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Trump election: US 'identifies agents behind Russian hack'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 12:36
related countries: United States United States

The agents allegedly handed stolen Democratic emails to WikiLeaks before the US presidential election.
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Syria conflict: Russia 'withdrawing aircraft carrier group'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 10:32
related countries: Syria Syria

Russia begins reducing its forces in Syria, starting with its aircraft carrier group, the military says.
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Russian hacking claims: Joe Biden tells Trump to 'grow up'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 8:03

Donald Trump is "mindless" for attacking the intelligence community, Vice-President Joe Biden says.
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Biden: 'Time to be an adult'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 4:09
related countries: United States United States

US President-elect Donald Trump has again voiced scepticism about Russia's alleged interference in the American presidential election.
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Russian hacking claims: US spy chief promises Putin motive

Friday, January 6th 2017, 1:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The reason why Russia allegedly meddled in the US election will be revealed next week.
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Donald Trump backs Julian Assange over Russia hacking claim

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 20:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: President

President-elect Donald Trump backs Wikileaks founder over alleged Russian meddling in the US election.
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Russian sculptor creates giant manure cockerel

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 15:53

A frozen dung statue marks the new year in Russia's Far East.
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Syrian war: Peace talks under threat amid rebel warning

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 11:43
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Syrian rebel groups suspend preparations for peace talks, alleging government ceasefire violations.
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Russian diplomats expelled by Obama over hacking leave US

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 21:23
related countries: United States United States

The 35 Russians expelled by President Barack Obama over alleged election hacking leave the US.
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Syria conflict: UN welcomes Russia-Turkey truce efforts

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 20:35
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Syria Syria

The UN votes to back efforts by Russia and Turkey to end fighting in Syria and hold new peace talks.
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'Russia hacking code' found on Vermont utility computer

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 14:29

A Vermont electrical firm says malware linked to Russian hacking was found on one of its laptops.
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Russian riddle

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 0:18

Russian nobles murdered the powerful mystic Grigory Rasputin 100 years ago - but how did it happen?
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Syria conflict: Clashes reported despite truce

Friday, December 30th 2016, 21:09
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Fighting is reported in parts of Syria despite a nationwide truce coming into force early on Friday.
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Traitor?

Friday, December 30th 2016, 2:39

Yuliya Stepanova fled abroad after she revealed the dirty secrets of Russian athletics. So what do people think of the athlete in her homeland?
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US expels Russian diplomats over cyber attack allegations

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

The US expels 35 Russian diplomats in the wake of cyber attacks related to the US election.
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Syria conflict: Ceasefire agreed, backed by Russia and Turkey

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 17:29
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

The Syrian government and rebels agree a nationwide ceasefire, backed by Russia and Turkey.
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Donald Trump dismisses US sanctions threat to Russia

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 17:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: President

President-elect Donald Trump dismisses a US threat to sanction Russia over hacking as a distraction.
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Russia plane crash: Attack not ruled out by investigators

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 15:41

Investigators say they cannot rule out an attack as the cause of the Russian air disaster.
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Syria conflict: Turkey plans for ceasefire before new year

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 11:05
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey says it is working with Russia on a ceasefire across Syria to take effect before the new year.
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US election hacking: Senators call for sanctions on Russia

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 21:03
related countries: United States United States

Senators from the main US parties say Russia may face sanctions over alleged hacking during the election.
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'Doping gift box' sent out by Russian state-funded TV

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 17:05

State-funded Russian channel RT produces New Year gift boxes branded "Russian doping".
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Syria conflict: Turkey and Russia 'agree ceasefire plan'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 16:13
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey's foreign minister says it has agreed with Russia a proposal for a ceasefire in Syria.
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Russian anti-doping agency denies admitting to existence of doping programme

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 15:08

Russia's anti-doping agency denies reports it admitted to the existence of a doping operation in the country.
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Russia plane crash: Flight recorder 'reveals faulty wing flaps to blame'

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 14:59

Faulty wing flaps were to blame for Sunday's Russian airliner crash, Russian media reports say.
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Russian plane crash: 'Black box' recorder examined

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 22:15

Experts in Russia have started to examine the first of the 'black box' flight recorders to be recovered from Sunday's plane crash.
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Russian plane crash: Experts begin examining flight recorder

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 16:31

Air experts in Russia examine the first of the flight recorders found from Sunday's plane crash.
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Russia's museum of everyday Soviet objects

Tuesday, December 27th 2016, 0:23

A look around a museum in Russia dedicated to Soviet-era artefacts.
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Russia plane crash: Huge search for bodies in Black Sea

Monday, December 26th 2016, 21:52

A huge search continues in Russia after a military plane with 92 people crashed into the Black Sea.
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Russia's pain over plane crash victims

Monday, December 26th 2016, 15:34

A huge search operation is continuing for a Russian military plane which crashed with 92 on board.
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Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea, 'killing 92'

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 19:07
related places: Sochi

All 92 people on board a Russian military plane are feared dead after it crashed into the Black Sea.
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Recovery operation after Russian military plane crashes into Black Sea

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 16:30

A recovery operation is under way after a Russian military plane with 92 people on board crashes into the Black Sea.
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Russia's fall and rise

Sunday, December 25th 2016, 0:08

Steve Rosenberg looks back at the unpredictable events in Russia in 25 years since communism fell.
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Vladimir Putin says Russia is 'stronger than any aggressor'

Saturday, December 24th 2016, 11:35

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not want a new arms race with the West.
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Man 'in love' drives through airport

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 22:59

A Russian drunk driver who rammed his way into Kazan International Airport terminal in Russia said he was meeting a lady friend.
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Donald Trump gets 'very nice letter from Vladimir Putin'

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 17:19

Donald Trump welcomes a note from the Russian president, calling his thoughts "so correct".
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Russia 'stronger than any aggressor' - Vladimir Putin

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 13:37

President Putin says Russia is "stronger than any potential aggressor", with improved nuclear arms.
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Russia Josef Stalin: Outspoken grandson is 'found dead'

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 21:06
related places: Moscow

A grandson of Soviet leader Josef Stalin is found dead in Moscow, ambulance officials say.
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Anti-gay campaign drives out Russian teacher in Krasnoyarsk

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 17:04
related places: Krasnoyarsk

A Russian teacher says she was forced to quit her job after being targeted by an anti-gay campaigner.
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Russian ambassador killing: Funeral held in Moscow

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 13:23
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Moscow

President Vladimir Putin leads tributes in Moscow to the Russian ambassador assassinated in Ankara.
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Russia used Syria as live-fire training - US general

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 13:00
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US army's commander in Europe criticises Russia's "disregard for civilians" in Syria.
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Russians on being poisoned by bath oil

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 9:22

People who drank toxic alcohol in Russia describe what happened to them.
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Russia bath lotion poisoning: Putin orders crackdown as death toll rises

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 15:14

Russia's President Putin acts to curb surrogate alcohol, after 62 die from drinking bath lotion.
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Murder on auto play

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 7:52

After the Russian assassination, what to do to stop videos that play automatically on social media.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 20:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The body of the assassinated Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov is flown home.
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Russian ambassador killing: Andrei Karlov's body flown home from Turkey

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 17:50
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The body of the Russian ambassador to Turkey has been flown home after he was shot dead in Turkey.
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Russian ambassador killing: Moscow to boost security at embassies

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 10:58
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders more security at embassies after its Turkey envoy is killed.
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Russia bath lotion kills 49 drinkers in Irkutsk

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 9:28
related places: Irkutsk

At least 49 people die in Russia after drinking bath essence "as if it were alcohol".
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Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov shot dead in Ankara

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 6:40
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

A Turkish policeman shoots dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey, apparently in protest at Aleppo.
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Russian ambassador shooting: Video shows aftermath

Monday, December 19th 2016, 17:52
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Video shows the gunman moments after fatally shooting the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, in Ankara.
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Ukraine army 'repulsed rebel attack' near Debaltseve in east

Monday, December 19th 2016, 16:22
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine says its army repulsed an offensive by pro-Russian rebels near Debaltseve in the east.
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Russian plane crashes in Siberia, injuring 38

Monday, December 19th 2016, 11:13

Thirty-eight people are injured as a Russian defence ministry plane crash-lands in Siberia.
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Outrage over Moscow restaurant name

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 0:22
related places: Moscow

A Moscow restaurant calling itself NKVD - the name of the Stalin-era Soviet secret police - has been heavily criticised by campaigners and on social media.
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US hacking claims: Obama told Putin to 'cut it out'

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 1:43
related countries: United States United States

President Obama says he warned Russia's Vladimir Putin in September to stop hacking the US election.
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US hacking claims: Clinton blames Russia and FBI boss for loss

Friday, December 16th 2016, 21:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton

Hillary Clinton attributes her election defeat to Russian hacking and a letter from the FBI.
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US hacking claims: Russia says 'indecent' without evidence

Friday, December 16th 2016, 11:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Kremlin

The US should detail evidence of alleged Russian hacking or stop talking about it, the Kremlin says.
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Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks

Friday, December 16th 2016, 10:06
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama promises to retaliate against Russia for its alleged interference in the election campaign.
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'Victory over terrorism'

Friday, December 16th 2016, 1:31
related places: Moscow

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford in Moscow assesses the Russian reaction to the recapture of Aleppo.
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EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:41
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Brussels

EU leaders meeting in Brussels agree to extend economic sanctions on Russia for six more months.
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Top US Republican Senator Graham accuses Russia of hacking his email

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 10:17
related countries: United States United States

Senator Lindsey Graham says his election campaign account was hacked by the Russians.
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Russian law students get patriotism lectures

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 13:20

Law students at Siberian university get an unexpected lesson in patriotism from archpriest.
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Aleppo battle ends as Syria rebel deal reached

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 22:14
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

Russia says fighting ends in eastern Aleppo, as Syrian rebels agree to leave in the coming hours.
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Putin's yappy dog performs for Japanese media

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 22:11
related countries: Japan Japan

A yappy dog owned by Russian President Vladimir Putin performs tricks for Japanese media.
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Russia loses right to host World Champs

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 19:54
related places: Sochi

The Russian city of Sochi will not host next year's bobsleigh and skeleton World Championships.
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Soviet 'NKVD' restaurant name triggers Moscow row

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 19:13
related places: Moscow

A Moscow restaurant named "NKVD", like Stalin's secret police, loses its street sign amid a furore.
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Trump picks Exxon chief Rex Tillerson for secretary of state

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

A top energy executive with strong ties to Russia is lined up as US secretary of state.
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Murder in Istanbul

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Twelve men from the countries of the former USSR have been assassinated in Turkey, and there's evidence that some of the hitmen were from Russia.
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Republicans Ryan and McConnell back Russia vote hack probe

Monday, December 12th 2016, 19:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: McConnell

Senior Republicans support investigations into possible Russian hacking of the US election process.
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Trump condemns CIA Russia hacking report

Monday, December 12th 2016, 18:12
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump pours fresh scorn on US intelligence claims of Russian hackers meddling in the election.
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'Caught red-handed'

Monday, December 12th 2016, 15:14
related countries: Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro

Claims of a plot in Montenegro and arms found in Serbia raise questions about Russia's Balkans role.
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Russian hackers 'threaten Germany 2017 election', MPs warn

Monday, December 12th 2016, 12:26
related countries: Germany Germany

German politicians say Russia could use hackers and others to undermine the German elections.
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A coming thaw

Monday, December 12th 2016, 10:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

PJ Crowley looks at possible shifts in US foreign policy under Trump and how they may benefit Russia.
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Palmyra: IS retakes ancient Syrian city

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 22:41
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Is

The Islamic State group retakes the Syrian city of Palmyra, despite a fierce Russian air assault.
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Donald Trump rejects CIA Russia hacking report

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 16:11
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump says a CIA report that Russian hackers tried to help him win the election is "ridiculous" and politically-driven.
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Donald Trump: Russia hacking claims 'ridiculous'

Sunday, December 11th 2016, 9:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: President

President-elect Donald Trump dismisses the reported conclusions of the CIA that Russia interfered to help him win the US presidential election.
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Putin turns down Japanese dog gift, MP says

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 16:48
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Akita

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected Japan's offer of a gift Akita dog, a Japanese MP says.
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Syria conflict: US urges 'grace' as Aleppo's fall nears

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 16:18
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

The US calls on Syria and Russia to "show a little grace" in Aleppo as they close in on the rebels.
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Russia 'intervened to promote Trump' - US intelligence

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 5:54
related countries: United States United States

US intelligence reportedly believes Russia acted covertly to boost Donald Trump in the election race.
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Obama orders review into 'Russian hacking' before US election

Saturday, December 10th 2016, 4:40
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama orders a review of cyber-attacks, blamed on Russia, that shook the US election.
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Russian doping: McLaren report says more than 1,000 athletes implicated

Friday, December 9th 2016, 15:59

More than 1,000 Russian athletes were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme for four years from 2011, a new report claims.
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Russian region ordered to restore Teutonic castle

Friday, December 9th 2016, 15:33

Prosecutors tell Russia's Kaliningrad Region to invest in gutted 14th Century castle.
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Syria conflict: Army 'suspends Aleppo fighting'

Friday, December 9th 2016, 0:46
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Aleppo

The Syrian army suspends fighting around eastern Aleppo to allow civilians to leave, Russia says.
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The whistleblower who exposed Russia’s drug cheats

Friday, December 9th 2016, 0:16

Yuliya Stepanova has won worldwide fame for what she dared to do off the track, but fears she may never return home.
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100 Women 2016: Russia's female role models across the divide

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 13:44

Men still dominate Russian politics and business, but young women from both sides of the divide are making strides.
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Former Russian lawmakers 'face eviction'

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 11:36

MPs who lost their seats in recent elections reluctant to give up Kremlin-funded apartments.
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Pollution devastating industrial Russian city

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 9:31
related places: Chelyabinsk

Millions of Russian residents in Central Russia's Chelyabinsk region are living amidst jaw-dropping amounts of pollution.
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