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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.
who's to blame
Navalny May Have Poisoned Himself, Putin Reportedly Tells Macron
Putin reportedly referred to his foe as an “internet troublemaker who has simulated illnesses in the past.”
call to action
Macron Urges Putin To Shed Light on 'Attempted Murder' of Navalny – Presidency
Macron also told Putin that France's own analysis confirmed Germany's conclusion that Navalny was poisoned by Novichok.
France 'Very Worried' Over Belarus Election Violence, Macron Tells Putin
Putin was one of the few key world leaders to congratulate Belarusian President Lukashenko after the poll.
Macron 'Confident' of Progress in Russia Ties
Putin and the French president are pursuing a policy of rapprochement.
4 Suspects Face Charges in Dijon Ethnic Unrest Blamed on Chechens
Dijon was rocked by three nights of violence last weekend sparked by an assault on a 16-year-old Chechen boy.
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