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Ten minste 16 die as plane full of skydivers crashes in central Russia

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An aircraft carrying skydivers has crashed in central Russia, killing 16 people and severely wounding six others, the country’s health ministry has announced. The L-410 plane crashed around 9.20 am local time during a...

Rusland rapporteer 'n rekord daaglikse dodetal van Covid terwyl die Kremlin die nuwe inperking afskakel

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Rusland het 'n nuwe rekord daaglikse dodetal van koronavirus aangeteken, 'n volgehoue ​​styging wat in Oktober byna daagliks nuwe rekords gebring het. Die nasionale taakmag van coronavirus het Saterdag berig 968 mense ...

Russia labels investigative news outlet Bellingcat a ‘foreign agent’

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Russia has designated the Bellingcat investigative news outlet a “foreign agent” along with nine journalists and three media organisations — hours after a Russian journalist won the 2021 Nobel peace prize. The designa...

Russia sends actor and director to ISS to make film in space – video

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Russia has sent an actor and a director to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of plans to make the first film in orbit. Actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko joined cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov on a...

Russia reports record Covid deaths as official toll reaches 210,000

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Russia has reported a record number of Covid deaths for four of the past six days, as the country experiences a devastating fourth wave caused by the Delta variant and a low vaccination rate of under 30% of the adult ...

Russia extends ‘foreign agents’ law to critics of military and security

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Russians who study and report on the problems faced by the country’s military, space agency and security services, as well as the millions of people who serve in those agencies, can now be named foreign agents, as Rus...

Russia threatens to block YouTube after suspension of German RT channels

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Russia on Wednesday threatened to block YouTube and take other retaliatory measures, after the US video-sharing platform blocked the German-language channels of state broadcaster RT. Moscow has recently been ramping u...

Russia forest fire damage worst since records began, says Greenpeace

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Russia has endured its worst forest fire season in the country’s modern history, according to recent data from the Russian Forestry Agency analysed by Greenpeace. Fires have destroyed more than 18.16m hectares of Russ...

Rusland verantwoordelik vir die dood van Alexander Litvinenko, Europese hofreëls

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Die Europese hof vir menseregte het beslis dat Rusland verantwoordelik was vir die 2006 moord deur bestralingsvergiftiging van Alexander Litvinenko in Londen . In 'n uitspraak wat Dinsdag gepubliseer is, die EVRM gevind bo die rede ...

Russia shooting: gunman kills eight people at Perm State University

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A gunman has opened fire at a university in Russia, leaving eight people dead and 24 hurt. The suspect was detained after the shooting at Perm State University on Monday morning, according to the interior ministry. Th ...

Skaak: Russia capture Olympiad gold, edging weakened US team 7-5

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Russia’s highly rated squad won gold at last week’s 150-nation online Olympiad, yet the US silver medal team could argue that they were moral victors. Playing without all their top stars, the Americans were defeated b...

Russia slams New York’s vaccine requirement for UN general assembly

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All diplomats attending the UN general assembly in New York next week will have to provide proof of vaccination, the city government has confirmed prompting an angry reponse from Russia. Delegates must be vaccinated t...

TV vanaand: horror and absurdity in Putin’s Russia

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Horror and absurdity jostle for space in this fascinating documentary about the 2020 poisoning of Russian dissident lawyer Alexei Navalny. At various points, the details feel almost comical and the tone of the doc so...

Captain Volkogonov Escaped review – on the run in through-the-mirror Soviet Russia

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With a title that nods to Robert Bresson and a high concept script that doffs its cap to The Fugitive, this film is in fact very much its own beast, a rollicking cat-and-mouse thriller pungently set in a Soviet Russia...

Ruling United Russia party offers payouts to ensure poll victory

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The Russian government has silenced opposition voices, approved cash payouts to potential voters, and made it nearly impossible to monitor the polls as it prepares for parliamentary elections next month that the oppos...

Taliban have captured more than 100 military helicopters, Russia says

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The Taliban have captured more than 100 Russian-made helicopters in various states of operability, the head of a Russian state arms exporter has said, but will be largely unable to use them with little access to maint...

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