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Russia School Shooting Kills Seven Students, Two Employees

Seven children and a teacher have been killed in a shooting at a School in the Russian city of Kazan. More than 20 others, mostly children, were reportedly wounded. The attack happened 820km (510 miles) East of Moscow and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin spoke of “great sorrow”. The leader of Tatarstan said the attack was […]

Health Of Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Deteriorates As He Keeps

The health of Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny is deteriorating as he keeps up his hunger strike in prison, with a new numbness in his hands, according to his lawyers. This came a week after President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent who is serving a two-and-a-half-year sentence on embezzlement charges stopped taking food to demand […]

Russian President Signs Legislation To Extend Tenure Till 2036

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has signed legislation that formally granted him the right to stay in power until 2036. It was gathered that the law which was signed by the 68-year-old leader, allows him to extend his 20-year rule until he turns 83. Putin’s second consecutive and fourth overall presidential term ends in 2024, the […]

Putin Says Russia Is ‘First’ To Develop COVID-19 Vaccine

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday, August 11, 2020, that Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus and that one of his daughters has been inoculated. The announcement came after scientists in the West raised concerns about the speed of development of Russian vaccines, suggesting that researchers […]