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Russian Patriarch Kirill Spied in Switzerland for KGB in 70s – Media
The Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, a strong supporter of President Vladimir Putin, worked for Soviet intelligence while living in Switzerland in the...
Slovenia Arrests 2 Suspected Spies for Russia – Report
Slovenian authorities have arrested two foreign nationals suspected of spying for Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency, the Slovenian newspaper...
Turkey Ends Tanker Dispute Linked to Russian Price Cap
Turkey said Tuesday it has cleared up a dispute linked to a Western price cap on Russian crude that had stalled the passage of tankers through the Bosphorus...
What Do We Know About the Spanish Letter Bombs?
Six letter bombs have been sent to high-profile government, military and diplomatic targets in Spain in the past week, prompting authorities to step up...
Swiss Freeze Nearly $8Bln in Russian Assets
Switzerland said Thursday that it has to date frozen a total of 7.5 billion Swiss francs ($7.9 billion) in Russian assets, in connection with the sanctions...
Tribunals to Prosecute Russia for Ukraine War Would Lack 'Legitimacy,' Kremlin Says
Any tribunal established to prosecute alleged Russian war crimes during its invasion of Ukraine would lack “legitimacy” and would not be recognized...
EU Parliament Website Attacked After MEPs Slam Russian 'Terrorism'
The European Parliament website was hit by a cyberattack claimed by pro-Russian hackers on Wednesday, shortly after lawmakers approved a resolution calling...
Jailed Kremlin Critic Kara-Murza Receives European Rights Award
Jailed Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza received the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize for “outstanding actions of civil society in the protection...
EU Introduces Crypto Ban, Oil Price Cap in Latest Russia Sanctions
The European Union on Thursday adopted a fresh round of sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow’s annexation of four Ukrainian territories, which...
EU Unveils Stricter Visa Scrutiny for Russians
The European Union Friday unveiled tighter visa requirements for Russians that would throw difficult — and, for some, impossible — hurdles...
Leaders Blame Russia-Europe Pipeline Leaks on Sabotage
Sabotage is the most likely cause of leaks in two Baltic Sea gas pipelines between Russia and Europe, European leaders said Tuesday, after seismologists...
Visa Ban: The Sanction the West Should Impose
If economic sanctions against Russia affect everyone, why shouldn't a visa ban?
Russia Rules Out Retaliation to EU Visa Hurdles
“We will remain a country committed to democracy and freedom of movement,” said Russia's outgoing EU ambassador.
Poland, Baltics Agree EU Visa Ban Plan for Russians – Statement
The restrictions will enter into force on Sept. 19.
Russian Exports to EU Up Amid Higher Oil Prices
Russia’s oil and fuel revenues increased despite the total volume of oil exports decreasing since invading Ukraine.
EU Targets Pro-Putin Biker Gang in New Russia Sanctions – FT
The Night Wolves are famous for their nationalist leanings and ties with President Vladimir Putin.
Russia Resumes Critical Gas Supplies to Europe via Nord Stream
The German government had feared that Moscow would not reopen the pipeline after the scheduled work.
‘Our Product, Our Rules,’ Says Russia’s Gazprom Chief
Russian energy giant Gazprom said Moscow will play by its own rules after cutting daily gas supplies to Germany.
EU Targets Russian Oil, Patriarch in New Sanctions
If approved, the oil ban would be the EU's toughest move yet against Russia's energy sector that helps the Kremlin finance its war.
Putin Claims Ukraine Won’t Allow Azovstal Defenders to Surrender
Ukraine's forces in besieged Mariupol have repeatedly rejected calls to lay down their arms.
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