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The Office of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) in Moscow confirmed the intention to detain Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after his return from Germany, where he was recovering from severe poisoning.
Navalny has been in Germany since August 2020, where he was undergoing treatment and recovery after he was poisoned on a plane flying from Tomsk to Moscow.
An examination carried out in Berlin showed that Navalny was poisoned with a substance belonging to Novichok nerve agents. …
The Russian Foreign Intelligence Service is working on creating a pro-Russian party "Right of the People" in Belarus which will advocate for integration with Russia but will oppose Alexander Lukashenko.
The Kremlin and Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service have developed a so-called "plan B" for Belarus to overthrow the country's head Alexander Lukashenko, reports the Russian publication The Insider with reference to the correspondence of Chief of the Russian Presidential Directorate for …
More than a million dollars were stolen from the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry. An employee of the Ministry and her partner are suspected of the crime, REN TV reports.
The theft took place in December 2019. The Russian Foreign Ministry received one and a half million dollars for consular services from Iran, which were sent by the diplomatic mail.
In Moscow, a box with the money was accepted by Natalia Agaltsova, an expert of the Foreign Exchange and Finance Department of the …
In 2021-2022, Gazprom-Media Holding will introduce two online content management platforms to the Russian market - similar to the American YouTube platform, said the head of the holding, Aleksandr Jarov, at the roundtable of the National Advertising Forum.
"We now have a Rutube platform in our portfolio. We have been working on it for a long time, about a year, to modernize it, to make it, in terms of the available tools, not worse than YouTube, and in terms of various monetization mechanisms …
One of the employees of the Federal Security Service committed suicide at the Kremlin's compound in Moscow, reported the Telegram Channel Baza, citing sources. The information was later confirmed by TASS news agency.
Mikhail Zakharov, who worked at the 5th division of the Federal Guard Service - a unit responsible for the personal protection of President Vladimir Putin - committed suicide during his shift, Baza sources say.
According to the colleagues of the deceased, the cause of his death …
Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said that it sent a letter to Google demanding to remove the restrictions imposed on the YouTube channel "Solovyov LIVE" and put it back on YouTube’ “Trending” section.
"As it became known, since October of this year, the channel's videos do not appear on "Trending" section, although earlier it happened regularly. This situation can be regarded as an attempt by the YouTube administration to limit the distribution of the material of the popular Russian …
Possible U.S. sanctions against the Russian government's borrowing will be "fairly painless" and the Russian government has prepared for such a development, said First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov in an interview with TASS news agency ahead of the forum "Strong Ideas for a New Time."
"For us, it (purchase of the Russian OFZ (Russian government federal loan bonds)) is not a high-risk story, because all the time our American colleagues warned us that they are going to kill it all. The …
EU's leaders do not have enough respect to engage in dialogue with Russia, that is why it is time to renegotiate relations with the EU, stated Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking at the Valdai Discussion Club.
According to him, "it is time for Russia to stop looking back at the opinion and assessments of the European Union."
"These are people who are responsible for foreign policy in the West and they do not understand the need for mutually respectful conversation. Perhaps we …
Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Kremlin does not yet see a reason to launch a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
According to him, first it is necessary to establish a substance, which caused Navalny to fall into into a coma. "We need a reason for an investigation. For now, we are only stating that the patient is in a coma," Peskov said, as quoted by Meduza.
Referring to accusations that …
The Kremlin called the German doctors’ conclusion that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned, hasty and incorrect.
"We do not understand why our German colleagues are in such a hurry, using the word "poisoning". This version was one of the first to be considered by our doctors, but the substance has not yet been established," said Russian Presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, "Russian medical analysis matches the one provided by German doctors, but the …