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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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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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