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United Russia claims majority in state Duma

Natalia Marshalkovich: "How should we interpret the results of the Russian general election? We are joined from Paris by Tatiana Stanovaya from the Centre for Political Technologies.

Natalia Marshalkovich: "How should we interpret the results of the Russian general election? We are joined from Paris by Tatiana Stanovaya from the Centre for Political Technologies.

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Russian election: Putin's party wins absolute majority

President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than three-quarters of the 450 seats following this weekend’s parliamentary elections.

President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than three-quarters of the 450 seats following this weekend’s parliamentary elections.

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United Russia Party's victory clears way for Putin's 4th term

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

Putin’s, United Russia party’s landslide victory in this weekend’s parliamentary elections, where they were on track to increase their majority to 76 percent, gives Vladimir Putin a clear run at a fou

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Russians go to polls in parliamentary election

Russians are going to the polls in a parliamentary election, expected to give the ruling United Russia party even greater dominance of the lower house.

Russians are going to the polls in a parliamentary election, expected to give the ruling United Russia party even greater dominance of the lower house.

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Russian sociologist Denis Volkov muses on the country's electoral mood

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.

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United Russia halts popularity slide as Russian election looms

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

Euronews journalist Marina Ostrovskaya looks ahead to Russia's upcoming general election: "On Sunday Russia goes to the polls to elect a new parliament. Could the result change the political landscape

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Putin says he is not planning to downgrade relations with Ukraine

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine despite accused Kyiv of attempting to stage acts of sabotage in Crimea.

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine despite accused Kyiv of attempting to stage acts of sabotage in Crimea.

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Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

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Why has Iran let Russia use its bases for bombing Syria?

Images of Russian jets bombing Syria have become commonplace since Russia decided to enter the war in support of the Assad regime last September.

Images of Russian jets bombing Syria have become commonplace since Russia decided to enter the war in support of the Assad regime last September.

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Vladimir is waiting for Tayyip

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in St.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan met in St.

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Turkey / Russia : Relations on the mend

A meeting between the Russian and Turkish Presidents seems to have gone some way towards mending their bilateral relations.

A meeting between the Russian and Turkish Presidents seems to have gone some way towards mending their bilateral relations.

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Putin in Baku for talks with Azerbaijan and Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the Azerbaijan capital Baku for talks with President Ilham Aliyev, and Iran’s President Hassan Rohani ahead of his meeting with Turkey’s president on Tuesday in

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the Azerbaijan capital Baku for talks with President Ilham Aliyev, and Iran’s President Hassan Rohani ahead of his meeting with Turkey’s president on Tuesday in

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Former Ukrainian POW threatens another hunger strike

A Ukrainian helicopter navigator who spent two years in a Russian jail says she will start another hunger strike if Ukraine’s government doesn’t try harder to get prisoners of war returned…

A Ukrainian helicopter navigator who spent two years in a Russian jail says she will start another hunger strike if Ukraine’s government doesn’t try harder to get prisoners of war returned…

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Russian opposition figure Navalny spared time behind bars

Prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has avoided time in prison after prosecutors claimed that he had violated the terms of a his suspended sentence.

Prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny has avoided time in prison after prosecutors claimed that he had violated the terms of a his suspended sentence.

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Small Lithuania's big fears of Russia

Compulsory military service is back in Lithuania, and 4,000 NATO troops are being deployed to the Baltics and Poland - all of which border Russia.

Compulsory military service is back in Lithuania, and 4,000 NATO troops are being deployed to the Baltics and Poland - all of which border Russia.

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Fragile ceasefire on Ukraine's frontline

A Euronews reporter visits the Ukrainian army side of the frontline where intermittent clashes with pro-Russian fighters are breaking an uneasy ceasefire.

A Euronews reporter visits the Ukrainian army side of the frontline where intermittent clashes with pro-Russian fighters are breaking an uneasy ceasefire.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky: "Russia deserves better"

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s fall from grace was spectacular, once Russia’s richest man he was thrown into jail for a decade on what he, and many others, believe were trumped up charges apparently at the be

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s fall from grace was spectacular, once Russia’s richest man he was thrown into jail for a decade on what he, and many others, believe were trumped up charges apparently at the be

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No rest until revolution – euronews speaks to Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Watch the interview here – online now Exile has only hardened his resolve. Before escaping to Europe in 2013 Mikhail Khodorkovsky had been thrown

Watch the interview here – online now Exile has only hardened his resolve. Before escaping to Europe in 2013 Mikhail Khodorkovsky had been thrown

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Putin and Tsipras focus on trade and investment

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras are expected to focus on trade and investment during their meetings in Athens.

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Russian opposition leader Navalny attacked by Cossacks

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been injured after being attacked by a group of Cossacks. That is according to his spokeswoman, who says

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been injured after being attacked by a group of Cossacks. That is according to his spokeswoman, who says