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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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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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