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Russian protest leader freed temporarily
Alexei Navalny released from custody but placed under travel restrictions pending appeal of jail sentence.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 09:33 GMT
Russian prosecutors want Navalny freed
State lawyers file appeal for Putin critic, hours after he was sentenced to five years jail for embezzlement.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2013 03:36 GMT
Posthumous trial begins against Russia lawyer
Russia court begins proceedings against deceased whistle-blower who died in jail after an alleged beating.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 18:16 GMT
Russia opens trial of dead lawyer Magnitsky
Death of whistleblowing lawyer while in custody more than three years ago led to a diplomatic dispute with the US.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 09:07 GMT
Russian mafia whistleblower found dead in UK
Businessman linked to high profile corruption case in Moscow is fourth person to die in unexplained circumstances.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2012 18:37 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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