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Save SEPO Refrigerator unit workers in Russia protest layoffs and closure of plant

The management of the Saratov Electric Aggregate Production Association in the city of Saratov has decided to close the plant and lay off employees citing losses

Constitutional reforms Russia Putin’s rerun likely as Russian parliament endorses his constitutional reforms

Russian president Vladimir Putin expressed on Tuesday his willingness for a rerun in the next presidential elections if allowed by the constitutional court

Putin reforms Criticism swells in Russia against Putin’s constitutional reforms

President Vladimir Putin’s call for constitutional reforms on January 15 has substantially unsettled politics and governance in the country. The final proposal has been opposed by various progressive sections of society

Russia-Ukraine talks Russia-Ukraine agreement could mark the beginning of an end to conflict

Chances for an end to the conflict in Eastern Europe have brightened following the first formal talks in the last three years between both countries’ leadership. The talks were held in Paris under a joint French and German initiative

Russia healthcare Residents of Volgorechensk in Russia demand better healthcare

Accusing that only 8.9% of the country’s budget is allocated to the health sector, the protesting residents demanded more funds for healthcare

Turkey halts offensive in northeast Syria after deal with Russia

As per the Russia-Turkey agreement, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly patrol the 120-km region between Ras al-Ain and Tal Abyad while Kurdish YPG units will move 30 km away from the border

Russians commemorate victims of anti-Yeltsin protests of 1993 Russians commemorate victims of anti-Yeltsin protests of 1993

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation and the Left Front organized protests in several cities in memory of the 187 people who died when Boris Yeltsin ordered the military to fire on pro-parliament protesters

Communist Party makes significant gains in Russian regional polls

The Communist Party of Russian Federation (KPRF) increased their seats from 5 to 13 in the Moscow City Duma

S-400 US Congressional committee calls for sanctions on Turkey over Russian arms deal

The call to put Turkey under sanctions finds traction in the United States following Erdogan’s visit to Moscow.

Russia Protests Thousands protest biased scrutiny of nominations for Moscow local elections

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

The end of the INF treaty is a blow to global disarmament The end of the INF treaty is a blow to global disarmament

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

US cyberwar Russia US cyber bombs against Russia: A dangerous escalation

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.

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