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Left Behind: Russian prisoners who didn't make the headlines
Despite the recent amnesty, many political prisoners in Russia remain behind bars, waiting for justice.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 16:31 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
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
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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