"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Arms control specialist Petr Topychkanov told Euronews we should be sceptical about Russia President Vladimir Putin’s claim the country had developed weapons no other country in the world possessed.
In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Megyn Kelly, Russian President Vladimir Putin denies a “new Cold War,” but claims new weapons system tests were “successful.”
Former actress empties her glass over politician rival.
The "new supersonic weapon" that can reach almost any point in the world, Russia President Vladimir Putin said in his annual address.
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Critics of Chisinau’s crackdown on Russian news programmes say it denies Moldovans a fundamental right.
The comments came after the US state department expressed concern over the decision to bar opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running in the 2018 election
Russia's main opposition leader blames the government for hindering his campaigning for next year's presidential election.
Donald Trump's ex-national security advisor Michael Flynn has been charged with making false statements to the FBI over Russian contacts
Relations with Washington are in an 'appalling' state, the worst he can recall, says the Russian prime minister.
Historians bring the 1917 Russian revolution into the modern day using internet technoligy
October 1917 in Petrograd. Russia is between two revolutions and threatened by a German invasion. As the Provisional Government struggles to fend off
Navalny said in recent days, the authorities across Russia have refused to let him and his team organise public meetings with voters
Pussy Riot's Maria Alekhina's play gets rave reviews in off-Broadway show, while Nadezhda Tolokonnikova blazes her own trail.
During her speech Sobchak had a sticker on her laptop that read "I (am) against" in Russian.
Russian blogger Alexi Navalny has announced on social media his release from detention
Sobchak has been compared to US It Girl Paris Hilton
She's married to one of Russia's most famous actors, is the daughter of Vladimir Putin's political mentor and has her own TV show. Now Ksenia Sobchak wants to be President of Russia.
A Moscow court has sent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to jail for 20 days for calling for an unsanctioned protest
Kirill Serebrennikov has a history of criticising Russian authorities and the Orthodox Church, and his supporters say he was framed in a fraud case as part of a government crackdown on artistic freedoms.