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Police crackdown on anti-Putin protesters
Russian riot police detain several opposition leaders to stop them from taking part in a Moscow rally.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 07:22 GMT
Moscow detains top opposition leaders
Police detain three prominent political activists for protesting against alleged torture of fellow opposition figure.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 19:20 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Russia releases anti-Kremlin blogger
Opposition figurehead Alexei Navalny cheered by supporters after spending 15 days in police custody over protests.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2011 09:09 GMT
Arrests in Russia after anti-Putin rally
Activists detained after protests over results of criticised election which kept Putin's United Russia in power.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2011 20:53 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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