A city court in Russia's predominantly Muslim republic of Chechnya has blocked access to the Twitter account of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, accusing it of insulting believers' feelings and lampooning the downing of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Chechen prosecutors reported Tuesday.
Lawmakers from both upper and lower chambers of Russian parliament have suggested canceling air communication with Turkey in the wake of the Turkish military downing a Russian Su-24 military air plane on Tuesday.
The military division of the Russian Supreme Court has upheld the verdict against Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and his associate Alexander Kolchenko, who were sentenced to prison terms of 20 and 10 years.
The Russian Transport Ministry has requested 7.9 billion rubles ($123 million) of government funding to sustain the controversial Platon truck taxation system.
The United States will not lift sanctions imposed on Russia in exchange for an expansion of its counter-terrorism operation in Syria, White House spokesman Josh Earnest announced at a press conference Monday.
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