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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
Nine killed in Siberia plane crash
All nine people on board Russian cargo plane killed when it crashed near city of Irkutsk.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 19:24 GMT
Russia approves sweeping amnesty to prisoners
Parliament passes bill that could free thousands of political prisoners and activists, including Pussy Riot members.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2013 17:03 GMT
Russia urged to release Greenpeace crew
Protesters call for release of members one month after they were arrested trying to board an Arctic oil platform.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2013 22:56 GMT
Greenpeace concerned for detained activists
Group's activists have been charged by Russia with piracy, which carries a sentence of up to 15 years.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 00:08 GMT
Russia to prosecute Greenpeace activists
Thirty environmental activists who climbed Russian offshore oil rig to be charged, prosecutors say.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 20:49 GMT
Russia MP criticised for Obama banana picture
Duma member Irina Rodnina slammed as racist for posting picture on Twitter of US president and wife looking at banana.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 00:00 GMT
A fishy situation at the top of the world
With climate change opening up the Arctic, a pact regulating commercial fishing in the region is urgently needed.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 07:36 GMT
FC Anzhi loses its biggest fan
Russia's super club FC Anzhi Makhachkala sinking after big-spending billionaire owner has a radical change of heart.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 12:36 GMT
Snowden 'to build a life in Russia'
Former US spy agency contractor's lawyer says the fugitive has been granted temporary asylum in Russia for one year.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2013 02:29 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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