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Russia demands foreign tech companies open offices in the country or face sanctions
The demand listed Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok among the companies being targeted - and some of them already have Russian offices.
Russia Threatens To Hit Facebook With Its Largest Fine Yet
Russia threatens Facebook with a massive fine for repeatedly ignoring requests to remove banned content that it deems "dangerous to citizens".
After Apple And Google, Telegram Blocks Russia Opposition Bot During Vote
Telegram's removal of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's "Smart Voting" bot was related to Russia's ban on campaigning during voting, said the messenger's founder.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Simone Biles top TIME 100 list
Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, gymnast Simone Biles and singer Billie Eilish topped TIME Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2020.
Russia Accuses Google, Apple Of Election Interference Over Kremlin Critic App
Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor warns Google and Apple to remove Alexei Navalny's election app from their stores.
Biden deserves the Nobel Peace Prize
Americans who served in Afghanistan observed the rapid and chaotic collapse of the Afghan puppet government with mixed feelings of sadness, anger and relief. But it’s better to go back home 20 years late, than never at all. It’s better t...
Not only Assange: Kremlin Critic Charged With New Crime That May Prolong Jail Time
The Investigative Committee said that as part of its investigating of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's organisations, it had charged him with "creating a non-profit organisation that infringes on the rights of citizens."
Russian Police Raid Home Of Investigative Journalist Over Slander Case
The Insider has worked with Bellingcat on projects including an investigation into what Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says was an attempt to kill him.
Kremlin Critic Navalny's Social Media Accounts Should Be Blocked, Says Russia
Earlier this week Roskomnadzor blocked 49 websites linked to President Vladimir Putin's most vocal domestic critic including his main website navalny.com and those of Navalny's regional offices and his key allies.
NSO’s Pegasus is not the problem. The problem is the backdoor in IOS and Android.
NSO sells its spyware software services to countries which buy most of their military weapons from the massive arms industries of the liberal Western democracies, such as the United States, UK, France and Germany. My dear Guardian fri...
UN Calls For Action Against Worst Global Deterioration Of Human Rights
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet highlighted the situation in China, Russia and Ethiopia, among others.
Britain’s Alexei Navalny: WikiLeaks founder Assange's fiancee calls his detention in Britain 'grotesque'
The fiancee of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Saturday (June 19) condemned his "grotesque" detention in Britain, after visiting him in jail for the first time in eight months.
"Where Is Proof?": Russia's Vladimir Putin Denies Cyberattacks On US
Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed accusations of cyberattacks against the United States, terming them "farcical" and "unfounded."
Biden says he won't hold a joint press conference with Putin because he doesn't want to get 'diverted' by who 'talked the most'
The solo press conference is a departure from the last meeting between a US president and Putin, which last occurred with Trump in 2018.
Russia Begins Its Flagship Economic Forum Despite Pandemic
The Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which was cancelled last year, is Russia's main showcase for investors.
Russian Lawmakers Pass Bill To Make Foreign Internet Companies Go Local
Russian lawmakers on Tuesday backed a bill that would force foreign internet companies to set up local offices or face harsh penalties, including an outright ban.
The Russian vaccine has at least one proven side effect: dividing Europe
The vaccine has not yet been approved by Europe's medicines agency but orders are piling in.
Which countries are Europe's worst for journalistic freedom?
Monday marks World Press Freedom Day, so amid what RSF has called a ‘dramatic deterioration in access to information’, Euronews takes a look at the 10 worst countries in Europe for press freedom.
Why Bernie Sanders suggest a civil war while there is a peaceful solution?
Bernie Sanders calling the America working class to win the “war” on the rich. “Win” sounds fantastic, but why “war”? How exactly? Another civil war? With what weapons? Is there another way rather than violence to “win this war”?
Kremlin Critic's Ally Jailed For Video Post
The sentencing came as Russia inches closer to shutting down Navalny's political network, with his regional offices announcing they would disband ahead of a ruling over whether to designate his organisations as extremist.
Brussels Wants SWIFT Shut-Off, Halt to Russian Energy Use 'If Ukraine Aggression Continues'
Tensions in war-torn eastern Ukraine between Kiev and the breakaway Donbass republics escalated this spring after the Ukrainian government mobilised its troops, prompting Donbass leaders to express fears of a general offensive. Moscow, w...
Vladimir Putin To Speak At Biden's Online Climate Summit On April 22
"Vladimir Putin will outline Russia's approaches within the context of establishing broad-ranging international cooperation aimed at overcoming the negative consequences of global climate change," the Kremlin said in a statement.
US Warns Of "Consequences" If Kremlin Critic Dies
"We are looking at a variety of different costs that we would impose, and I'm not going to telegraph that publicly at this point, but we have communicated that there will be consequences if Mr. Navalny dies," US National Security Advisor...
US imposes sanctions on Russia over cyber-attacks
The US has announced sanctions against Russia in response to what it says are cyber-attacks and other hostile acts.
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