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Are the Russians forging an ’empire’ in Africa?

Russia's increased presence on the continent is mostly about pursuing lucrative business opportunities

France and Croatia seek World Cup glory

It is a final few people anticipated when football's global showpiece kicked off four weeks ago

France finish top ahead of Denmark after World Cup stalemate

France have scored just three times in three games, including a penalty and an own goal

Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up

The 'murder' had been staged in order to foil an attempt on his life by Moscow according to the head of Ukraine's security service

Germany’s Nazi hunters in final straight of race against time

For decades after the war, the German government showed little haste to track down many of those involved in the organised mass murder

Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash

"Sixty-five passengers and six crew members were on board, and all of them died," Russia's office of transport

Hooligans brawl in spite of Putin

The organised fights of Russia’s violent football superfans are facing a clampdown by the president ahead of the World Cup

US-Russia relations in deep freeze?

The spike in Washington-Moscow tensions over Syria dominated the two countries' bilateral discussion on Wednesday.

Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump’s election victory

The former US spy agency contractor believes democratic checks and balances are losing ground to authoritarianism.

Moratorium on US adoption of Russian children

Russia has signalled that it could soon slap a moratorium on US adoptions of local children despite the signing of an agreement on the issue in 2011.

Pro-Putin group ‘plays dirty’

Hacked emails suggest a youth group pays people to sing the prime minister's praises

Russia: text on Syrian violence not suitable

Russia has said that the UN Security Council resolution on Syrian violence did not suit Moscow and warned of a 'scandal' if it is brought to a vote.

‘White ring’ anti-Putin protesters cause chaos

Thousands of cars filled Moscow's ring road in a protest demanding free elections and slamming Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid to regain power.

Drowning in a sea of waste

The convenience of using plastic leaves our world smothered in rubbish.

Lenin and Soviet past not yet history in Russia

Twenty years after the collapse of the USSR, the Soviet past is still very present in Russia.

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