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Alissa De Carbonnel

Alissa De Carbonnel

    Putin: Military force in Ukraine will be last resort
    Putin: Military force in Ukraine will be last resort
    President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine to protect compatriots living in...
    Ukraine prepares for war after Putin's 'declaration'
    Ukraine prepares for war after Putin's 'declaration'
    Ukraine mobilised for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the...
    Russia wrests control of Ukraine's Crimea
    Russia wrests control of Ukraine's Crimea
    Putin asked the upper house of parliament to approve sending armed forces to the Ukrainian territory, which has a majority ethnic Russian population. But Crimea had already begun to slip from Kiev's control with closure of the main airport and deployment of pro-Russian guards at key...
    Sochi Olympics kick off with a glitch before fairy tale show
    Sochi Olympics kick off with a glitch before fairy tale show
    Russia's Winter Games got off to a shaky start on Friday when one of the five Olympic rings failed, but...
    Suicide bomber kills at least 13 at Russian train station
    Suicide bomber kills at least 13 at Russian train station
    A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the entrance hall of a Russian train station on Sunday, killing at least 13 people in the second deadly...
    Envoys seek UN resolution on Syria amid squabbling
    Envoys seek UN resolution on Syria amid squabbling
    Diplomats from five key nations kicked off talks on Tuesday on a Western-drafted UN Security Council resolution to eliminate Syria's chemical...
    Russia, France at loggerheads over Syria report
    Russia, France at loggerheads over Syria report
    Russia and France disagreed on Tuesday over a report by UN investigators...
    Fugitive Snowden slips out of Moscow airport for 'secure' base
    Fugitive Snowden slips out of Moscow airport for 'secure' base
    This ends more than a month in limbo in the transit area.
    Scientists discover 'new life' forms below Antarctic ice
    Scientists discover 'new life' forms below Antarctic ice
    After more than a decade of stop-and-go drilling, Russia pierced through Antarctica's frozen crust last year and took back samples of water...
    Putin signs ban on US adoptions of Russian children
    Putin signs ban on US adoptions of Russian children
    This was in retaliation of a new US human rights law that he says is poisoning relations.
    Russia's Pussy Riot: Unmasked and on trial
    Russia's Pussy Riot: Unmasked and on trial
    Samutsevich's father had his first hint that his studious daughter was part of Pussy Riot when he received a call to bail her out of jail....
    Jailed tycoon claims Pussy Riot trial torture
    Jailed tycoon claims Pussy Riot trial torture
    Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was tried in the same Moscow courtroom as the young women, called for leniency because of their age and...