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Chechnya, Russia and 20 years of conflict
How the tiny region shaped post-Soviet Russia on the 20th anniversary of the start of first Chechnya war.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2014 14:02 GMT
Russia's national security doctrine based on 'strategic depth' means it will always push westward.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 09:14 GMT
Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 2
Is it fair for the US to expect unconditional obedience from Russia against its own national interests?
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 10:19 GMT
Crimea: Whose land is this? Part 1
In order to understand the conflict in Crimea, one has to know the history of the peninsula.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 08:08 GMT
Profile: Mikhail Khodorkovsky
Once one of Russia's richest men, the former oil tycoon fell from grace when he sponsored political opponents of Putin.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 22:37 GMT
UK to open inquiry into Berezovsky death
Police find no sign of struggle and report the death of exiled Russian tycoon on Saturday was "consistent with hanging".
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 06:44 GMT
Russian tycoon Berezovsky 'died by hanging'
Post-mortem shows signs "consistent with hanging", but further tests on body will take weeks, according to UK police.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2013 11:55 GMT
Obituary: Boris Berezovsky
Russian tycoon and enemy of President Vladimir Putin had close ties to poisoned former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko.
Last updated: 24 Mar 2013 05:23 GMT
As Vladimir Putin won a third term as president, we ask if Russia can become a superpower once again.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 10:42 GMT
Putin's challenge: The Circassians and the Winter Olympics
How Putin treats the Circassians and the issue of Sochi will indicate which direction Russia will take.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2012 13:09 GMT
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