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#OpEd Erdogan and Putin are shredding the myth that countries no longer tear other countries apart, writes @Bershidsky
When pro-Kremlin reporters meet an abandoned U.S. base in Syria...
Drug-smuggling case unravels as Pawblo Escobar makes a run for it
Journalist Nikolay Andruschenko died today after a brutal beating last month. He reported on the gov’t’s mob ties.
A Russian court has banned an image suggesting Putin is gay & sentenced the culprit to compulsory psychiatric care.
Young journalist Margarita Virova dies at age 25 after falling from an apartment window
Dagestan cancels South Korean boy band concert movie over warnings against “Korean homosexuals”
Seraphim of Sarov was born on this day in 1754. In 1903, the Russian Orthodox Church declared him a saint.
Huge swathes of Russia have been engulfed in wildfires over the past month. Firefighters have been unable to stop the advance, while locals have launched a petition calling on authorities to help. Watch here: