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US says Snowden will not face death penalty
Attorney General writes to his Russian counterpart promising protections for NSA whistleblower if Russia hands him over.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 11:33 GMT
Putin and wife announce divorce
The couple announced on state television that they had separated and their marriage was over after 30 years.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 19:34 GMT
Putin strategist resigns as Russian deputy PM
Analysts say former deputy prime minister was forced out amid growing rift between Putin's Kremlin and government.
Last updated: 08 May 2013 18:55 GMT
US publishes names of blacklisted Russians
White House puts 18 people, accused of involvement in death of Russian whistleblower, on sanction list.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 00:03 GMT
Trial of dead Russian whistleblower postponed
Court postpones trial of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in pre-trial custody after exposing alleged state-tax fraud.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 09:30 GMT
Russia to put dead whistle-blower on trial
Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died while in pre-trial custody, will be tried for defrauding the state.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 06:40 GMT
Tax exile Depardieu embraces Russia passport
French actor Gerard Depardieu is shown on TV hugging Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has granted him citizenship.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 11:16 GMT
Putin grants Depardieu Russian citizenship
Russian president signs decree after French film star Gerard Depardieu quit his homeland to avoid tax hike on the rich.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2013 16:58 GMT
Putin signs anti-US adoption bill
Russian president approves controversial legislation considered the most "anti-Western" during his 13-year rule.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 12:21 GMT
Defiant Putin to sign anti-US adoption bill
Russian president says he intends to approve legislation considered the most "anti-Western" during his 13-year rule.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2012 16:05 GMT
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