Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after members of his entourage are infected.The president of Russia, who has said he is fully vaccinated, canceled a planned trip to Tajikistan, the Kremlin said. Russian minister dies trying to save filmmaker during Arctic drillYevgeny Zinichev, who previously served in Putin's security detail, is the first Russian cabinet member to die on duty; filmmaker Alexander Melnik also killed in accident Apple, Google remove Navalny app as Russian elections beginAn app created by allies of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny that has drawn the ire of Russian authorities appeared to have been removed from Apple and Google stores Friday ahead of the country’s parl Vladimir Putin says dozens in Kremlin inner circle have CovidRussian president, 68, self-isolating after announcing outbreak among members of his entourage Putin oversees vast war games ahead of parliamentary electionRussian President Vladimir Putin oversaw vast joint military exercises with Belarus on Monday ahead of his country's parliamentary elections later this week, as NATO member Poland voiced concern over the drills. Biden administration announces $45M in humanitarian aid for UkraineThe Biden administration on Thursday announced that it is sending $45 million in humanitarian assistance to Ukraine following Wednesday’s White House meeting between President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Review: Navalny explores limit of Russian activismGetting poisoned with Novichok gets you noticed. That’s the unfortunate reason for the world’s increased interest in Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition politician and fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who almost died last year after ingest China lobbies Russia, Iran and Pakistan to show unity on AfghanistanBeijing seeks coordination to curb terrorism and rebuild peace, as Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov blame chaos on the US. Putin meets Assad, condemns US and Turkish troops in SyriaRussian President Vladimir Putin received Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in Moscow for the first time since 2015 on Monday and criticised foreign forces that are in Syria without a UN mandate, the Kre… Russia says vital to help Afghans form inclusive governmentRussia called on Friday for rapid efforts to help form an inclusive interim government in Afghanistan after a deadly attack at Kabul airport, saying Islamic State was trying to capitalise on chaos in the country and endangering everyone.