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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
Vladimir Zhirinovsky: An aggressive voice
The outspoken right-wing nationalist tells Russians to vote for him or "it will get worse".
Al Jazeera staff
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 10:04 GMT
Zyuganov and Mironov: Back to the future
Communist party's Zyuganov and A Just Russia's Mironov call for a return to the socialist model.
Al Jazeera staff
Last updated: 26 Feb 2012 08:15 GMT
Russia: The interesting consequences of an uninteresting election
The most important result of the upcoming election will be its effects on the country's protest movement.
Joshua A Tucker
Last updated: 21 Feb 2012 19:04 GMT
Bulgaria, Turks and the politics of apology
During Bulgaria's 'Restoration of Names' process, nearly one million ethnic Turks were humiliated, says author.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2012 09:43 GMT
Truth and falsifications in Russia
The numbers indicate that, despite fraud, Russia's election results generally reflect the will of the voters.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2011 07:56 GMT
Russian elections will offer few surprises
The Russian parliamentary elections 'differ little from those in the Soviet times', says the author.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 13:46 GMT
Russia's growing influence
It may be redefining itself, but is its image as a world power a myth or reality?
Last updated: 14 Apr 2010 09:21 GMT
I Knew Boris Yeltsin
Al Jazeera speaks to people who new the former president of the Soviet Union.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2009 08:27 GMT
Russian Orthodox Church head dies
Patriarch Alexy II passes away in his home outside Moscow, church spokesman says.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2008 15:04 GMT
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