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Valentina Tereshkova: 50 years of women in space
The first woman in orbit, a former seamstress, achieved greatness by working her way through the Soviet system.
Amy Shira Teitel
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 15:54 GMT
Madonna to sing out on 'gay propaganda' law
Several Russian regions have passed bans on "promoting" homosexuality in public, prompting criticism.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 09:29 GMT
Russia celebrates conquest of space
Half a century on, Russians still regard Yuri Gagarin's space flight as their country's finest hour.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 05:32 GMT
Deaths as Russian wildfires return
Fresh wave of blazes engulfs southern towns, killing at least eight people and destroying hundreds of homes.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2010 21:22 GMT
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
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Hong Kong: At the heart of Occupy Central
Saudi Arabia, Iran and the 'Great Game' in Yemen
Muslim-Americans: Presumed guilty?
Khaled A Beydoun
Xi visit to India: The 'cold peace' endures
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Patronising the 'pretty' fighter jet pilot
Turkey's clumsy politics and the Kurdish question
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