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Court rejects Pussy Riot member parole appeal
Second appeal by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, jailed for hooliganism for anti-Putin song in Moscow cathedral, is rejected.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2013 10:35 GMT
Russia takes aim at match-fixers
Ahead of 2018 World Cup, officials and lawmakers are turning their attention to the problem blighting the domestic game.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 13:29 GMT
'Ghost villages' haunt Russian vote
With a male life expectancy of 62 and a shrinking population, Russia's demographic decline has become an election issue.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 19:24 GMT
Gullit flies home after Chechen 'adventure'
Former Chelsea and Newcastle United coach says CV has been damaged by time with Grozny as he is sacked after 1-0 defeat.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 13:28 GMT
Perm could get Gullit sacked
President of Chechen side Terek Grozny says Dutchman must beat Ankar Perm in next game or lose his job.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2011 10:13 GMT
Putin attacks officials over fire
Russian PM attacks fire inspectors over safety rules at nightclub where 118 people died.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2009 16:12 GMT
Four detained in Russia club fire
Club owner among those held over fire that killed at least 112 people.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2009 03:04 GMT
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