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Home battery surges in Russia after decriminalisation

Moscow – The State Duma signed a bill early last year to decriminalise some forms of domestic abuse in Russia – a move condemned by critics as the sanctioning of violence. According to the new amendments, first-time offenders would be fined instead of being charged and tried in a court of law. While the move…

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Syria’s war: France rules out ‘war of words’ with Russia

France’s defence minister has ruled out “confrontation” and “escalation” following its joint military operation with the US and UK that attacked “targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities” in Syria. 
The strikes early on Saturday came in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in the former rebel stronghold of Douma last weekend. Minister of the Armed…

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What took space to Ukraine’s border wall against Russia?

Kharkiv, Ukraine – A mannequin in a Ukrainian border guard uniform and a green beret low on its forehead is tied to the side rail of a 17-metre-high watchtower, facing Russia. Strong wind rocks the structure. On the ground, border guards patrol the area along a two-metre-high green fence crowned with a barbed wire.  Back…

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Theresa Might perhaps presumably well additionally: Skripal poisoning ‘extremely probably’ by Russia

British Prime Minister Theresa May said it is “highly likely” that Russia was responsible for the nerve agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.  Speaking at the House of Commons on Monday, May called the assassination attempt a “reckless and despicable act”. Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have been…

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Passenger airplane disappears from radar in Russia

A passenger plane with 71 people on board has crashed after taking off from Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, according to the local media. All on board the Saratov Airlines plane are feared dead. Emergency services confirmed finding the debris of Antonov 148 on Sunday in Ramenski district on the outskirts of the capital, Russia’s Tass news agency reported.…