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21 Oct
Chinese leader Xi Jinping praised "close and effective strategic coordination" between Russia and China during Russian President Vladimir Putin's appearance at the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum.
18 Oct
Pakistan has recently begun a partnership with Russia whereby Islamabad receives energy supplies from Moscow. How the West responds may dictate whether the deal works or not.
17 Oct
Attorneys representing imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny have been remanded in custody until at least December. His allies say it's an attempt by Russian authorities to isolate hi
10 Oct
Traditionally, Moscow enjoys good relations with Israelis and Palestinians. The foreign ministry has condemned the escalation of violence in the Middle East, which pro-Kremlin observers are blaming on the West.
10 Oct
Hundreds of thousands of people fled Russia in 2022, after it invaded Ukraine and announced a mobilization. Since then, some have returned but not necessarily forever. DW spoke to a few of them.
3 Oct
Armenia's parliament votes to join the International Criminal Court in a move that Russia had already said would be an unfriendly step. Meanwhile, there are "surreal" scenes in the abandoned enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.
30 Sep
Armenia could become less dependent on the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) for its security. It could also join the International Criminal Court (ICC), which issued an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin.
25 Sep
The UN chief has called it an epidemic of coups. In Africa, since 2020, military officers have seized power, or attempted to do so, in numerous sub-Saharan countries. Just in the last two and a half months, soldiers in Gabon announced a takeover of power, while in Niger, members of the presidential guard detained President Mohamed Bazoum and announced that they were seizing power.
22 Sep
In just a day, Azerbaijan was able to force ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh to disarm. Usually, Armenians would look to Russia for help, but Russian peacekeepers stayed well out of the recent conflict. Why?
21 Sep
Azerbaijan launched an "anti-terrorist" operation in the Armenia-backed breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Baku's government said a truce and talks were contingent on the enclave's unconditional surrender.
19 Sep
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un headed home with some explosive souvenirs from his weeklong tour of Russia. The visit has fanned Western concerns that Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin might strike an arms deal.
18 Sep
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is due to meet Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and counterpart Sergei Lavrov. The visit is meant to lay the groundwork for a possible Putin visit to Beijing next month.

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