Hundreds of people have been detained during anti-corruption protests in cities across Russia. Speaking with DW, the Vice President of the European Parliament, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, denounced the arrests.
Greeted by church bells, gun salutes and a puppy, Russia's Vladimir Putin arrived in Belgrade. The lavish event is seen as an attempt by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to boost his image after weeks of protests.
The Russian opposition leader was given permission to leave Russia for Europe after being barred. He is planning to attend the European Court of Human Rights for a hearing.
The US technology giant has shut down more than 360 pages and accounts, with some tied to an infamous troll farm. Under immense pressure, Facebook has started to target online influence operations and hate speech.
Russia's foreign minister has called on Tokyo to accept the outcome of the war in order to advance discussions on a peace plan. Russia and Japan have yet to sign a peace treaty since the end of World War II.
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