Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Russian pro-Putin party wins majority after crackdown; foes cry foul
Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports president Vladimir Putin, retained its parliamentary majority after an election and a sweeping crackdown on its critics, but opponents alleged ...
20 hours ago
At least eight dead in Russian campus shooting
A student opened fire on a university campus in central Russia on Monday killing at least eight people, investigators said, in the second mass shooting at an education facility this year.
23 hours ago
Putin’s party set to retain parliament majority after polls
Russian president Vladimir Putin’s party was set Sunday to retain a majority in parliament on the last day of three-day elections in which most Kremlin critics were barred from the ballot
19 Sep 2021, 12:13
Google, Apple ‘censor’ Navalny app as polls begin in Russia
Polls opened across the vast country on Friday after a year that saw a sweeping crackdown on president Vladimir Putin’s opponents, with Russians given the option of voting online
18 Sep 2021, 12:25
Russia fines Facebook and Twitter over banned content
Russia regularly takes legal action against internet platforms for not removing content it labels illegal, such as pornographic material or posts condoning drugs and suicide
15 Sep 2021, 14:09
Dhaka seeks Moscow's support for Rohingya repatriation
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has sought support from Russia for the early repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
12 Sep 2021, 20:56
Afghanistan needs money to prevent total breakdown: UN
The International Monetary Fund has also blocked the Taliban from accessing some $440 million in new emergency reserves
10 Sep 2021, 11:22
Afghanistan mired in complex equations
The complex situation prevailing in Afghanistan will bring about changes in the geopolitical and geostrategic matrix of the subcontinent along with the entire region
09 Sep 2021, 18:09
Russian minister dies trying to save man during Arctic exercise
He died while trying to save Alexander Melnik who had travelled to Norilsk to make a documentary about the Arctic and the Northern Sea Route
08 Sep 2021, 19:01
Humayun urges Russian entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh
Humayun laid emphasis on accelerating the signing process of memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute (BSTI) and Russian Federal Agency on Technical ...
08 Sep 2021, 18:03