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Late entrants boost Russian presidential race

Two late entrants have joined the race to become Russia’s next president. The billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov arrived at the Central Electoral

Two late entrants have joined the race to become Russia’s next president. The billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov arrived at the Central Electoral

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Unrepentant Russian opposition figure walks free

Thinner after going on hunger strike but free, Russia opposition figure Sergei Udaltsov has left prison in Moscow after completing a month-long jail

Thinner after going on hunger strike but free, Russia opposition figure Sergei Udaltsov has left prison in Moscow after completing a month-long jail

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Gorbachev says Putin should heed lesson of 1991

Saturday’s protests in Moscow and several other Russian cities against Prime Minister Putin have sparked comments that the ruling Russian elite is

Saturday’s protests in Moscow and several other Russian cities against Prime Minister Putin have sparked comments that the ruling Russian elite is

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Putin faces growing opposition to job swap plan

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin faces a growing challenge to his plan to return to the presidency next year amid continued opposition

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin faces a growing challenge to his plan to return to the presidency next year amid continued opposition

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Demonstrators denounce Russia's political 'tandem'

Two weeks after the last mass protest in Moscow, protesters are still seething over Russia’s two-man leadership. Giving her name as Daria, one

Two weeks after the last mass protest in Moscow, protesters are still seething over Russia’s two-man leadership. Giving her name as Daria, one

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Mass rally in Moscow piles more pressure on Putin

They came in their tens of thousands to say the Putin era is over. A new rally against alleged electoral fraud in Russia has swamped the centre of

They came in their tens of thousands to say the Putin era is over. A new rally against alleged electoral fraud in Russia has swamped the centre of

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New protests in Russia amid vote-rigging claims

Protesters are gathering for a rally in the Russian capital, with tens of thousands set to denounce parliamentary elections they say were

Protesters are gathering for a rally in the Russian capital, with tens of thousands set to denounce parliamentary elections they say were

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Moscow braced for mass anti-Kremlin protest

Thousands of people will take to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against disputed election results. A similar demonstration was held

Thousands of people will take to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to protest against disputed election results. A similar demonstration was held

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Doubts linger over Medvedev's commitment to change

Critics are describing Russian President Dimitry Medvedev’s state of the nation address as half-hearted and designed to legitimise the recent

Critics are describing Russian President Dimitry Medvedev’s state of the nation address as half-hearted and designed to legitimise the recent

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Medvedev promises reforms and warns of foreign "interference"

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that “provocateurs and extremists” will not be allowed to interfere with society. He has been giving his

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that “provocateurs and extremists” will not be allowed to interfere with society. He has been giving his

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Russian Duma's rough start

The elections earlier this month for the new Russian Duma brought ordinary people out in the biggest protests since the breakup of the old Soviet

The elections earlier this month for the new Russian Duma brought ordinary people out in the biggest protests since the breakup of the old Soviet