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Prosecutor Seeks Prison Terms For Defendants In Putin Effigy Case

The prosecutor in the Russian city of Perm has called for prison sentences for three activists accused of involvement in ...


8 Russian songs that are famous EVERYWHERE

Culture Aug 07 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Pavol FreŇ°o (CC BY 2.0); Public Domain; Russia Beyond Throughout the 20th century, Russian ...


The Soviet-era nuclear bunker cannibal ants mystery explained

The story caught the attention of the media in 2019. But what was all the fuss about?In November 2019, multiple ...


9 incredible spots in the Caucasian Mineralnye Vody region

Travel Aug 07 2020 Anna SorokinaDom.RF This resort area is a favorite and features prominently in the classics of Russian ...


Russian Court Sentences Young Activists for Extremism

MOSCOW - A Moscow court convicted 7 young Russians on extremism charges Thursday - sentencing several of the group to ...


Fuel Loading Starts At Belarus's New Astravets Nuclear Plant

Belarus has begun loading fuel into the first of two reactors at its new Russian-built Astravets nuclear power plant, which ...


Russia to register first COVID-19 vaccine on August 12

Moscow [Russia], Aug 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia will register its first vaccine against the coronavirus on August 12, Deputy Health Minister ...


Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West

MOSCOW - Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations ...


Russia records 5,241 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], Aug 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has registered 5,241 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total ...


How Soviets boosted the economy with NUCLEAR EXPLOSIVES

History Aug 07 2020 Boris Egorov The National Nuclear Centre in Kurchatov.Alexander Lyskin/Sputnik Just as the United States did, the ...


US Presses for Extension of UN Arms Embargo on Iran

NEW YORK - The United States is pressing ahead with plans to push for the extension of a U.N. arms ...


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Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...


At least two deadly massive explosions rock Lebanese capital Beirut

Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes ...


Pompeo calls for timely release of Taliban prisoners

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has called for the timely release of the Taliban ...


PCB plans

By Shoaib Malik Expected To Leave For England On August 15Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...


Shoaib Malik expected to leave for England on August 15

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday said Shoaib Malik will travel to Southampton on ...


Prosecutor Seeks Prison Terms For Defendants In Putin Effigy Case

The prosecutor in the Russian city of Perm has called for prison sentences for three activists accused of involvement in ...


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