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EU's Oettinger under fire over lobbyist's private jet flight

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

Germany’s Günther Oettinger denied on Wednesday any wrongdoing after it emerged he accepted a trip on a private jet from a pro-Kremlin lobbyist.

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Ukraine: Thousands mourn Russian separatist commander killed in blast

The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…

The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…

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Protesters urge the EU to put more pressure on the Kremlin over Ukraine

“Russia must withdraw all occupational forces from Ukraine” – this was one of the main demands from the participants of worldwide protests organized by the campaign “StopPutinsWarInUkraine…

“Russia must withdraw all occupational forces from Ukraine” – this was one of the main demands from the participants of worldwide protests organized by the campaign “StopPutinsWarInUkraine…

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No rest until revolution – euronews speaks to Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Watch the interview here – online now Exile has only hardened his resolve. Before escaping to Europe in 2013 Mikhail Khodorkovsky had been thrown

Watch the interview here – online now Exile has only hardened his resolve. Before escaping to Europe in 2013 Mikhail Khodorkovsky had been thrown

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'Panama Papers': Putin's circle

Putin's name does not appear in the leaked documents, but those of some of his very close friends do.

Putin's name does not appear in the leaked documents, but those of some of his very close friends do.

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Kremlin gets tough on Turkish food imports

As the row over the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet continues Moscow has announced it is to tighten controls of agricultural imports from

As the row over the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet continues Moscow has announced it is to tighten controls of agricultural imports from

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Syria: We believe that Russia has the wrong strategy, says US

Russian warships in the Caspian Sea have launched rockets on Islamic State targets in Syria, marking an escalation in Moscow’s role in the country

Russian warships in the Caspian Sea have launched rockets on Islamic State targets in Syria, marking an escalation in Moscow’s role in the country

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Russian warships strike targets in Syria

Amateur video has been released which reportedly shows Russia’s escalating military role in Syria. In what appeared to be the first major

Amateur video has been released which reportedly shows Russia’s escalating military role in Syria. In what appeared to be the first major

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Father of Kremlin critic Khodorkovsky quizzed in murder probe

The father of ex-oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been questioned by Russian investigators probing the 1998 murder of a

The father of ex-oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been questioned by Russian investigators probing the 1998 murder of a

Business

Putin calls for Russian businesses to fill the sanctions gap

Russian President Vladimir Putin, hosting a business forum in Moscow, has told domestic industries they should expand before western sanctions are

Russian President Vladimir Putin, hosting a business forum in Moscow, has told domestic industries they should expand before western sanctions are

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Russia's WWII Victory Day will not be shared by former Western allies

In Moscow, rehearsals by night have been leading up to Russia’s celebration of Victory in the Second World War. Western leaders will not see it this

In Moscow, rehearsals by night have been leading up to Russia’s celebration of Victory in the Second World War. Western leaders will not see it this

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Russia's Lavrov calls EU charges against Gazprom 'unacceptable'

EU-Russian relations take another hit with Brussels’ charges against Gazprom. The Russian gas giant was accused on Wednesday of overcharging

EU-Russian relations take another hit with Brussels’ charges against Gazprom. The Russian gas giant was accused on Wednesday of overcharging

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Thousands in Moscow attend funeral of Boris Nemtsov

Thousands of people, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic who was murdered on

Thousands of people, many carrying red carnations, queued on Tuesday to pay their respects to Boris Nemtsov, the Kremlin critic who was murdered on

Culture

Meet Putin's favourite DJ

Meet Vladimir Putin’s favourite DJ. Alex Mamonov, a.k.a. DJ Fenix, is the hottest electronic dance music DJ in Russia today. More than a decade

Meet Vladimir Putin’s favourite DJ. Alex Mamonov, a.k.a. DJ Fenix, is the hottest electronic dance music DJ in Russia today. More than a decade

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Alexei Navalny, scourge of Russia's corrupt elite

In his recent annual address Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted anyone was free to enter politics in Russia. Well, tell that to Alexei

In his recent annual address Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted anyone was free to enter politics in Russia. Well, tell that to Alexei

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Ukraine crisis: Klitschko warns of 'humanitarian disaster' in Crimea

Ukraine’s Vitali Klitschko has warned of an impending catastrophe in Crimea after its vote to join Russia. Tipped by some to be Ukraine’s next

Ukraine’s Vitali Klitschko has warned of an impending catastrophe in Crimea after its vote to join Russia. Tipped by some to be Ukraine’s next

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Freed Pussy Riot member dismisses Putin's amnesty as "PR stunt"

Pussy Riot punk band member Maria Alyokhina walked free from jail on Monday, immediately dismissing the Kremlin’s amnesty that granted her early

Pussy Riot punk band member Maria Alyokhina walked free from jail on Monday, immediately dismissing the Kremlin’s amnesty that granted her early

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Greenpeace 'polar bear' draws attention to Arctic drilling

A Greenpeace protester dressed as a polar bear has been seen floating down Moskva River in Moscow. The organisation is trying to draw attention to

A Greenpeace protester dressed as a polar bear has been seen floating down Moskva River in Moscow. The organisation is trying to draw attention to

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Trade talks dominate Francois Hollande's first Russia trip

French President Francois Hollande met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Moscow with trade at the top of the agenda. Hollande was under

French President Francois Hollande met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Moscow with trade at the top of the agenda. Hollande was under

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remlin to take on four horsemen of AAR?

A quartet of Russian billionaires and the Kremlin may soon fight it out over BP’s 50 percent share in the country’s third-largest oil producer

A quartet of Russian billionaires and the Kremlin may soon fight it out over BP’s 50 percent share in the country’s third-largest oil producer

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Litvinenko's father denounces son as traitor

He was the ex-Russian spy whose poisoning by radioactive polonium in London sparked accusations of a Kremlin-sponsored murder. But six years after

He was the ex-Russian spy whose poisoning by radioactive polonium in London sparked accusations of a Kremlin-sponsored murder. But six years after

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Kremlin spin-doctor named Russia's deputy PM

He is stepping out of the shadows from chief strategist at the Kremlin to Russia’s new deputy prime minister. But it is unlikely that Vladislav

He is stepping out of the shadows from chief strategist at the Kremlin to Russia’s new deputy prime minister. But it is unlikely that Vladislav