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Spurs sign striker Pavlyuchenko

Monday, September 1st 2008, 6:43

Spurs sign Russia striker Roman Pavlyuchenko from Spartak Moscow for £14m.
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Kremlin critic shot in Ingushetia

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 19:37

The owner of an internet site critical of the Russian authorities is shot dead in police custody in the volatile region of Ingushetia.
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Russia stands by Georgia actions

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 18:32
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia upholds its decision to recognise the independence of Georgia's breakaway provinces as EU leaders prepare to meet.
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UK warns over 'Russia aggression'

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 13:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown says Nato and the EU must reassess their relations with the Kremlin to prevent "Russian aggression".
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Russia moves to calm Georgia row

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia takes a series of diplomatic steps in an apparent effort to ease tensions with the West over the conflict in Georgia.
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Sign of the times

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 10:41
related places: Moscow

Humphrey Hawksley visits one of Moscow's old nuclear bunkers, as Russia and the West accuse each other of risking a new Cold War.
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Georgia breaks ties with Russia

Friday, August 29th 2008, 23:10
related places: Moscow

Georgia is to cut diplomatic ties with Russia, days after Moscow recognised South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent.
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Zenit overcome Man Utd to claim Super Cup

Friday, August 29th 2008, 20:40

Pavel Pogrebnyak and Danny score as Zenit St Petersburg beat Man Utd in the European Super Cup in Monaco.
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Super Cup live - Man Utd v Zenit

Friday, August 29th 2008, 18:15
related countries: Monaco Monaco

Man Utd face Russian side Zenit St Petersburg in the Uefa Super Cup in Monaco.
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Russia hits back at G7 criticism

Friday, August 29th 2008, 10:49
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Criticism of Russia's actions in Georgia by the G7 group of nations is biased and groundless, Russian officials say.
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US rejects 'false' Russia claim

Friday, August 29th 2008, 6:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US dismisses accusations by Russia that it helped provoke the conflict in Georgia for domestic political reasons.
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Putin blames US for Georgia role

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 21:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accuses the United States of provoking the conflict in Georgia.
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EU considers sanctions on Russia

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 14:41
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

EU leaders are considering imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Georgia, the French foreign minister says.
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Russia faces fresh condemnation

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 21:13
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Seven of the world's top industrialised nations deplore Russia's decision to recognise Georgia's breakaway regions.
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UK urges tough response to Russia

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 19:17
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary calls for "hard-headed engagement" with Russia in response to its actions in Georgia.
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UK FM in Ukraine for Russia talks

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:50
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Foreign Secretary David Miliban is visiting Ukraine in an effort to build a "coalition against Russian aggression".
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Pavlyuchenko heads for Tottenham

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 8:21

Spartak Moscow tell BBC Sport that striker Roman Pavlyuchenko is poised to join Tottenham.
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West condemns Russia over Georgia

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 22:35
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Western leaders condemn Russia's decision to recognise the independence of two breakaway Georgian regions.
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Ivanovic survives US Open scare

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Top

Top seed Ana Ivanovic overcomes Vera Dushevina of Russia 6-1 4-6 6-4 in the first round of the US Open.
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Russia recognises Georgian rebels

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia recognises the independence of Georgia's two breakaway regions, prompting international condemnation.
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Russia recognises Georgian rebels

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 13:31
related countries: Georgia Georgia

President Dmitry Medvedev says Russia recognises the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
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US anger at Russian Georgia vote

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 9:42
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

President Bush urges Russia not to recognise Georgia's rebel enclaves as independent, as US ships head to Russian-held Poti.
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Russian MPs back Georgia's rebels

Monday, August 25th 2008, 22:05
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia's parliament urges President Medvedev to recognise the independence of Georgia's breakaway regions.
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Russia urged to quit Georgia port

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 22:45
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

France's president urges Moscow to remove its troops from a Georgian port as Russian troops settle in.
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Russia to keep forces at key port

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 18:40
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia insists its plans to keep forces in a key Georgian port do not break the terms of the ceasefire.
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Russia accused of abusing truce

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 3:40
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US and France accuse Russia of failing to comply with the terms of its ceasefire with Georgia by creating buffer zones.
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Russia says withdrawal complete

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 18:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia says its withdrawal from Georgia is complete, but the US says Moscow is "not in compliance" with a ceasefire deal.
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Investors pulling out of Russia

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 15:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia sees foreign investment fall as investors become more nervous following the recent conflict with Georgia.
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Russia claim surprise relay gold

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 13:33
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Russia claim a surprise gold in the women's 4x100m relay as Britain and Jamaica fail to pass on the baton.
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Yukos boss parole plea rejected

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:32

A Russian court rejects an appeal for parole from former Yukos boss Mikhail Khordokovsky.
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UN split over Georgia resolutions

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 9:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia

The UN Security Council splits over efforts to resolve the Georgia crisis hours before Russia is due to complete its pullback.
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Russians halt Nato co-operation

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 0:53
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia tells Nato it is halting military co-operation over the continuing crisis in Georgia, the alliance says.
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Own interests

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 23:05
related places: Moscow

Why few ex-Soviet states are backing Moscow on Ossetia
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Russia eyes new Syria arms deal

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 22:34
related countries: Syria Syria

Moscow is ready to sell new weapons of "a defensive character" to Syria, Russia's foreign minister says.
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Russians halt Nato co-operation

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 20:05
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia tells Nato it is halting military co-operation over the continuing crisis in Georgia, the alliance says.
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Cold front?

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 1:23
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Polish missile deal heightens Russia and US tensions
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Russia tables own UN Georgia text

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 23:04
related countries: France France, Georgia Georgia

Russia introduces its own draft UN Security Council resolution on Georgia, a day after rejecting a rival French document.
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Russia condemns US missile deal

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 19:52
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

Russia says a US-Polish missile defence deal creates a new arms race, warning it will react beyond "diplomatic demarches".
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Russia scales down Georgia toll

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 15:27
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia says it has evidence of 133 civilians killed in the conflict over South Ossetia - far lower than its initial estimate of 1,600.
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Russia rejects UN Georgia draft

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:52
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia rejects a draft UN Security Council resolution on Georgia, saying it contradicted last week's truce terms.
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New reality

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 9:05

How conflict reshaped Georgia's restive regions
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Russia's Ilchenko wins 10km gold

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 3:27
related places: Keri

Keri-Anne Payne and Cassie Patten win silver and bronze in the 10km swim as Russian Larisa Ilchenko takes gold with a late surge.
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Russia hits back at Nato warning

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 23:02
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Russia accuses Nato of bias after the alliance warns Moscow that normal relations are impossible while its troops remain in Georgia.
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Nato cools relations with Russia

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 16:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow

Nato says there will be "no business as usual" with Russia, demanding Moscow withdraw troops from Georgia immediately.
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Nato holds Georgia crisis talks

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 12:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Nato prepares to hold an emergency summit on how it should respond to Russia's military action in Georgia.
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Russian rocket in return to flight

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 8:40

A Russian Proton rocket successfully launches one of the biggest commercial satellites ever built - the Inmarsat-4 (I4-F3).
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Russia 'starts Georgia pull-back'

Monday, August 18th 2008, 18:49
related countries: Georgia Georgia

There is disagreement between Russia and Georgia over whether Moscow has begun withdrawing troops from Georgia, as promised.
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Isinbayeva wins with new record

Monday, August 18th 2008, 15:40

Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva breaks her own women's pole vault world record in winning Olympic gold.
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Ukraine PM 'working for Russia'

Monday, August 18th 2008, 13:58
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Aides to Ukraine's president accuse PM Tymoshenko of working in Russia's interests in a bid to become president.
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The way forward

Monday, August 18th 2008, 13:41

Nato governments divided on what to do about Russia
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Georgia reeling

Monday, August 18th 2008, 4:56
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian offensive takes a heavy toll on Georgia
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Russia pledge on Georgia pull-out

Sunday, August 17th 2008, 20:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says his forces will begin withdrawing from Georgia on Monday.
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Ukraine offers West radar warning

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 23:23
related countries: Georgia Georgia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says it is ready to make its warning systems available to European nations following Russia's conflict with Georgia.
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Russia signs up to Georgia truce

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 21:42
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Russia signs a ceasefire deal with Georgia, but says its troops will not leave until extra security measures are in place.
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US demands Russian troop pull-out

Friday, August 15th 2008, 19:42
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US says Russia must withdraw its troops from Georgia "at once", after Georgia's president signs a ceasefire deal.
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Bush condemns 'bullying' Russia

Friday, August 15th 2008, 16:17
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

US President George W Bush says Russia must withdraw its troops from Georgia, accusing Moscow of bullying tactics.
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Russian anger at US missile deal

Friday, August 15th 2008, 14:02
related countries: Poland Poland, United States United States

A deal allowing the US to site missiles in Poland is aimed against Moscow, says Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
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Mystery buyer pays record 500m euros for French Riviera pad

Friday, August 15th 2008, 13:28
related countries: France France

A mystery Russian billionaire has smashed the record for the world's most expensive home.
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Rice to push Georgia-Russia deal

Friday, August 15th 2008, 11:31
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Tbilisi

The US secretary of state arrives in Tbilisi in a show of US support, as efforts to resolve Georgia's conflict with Russia continue.
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Georgian war

Friday, August 15th 2008, 9:08
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia has won the conflict but is losing the media game
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Into the freezer

Friday, August 15th 2008, 0:48
related countries: United States United States

Missile deal with US will strain Russia-Poland ties
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US warns Russia of lasting impact

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 22:16
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

The US defence chief warns relations with Russia may be damaged but sees no prospect of US military deployment in Georgia.
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Russians begin Georgia handover

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 14:04
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Gori

Russian troops are handing over control of the area around the town of Gori to Georgian forces, officials say.
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Caucasus hacking

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 7:11
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Hackers fan conflict between Russia and Georgia
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Rice says Russia faces isolation

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 4:17
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Condoleezza Rice warns Russia it faces international isolation if it does not leave Georgia, as she starts a visit to Europe.
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US forces to deliver Georgia aid

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 23:25
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

US President Bush says military aircraft and naval forces are bringing aid to Georgia, following its conflict with Russia.
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US forces to deliver Georgia aid

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 15:53
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States

US President Bush says military aircraft and naval forces will send humanitarian aid to Georgia, following its conflict with Russia.
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Violence flares in Georgian town

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 15:10
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Gori

There are reports of looting in the Georgian town of Gori, where Russian tanks are out on the streets despite a truce.
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Georgia and Russia agree on truce

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 10:24
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia and Russia agree an outline plan to end hostilities, following shuttle diplomacy by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Russia 'ends Georgia operation'

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 16:19
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev orders an end to military operations against Georgia after five days of fighting.
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Assaults add pressure on Georgia

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 7:19
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgian troops fall back towards their capital, Tbilisi, as Russian-backed rebels in the west of Georgia say they have opened a new front in the conflict.
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High stakes

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 6:41
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia's incursions deep into Georgia worry the West
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Russian troops advance in Georgia

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 2:31
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Senaki

Russian forces enter Georgia from the breakaway region of Abkhazia as the conflict between the neighbours appears to broaden.
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Russia troops in new Georgia move

Monday, August 11th 2008, 14:35
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Senaki

Russian soldiers move into the west Georgian town of Senaki, as frantic diplomacy to end the conflict continues.
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Ceasefire bid amid Georgia crisis

Monday, August 11th 2008, 13:09
related countries: Georgia Georgia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Russia and Georgia trade accusations of new attacks, as EU diplomats seek a ceasefire in the Caucasus conflict.
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Georgia move fails to halt raids

Monday, August 11th 2008, 1:28
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Moscow, Tbilisi

Russian raids on Georgia continue despite Tbilisi's announcement of a ceasefire, after Moscow says clashes in breakaway South Ossetia are continuing.
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Georgia 'calls Ossetia ceasefire'

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 17:53
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia says it has ordered its forces to cease fire in South Ossetia and calls for talks with Russia - but Moscow says clashes are continuing.
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Georgia 'pulls out of S Ossetia'

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 14:23
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgia withdraws its troops from the breakaway region of South Ossetia, a Georgian interior ministry official tells the BBC, although the Russian military disputes the statement.
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Peace bid as Ossetia crisis rages

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 22:15
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Envoys from Europe and the US head to Georgia as its violent conflict with Russia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia deepens, with hundreds reported killed or injured.
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Russian jets attack Georgian town

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russian jets bomb a Georgian town amid a deepening crisis over the breakaway province of South Ossetia.
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Russian forces battle Georgians

Friday, August 8th 2008, 23:12
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Russia engages in fierce clashes in Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region, reports say, amid fears of all-out war, while discussions at the United Nations make little progress.
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Bomb kills two on Russian beach

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 9:30
related places: Sochi

A bomb explosion kills two people on a beach in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi, police say.
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Last farewell

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 14:32

Russian good bye to "great Russian" Solzhenitsyn
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Solzhenitsyn is buried in Moscow

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 10:38
related places: Moscow

The body of Russian writer and dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn, chronicler of Soviet brutality, is laid to rest.
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Russians deny 'systematic' doping

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 8:04

Russian Olympic team officials have denied allegations its athletes are involved in "systematic doping".
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Tortured patriot

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 17:15

Solzhenitsyn drew on Russian tradition to expose evil
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Tributes to writer Solzhenitsyn

Monday, August 4th 2008, 12:04

Tributes are paid to the life of Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who exposed the horrors of Stalin's prison system.
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