Russian Regional Chief Who Sued Putin Over Dismissal Dies In Hospita

The former head of the autonomous Russian region of Chuvashia, Mikhail Ignatyev, has died in the hospital just days before his unprecedented lawsuit challenging his dismissal by President Vladimir Putin was to be heard in court. No cause of death was given, but media reports last month said that Ignatyev had been treated for pneumonia […]

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EU leaders to support sanctions against Russia

EU member states decided to renew the sanctions introduced in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by the Russian Federation until 23 June 2021. The restrictive measures were introduced in 2014 as a response to Russia’s forcible seizure of Crimea in March 2014 after Moscow deployed troops and staged a referendum dismissed […]

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Russian trace in Germany

The German Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador on Thursday amid accusations on the assassination of former Chechen field commander and Georgian citizen Zelimkhan Khangoshvili by the Russian government. Earlier the prosecutor’s office of Germany brought charges to the Russian Federation in contract killing. The German government is also considering imposing sanctions on Russia. The […]

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