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Russia’s constitutional changes to come into force on July 4: Kremlin

07 July, 2020 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Changes to the Russian constitution, including an amendment that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to rule the country until 2036, will come into force on July 4, the Kremlin said on Friday. The electorate overwhelmingly supported the changes, which were approved after a nationwide week of voting that came … Read More

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Putin back in Kremlin, Russia looks to ease lockdown in some regions

05 May, 2020 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin made a rare lockdown appearance in the Kremlin on Monday after officials said improvements in the coronavirus situation may allow Russia to re-open some tourist resorts soon and relax restrictions in many regions. Russia, which has reported the world’s third most coronavirus cases, confirmed 8,946 new infections on Monday, … Read More

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Kremlin suffers losses in Moscow vote after protests

09 September, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

MOSCOW (AFP) – Pro-Kremlin candidates suffered major losses in a Moscow city election, results showed Monday, following a police crackdown on a wave of anti-government protests over the summer. But President Vladimir Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov played down the losses, pointing to other local and regional elections across Russia on Sunday in which the ruling … Read More

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Kremlin critic Navalny returned to jail despite poisoning fears

07 July, 2019 11:43 pm 11:43 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday and returned to prison under guard after being treated for what his lawyer and doctor have described as suspected poisoning from a chemical agent. Navalny, 43, was rushed to hospital from jail on Sunday with what his spokeswoman said … Read More

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Kremlin, after Mueller report, says it’s open to better US ties

03 March, 2019 10:22 pm 10:22 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is ready to improve ties with the United States but it is up to Washington to make the first move, the Kremlin said on Monday after the conclusion of a US investigation into alleged collusion between Donald Trump and Moscow in the 2016 election. US Attorney General William Barr said in … Read More

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Putin signs decree suspending INF nuclear pact: Kremlin

03 March, 2019 10:38 pm 10:38 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree suspending Russia’s participation in the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with the United States, the Kremlin said on Monday. Russia announced last month it was suspending the treaty after the United States said it would withdraw because of violations by Moscow. Russia denies flouting … Read More