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  • Russian opposition leader Navalny hospitalised 27 Apr 2017 20:50 Digital Journal Russian President Vladimir Putin's principal opponent Alexei Navalny was briefly hospitalised Thursday after being hit in the eye by green dye that he said had damaged his cornea. "Shrek 2: now one-eyed," he wrote on his blog alongside a …
  • Valtteri Bottas ready to take one for the team in Russian Grand Prix 27 Apr 2017 20:50 Indian Express By: Reuters | Sochi | Updated: April 28, 2017 1:16 am Valtteri Bottas replaced retired 2016 world champion Nico Rosberg. (Source: File) Valtteri Bottas says he will move aside for Lewis Hamilton if Formula One champions Mercedes ask him to, although there …
  • Russian Protesters Get Smartphone Support From New App 27 Apr 2017 20:42 Radio Free Europe - Radio Liberty Russian antigovernment protesters are planning more mass demonstrations this weekend, after hundreds were arrested in rallies at the end of March. One activist has created a new smartphone app aiming to keep protesters connected if they are detained -- …
  • Israel's F-35s may have already flown a combat mission against Russian air defenses in Syria 27 Apr 2017 20:39 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer Lockheed Martin Israel received three F-35s from the US on Tuesday, bringing its total inventory of the revolutionary fighter up to five, but according to a French journalist citing French intelligence reports, Israeli F-35s have already carried out …
  • Airbnb books Grayling for Russian comms work 27 Apr 2017 20:29 PRWeek US MOSCOW: Airbnb has brought on Grayling to handle communications in Russia. The agency will work to increase Airbnb’s visibility in the country and boost consumer awareness about the platform there. The firm will handle media relations and creative content …
  • Russian mafia groups reportedly operate in Europe on behalf of the Kremlin 27 Apr 2017 20:09 DW.DE As tension between Moscow and the West was on the rise following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014, the Kremlin was steadily looking for instruments to wield its political influence abroad. In addition to the work of its security services, Moscow …
  • Russian spy ship sinks after collision with freighter off Turkish coast 27 Apr 2017 19:35 The Age Istanbul: A Russian naval intelligence ship sank on Thursday after colliding with a merchant freighter in the Black Sea near Istanbul, the Turkish coast guard said. All 78 crew members on the Russian vessel were rescued. The crew of the freighter, a …
  • Predict the Russian GP qualifying top 3 27 Apr 2017 19:19 BBC Russian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 28-30 Apr Venue: Sochi Autodrom Coverage: Practice, qualifying on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (second practice online only). Race live on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport …
  • Turkish forces rescue Russian soldiers in Black Sea 27 Apr 2017 19:16 APA Turkish forces rescued Russian soldiers when a warship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, the army said on Thursday, APA reports quoting AA.    The Turkish General Staff said in a statement on its website that the army responded to the accident …
  • Russian police have raided the offices of one of Putin’s biggest opponents days before a major protest 27 Apr 2017 19:02 Business Insider Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters Moscow (AFP) - Russian police on Thursday searched the offices of the Open Russia movement of former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, which has called a protest against President Vladimir Putin at the weekend. The search …