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Russian President Vladimir Putin was inaugurated on Tuesday at a grand Kremlin event for his unprecedented fifth term, wielding more authority than ever. The 71-year-old has been in charge of Russia since the beginning of the 2000s, gaining another six-year term in March after winning elections uncontested. AFP Details will be provided later…

Russia has added Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to its list of wanted criminals, a move Kyiv dismissed as a sign of Moscow’s “desperation”. Zelensky’s name appeared on Saturday on the Russian interior ministry’s “wanted” list, an online database of alleged criminals sought by the Russian authorities. It said the Ukrainian leader was wanted “under an […]

Russia’s FSB security service reported that four individuals detained on Sunday in a thwarted “terror” scheme had supplied funds and weapons for the deadly assault on a Moscow concert venue last month. More than 140 individuals were killed when armed individuals invaded the Crocus City Hall venue on March 22 and subsequently set the structure ablaze, marking the deadliest attack in Russia in twenty years.