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Russia holds first governor polls since 2004
First elections held for regional governors since President Vladimir Putin banned such direct voting eight years ago.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2012 10:49 GMT
Russian activist may pose threat in new bid
Well-known opposition member sets out to become mayor of Khimki, a town close to the capital.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 03:55 GMT
Ukraine's Tymoshenko ends hunger strike
Doctor says jailed ex-PM to begin "normal nutrition regime" after 20-day fast amid growing diplomatic crisis.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 19:45 GMT
Ukraine's Tymoshenko moved to hospital
Jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko transferred from her prison to hospital for treatment, officials say.
Last updated: 09 May 2012 09:44 GMT
Moscow freezes motorway plan
President suspends plan to build road through forest north of the Russian capital.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2010 19:42 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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