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Russian minister forced out over Putin deal
Finance minister Kudrin asked to step down after refusal to serve under President Medvedev when he swaps post with PM.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 16:26 GMT
Lukashenko opponent jailed for five years
Andrei Sannikov sentenced to five years for helping to organise a rally against Belarus president's re-election.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 20:15 GMT
Russia poised to ratify START
Nuclear arms reduction treaty could be passed by parliament within days as Medvedev hails US ratification.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 16:25 GMT
Belarus web activist 'found hanged'
Colleagues at opposition website Charter97 voice doubt that Oleg Bebenin could have taken his own life.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2010 21:54 GMT
Russia defends Medvedev-Hamas talks
Moscow says other Middle East quartet members are in some sort of contact with Hamas.
Last updated: 13 May 2010 19:11 GMT
Israel slams Medvedev's Hamas call
Foreign ministry dismisses Russian president's call to engage with Palestinian group.
Last updated: 13 May 2010 12:01 GMT
Caucasus witnessing 'state terror'
Head of Memorial human rights group says government losses have led to brutal crackdown.
Oleg Orlov, chairman of Memorial
Last updated: 31 Mar 2010 20:07 GMT
Chechen president sues activist
Kadyrov files defamation case for being blamed for Natalya Estemirova's murder.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2009 12:36 GMT
Russian rights activist 'shot dead'
Natalya Estemirova found dead hours after being abducted in Chechnya.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2009 03:56 GMT
Russian democracy watchdog opens
New think-tank aims to 'challenge' the West over its own human rights record.
Last updated: 07 May 2008 20:20 GMT
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