating in Navalny protests; ties at 'low point', says EU

Moscow announced the expulsions just hours after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to discuss ties

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

Russian police raids Alexey Navalny's Moscow apartment and offices, says Kremlin critic's aide
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Russian police raids Alexey Navalny's Moscow apartment and offices, says Kremlin critic's aide

Ivan Zhdanov, the head of Navalny's FBK Anti-Corruption Foundation, said police were searching flats linked to Navalny and the foundation's offices for alleged violations of coronavirus restrictions

Over 3,000 arrested in Russia as thousands rally in support of Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny demanding his release
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Over 3,000 arrested in Russia as thousands rally in support of Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny demanding his release

Navalny was arrested on 17 January when he returned to Moscow from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from a severe nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin and which Russian authorities deny

Kremlin cracks down on Alexei Navalny allies ahead of planned protests across Russia
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Kremlin cracks down on Alexei Navalny allies ahead of planned protests across Russia

Allies of President Vladimir Putin's top critics are planning to hold demonstrations on Saturday in dozens of cities in support of Opposition leader Navalny, who was arrested and held behind bars on his return to Russia following a near-fatal poisoning with a nerve agent

'I am not afraid': Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained on arrival at Moscow airport
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'I am not afraid': Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained on arrival at Moscow airport

'I am not afraid... because I know that I'm in the right, I know that the criminal cases against me are fabricated,' Navalny said, standing in front of a picture of the Kremlin in the terminal

Russia reports record surge in COVID-19 cases but stops short of imposing new restrictions
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Russia reports record surge in COVID-19 cases but stops short of imposing new restrictions

Officials in Russia, which has the world's fourth-highest caseload after the United States, India, and Brazil, have so far dismissed the idea there is a second wave of infections or any need for a new lockdown

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh region after Russia hosts peace talks
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Armenia, Azerbaijan agree on ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh region after Russia hosts peace talks

The fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began 27 September and left hundreds of people dead in the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh

Putin invites foreign ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan for peace talks as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting shows no sign of let-up
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Putin invites foreign ministers of Armenia, Azerbaijan for peace talks as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting shows no sign of let-up

Hundreds have been killed in the worst fight seen since a 1994 ceasefire, with both sides doubling down on entrenched positions over who should control the region

Vladimir Putin praises Joe Biden's stance on arms control, hedging his bets on US presidential election
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Vladimir Putin praises Joe Biden's stance on arms control, hedging his bets on US presidential election

The Russian president called Biden's reference to Trump in last week's debate as 'Putin's puppy' a compliment to Russia and claimed it 'actually enhances our prestige'

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