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Up to $30bn 'stolen' from Sochi Olympic funds
Putin opponents claim Russian business people and officials have siphoned billions intended to fund 2014 Winter Games.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 18:38 GMT
Sochi's dubious steps to the perfect Olympics
With less than a year until the Winter Games begin, Russia promises the best Olympics ever, despite experts' criticism.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 20:35 GMT
Russian parties merge in push against Putin
Opposition unites People's Freedom Party and Republican Party of Russia to strengthen fight against President Putin.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 21:26 GMT
Hundreds held in Putin inauguration protest
Police in Moscow clash with protesters opposed to installation of president-elect, taking at least 400 into custody.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 09:24 GMT
Putin sworn in as Russia's president
Vladimir Putin attends glittering Kremlin ceremony a day after police clashed with thousands of protesters in Moscow.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 09:17 GMT
Russian activists hold Red Square protest
The square next to the Kremlin has generally been off limits to opposition protests.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 01:21 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
Moscow protesters explain their positions
Protesters at pro-Putin and opposition rallies tell Al Jazeera what they hope to achieve.
Last updated: 29 Feb 2012 16:15 GMT
How to be in opposition in Russia
Russia's official opposition parties stand accused of cutting a Kremlin deal to secure Vladimir Putin's third term.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2011 10:11 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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