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Armenia Charges Turkey Shot Down One of Its Jets, Killing Pilot

Armenian authorities charged on Tuesday that the nation of Turkey is responsible for the shooting down of one of its fighter jets, killing the...

French Star Gérard Depardieu Baptized as Orthodox Christian

The beloved French star of a string of award-winning films such as "Cyrano de Bergerac," "The Last Metro," and "Police," actor Gerard Depardieu converted...

Putin Critic in Coma After Drinking Tea; Poisoning Suspected

  A Russian politician who frequently is at odds against Russian President Vladimir Putin was stricken after drinking a cup of tea and is now...

Russia Unveils New Coronavirus Vaccine; Putin’s Daughter Among Subjects

On Tuesday, Russia brought before the public the world's first coronavirus vaccine, dubbed "Sputnik-V," with the country's president President Vladimir Putin stating that one...

Russian Patriarch Speaks Out Against Hagia Sophia’s Conversion into Mosque

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the highest cleric in the Russian Orthodox Church, recently spoke out against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's plans to convert...

Why Are There So Few Coronavirus Cases in Russia and Africa?

By Jeremy Rossman, University of Kent* Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over...

Greece’s Sakkari Beats Bencic, Secures St. Petersburg Semifinal Spot in Tennis

Greek tennis player Maria Sakkari amazed the tennis world during her match at the Saint Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Friday in Russia. Sakkari beat Belinda...

Turkey Blamed for Pressuring NATO on Kurdish Issue for Own Political Gain

A new confrontation between Ankara and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have been taking place over the last several days, according...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Accuses Russian Church of Playing Politics

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I accused the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday of playing politics and using the Orthodox flock to put pressure on...

Greeks in Moscow Organize Free Public Greek Dance Classes in Gorky Park

A group called "The Association of Greeks in Moscow" has managed to turn historic Gorky Park in central Moscow into a huge dance floor...