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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
Vladimir Putin: 'A vote for stability'
Popular prime minister and twice former president has brushed aside protests against his rule in bid for third term.
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Last updated: 05 Mar 2012 01:38 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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