Ten members of the Chechen family were arrested after Abdullah Anzorov, 18, beheaded a teacher in the suburbs of Paris for showing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Russian teens have taken up a decades-old American horror story and begun to attempt mass shootings at an increasingly alarming rate over the last three years.
His nightmare began when a state news outlet announced that law enforcement planned to arrest gay fathers with babies from surrogate mothers and place the kids in orphanages.
Brilliant, independent reporter Irina Slavina, who set herself alight outside a police station, had been raided by the authorities the day before her death.
The foreign minister of a disputed region on the Armenia Azerbaijan border says his comrades in Armenia may have to call on Putin to facedown the Turkish-backed forces.
The Kremlin’s well-oiled propaganda machine is reaching hysterical levels as Western sanctions bite.
Sergei Torop, a cult leader who claims to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ, was arrested today after FSB rounded up the men in a Siberian commune set up 25 years ago.
The de facto leader of the Russian opposition while Alexei Navalny recovers suspects that her boss was attacked by men sent by close Putin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin.
A Russian social media dissident was captured by Ramzan Kadyrov’s men in Chechnya and forced to sit on a glass bottle as an act of apology to Putin’s favorite enforcer.