Svetlana Tikhanovskaya tells Newsweek of her opposition fight against Alexander Lukashenko who hinted on Friday he may stand down.
Russian officials have faced global criticism for their hasty registration of Sputnik V, an immunization candidate meant to protect against COVID-19, after very limited early-stage trials.
Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that as votes were still being recounted, he would not comment on the U.S. election result.
Facing sanctions on many fronts, the Russian president extended by a year its own measures on countries that have tried to punish Moscow.
On the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Nazi war crime trials, Putin said the world should "safeguard" their findings.
"We consider it correct to wait for the official announcement," said Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president.
The Russian president told his defense leaders in Sochi on Tuesday that the alliance in fact increased its operations during the pandemic.
Andrei Belousov made the comments as the Kremlin spokesman said it was too early to congratulate Joe Biden as the winner of the U.S. election.
Representative Francis Rooney criticized the "hold" that Trump has on the base of GOP voters, describing it as "a little dangerous."
The Russian president was swift to congratulate President Trump in 2016, though is yet to comment on the outcome in 2020.
The president-elect has previously blamed Putin's regime for the poisoning of Alexey Navalny, vowing to work with allies to hold the Russian leader's government "accountable for its crimes."
As Joe Biden takes the lead over Donald Trump in key battleground states, the rest of the world is watching on.
The Russian president has "excellent health and is not going to resign", the TASS news agency reports.
Russian politicians and media hold little hope that ties between Moscow and Washington will improved regardless of the election's final outcome.
After four years of Donald Trump, America's rivals and allies have a rooting interesting in the 2020 election. Do China, Russia, Iran and North Korea want Trump or his Democratic rival? And you may be surprised by Mexico's view.
"In 8 days, we'll make sure this story has a happy ending," the Lincoln Project wrote as the caption to its video, released on Twitter.
Former Russian foreign minister Igor Ivanov said Trump has been unable to revive U.S.-Russian ties despite his warmth towards President Vladimir Putin.
"We're mostly concerned that if those criminals understand that no one can find them behind [their] mask, they'll ramp up the violence against protesters tenfold," an activist told Newsweek.
The speaker of the Russian Federation Council said she wished the winner of the U.S. election would "realize the importance of restoring and improving ties."
Trump told his supporters in Des Moines, Iowa that he rated the mental state of the three autocratic rulers above that of his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
Moscow delivered "bursts of bad weather" but China was responsible for "changing the climate" of security and intelligence, the new head of MI5 Ken McCallum said.
The 71-year-old is in a serious condition after witnesses described how he shouted about the Russian president before setting himself alight.
U.S. intelligence agencies have said that Russia is attempting to "denigrate" Biden ahead of the election.
In an interview with Russian state television, Vladimir Putin also criticized the tone of the first presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
The telegram bore a striking resemblance to Putin's get-well-soon message to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who contracted coronavirus in March.
Lukashenko is hoping the winter will disperse the street protests. But even if he does succeed in clinging on, the country around him has been changed by this past summer—and will keep changing at an unpredictable pace.
The same group accused of meddling in the 2016 elections has been found by an FBI investigation to run a right-wing news site targeting U.S. voters ahead of the 2020 election.
Oleg Deripaska's comments came as some Russian media outlets expressed dismay at the Ohio debate, with one lamenting how "the level of discussion turned out to be extremely low."