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    Putin starts fourth term
    May06

    Putin starts fourth term

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition, with Alexei Navalny and hundreds more detained at the weekend. Opposition leader Navalny was held along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies...

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration
    May06

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

    * Putin easily won re-election in March * Due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to autocratic tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead...

    Special Counsel Investigation Encompasses Business, Cybercrime, Obstruction 
    May06

    Special Counsel Investigation Encompasses Business, Cybercrime, Obstruction 

    Nearly a year ago, an investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller was tasked by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with exploring any links or coordination between the Russian government and “individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump,” and, additionally, “any matters that arose or may arise directly from the...

    Another patient dies of Congo fever in Multan, death toll rises to three
    May06

    Another patient dies of Congo fever in Multan, death toll rises to three

    MULTAN: Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic fever, commonly referred to as Congo fever has claimed another life in Multan district of Punjab. The Congo fever had claimed two lives in Multan, earlier this month. According to media reports, six patients affected by the dangerous virus were brought to Nishter Hospital, one of them is dead and two others are...

    Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin
    May06

    Thousands Arrested in Protest against Putin

    NBC News (MOSCOW) — Riot police moved in at a rally in Moscow Saturday afternoon as thousands of people took to the streets to voice their discontent with the government of Vladimir Putin, just days before his inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Thousands took part in the rally in Moscow’s Pushkinskaya Square, where some protesters...

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition
    May06

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s victory in the March election was never in question and the prospect of his inauguration has generated little excitement © Sputnik/AFP/File / Michael KlimentyevMoscow, Russian Federation, May 6 – Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained...

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition
    May06

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition, with Alexei Navalny and hundreds more detained at the weekend. Opposition leader Navalny was held along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies...

    A Large Military Exercise Just Started in the Baltics. Here Is Why It Matters.
    May06

    A Large Military Exercise Just Started in the Baltics. Here Is Why It Matters.

    Nicholas J. Myers Security, Europe Russia is watching. On May 2, 2018, Estonia began the largest exercise in its history since regaining independence in 1991. The exercise is called Siil 2018 (“hedgehog” in Estonian), will last until May 14, and features 15,000 servicemen including 2,000 foreigners from ten NATO countries (Belgium, Canada,...

    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies
    May06

    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with more than a thousand of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into police...

    Anti-Putin Activist Among Hundreds Arrested in Russian Protests
    May06

    Anti-Putin Activist Among Hundreds Arrested in Russian Protests

    Russian’s most widely known opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, along with hundreds of his supporters, were detained Saturday as street demonstrations unfolded in Moscow and 90 other Russian cities to protest Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Within minutes of Navalny’s arrival at a protest in central...