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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'

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

India-Russia ties lack old warmth; it's time for New Delhi to address emerging geopolitical order
India

India-Russia ties lack old warmth; it's time for New Delhi to address emerging geopolitical order

Since Moscow has begun to project Pakistan as the key pillar of Russia’s South Asia policy, New Delhi cannot continue its foreign policy within the traditional framework of non-alignment

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

Sputnik V: Vladimir Putin tells officials to start 'large-scale' vaccinations against COVID-19 by next week
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Sputnik V: Vladimir Putin tells officials to start 'large-scale' vaccinations against COVID-19 by next week

The Russian president's announcement came the same day Britain approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for a rollout starting next week

Donald Trump's election claims feed Russia and China's disinformation narrative about dangers of democracy
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Donald Trump's election claims feed Russia and China's disinformation narrative about dangers of democracy

Like the Russian news media, Chinese outlets emphasised the potential for political violence in the United States all last week as the vote counts trickled in

India at forefront of battle against coronavirus, Narendra Modi says at SCO summit
India

India at forefront of battle against coronavirus, Narendra Modi says at SCO summit

Modi said that the Indian pharmaceutical industry sent essential medicine to over 150 nations 'in this difficult and unprecedented time.

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

Foreign labs confirm Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, says German government
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Foreign labs confirm Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, says German government

The Kremlin has bristled at calls from Chancellor Angela Merkel and other world leaders for Russia to answer questions in the case and accused the West of trying to smear Moscow.

Oil demand drops 30%; OPEC allies likely to agree to cut production in meeting on Thursday if US joins effort, says report
Business

Oil demand drops 30%; OPEC allies likely to agree to cut production in meeting on Thursday if US joins effort, says report

While antitrust laws prohibit US oil producers from taking steps to push up oil prices, curbing output would be legal if state regulators or the federal government set lower production levels, antitrust experts said

Russia signals intent to appeal against four-year ban at CAS as President Vladimir Putin terms WADA's sanctions 'unfair'
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Russia signals intent to appeal against four-year ban at CAS as President Vladimir Putin terms WADA's sanctions 'unfair'

Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.”

Narendra Modi says India, Russia should take inspiration from Gandhi and Tolstoy's friendship to strengthen bilateral ties
India

Narendra Modi says India, Russia should take inspiration from Gandhi and Tolstoy's friendship to strengthen bilateral ties

Narendra Modi said Russian writer-philosopher Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi had an "indelible effect" on each other and urged the two nations to take inspiration from them to further strengthen the bilateral ties.

India, Russia decide to expand bilateral trade to $30 bn by 2025; to step up industrial cooperation
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India, Russia decide to expand bilateral trade to $30 bn by 2025; to step up industrial cooperation

India and Russia on Wednesday decided to step up industrial cooperation and create new technological and investment partnership, especially in advanced high-tech areas, with an aim to increase bilateral trade to $30 billion by 2025

UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine after Vladimir Putin signs decree to allow citizens to apply for Russian citizenship
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UNSC schedules urgent meeting to address situation in Eastern Ukraine after Vladimir Putin signs decree to allow citizens to apply for Russian citizenship

The development comes in the backdrop of Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday that would grant individuals residing in certain districts of eastern Ukraine the right to apply for Russian citizenship using a simplified procedure.

Kim-Putin summit: North Korea supreme leader meets Russian leader months after failed denuclearisation talks with Donald Trump
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Kim-Putin summit: North Korea supreme leader meets Russian leader months after failed denuclearisation talks with Donald Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday at a summit designed to show that Washington is not the only power able to set the agenda on Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

Vladimir Putin hails 'successful' test of hypersonic missile, claims new defence system will be ready in 2019
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Vladimir Putin hails 'successful' test of hypersonic missile, claims new defence system will be ready in 2019

The final test comes after US president Donald Trump announced plans to pull out of a key Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact, the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Vienna says Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia for decades, demands explanation from Moscow
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Vienna says Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia for decades, demands explanation from Moscow

Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, who danced with Russian president Vladimir Putin at her wedding in August, has cancelled a planned trip to Moscow over the case, which involves a colonel whose spying activities are believed to have begun in the 1990s.

19th India-Russia summit: Defence plans, North-South corridor, nuclear ties on agenda as leaders meet in backdrop of US sanctions
India

19th India-Russia summit: Defence plans, North-South corridor, nuclear ties on agenda as leaders meet in backdrop of US sanctions

As India and Russia prepare for the 19th India-Russia summit on 5 October, much attention is on the meeting between Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin.

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping take break from economic forum, flip pancakes in Vladivostok city
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Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping take break from economic forum, flip pancakes in Vladivostok city

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday took a break from the heavy lifting of international diplomacy to toss pancakes on the sidelines of an economic forum.

Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin to hold talks on new Russian-German pipeline, discuss ending Syrian conflict
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Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin to hold talks on new Russian-German pipeline, discuss ending Syrian conflict

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office said she plans weekend talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany on issues including the development of a contentious Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline.