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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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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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