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Freak ice storms following an abnormal weather phenomenon have left 150,000 people without water and electricity in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok and prompted a state of emergency.
Freezing rain began pummelling Vladivostok overnight Thursday after a cyclone carrying hot air met an anticyclone carrying cold air.
The bill would mean presidents who were no longer in office and members of their family "cannot be brought to criminal or administrative responsibility, as well as detained, arrested, subjected to a search, interrogation, or body search."
As president, Maia Sandu has few powers which remain at the hand of the country's pro-Russian Socialist party.
Azerbaijan agrees to give Armenian forces more time to leave part of territory ceded in a Russian-brokered ceasefire deal
Russia said Monday that one of its military helicopters was shot down in Armenia, near the border with Azerbaijan, killing two servicemen.
While Alexei Navalny remains in Germany recovering from a near-fatal poisoning in August, Russian officials search his offices in Moscow.
Snowden, a former contractor with the U.S. National Security Agency, has been living in Russia since 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S..
Restrictive measures were imposed against the head of Russia's military intelligence agency. The 2015 attack resulted in a "significant amount of data" being stolen and affected Chancellor Angela Merkel's email account.
US officials had previously told Turkey that the S-400 missiles were incompatible with NATO's own defences
The winner used a camera trap to photograph the elusive creatures.