Local authorities are also widening probe into corruption in the capital and other cities.
Google, Apple, Amazon could be roped in as Moscow tries to enforce a shutdown of the popular app.
Government agency launches program aimed at students in Britain and other "unfriendly countries."
Authorities are not treating Maxim Borodin’s death as a crime, although colleagues say the young reporter’s stories about local mercenaries might have hit a nerve.
Two liberals are fighting for the chance to oust Kremlin man Sobyanin from one of Russia’s most powerful elected posts.
Berlin has until now stressed the pipeline’s commercial advantages, but can no longer ignore the swelling chorus of discontent.
Russian stocks plunge as investors react to a stinging new round of economic measures.
Saying user messages are sacrosanct, Telegram is refusing to give the authorities back-door access to accounts.
Tracking Russian online interference teaches valuable lessons on improving news quality. From Global Voices.
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