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Moscow protests: 'It is our civic duty to go out on the streets'

The latest in a series of protests has brought the Russian opposition out in the streets, prompting a crackdown by security forces. Last weekend, said Konstantin, the arrests began slowly.

Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Venezuela withdrawal

Trump tweeted on Monday that Russia had told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained close military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro.


At least 40 dead in Russian passenger plane crash

Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 crash bouncing along the tarmac at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport before the rear part of the plane suddenly burst into flames.

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane

The incident initially appeared likely to cause friction between two countries that back opposing sides in Syria's complex civil war, with the head of the defence ministry in Moscow accusing Israel of indirectly causing it.

U.S. security adviser John Bolton met Russian security official in Moscow: Report

U.S. National Security Adviser and first deputy secretary of Russia's Security Council discussed possible cooperation between their countries' respective security councils.

World News Wrap: Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow, injures eight

From Moscow taxi incident to Spain welcoming 630 migrants after they were turned away by Italy and Malta: Here's a roundup of news from across the world.


Taxi crashes into crowd in Moscow, injures eight: What we know so far

Moscow police said the driver was a 28-year-old national from Kyrgyzstan, who has been taken into custody. The driver said he wanted to brake but accidentally hit the accelerator instead, according to a video published by police.

Moscow: At least 7 pedestrians injured by taxi near Red Square

The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200 meters (650 feet) from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade.

UN expected to adopt statement encouraging peace in Ukraine

The draft statement would welcome the work of U.N. agencies in addressing ``the tragic humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine'' and emphasize ``the need for scaling up efforts to alleviate suffering of the civilian population affected by the conflict.''

Jaitley leaves for Moscow on 3-day visit; defence, security co-op on agenda

Jaitley's Russia visit: On June 21, Jaitley will co-chair the first meeting of the India-Russia High Level Committee on Science and Technology along with Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin.

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Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

The SSJ100, also known as the Superjet, was heralded when it went into service in 2011 as a new phase for Russia’s civil aviation industry.