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Russian rouble in 'catastrophic decline'
President Putin faces major economic crisis as massive interest hike fails to kick-start Russia's currency.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2014 11:47 GMT
Chechnya rights defenders face intimidation
Human rights activists in the Russian region say they are suffering a campaign of fear and intimidation.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2014 15:01 GMT
UK names soldier murdered in London
Victim identified as Lee Rigby, 25, who once served in Afghanistan, as two more are arrested on conspiracy to murder.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2014 11:23 GMT
Russia 'fuelling' war in Ukraine
US envoy to the UN says Moscow is the "root of the problem" after NATO confirms entry of Russian weapons into Ukraine.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2014 11:01 GMT
UN discusses Ukraine amid deepening crisis
UN Security Council holds emergency meeting after Russia is accused of sending tanks and troops into ex-Soviet state.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2014 04:30 GMT
Ukraine says Russia has sent tanks into east
Kiev says at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with armed men have crossed border into Ukraine.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 13:26 GMT
Oil price slump puts strain on Russia economy
Government spending billions to prop up the economy and its currency, draining its dollar reserves.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2014 11:57 GMT
Ukraine seizes Russian troops as leaders meet
Talks held in Belarus to negotiate an end to the war in east Ukraine, as Kiev announces capture of 10 Russian soldiers.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 19:48 GMT
Putin promises $19bn to create jobs in Crimea
As Ukraine crisis drags on, Russian president visits annexed Ukrainian region, pledging financial help.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2014 02:58 GMT
Putin addresses Russia's parliament in Crimea
Move by Russian leader seen as assurance to the annexed region that it is important to Kremlin.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 11:53 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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