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Russian propaganda during US election revealed

Russian propaganda during US election revealed

Images alleged to be Russian propaganda posted on Facebook to influence the US presidential election have been published by Congress. Only a small number of pictures collected by the US Senate Intelligence Committee were released following a hearing featuring social...

Missing Russian helicopter found in Arctic

The wreckage of a Russian helicopter missing since Thursday has been found on the seabed, rescuers say. The Mi-8 helicopter crashed off the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard with eight Russian men – five crew and three passengers – on board, all of whom are...

Eight missing in Russian helicopter crash

A desperate search in under way after a Russian helicopter went down in the freezing sea off Svalbard, Norwegian officials said. Rescuers are using a remote controlled submarine to look for the type Mi-8 helicopter, which crashed near the Arctic archipelago belonging...

Russian journalist stabbed in studio attack

A prominent Russian journalist at one of the country’s leading radio stations has been stabbed in the neck by an assailant who burst into the broadcaster’s studios. Deputy editor-in-chief Tatyana Felgenhauer, who is best known for co-hosting a popular morning show at...
Microsoft investigates Russian pro-Trump ads

Microsoft investigates Russian pro-Trump ads

Microsoft is investigating whether Russians bought ads on any of its products or platforms, including its Bing search engine, in an attempt to sway the US election result. A spokeswoman for Microsoft gave no further details. The move comes after rival Google said...
Russian soldiers face ban on selfies and blog posts

Russian soldiers face ban on selfies and blog posts

Russian soldiers face ban on selfies and blog posts 5 October 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption May 2010: Russian sailors take selfies in the naval base at Sevastopol, Crimea The Russian defence ministry has drafted a law to ban social...
Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed again

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed again

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed again 3 October 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright EPA Image caption Alexei Navalny (above in court on Monday) argues that cases against him are politically motivated Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been...
Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats

Russian cities targeted by mystery bomb threats 13 September 2017 From the section Europe Image caption The bomb scares spread to the heart of Moscow on Wednesday, including the central GUM shopping centre For four days running, towns and cities across Russia have...
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