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Hundreds of protesters in Belarus continue to push for president’s resignation.

Several hundred women marched across the capital of Belarus in heavy rain Saturday to demand the resignation of the country's authoritarian president, continuing more than 2 1/2 months of protests against his challenged reelection to a sixth term.

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U.S. sanctions Russian research institute linked to dangerous malware program

The U.S. alleged that the Russian institute was responsible for "building customized tools that enabled the attack" on a petrochemical facility in the Middle East in 2017.


U.S. Sanctions Russian Research Institution Tied to Malware That Targets Industrial Systems

The United States has sanctioned a Russian government research institute connected to the development of a computer malware capable of targeting industrial safety systems and causing catastrophic damage.

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Russia Cites 'Hope,' Challenges To Reaching New START Extension With U.

The Kremlin says a possible one-year extension of the New START arms-control treaty beyond its current expiration in February would be aimed at buying time for the two sides to reach a new agreement instead of prolonging the current accord.


Russian Minister Says Toxic Algae Caused Death Of Marine Life In Kamchatka.

Russia's minister of natural resources says the mass death of marine life off the coast of the Kamchatka region in the Far East is due to "natural causes" and excluded any manmade causes.

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Russian Actor, Kremlin Critic Yefremov's Eight-Year Prison Term Cut By Six Months.

A court in Moscow has cut by six months the eight-year prison term of actor Mikhail Yefremov, an outspoken Kremlin critic, who was sentenced for killing a person while driving under influence of alcohol.


U.S. Says Russian Hackers Targeted State And Local Governments Ahead Of Election

Russian state-sponsored hackers have targeted dozens of U.S. state and local government networks in recent weeks and stole data from at least two servers, the U.S. government said.


U.S. Says Russian Hackers Targeted State, Local Governments Ahead Of Election

Russian state-sponsored hackers have targeted dozens of U.S. state and local government networks in recent weeks and stole data from at least two servers, the U.S. government said.

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Russian hackers targeting dozens of state, local networks: U.

The alert describes an onslaught of recent activity from Russian state-sponsored hacking groups in recent days against state and local networks, some of which were successfully compromised.


Putin Says He Helped Navalny Leave Russia For Treatment After Poisoning.

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he personally intervened to ensure that Aleksei Navalny could be evacuated to Germany for treatment after the opposition politician was poisoned with a Soviet-style chemical agent in August.


EU Slaps Sanctions On Two Russians, Entity Over Bundestag Cyberattacks.

The European Union has imposed sanctions against the head of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency, a unit within the agency, and one of its officers for their involvement in a 2015 cyberattack on Germany's lower house of parliament.

Civil Rights Activist Badly Beaten By Unknown Assailants In Russia.

A lawyer and civil right activist says he has been attacked and severely beaten by unknown assailants in the Russian city of Ulyanovsk.

Whistle-Blower Snowden Reportedly Granted Permanent Residency By Russia.

Russian media says U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency by the government.

American, Two Russians Return Safely To Earth From International Space Station.

An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts have safely returned to Earth following a six-month mission on the International Space Station (ISS). 

U.S. Says Iran And Russia Have Obtained Voter Information

Iran and Russia have both obtained American voters’ information and are attempting to influence public opinion ahead of the November 3 election, U.S. national security officials said.

Russia Urged To Free Jailed Activist Ahead Of Parole Hearing.

A court in central Russia is set to consider on October 22 an application for parole of Yan Sidorov, who was sentenced to prison last year for organizing a peaceful protest in 2017.

NATO Set To Approve German Space Center Amid Concern Over Russian, Chinese Moves.

NATO defense ministers are expected to agree this week on setting up a space center in southwestern Germany amid concerns about what the Western military alliance sees as increasingly aggressive behavior by Russia and China.

Russian Priest Known For Controversial Statements Dies At 69.

Russian Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov, known for his controversial public statements that led to public outcry and criticism, has died at the age of 69.

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Russian Defense Ministry Opposes Cutting Army Staff, Other 'Unacceptable' Proposals.

Russia's Defense Ministry says it has rejected austerity measures proposed by the Finance Ministry, such as reducing of the number of military personnel.

Russian Defense Ministry Mulls Opening Office In Traditional Ally Serbia.

The Russian Defense Ministry is planning to open an office in Serbia as Moscow pushes to expand military ties with its traditional Balkan ally.

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Moscow Court Starts Appeal Hearing For Actor And Kremlin Critic Yefremov Over Deadly Accident.

A court in Moscow has started hearings into the appeal filed by actor Mikhail Yefremov, an outspoken Kremlin critic, who was sentenced to eight years in prison for killing a person while driving under the influence of alcohol.


Zelenskiy Says Those Who Gave Up Crimea Without A Fight Must Be Held Responsible.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says those who allowed Russia to illegally annex Crimea in early 2014 must be held responsible.

Moscow Ready To Offer One-Year Freeze On Nuclear Warheads Number To Extend Deal With U.

Russia says it is ready to freeze its total number of nuclear warheads if Washington does the same in order to extend New START -- their last major arms-control treaty, due to expire in February -- by one year to buy time for the two sides to disc...

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U.S. Reportedly Threw Out 45 Faulty Russian Ventilators Without Using Them

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reportedly thrown away the 45 ventilators delivered by Russia at the height of the coronavirus pandemic without ever using them because of multiple defects.

Belarus opposition leader praises friendship of Canada’s Champagne.

Speaking from exile in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said François-Philippe Champagne reached out to her just after she arrived from Belarus.

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