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Russian legislators pass protest-fines bill
Opposition decries bill which will raise maximum fine to $9,000 for citizens taking part in unsanctioned rallies.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 07:27 GMT
How to run for the Russian presidency
Getting one's name on the ballot sheet for the presidential election is mission impossible for most aspiring candidates.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 07:12 GMT
Pro-Putin rally draws tens of thousands
Vladimir Putin steps up campaign to return to the Kremlin, telling packed football stadium: "We will be victorious."
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 20:29 GMT
Truth and falsifications in Russia
The numbers indicate that, despite fraud, Russia's election results generally reflect the will of the voters.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 07:56 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
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'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.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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