EU parliament demands end to ‘golden passports’ for Russians
13 March 2022 | 8:47 am
The European Parliament is demanding an end to the practice of countries selling EU citizenship.
12 Apr 2018
The fallout between Russia and the rest of the world continues.
28 Apr 2018
President Donald Trump says he was honored by a report concluding that there was no evidence that Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign. He speaks with reporters during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
17 May 2018
Donald Trump Jr. stated that he did not alert his father before meeting with Russians in a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, according to transcripts of interviews released Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
29 Jun 2018
The Russian people are taking in the festive atmosphere that comes with hosting the World Cup with gusto. Regardless of whether they are soccer fans or not, they are enjoying the multicultural celebration while it lasts, before everyday life returns.
8 Jul 2018
Fans held their breath through extra time, and many became tearful after Russia's World Cup dream ended with a 4-3 shootout loss to Croatia.
4 Sep 2018
Relations between Russia and the West hit such a low point this year that some saw a new Cold War in the making. So it might come as a surprise to hear that Russians view America more favorably than they have in years, as DW's Miodrag Soric learned.
9 Sep 2018
Thousands of Russians took to the street to protest against planned increases to the country's pension age.
30 Jun 2020
Russian state pollster VCIOM published an exit poll showing a vast majority of Russians backing proposed reforms which will allow Putin to run for president again in 2024 and potentially stay in power until 2036, days before the end of voting.
19 Jan 2021
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny urges Russians to stage mass anti-government protests during a court hearing after his arrest on arrival in Moscow from Germany.
24 Mar 2021
As Europe struggles with vaccine shortages, Russia's COVID 19 vaccine Sputnik V is widely available. But the country's vaccination campaign has a trust problem — one even the Russian president may not be able to solve.
12 Apr 2021
Russians celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight to space carried out by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin -- a lasting symbol of the Soviet victory in the space race.
9 Jun 2021
EU lawmakers have backed a proposal allowing for digital proof of COVID vaccinations or negative tests. The measures are aimed at enabling restriction-free travel within the EU as the summer tourism season begins.
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US News analyzed 150 metro areas in the US to find the best place to live in the country. Places were ranked based on four key characteristics: value, desirability, job opportunities, and quality of life.
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He's the legendary director of "Stand By Me", "Misery", "When Harry Met Sally" and "A Few Good Men". Eve Jackson talks to Rob Reiner about having one of the longest, and most golden, runs in history with his first seven films becoming cult classics. The filmmaker is at the Cannes Film Festival as his very first movie "This is Spinal Tap" is being screened on the beach.
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He's probably the most awaited director at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Dissident filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov is the only Russian with a film in the official selection. In previous years, Russia banned him from going to Cannes. Now in exile in Berlin, his film "Tchaikovsky’s Wife" is competing for the top prize. Eve Jackson speaks to him about what it means to be there in person, why his film is not about Tchaikovsky's homosexuality and why it's important to defend Russian culture.
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In 2020, Thai youth sparked the largest wave of anti-government protests since the 2014 military coup. But human rights activists say persecutions and systematic harassment have weakened the pro-democracy movement.
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Boris Johnson has again threatened to break post-Brexit agreements with the EU as victorious Sinn Fein accuses him of pandering to the DUP, which is blocking the formation of a government after recent elections.