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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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
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Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
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