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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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Tributes paid to martyrs of armed forces on Defence Day in Moscow

09 September, 2019 11:26 pm 11:26 pm

MOSCOW (92 News) – A simple but elegant ceremony was organized at the Pakistan Embassy in connection with the Defence and Martyrs Day in Moscow. Several Pakistan and Russian figures participated in the ceremony in addition to the embassy staff. The event started with recitation of Holy Quran followed by playing of the national anthem. … Read More

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600-year-old Nunneries in Moscow catch fire

08 August, 2019 6:25 am 6:25 am

MOSCOW (92 NEWS) –  One of the oldest Moscow nunneries constructed in the 14th century caught fire late on Monday, leaning un-calculated loss of valuables   The fire began on the top floor of a dormitory of the Rozhdestvensky Convent also called Convent of Nativity of Theotokos and spread to almost 400 square meters. Emergency workers … Read More

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Moscow: Russian opposition activists stage pickets for free elections

08 August, 2019 12:32 am 12:32 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped. Moscow has been rocked by weekly protests for more than a month since the authorities barred opposition candidates from running in an … Read More

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Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow’s biggest protest for years

08 August, 2019 4:02 am 4:02 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country’s biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow’s city legislature. Police rounded up scores of people after the demonstration in Moscow and at another rally in St Petersburg, and detained … Read More

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Moscow: Police detain opposition activists before fresh protest

07 July, 2019 2:55 pm 2:55 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian police have detained prominent members of the opposition in Moscow ahead of a planned protest later on Saturday which the authorities have declared illegal and warned could become violent. The demonstration, due to be held outside the Moscow mayor’s office from 1100 GMT, is designed to protest against what the opposition … Read More

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Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote

07 July, 2019 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – More than 10,000 people took to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against the exclusion of most opposition-minded candidates from an election for the Russian capital’s legislature. Election officials barred around 30 candidates, mostly opposition-leaning, from running for the 45-seat legislature on the grounds they failed to garner enough genuine … Read More

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Oil prices extend gains, move further away from five-month lows

06 June, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose around 1% on Friday to move further away from five-month lows hit earlier in the week, buoyed by a report that Washington could postpone trade tariffs on Mexico and signs OPEC and other producers may extend crude supply cuts. Brent crude futures were up 50 cents, or 0.8%, at … Read More

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Russian anti-doping chief calls for dismissal of athletics federation head

05 May, 2019 10:06 am 10:06 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s anti-doping chief has called for the dismissal of the head of the country’s suspended athletics federation as part of a proposal to ensure all Russian athletes can compete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a letter seen by Reuters on Monday showed. In the five-page letter addressed to Russian Olympic Committee President … Read More

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Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US if necessary: Putin

02 February, 2019 11:21 am 11:21 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow will match any U.S. move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deploying faster missiles or both, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. In Washington, the US State Department dismissed Putin’s comments as “propaganda designed to divert attention … Read More

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Afghan president offers Taliban local office

02 February, 2019 9:04 pm 9:04 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday offered the Taliban the possibility of opening an office in Afghanistan but the proposal was swiftly spurned by the group that is determined to keep his government out of accelerating peace talks. Ghani has expressed alarm at the Taliban shutting his administration out of negotiations with … Read More

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Taliban, Afghan leaders agree on withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan

02 February, 2019 8:30 am 8:30 am

MOSCOW (92 News) – The two-day Afghan peace conference ended in Moscow on Wednesday. According to reports, Taliban and Afghan politicians have agreed on complete withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan. Moreover, both sides agreed to amend the Afghanistan constitution. Taliban have demanded removal of the names of their leaders from US blacklist. Both sides … Read More

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Second round of Afghan peace talks to be held in Moscow today

02 February, 2019 11:34 am 11:34 am

MOSCOW (92 News) – The second round of the Afghan peace dialogues will be held in Moscow on Wednesday. A 10-member delegation of Taliban and former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai are attending the talks. Speaking on the occasion, Hamid Karzai said that all Afghans and Taliban have fed up with the war. Addressing the participants, … Read More

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Afghan peace talks under Russia to be held in Moscow today

02 February, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Afghan peace talks organized by Russia will be held in Moscow on Tuesday. A 10-member delegation of Afghan Taliban will participate in the talks. Russia had invited former Afghan president Hamid Karzai to the talks. The talks, starting on Tuesday in Moscow, come 10 days after peace negotiations between the … Read More

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Russia detains US citizen in Moscow for suspected spying

12 December, 2018 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s FSB state security service said on Monday it had detained an American citizen suspected of spying in Moscow and had opened a criminal case against him. The FSB said the American had been detained on December 28 but it gave no details of the nature of his alleged espionage activities. A … Read More

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