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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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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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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