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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
Thousands gather for Russia opposition rally
Protesters mark one year since demonstration ahead of Putin's inauguration ended in violence and mass arrests.
Last updated: 06 May 2013 18:58 GMT
Putin fields questions during annual phone-in
President tackles issues including Stalinism, Boston bombings and economics in first few hours of annual live phone-in.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 20:53 GMT
Trial resumes of Russia opposition leader
Anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny accused of embezzling $500,000 worth of timber from state-owned company.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 07:06 GMT
Trial of Russian opposition leader adjourned
Alexei Navalny, leading anti-corruption figure and critic of government, appeared in court to face embezzlement trial.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 11:31 GMT
Moscow detains top opposition leaders
Police detain three prominent political activists for protesting against alleged torture of fellow opposition figure.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 19:20 GMT
Putin's opponent charged with plotting riots
Sergei Udaltsov faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted in case that rights activist say is meant to crush dissent.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 21:13 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Russian court acquits Kasparov over 'biting'
Ex-world chess champion says acquittal over alleged biting of officer outside of Pussy Riot courthouse is "historic".
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 22:17 GMT
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