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Chechen rebel leader Umarov 'dead'
Prominent Chechen website reports that self-styled 'Emir of the Caucasus' is dead and has been replaced by new leader.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 19:25 GMT
Russia tests long-range missile amid tension
Test of intercontinental ballistic missile was conducted as Russia and the West face off over turmoil in Ukraine.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2014 20:56 GMT
Pussy Riot assailant 'held accountable'
Russian deputy PM says Cossack who horsewhipped band members at Sochi protest dealt with, but gives no further details.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 05:20 GMT
Sochi Olympics kick off amid safety fears
Most expensive winter games in history open with lavish ceremony in Sochi on Russia's Black Sea coast.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 23:33 GMT
Safety threat for Sochi opener
Most expensive winter games in history to open with lavish ceremony in Sochi on Russia's Black Sea coast.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 12:32 GMT
Russia identifies Volgograd suicide bombers
Two suspected accomplices arrested in connection blasts that killed 34 people in Volgograd last month.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 17:31 GMT
Russia: Alone but undeterred?
Iran's exclusion from Geneva II gives newly-minted power broker Russia centre stage.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 07:18 GMT
Islamist group threatens Sochi Olympics
Rebels from North Caucasus issue terror threat to organisers, singling out hosts and visitors for target.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 19:44 GMT
Security sweep in Russia turns deadly
Soldiers and armed men killed in Dagestan amid search for groups that have threatened Sochi Games, news agencies say.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 02:46 GMT
Russia begins Olympic security lockdown
Tens of thousands of security personnel deployed in Sochi of Winter Olympics in February.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 01:15 GMT
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