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Russians: East Slavic ethnic group
Russians are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Eastern Europe, who share a common Russian ancestry, culture, and history. Russian is the shared mother tongue of the ethnic Russians, and Orthodox Christianity is their historical religion. They are the largest Slavic nation, as well as the largest nation in Europe.

Russians race to find vaccine, but experts caution against shortcuts [Video]

Russians race to find vaccine, but experts caution against shortcuts

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Navalny is 'a catalyst for Russians' own discontent' says analyst [Video]

Navalny is 'a catalyst for Russians' own discontent' says analyst

For almost 20 years, Navalny has been striking at the Kremlin's Achilles heel of corruption. He may have missed that the thin line has moved, says Mark Galeotti. View on euronews

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Ties between Russia and Belarus cool ahead of presidential elections [Video]

Ties between Russia and Belarus cool ahead of presidential elections

Moscow says Lukashenko and Putin expressed confidence that the situation will be settled as the arrest of 33 Russians in Belarus threatens to sour ties between the historic allies.

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Russians needing to work, study or care for relatives abroad are to be allowed to resume international travel for the first time since late March, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Monday,..
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Russia to halt flights bringing Russians home overnight on Friday: Ifax cites sources

Russia will suspend all flights bringing Russians home from abroad from Friday night, the Interfax news agency cited sources as saying, without giving a reason.
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Poll finds Russians split over allowing Putin to extend rule

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