Category: Russia

Those caught up in such cases tend to be dismissive of such remarks from the Kremlin. They noted that both the human rights ombudswoman appointed by Parliament, Tatyana Moskalkova, and the chairman of the Presidential Human Rights Commission, Mikhail Fedotov,…

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But the failure to make progress in freeing the Russian economy from the sanctions is a setback for Mr. Putin both domestically and globally. In Mr. Trump, Mr. Putin and some in the Kremlin thought they had a get-out-of-sanctions-free card.…

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MOSCOW — The five countries with shorelines on the Caspian Sea agreed on Sunday to a formula for dividing up the world’s largest inland body of water and its potentially vast oil and gas resources. The leaders of Russia, Iran,…

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced on Wednesday that it would soon impose new sanctions on Russia to punish Moscow for violating American and international laws by attempting to assassinate a former Russian spy living in England using a nerve…

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Russia’s Foreign Ministry has begun a social media campaign calling for the release of Maria Butina, whom American prosecutors accused this week of acting as a covert Russian agent. Federal prosecutors say that Ms. Butina, 29, attempted to infiltrate political…

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