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EU to recall Moscow envoy over spy attack, blames Russia
The European Union is recalling its ambassador from Moscow for consultations over the nerve gas attack against a former spy in Britain earlier this month, reinforcing a united stand with Prime Minister Theresa May against Russia.

UK's May to urge EU leaders to unite against Russia threat
British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday seek to unite EU leaders in condemnation of Moscow over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, but she faces resistance from states keen to protect their Kremlin ties.

Khodorkovsky blames Kremlin for Russian ex-spy poisoning
Mikhail Khodorkovsky was once Russia’s richest man. But the former Yukos CEO spent ten years in jail for alleged tax evasion and theft, charges he claims were a political vendetta. He now lives in exile in London and is a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he reacted to Putin's re-election and the recent poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal in the British city of Salisbury.

Gaddafi relations haunt Sarkozy in 2007 campaign financing case
With former French president Nicolas Sarkozy in custody for questioning on Tuesday over allegations Gaddafi’s Libya financed his 2007 campaign, FRANCE 24 takes a closer look at the intricate, five-year-long investigation's key facts and figures.

'Bound for success': Putin claims crushing election win
Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."

Putin, ‘the man without a face’, shows his stripes – again
Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised no one when he was re-elected Sunday for a fourth term. Nearly two decades ago though few would have guessed the dull former spy would hold his country in an iron grip that will extend for a quarter century.

Special programme: Putin wins fourth term in landslide victory
Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, giving him another six years in power. Watch FRANCE 24's special programme on Russia's presidential election.

Opposition, NGO cry fraud in Russian polls
Russian opposition activists and an NGO on Sunday reported ballot stuffing and multiple voting during the presidential election which is set to see Vladimir Putin win a fourth Kremlin term.

From Paris with love: Gérard Depardieu votes in Russian election
One of Russia's most famous citizens, French film star Gerard Depardieu, joined the millions who cast ballots in Sunday's presidential election.

Putin poised to win fourth term as polls open in Russia
Russians vote in a presidential election on Sunday expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, though the Kremlin could miss out on the resounding mandate it wants if large numbers, bored by a one-sided contest, do not bother to vote.

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