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Lidia Kelly

Lidia Kelly

    Putin gives central bank of Russia free reign
    Putin gives central bank of Russia free reign
    With Russia's economy battered by economic sanctions and plummeting oil prices, President Vladimir Putin has allowed the Central Bank of...
    Russia urges West to stop far-right's rise to power in Ukraine
    Russia urges West to stop far-right's rise to power in Ukraine
    Dmytro Yarosh, leader of the Right Sector paramilitary movement, which played a big role in three months of protests that toppled Ukraine's...
    Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow airport dashed
    Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow airport dashed
    An airport source said Snowden, who is wanted by the United States for revealing details of government intelligence programmes, was handed...
    Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia
    Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia
    On Friday, the Kremlin told Snowden, who has been on the run since disclosing details of US electronic surveillance programmes, that he should...
    Russia steadfast on Snowden's expulsion
    Russia steadfast on Snowden's expulsion
    Washington has pressed Moscow to do all in its power to expel former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden before he gets the chance to take an...
    Sodomy 'sparked murder' of Terre'Blanche
    Sodomy 'sparked murder' of Terre'Blanche
    Rumours surrounding the death of Eugene Terre'Blanche continued to swirl on Sunday as a media report said sodomy "sparked the murder" of the AWB...
    Poland mourns president, elite killed in crash
    Poland mourns president, elite killed in crash
    Poles were in deep mourning on Sunday after President Lech Kaczynski and many of the country's ruling elite were killed in a plane crash.
    Polish president among 96 killed in plane crash
    Polish president among 96 killed in plane crash
    Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, its central bank head and the country's military chief were among 96 people killed when their plane crashed in...