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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
Reading the Russian election
Viewing the Russian election as a classical standoff between repression and liberty distorts more than it clarifies.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2012 08:17 GMT
Putin - our president!
The lack of a credible alternative to Putin in the upcoming Russian elections leaves voters 'a choice without a choice'.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 09:54 GMT
Rival Putin crowds rally in Moscow
Thousands defy freezing temperatures to demand fair presidential polls, as PM's supporters gather for separate rally.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2012 01:51 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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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