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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
Russian protest leader freed temporarily
Alexei Navalny released from custody but placed under travel restrictions pending appeal of jail sentence.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 09:33 GMT
Russian prosecutors want Navalny freed
State lawyers file appeal for Putin critic, hours after he was sentenced to five years jail for embezzlement.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 03:36 GMT
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
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Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
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Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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