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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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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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