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Source of radioactive cloud that spread as far as France in September has not yet been identified.
Collection’s new home was originally built to withstand Soviet atomic bombs.
The former top Putin aide was central in the arrest of the former economy minister, but has not appeared to testify at his trial.
Possible prisoner swap with Kyiv discussed in phone talks; Kremlin dismisses Washington’s reported peacekeeping plan.
Lawmakers, media regulator said close to imposing stricter rules on foreign media and ‘undesirables.’
Georgia and Russia have no diplomatic relations, but their Orthodox churches remain on friendly terms.
Mostly Russians are ignoring the messy question of what happened back then, and even Vladimir Putin can’t come up with a consistent narrative.
In rare comment on Soviet terror, Putin says it served no higher national purpose.
The die-off of the unique animals is bringing overfishing, pollution and other pressing environmental issues into focus.