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  • Navalny’s sentence

    Navalny’s sentence

    Mr Navalny’s sentence was announced on the 27th day of what Moscow calls its “special military operation” in pro-Western Ukraine, where thousands have been killed and millions displaced. Immediately after Tuesday’s verdict, Mr Navalny, countered the Kremlin, saying Russian leader Vladimir Putin was afraid of the truth.

    March 24, 2022
  • Russia ‘too big’ to isolate, says Kremlin

    Russia ‘too big’ to isolate, says Kremlin

    Russia's military attack on Ukraine, launched on February 24, prompted the US, the EU, the UK and many other nations

    March 5, 2022
  • Deft diplomacy

    Deft diplomacy

    After a telephonic interaction with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Mr Wang said: “Regional security cannot be guaranteed by strengthening or even expanding military blocs.” His remarks echo the perception of Vladimir Putin, who has warned that Nato’s support for Ukraine is a threat to Russia’s security.

    January 30, 2022
  • Dateline Almaty

    Dateline Almaty

    Suffice it to register that Russia has dispatched troops into Kazakhstan to suppress the countrywide uprising after deadly violence had escalated in the tightly-controlled former Soviet state. Dozens of rioters were killed in the main city of Almaty. Thirteen members of the security forces have died. Two were found decapitated.

    January 8, 2022
  • Dissent in the dock

    Dissent in the dock

    One of the latest postings, which has received 116 million views, alleges that a lavish palace on the Black Sea shore was built for Putin through an elaborate corruption scheme.

    May 3, 2021
  • Putin’s red line

    Putin’s red line

    He is on hunger-strike and his allies say his life is in danger.

    April 27, 2021
  • Russia looking for  local grown alternatives for Zoom

    Russia looking for local grown alternatives for Zoom

    The development came after Zoom reportedly decided to restrict access by the Russian state-owned companies to its software.

    April 8, 2021
  • Kremlin rattled

    Kremlin rattled

    The epithet has rattled the Kremlin, though it would be presumptuous to argue that the latest kerfuffle between Washington and Moscow could ignite a new Cold War.

    March 20, 2021
  • Navalny & Novichok

    Navalny & Novichok

    On Wednesday, the German government confirmed the doctors’ fears ~ Navalny (44) had been poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent from the Novichok “family”, a potent chemical weapon, developed by the Soviet Union, that was used at least once before in recent years in an attack on a Kremlin enemy.

    September 5, 2020
  • Trilateral Bounty

    Trilateral Bounty

    The British and US governments concluded last year that Unit 29155 operatives were responsible for the March 2018 attack in Salisbury on Sergei Skripal, a former GRU officer who had defected to Britain, and his daughter.

    July 3, 2020
  • Vladimir Putin to meet his Turkish counterpart in Moscow on March 5: Kremlin

    Vladimir Putin to meet his Turkish counterpart in Moscow on March 5: Kremlin

    On Friday, Putin and Erdogan spoke over the phone and agreed to consider the possibility of holding a top-level meeting in the near future.

    March 3, 2020
  • Russia President Vladimir Putin appoints new cabinet members

    Russia President Vladimir Putin appoints new cabinet members

    According to another decree, Sergei Lavrov has retained his post of the Russian foreign minister.

    January 22, 2020
  • UK PM Boris Johnson warns Putin over Sergei Skripal poisoning: Downing Street

    UK PM Boris Johnson warns Putin over Sergei Skripal poisoning: Downing Street

    Johnson told the Kremlin chief on the sidelines of a summit on the Libya crisis in Berlin that ties between Moscow and London would not return to normal until Russia ended its 'destabilising' activities.

    January 20, 2020
  • Vladimir Putin thanks Donald Trump for intel that foiled attacks: Kremlin

    Vladimir Putin thanks Donald Trump for intel that foiled attacks: Kremlin

    The Kremlin said Putin passed on his gratitude to Trump during a phone call on Sunday for the tip from US special services.

    December 30, 2019
  • Vladimir Putin still uses obsolete Windows XP despite security risk

    Vladimir Putin still uses obsolete Windows XP despite security risk

    Both computers have the Kremlin towers set as their desktop backgrounds.

    December 18, 2019
  • Setback for Kremlin

    Setback for Kremlin

    It is a commentary on the general disenchantment that Putin’s own ratings are at near-record lows, though still high by international standards.

    September 12, 2019
  • Ukraine’s paradigm

    Ukraine’s paradigm

    It is pretty obvious, therefore, that the actor and comedian Zelenskiy is intent on exploiting the prevalent mood of discontent.

    April 7, 2019