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Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Donald Trump's election as United States president raises concern that Washington may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering, former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, warning that democratic checks and balances were losing ground to...
Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children
Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children
Russia signalled on Saturday that it could soon slap a moratorium on US adoptions of local children despite the signing of an agreement on the...
Pro-Putin group 'plays dirty'
Pro-Putin group 'plays dirty'
A pro-Kremlin group runs a network of internet trolls, seeks to buy flattering coverage of Vladimir Putin and hatches plans to discredit opposition...
Russia: text on Syrian violence not suitable
Russia: text on Syrian violence not suitable
Russia said on Saturday that the Western-backed text of a UN Security Council resolution on the violence...
'White ring' anti-Putin protesters cause chaos
'White ring' anti-Putin protesters cause chaos
Thousands of cars filled Moscow's ring road on Sunday in a protest demanding free elections and slamming Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid to...
Drowning in a sea of waste
Drowning in a sea of waste
Five hundred tonnes of Christmas tree lights and at least 25-million bags of plastic sweet wrappers, turkey coverings, drinks bottles and broken...
Lenin and Soviet past not yet history in Russia
Lenin and Soviet past not yet history in Russia
Lenin is still in his mausoleum on Red Square, his statue stares down on central squares and hammers and sickles are a familiar sight on buildings....
The earthquake still shaking the world
The earthquake still shaking the world
The cataclysmic collapse 20 years ago of the Soviet Union, an empire which bound republics from Europe to Asia for seven decades, unleashed...
Soviet economy legacy haunts Russia
Soviet economy legacy haunts Russia
Russia has broken the shackles of state-planned economics but remains tied to oil prices and the whims of a bloated bureaucracy on the 20th...
Russia test-fires two new nuclear missiles
Russia test-fires two new nuclear missiles
Russia successfully tested on Friday its two new Bulava intercontinental missiles, which experienced several failures in the past.
Czech politician and playwright Havel passes on
Czech politician and playwright Havel passes on
Vaclav Havel, the dissident playwright who wove theatre into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia and become a hero of the...
'I am not tough,' Putin tells supermodel
'I am not tough,' Putin tells supermodel
Strongman leader Vladimir Putin has sat down for an interview with supermodel Naomi Campbell, telling her Russia had tougher guys than him and...

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