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Protests In Hamburg Turn Violent Ahead Of G20 Summit

Police clashed with anticapitalist protesters at a mass demonstration in Hamburg on July 6 ahead of the G20 summit of world leaders.

Police Raid Moscow Headquarters Of Opposition Leader Navalny

Supporters of Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny were locked out of their offices on July 6 after police raided the premises, seizing campaign materials.

Ukrainian Police Raid Software Firm Linked To Cyberattack

Video released by the Ukrainian National Police shows officers on July 4 raiding Intellect Service, a company in Kyiv thought to be at the center of a global cyberattack.

Catholics Vs. Muslims Soccer Game Bridges Bosnia Divide

Students of Franciscan theology lined up against scholars of Islamic studies, in a curious soccer match in the Bosnian town of Fojnica.


Violence, Tensions As G20 Summit Gets Underway

As the Group of 20 summit gets under way in the northern German city of Hamburg, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare to meet.

Russia Objects To U.S.- Drafted Measure Condemning North Korea

Russia has objected to a U.S.- drafted resolution at the UN condemning North Korea's first-ever launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Russia To Supply Gas To China By December 2019

State gas giant Gazprom has announced that Russia will start supplying natural gas to China through a new pipeline by the end of 2019 as part of a $400 billion energy pact.

Navalny Released From Jail, Campaign Premises Searched

Russian opposition politician and anticorruption crusader Alexei Navalny has been released from jail after 25 days of administrative arrest on charges of organizing an anticorruption campaign in Moscow on June 12. Law enforcement agents conducted searches in several Navalny election campaign offices and confiscated equipment and campaign materials on July 6. (Russian Service)

Russian Hacker With Links To FSB Scandal Sentenced To Prison

A Moscow court has handed down a two-year prison sentence to a notorious Russian hacker whose exploits and later arrest gave glimpses into the intersection of computer crime and Russian law enforcement.

U.S. Considering Naming Envoy To Join Minsk Talks Over Ukraine

Washington is considering heeding calls on all sides to appoint an envoy to the Minsk peace negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, and separatists in the east, a senior U.S. State Department official said on July 5.

Gorbachev Urges Trump, Putin To Restore Trust

Mikhail Gorbachev has urged U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to restore trust between their two countries, and said their meeting in Hamburg should emulate the 1986 Reykjavik summit of the Soviet leader and Ronald Reagan.

Siberian Prison Channels Millions To Local Lawmaker's Firms

Novosibirsk's maximum-security prison No. 2 (IK-2) is the subject of an investigation into a vast corruption scheme.

Tajik Police Kill Four Relatives Of IS-Turned, Ex-OMON Commander

Tajikistan’s authorities say four close relatives of a former police commander who joined the Islamic State extremist group in 2015 have been killed in a clash with security forces.

Uzbekistan Outlaws 'Adapted' Foreign Tunes

Authorities in Uzbekistan have forbidden musicians from localizing foreign songs or performing adaptations.

Ukraine Prosecutor Presents Video Evidence In Amber Bribe Scandal

Ukraine’s Prosecutor-General’s office has presented video evidence to the parliament’s regulatory committee that is alleged to prove the involvement of Boryslav Rozenblat, a deputy with President Petro Poroshenko’s block, in a corruption scandal involving the amber mining industry. (Ukrainian Service)

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