• Australian cyclist Shane Perkins thanks Vladimir Putin after defecting to Russia
    The Guardian1 hour ago

    Australian cyclist Shane Perkins thanks Vladimir Putin after defecting to Russia

    Shane Perkins will race for Russia after his application for citizenship was ratified by president Vladimir Putin. Shane Perkins’ switch to Russia has been rubber-stamped after president Vladimir Putin signed an executive order to grant the Australia-born Olympic bronze medallist and dual world champion

  • WikiLeaks 'rejected' massive trove of documents related to Russian government during 2016 election
    International Business Times2 hours ago

    WikiLeaks 'rejected' massive trove of documents related to Russian government during 2016 election

    WikiLeaks reportedly rejected a huge trove of documents related to the Russian government during the US presidential election season last year. According to an unidentified source who sent chat logs to Foreign Policy, at least 68GB worth of data that allegedly came from inside the Russian Interior Ministry

  • Night of eerie silence in Barcelona after car rampage
    AFP3 hours ago

    Night of eerie silence in Barcelona after car rampage

    In Barcelona's old town, dozens of stunned tourists dressed in shorts and t-shirts stood behind security tape in the early hours, witnesses to the shocking attack on the famous boulevard of Las Ramblas.

  • Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch

    Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to attain Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin, paving the way for the twice world champion to represent his new country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. "The President resolved to grant Russian Federation citizenship to Shane

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