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no safe haven
France Deports Chechen Refugee Who Fled Torture – Novaya Gazeta
France reportedly wants to expel dozens of ethnic Chechens after the gruesome beheading of a teacher by another Chechen national.
France Slams Russia's Sputnik Vaccine as 'Propaganda' Tool
The Kremlin rejected that Russia and China were using their vaccines as tools to win geopolitical clout.
French Police Seek Russian Consulate Employee Over Bike Thefts
A Russian citizen is suspected of selling dozens of stolen bikes while on the job.
France May Start Sputnik V Vaccinations in June – Official
France's use of the Russian-made vaccine hinges on whether it receives EU approval, its Secretary of State for European Affairs said.
France Rejected Russia’s Request for Navalny Lab Results, Putin Tells Closed Meeting
The Kremlin has repeatedly demanded evidence from Europe proving that Navalny was poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok.
new theater of conflict
Troll Crackdown Exposes France-Russia Rivalry in Africa
While information warfare is nothing new, Facebook was still surprised to see two countries fighting head-on in a third region.
Defense Brings Evidence in Trial of Russian Hooligans
Footage showed the progression of the aggression against the English football fan during Euro 2016.
5 Chechens Arrested in France Over Teacher’s Beheading – Reports
Anti-terrorism investigators reportedly suspect them of communicating with the killer online.
2 Russians Go on Trial for Euro 2016 Attack on England Supporter
The savage attack left the English football fan in a wheelchair for life.
Russian Sentenced to Jail in France for Money Laundering
French prosecutors accused Alexander Vinnik of making 135 million euros, or $164 million, from ransomware attacks.
laid to rest
Chechen Who Beheaded French Teacher Buried on Home Soil – Reports
Video on social media showed attendees shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Great”) as they walked alongside pallbearers.
church and state
Russia Battles Exiled Parishioners for French Church Ownership
Moscow is accused of an “aggressive strategy” to reclaim pre-revolutionary Orthodox churches abroad.
France Urges Russia to Resolve Karabakh Ceasefire 'Ambiguities'
Russian President Vladimir Putin brokered the ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which allowed Azerbaijan to consolidate gains after several weeks...
crossing a line
Russian Orthodox Church Backs Banning ‘Offensive’ Religious Cartoons
The comments follow the beheading of a French schoolteacher for showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to students.
free speech vs. religion
'May God Disfigure the Face of This Creature': Russian MMA Star Nurmagomedov Joins Anti-Macron Chorus
Macron’s defense of the display of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad has sparked anger in the Islamic world.
Charlie Hebdo ‘Could Not Exist’ in Russia – Kremlin
The recent beheading of a teacher in France was linked to his display of Charlie Hebdo's cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
religion vs. free speech
France's Macron ‘the No. 1 Terrorist in the World,’ Chechen Mufti Says
Macron vowed that France “will not give up cartoons” after a teacher was beheaded for showing students depictions of the Prophet Mohammad.
2 Russian MMA Fighters Praise French Teacher’s Decapitation – Reports
One reportedly called the suspect a “hero” while another joked that “freedom of speech has lost its beginning in France.”
Putin, Macron Call for 'Complete' Halt to Karabakh Fighting – Kremlin
The two leaders said they were ready to intensify diplomatic efforts to help solve the conflict.
'no more blood'
Macron Ready to Meet Belarus Opposition Leader
The French president would be Tikhanovskaya's highest-profile meeting since the election and the protests which she has helped inspire.
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