The detentions come a week after Belarusian security services detained a group of Russians who the authorities said were plotting violent protests with members of the opposition.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says Britain is looking at additional powers to look at the activities of hostile states "and that may include introducing new laws."
Former world junior pairs figure skating champion Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya, 20, died after falling from a sixth-floor window in Russian capital Moscow, her coach Andrei Khekalo said.
Russians are participating in a seven-day vote on constitutional amendments that would enable President Vladimir Putin to stay in office until 2036 by resetting the clock on his term limits.
A day earlier, a Turkish delegation paid a surprise visit to Tripoli where Cavusoglu discussed a lasting ceasefire and political solution in Libya.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Experts say Syria's economic woes could weaken Bashar al Assad's military stranglehold over the country.
Russia’s linguistic imperialism is at the heart of dozens of diplomatic spats between ex-Soviet states and the West, as well as hate campaigns in the Kremlin-controlled media.
Fifty-year-old Paul Whelan was detained in Moscow in December 2018 for allegedly receiving state secrets.
In the past couple of years, Moscow reduced foriegn debt and saved money to fight any eventuality. But it will need much more to fight its economic woes.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
A stronger relationship between the two will trigger another headache for the US, but this time in its own hemisphere.
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