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  • Bulgarian court to decide on extradition of Putin opponent

    SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian court said it would decide on Friday whether to extradite to Moscow a prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was detained in Sofia earlier this week.
  • Kremlin critic Navalny's aides say Russian prosecutor wants him arrested

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's aides said on Friday that a Russian prosecutor and the prison service have asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the anti-corruption blogger on suspicion of violating his house arrest terms. On...

    Separatists kill 10 troops in attack in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists killed at least 10 Ukrainian paratroopers in an overnight ambush in the region of east Ukraine where a Malaysian airliner was brought down, government forces said on Friday. The rebels said they had "captured good...

    Russia's Putin to introduce consumer tax as economic woes grow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has decided to introduce a sales tax on Russian consumers, two sources acquainted with the issue said on Thursday, raising the tax burden earlier than expected as Western sanctions deepen the country's financial...

    U.S. Senate confirms first ambassador to Russia in five months

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved President Barack Obama's choice of John Tefft to be the next American ambassador to Russia, filling a post that had been vacant since February. Tefft is a former envy to Ukraine...