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Russia: RIP freedom of speech?
As the conflict in Ukraine escalates, Russia cracks down on media outlets and social media networks.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 12:22 GMT
Putin says Internet is a CIA project
President warns Russians against making Google searches saying its web traffic goes through servers that are in the US.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 07:52 GMT
Russian anti-Putin rioters face years in jail
Protesters found guilty of organising riot against Putin and attacking police, as supporters outside courtroom arrested.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 15:23 GMT
Pussy Riot members briefly arrested in Sochi
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhin and several others detained by police as they walked through Olympic host city.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 00:20 GMT
Putin ally wins Moscow mayoral election
Officials say Sergei Sobyanin has won, but rival Alexei Navalny says results were falsified and demands run-off.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 08:59 GMT
Putin critic denounces Moscow mayoral polls
Alexei Navalny demands runoff after official results show incumbent Sergei Sobyanin set to win in first round.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 23:49 GMT
Putin critic runs in Moscow mayor vote
Alexei Navalny, who led rallies against Russian president, takes on Kremlin ally in first vote of its kind in a decade.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 16:40 GMT
Russia's new media mavericks
The story of two Russian bloggers working to expose corruption and challenging the established order.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 14:49 GMT
Navalny launches mayoral bid in Moscow
Russian opposition leader arrives in capital after being released from custody. declaring he is going to win election.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2013 20:12 GMT
Freed Kremlin critic arrives in Moscow
Protest leader Alexei Navalny arrives to cheering crowd of supporters and vows to push forward with Moscow mayoral bid.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 11:25 GMT
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