If Zelensky launches a full-scale war in Donbass, Russia will intervene & it will mean the ‘end of Ukraine’, warns key Putin aide

Russia will be forced to protect the residents of Donbass if Ukraine launches full-scale hostilities against the region. That’s according to Dmitry Kozak, President Vladimir Putin’s deputy chief of staff, who is himself Ukrainian. Speaking on Thursday, Kozak claimed that a ramping-up of the conflict would lead to the end of Ukraine, with the Kremlin […]

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Jailed Navalny Losing Sensation in Hands – Lawyer – The Moscow Times

The health of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is deteriorating as he keeps up his hunger strike in prison, his lawyers said Wednesday, with U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration saying it is “disturbed” by the reports. Last Wednesday President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent, who is serving two and a half years on embezzlement charges, launched […]

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WATCH new footage from inside BURNING HOSPITAL showing heroic doctors carrying on with open heart surgery despite blaze

One of the Russian doctors who took part in an epic surgical procedure that required the medical team to ignore a developing fire at the hospital has published several videos detailing his experience. The procedure was performed on Friday in the city of Blagoveshchensk in Russia’s Far East. An otherwise fairly routine coronary artery bypass […]

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Russia’s Excess Death Toll Hits 422K – The Moscow Times

Russia recorded almost 30,000 excess deaths during February, the country’s statistics agency announced Friday — a figure which takes Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic above 422,000. Excess deaths are calculated by comparing fatalities during the pandemic with mortality rates in the same months of previous years. It is […]

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Jailed Russian opposition figure Navalny announces he will go on hunger strike, demands medication & doctor of his own choosing

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has announced that he will begin a hunger strike to protest his prison conditions. He claims his health is deteriorating due to the refusal of proper medical care and “sleep deprivation.” The activist is serving time in jail after being found guilty earlier this year of breaking the conditions of […]

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Russian Envoy Planning U.S. Return After Biden ‘Killer’ Comment – The Moscow Times

Russia’s ambassador to the United States plans to return to Washington soon following talks in Moscow on the future of bilateral ties after U.S. President Joe Biden called his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a “killer.” Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who was recalled for emergency consultations on March 21, told the state-run TASS news agency Monday that […]

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Eurovision bosses ‘pressured by politicians & haters on social media’ to disqualify entry from Belarus – state broadcaster

Belarus’ state broadcaster says the people behind the Eurovision Song Contest bowed to anti-government activists and an online hate campaign by booting the country from the competition. The contest’s organizer, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), ruled earlier this month that the initial entry by Belarusian band Galasy ZMesta undermined “the non-political nature” of Eurovision and […]

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‘Russian Hackers’ Again Target German MPs — Report – The Moscow Times

Several German lawmakers have once again fallen victim to a cyberattack, local media said Friday, with security experts pointing the finger at Russian hackers. Hackers used phishing emails to gain access to the computers of at least seven federal MPs and 31 lawmakers in regional parliaments, according to Der Spiegel weekly. A spokesman for the […]

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Russian gas giant Gazprom asks Moscow to end plans to force use of domestic software as company faces $2.3 billion bill – reports

The head of Gazprom, Russia’s largest company, has allegedly asked the government to reconsider new rules that would force the corporation to use domestic software, claiming changing from current programs would be too costly. According to a presidential decree, businesses that form Russia’s critical information infrastructure, such as banks and energy companies, must transition to […]

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Says Prison Like Being a ‘Stormtrooper’ – The Moscow Times

“At this moment, I imagine that I’m filming a Russian remake of Star Wars, where instead of imperial stormtroopers there are prisoners in pea jackets and hats with earflaps,” Navalny said.  “Defending the interests of the Emperor, space prisoners travel from planet to planet, suppressing the rebels. But wherever they are, at exactly 6:05 am […]

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