The Communist Party of Russian Federation (KPRF) increased their seats from 5 to 13 in the Moscow City Duma
The call to put Turkey under sanctions finds traction in the United States following Erdogan’s visit to Moscow.
Reports say that more than 1,000 protesters were detained on August 3 while opposing the rejection of the nominations of opposition candidates for the Moscow Duma elections
On August 2, the withdrawal of the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was formalized. The treaty signed in 1987 had led to the destruction of over 2,600 missiles by the US and Russia
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the New York Times report on the US deploying software in the Russian power grid that could cripple it.
The law proposes to allow Moscow to cut off the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers and create an alternative domain name system
“Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees of its security and sovereignty,” Putin said
The rallies have been organized in the wake of simmering discontent in the country against Vladimir Putin’s anti-dissent legislations and controversial pension reforms.
Konovalov’s victory in the Khakassian Republic, and the likelihood of another communist candidate, Andrey Ischenko, winning in the province of Primorsky krai in December, indicate a rising discontent with president Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party
The S-400 surface-to-air missile system will mark a significant acquisition for India, with experts pointing out that its capabilities surpass that of the US-made Patriot missile system.
Railway and mine workers in Siberia were among those who expressed their unhappiness and called themselves “prisoners of the Putin’s reforms”