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Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden

President Vladimir Putin on Monday gave Russian citizenship to ex-US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, media reports said.

Russia expels Japanese consul for espionage

Moscow/UNI: A Japanese diplomat based in Russia's far eastern city of Vladivostok is being expelled after being detained for espionage, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced on Monday.

13 killed in Russia school shooting

Moscow: At least 13 people were killed, including seven children, in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk on Monday, TASS news agency reported, citing the Russian Investigative Committee.

Macron condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a ‘return to imperialism’, calls on UN to support path to peace

New York: President Emmanuel Macron of France on Tuesday called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a return to “imperialism” and said that those who remained silent or were “secretly complicit” were engaging in a “new cynicism” that was eroding the global order.

Rise in mercenary forces trigger ‘rampant’ human rights violations

New York: Human rights violations committed by mercenaries and private security companies create grave challenges for victims seeking justice and redress, UN-appointed independent human rights experts warned on Tuesday.

Ukraine: 13 die as blasts rock separatist-run Donetsk

The Russian-backed mayor has claimed that as many as 13 people died  in a series of explosions in the separatist-run city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, media reports said on Monday.

Hundreds of graves found in Ukraine, signs indicate some belong to soldiers

Kyiv/UNI: Ukraine says hundreds of graves have been found outside Izyum, days after the city was re-taken from Russia.

Volodymyr Zelensky escapes narrowly in car accident

Kyiv: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been involved in a car accident, his spokesman has revealed.

73k evacuated from war-torn Ukraine in August

Kyiv/UNI: More than 73,000 people have been evacuated from conflict-affected eastern and southern regions of Ukraine in the past month, Ukraine's Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories said.

Volodymyr Zelensky says Ukraine forces have retaken 6,000 sq km from Russia in September

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky has said his country's forces have retaken more than 6,000 sq km (2,317 sq miles) from Russian control in September.

Blackout in Ukraine blamed on Russia

Kyiv: Russia aims to "deprive people of light and heat" by causing power cuts across eastern Ukraine in revenge for a counter-offensive, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.

Eight dead in Russia volcano climb

Vladivostok/UNI: The death toll from a climbing accident at the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano in Russia's Kamchatka peninsula rose from six to eight after freezing winds halted a rescue attempt, TASS reported on Monday.

Mikhail Gorbachev laid to rest in Moscow

Moscow/UNI: The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was buried at Moscow’s Novodevichy Cemetery on Saturday.

UN inspectors head out to Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant amid fighting

Kyiv/IBNS: A team from the United Nations (UN) nuclear watchdog Thursday headed for a Russian-held nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine despite fighting in the Zaporizhzhia region.

Oil-gas import: Taliban seal deal with Russia

Kabul: The Taliban rulers of Afghanistan have  struck a deal with their counterparts in Moscow over business matters and the import of Russian oil and gas, media reports said.