Unidentified Chechen-speaking assailants attacked opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov at a Moscow restaurant, days after Kadyrov posted an online video featuring the political activist in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle.
Russia is “paranoid” about NATO and is likely to continue “aggressive” actions this year to support its claim to great power status, U.S. National Intelligence Director James Clapper said in Senate testimony Tuesday.
In a letter to the relatives of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash, Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsia has called on them to demand transparency from the Dutch investigation.
Financial losses for Moscow's airports from Russia's ban on flights to Turkey, Egypt and Ukraine amount to 6 billion rubles ($76 million), according to Domodedovo Airport's acting director Denis Nuzhdin.
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that Russia's actions in Syria “are making a very bad situation even worse,” the Interfax news agency reported.
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