The company also bought Rosneft shares from Putin intimate Sergei Roldugin, Panama Papers documents show.
Counterterrorist operations targeting jihadists in Russia have largely proven successful in the past three years. Still, there are reasons to worry that large-scale terrorism might return.
Locals feel snubbed after Russian foreign minister arrives for an official visit wearing jeans.
EU treaty with Kyiv safe for now, as country also nears agreement on major prisoner swap with Russia.
Russia dismantled the oil company once run by Mikhail Khodorkovsky after the oligarch was jailed on fraud charges.
Some 75 troops have died since the weekend in the worst fighting the South Caucasus hotspot has seen in decades.
President Poroshenko denounces referendum as ‘attack on European unity and the spread of European values.’
The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
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