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Russia seizes Navalny’s apartment

International | The opposition leader continues to recover from poisoning in Germany
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/24/20, 04:04 pm

RUSSIA: Russian authorities seized Putin opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s apartment days after he was discharged from a German hospital where he was being treated for poisoning. Navalny, 44, remains in Germany in rehab, where he’s tweeting again.

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Belarusian president seeks Putin’s help

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/14/20, 03:57 pm

Russia offered to loan the embattled Belarusian government $1.5 billion and promised to honor commitments to cooperate on economics, defense, and politics. President Alexander Lukashenko met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Sochi, Russia, to strengthen ties in the face of growing political unrest in Belarus and economic pressure from the European Union and United States.

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U.S. imposes sanctions over Russian interference

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/11/20, 04:09 am

The U.S. Department of Treasury on Thursday designated four individuals linked to Russia, including a Ukrainian lawmaker with ties to Rudy Giuliani, for interfering in this year’s election. The sanctions block the individuals’ property in the United States and ban Americans from engaging in business with them.

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