Belarus

Report: Russia Ties up and Deports Lawyer Working with Dissident Navalny

A Belarusian lawyer working for dissident Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) claims Russian police forcibly removed him from the country, binding him with handcuffs and tossing a sack over his head before driving him across the border and handing him over to Belarusian authorities, Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty (RFERL) reported Tuesday.

A Russian soldier of the special forces stands guard a street next to the FSB security service's office in Moscow on December 19, 2019. - Gunfire broke out in central Moscow near an office of the FSB security service on DEcember 19, with armed officers seen running through a busy …

Kremlin Claims Putin Will Take Coronavirus Vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to get inoculated against the Chinese coronavirus in order to safely visit the South Korean capital of Seoul — which has been hit hard by the global pandemic — Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives for a meeting with members of the Security Council via teleconference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence, outside Moscow on September 4, 2020. (Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev / Sputnik / AFP) (Photo by MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images)