TODAY: Mining giants experimenting with ruble-based payment schemes; Kremlin taxes mining giants already hit with US sanctions; US-Russia relations sour but Russian support for Trump continues; US to double troops in Norway near Russia border; hundreds march for teenage girls detained for extremism; decriminalisation of domestic violence deters report of incidents; Putin asks for positivity […]

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