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Russia’s watchdog may block Telegram messenger

Russia’s telecom and IT watchdog, Roskomnadzor, will block the Telegram messenger in Russia if it refuses to comply with the Russian law on organizers of dissemination of information, the head of Roskomnadzor, Alexander …

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Russian girl discharged from hospital in Antalya

12-year-old girld from Russia, hit by a truck in Turkish province of Antalya, did not suffer serious injuries and has already been discharged from the hospital, Russian Consulate General in Antalya said. "She was examined in a …

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Truck hits Russian girl in Antalya

A Russian 12-yearold girl was taken to hospital in Turkey’s Antalya as a truck hit her on the road, Russian Consulate General in Antalya said on Sunday, TASS reports. "The Russian girl was taken to hospital," the source …

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Stavropol special forces hold military drills in Kuban

Special forces stationed in Stavropol region held military drills in Kuban, press service of the Southern Military District reported. About 500 soldiers participated and more than 70 pieces of military equipment were used in the …

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Mall evacuated in Krasnodar

Employees and visitors of Krasnodar's OZ MALL were evacuated this morning. "Fire trucks and ambulances arrived at the scene. Everyone were evacuated and were told to move away from the mall," one of the employees said. …

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Russian Muslims to help Syrians

Central Muslim Spiritual Directorate of Russia will help Syrians, who suffered during the civil war, Talgat Tajuddin, Chief Mufti of Russia and head of the Directorate, said.  "This year, donations of …

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Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr

On Sunday, June 25, Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr - a religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. By tradition, Grand Mufti of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin is to address Muslim believers from the …

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Kabardino-Balkaria to help pilgrims with Hajj

In Kabardino-Balkaria (KBR), an organizing committee will be established to assist pilgrims in the Hajj to the Islamic shrines of Mecca and Medina in 2017. The corresponding order was signed by the head of the republic, Yuri Kokov. The …

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Terrorist from Georgia sentenced in Chechnya

Citizen of Georgia Beslan Gaurgashvili, who fought in Syria on the side of terrorists, has been sentenced in Chechnya. The investigation established that he was a member of an illegal armed group in Syria since November …

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First fencing school opens in Dagestan

First fencing and swimming school was built in Makhachkala, but it hasn't been officially opened yet, Deputy Minister of Physical Culture and Sport of the region Zainal Salautdinov said. He added, however, that …

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Qatar simplifies visa rules for Russian tourists

Qatar's authorities have introduced a visa-on-arrival system for nationals of 37 countries, including Russia, according to a document, circulated by national carrier Qatar Airways and obtained by Sputnik on Friday. "According …

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