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Thousands protest in Russia's far east
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Putin backs Russia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid - federation
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Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine
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Russian navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons: Putin
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Vladimir Putin leads Navy Day celebrations in Saint Petersburg
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Putin reveals plan to expand Russia's navy with 40 new vessels
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Putin says Navy to get hypersonic nuclear weapons
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Russian mine leak: Investigation after acid spill images go viral
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Russian Navy's first all-female crew on patrol
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Thousands join weekend of anti-government protests in eastern Russia
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"Down with the Tsar!" Rare anti-Putin protests erupt over arrest of 'popular' regional governor
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Russia referendum: Vladimir Putin now able to extend his rule until 2036
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Putin granted right to extend rule until 2036
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Russia vote that may extend Putin rule till 2036 enters final day
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Polls open in vote that could extend Putin's rule
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Russia votes: Amendments could keep Putin in power til 2036
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Russia's Putin hails Soviet role in WWII at military parade
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Russia Holds Victory Day Military Parade
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Putin watches WW2 parade before vote to extend his rule
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Who Will Replace Putin
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Putin uses disinfection tunnels to screen guests
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Russians vote on Putin's reforms to constitutionThe changes would enable the Russian leader to serve two more terms and stay in power until 2036.
Russian parade defies pandemic as Putin stages power bidMoscow has moved swiftly out of lockdown and many ask if the president is more worried by a national vote.
Russia WW2 parade goes ahead despite coronavirus fearsPresident Vladimir Putin said the parade could go ahead as coronavirus had retreated in the country.
Russian war veterans quarantined before watching parade with Putin, says KremlinRussian war veterans due to join President Vladimir Putin to review a June 24 military parade on Red Square are being quarantined at health resorts beforehand to protect their own health and that of..
God and money: Putin offers sweeteners to ease path to prolonging powerWhen Russians vote this month on whether to allow President Vladimir Putin to potentially stay in power until 2036, they will decide on a bundle of measures from economic sweeteners to political..
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Russia inaugurates cathedral without mosaics of Putin, StalinRussia inaugurated on Sunday a huge new cathedral dedicated to its armed forces that had caused controversy over initial plans to decorate its interior with mosaics depicting Russian President Vladimir..
Putin says Russia's handling of coronavirus is superior to U.S.President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia was emerging from the novel coronavirus epidemic with minimal losses, having handled it better than the United States where he said party political..
Putin says Russia will be able to counter hypersonic weaponsPresident Vladimir Putin said on Sunday Russia was developing the means to counter other countries' hypersonic weapons, local news agencies reported.
Putin makes first public appearance in weeks of lockdown in RussiaRussia's president marks a holiday by promoting a reform that could keep him in office until 2036.
Putin appeals to Russians' core values as vote on extending term loomsPresident Vladimir Putin appealed to what he termed Russians' core values on Friday, the country's national day, as he sought to rally support for a vote on constitutional reforms that could..
Citing virus, some Russian election officials shun vote to extend Putin ruleHundreds of Russian polling station officials, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus, say they won't help organise a nationwide vote on reforms that could extend President Vladimir Putin's rule..
Putin's foes divided over Russian vote that could extend his rulePresident Vladimir Putin's opponents agree a nationwide vote next month that could extend his rule is a sham, but are split over whether to campaign for a "No" vote or call for a boycott.
Putin and Merkel discuss Syria, Libya, Ukraine in phone call: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Syria's humanitarian aid needs in a telephone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday.
Upcoming vote could extend Putin's rule. Some Russians might not know that.Russians preparing to vote on constitutional amendments on July 1 could be forgiven for not knowing they could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to rule for another 12 years once his current..
Putin chides Nornickel, orders law change after Arctic fuel spillRussian President Vladimir Putin chided the billionaire boss of Norilsk Nickel on Friday over a huge Arctic fuel spill and ordered changes to the law to try to prevent such a disaster from happening..
Shaman critical of Putin loses bid to end enforced psychiatric treatmentA Russian court on Friday rejected a challenge by a Siberian shaman critical of President Vladimir Putin who says he has been illegally incarcerated in a psychiatric hospital, his lawyer said.
Russia's Putin declares state of emergency after Arctic Circle oil spillRussia's President Putin declares a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of oil leak into a river.
Coronavirus in Russia: 'I don't trust Putin any more'In Russia, coronavirus ahs seen the long-time president's approval rating fall to an all-time low.
Putin backs state of emergency in Arctic region over fuel spill in riverRussian President Vladimir Putin approved a state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk on Wednesday after a huge leak of fuel into a river and upbraided a senior official on television over what..
Trump says it's 'common sense' to include Russia in G7U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was "common sense" to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to rejoin the Group of Seven, saying it would be much easier to solve various issues if..
Trump says inviting Russia to G7 is 'common sense': Fox News RadioU.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was "common sense" to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Group of Seven, saying it would be much easier to solve various issues if Putin was..
Kremlin defends holding July vote that could extend Putin's rule despite coronavirusThe Kremlin defended on Wednesday plans to hold a nationwide vote next month on constitutional reforms that could allow President Vladimir Putin to extend his long rule, saying the coronavirus epidemic..
Putin declines British invitation to take part in coronavirus summit: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin does not plan to take part in an online summit on a possible coronavirus vaccine being organised by the British government this week, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov..
Russian strategic document names strike weapons deployed in space as key military threat: RIAPresident Vladimir Putin approved a strategic document on Tuesday naming the creation and deployment of anti-missile and strike weapons in space as one of the main military threats to Russia, the RIA..
G7 leaders reject Russia's return after Trump summit inviteThe UK and Canada oppose Russia's readmission, as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to a summit.
Coronavirus: Is Putin's relaxing of restrictions for political gain?Russia's coronavirus infection rate is one of the highest but tight restrictions are beginning to be lifted.
Putin and Trump discussed G7 summit, oil markets in call: KremlinU.S. President Donald Trump told President Vladimir Putin in a phone call about his idea of holding an expanded Group of Seven summit later this year with a possible invitation for Russia, the Kremlin..
Russia to vote on July 1 on reforms that could extend Putin's ruleRussia will hold a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms on July 1, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday, setting the stage for a delayed ballot that could extend his rule until 2036.
Putin says vote on changes to allow him to extend his rule will take place on July 1Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that could extend his rule in the Kremlin would be held on July 1, after the April 22 vote was postponed due..
UK ready to use veto to block Russia's readmission to G7 after Trump said he wanted to invite PutinThe UK will oppose any proposal to readmit Russia to the G7, Downing Street has said, after US President Donald Trump floated an expansion of the group of major international powers.
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Putin says worst case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwindsPresident Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in preventing what he called the worst-case scenario as the city looked to easing..
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Putin sets new date for Red Square military parade postponed over coronavirusPresident Vladimir Putin on Tuesday set a new date for a grand Red Square military parade he had been forced to postpone over the novel coronavirus despite Russia still reporting thousands of new..
Putin says Victory Day parade postponed over coronavirus will now happen on June 24Russia will hold its Second World War Victory Day military parade that was postponed over the new coronavirus on June 24, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.
Putin back in Kremlin, Russia looks to ease lockdown in some regionsPresident 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..
Electronic voting in some Russian regions on extending Putin's term: election chiefRemote electronic voting on constitutional changes that could greatly extend Russian President Vladimir Putin's rule will be used in three or four regions but not rolled out nationwide, the Central..
Putin urges more testing as Russia's coronavirus death toll climbsPresident Vladimir Putin told officials on Friday to ramp up testing for the new coronavirus, but said Russia's outbreak was stabilising even as the death toll rose by a record one-day amount.
Russian prosecutors intervene after some virus bonuses to medics go awryProsecutors in Russia said on Monday that they had intervened to force hospitals to pay out coronavirus bonus payments promised by President Vladimir Putin to medics, after some staff said they had not..
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