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Second deadly blast hits Russia's Volgograd
Trolley-bus bombing leaves 17 dead, as security concerns increase ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 11:32 GMT
Last foreign Greenpeace activist exits Russia
All 26 foreign activists detained for their campaign against gas drilling in the Arctic have now left the country.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2013 15:10 GMT
Gay rights protesters arrested in Russia
Group stages a "kiss-in" outside lower house of parliament to protest new bill banning "homosexual propaganda."
Last updated: 26 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT
Russia holds first governor polls since 2004
First elections held for regional governors since President Vladimir Putin banned such direct voting eight years ago.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2012 10:49 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
EU officials pressure Russia over Syria
Top European Union officials meet Putin in Saint Petersburg, with Kremlin's support for Damascus set to dominate agenda.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 23:33 GMT
Russia activist sees change coming
Mass rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg to convey discontent with Vladimir Putin's election victory.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 09:11 GMT
Putin brushes off protests ahead of vote
Russian prime minister expected to win Sunday's presidential elections, as opposition plans demonstration in Moscow.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 15:48 GMT
Arrests in Russia after anti-Putin rally
Activists detained after protests over results of criticised election which kept Putin's United Russia in power.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 20:53 GMT
Russian opposition leader jailed
Anti-Kremlin movement leader Boris Nemstov arrested with nearly 135 others during a New Year's Eve opposition rally.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2011 11:06 GMT
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