Moscow plan to demolish at least 5,000 apartment blocks and rehouse around 1 million people
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Usmanov and opposition leader Aleksei Navalny have exchanged strongly worded video attacks
Vladimir Putin’s ruling party struck back against Trump scandal with an accusation of its own Friday
The former spymaster may well have overplayed his hand in trying to tilt the 2016 U.S. election
Amnesty International launches campaign to highlight worsening situation for human rights activists
Thousands of Russians gathered in Moscow on Sunday, many chanting for their mayor’s resignation
Thousands of Muscovites joined a protest rally in the center of the Russian capital on Sunday
The hard right’s flank has opened. This is not empowering for them, it spells disaster as the bulk of decent Americans and all liberals turn on the Republican Party with full force.
Major energy giants have been lobbying federal lawmakers not only on proposed sanctions
Fears have been voiced in several European countries that elections could be marred by manipulation