Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

World Jun 12, 2019

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist ...

Superjet flights scrubbed following Russian plane disaster

World May 9, 2019

Superjet flights scrubbed following Russian plane disaster

Russian national carrier Aeroflot canceled four flights that normally use the Sukhoi Superjet aircraft Wednesday, days after a deadly crash during an emergency landing in Moscow where 41 people died in a fire. A total of five Aeroflot flights were canceled by early evening, according ...

Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

World Apr 20, 2018

Ukraine moves to split church from Russia as elections approach

Ukraine's Orthodox Church could become independent of Moscow under the terms of a presidential initiative lawmakers approved on Thursday, a move that President Petro Poroshenko said would make it harder for Russia to meddle in Ukrainian affairs. Ukraine's pro-Western leaders have sought step by step ...