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13 Oct
Russia continues to court far-right parties in Europe as a means to destabilise more liberal Western democracies: That is the premise of a new book, “Russia and the Western Far Right - Tango Noir,” written by Anton Shekhovtsov. He joined us to discuss the book and his decision to put a photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin with France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen on the cover.
18 Mar
Russia's ambassador in the US is set to return to Moscow for urgent consultations. The embassy in Washington warned that relations with US President Joe Biden's administration were on the brink of collapse.
26 Jan
Meanwhile, an ally of Alexei Navalny has called for new protests across Russia to demand the release of the jailed dissident. And the Kremlin has accused US tech companies of interfering in Moscow's internal affairs.
3 Jan
Russian intelligence services have made the headlines recently: The FSB embarrassed itself in the Navalny poisoning case and the SVR is suspected to be behind cyberattacks in the US. Will heads roll now?
15 Dec 2020
The Russian president has congratulated Joe Biden on his victory over Donald Trump, weeks after many other world leaders. The Kremlin called for "collaboration" between superpowers to solve global security challenges.
4 Oct 2020
Names of powerful Russians often feature in revelations about secret payments. The FinCEN Files are no exception — some of them are President Vladimir Putin's closest friends.
1 Oct 2020
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29 Sep 2020
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya hopes that Emmanuel Macron will be a mediator of the Belarusian crisis and that he can "influence" Russia's Vladimir Putin to participate in mediation. Tikhanovskaya also calls on the French president to press for economic sanctions against Belarusian companies that support the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.
28 Aug 2020
The Russian president says his Belarusian counterpart has asked for security assistance, should the situation spiral out of control. However, Vladimir Putin said he would not do so unless absolutely necessary.
14 Aug 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow's Gamaleya Institute has registered the world's first COVID-19 vaccine for use. He said his daughter is among those already inoculated.
14 Aug 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin said its country's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is an effective vaccine against Coronavirus and claims one of his daughters already received it.
12 Aug 2020
President Vladimir Putin says that Russia has become the first country to approve a vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" against the coronavirus, adding that one of his daughters had taken "part in the experiment."

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