News Boris Berezovsky was found dead at home last year

Moscow is trying to seize assets in Serbia allegedly belonging to the late Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, in an apparent attempt to claim some of what may be left of the fortune of Vladimir Putin’s once bitter foe.

Yeltsin reshuffle ends with pledge to stand by reforms

Boris Yeltsin yesterday declared that his government reshuffle was more or less complete, after a turbulent few weeks in which he has lurched towards the hardline camp and given his supporters at home and abroad a nasty dose of the jitters.

Yeltsin vows to bring war home to Dudayev


Duma attacks Yeltsin over rescue fiasco

Hostage crisis: Liberals seek no-confidence vote and privatisation minister resigns as Russian onslaught on rebels continues

Left and liberals round on Yeltsin


Yeltsin rings in New Year on note of reform


Fightback by rebels casts pall on elections

War in Chechnya: Heavy casualties in republic's second city threaten Yeltsin's bid to legitimise puppet regime

Anatomy of a giant

Modern Russian politics defeats facile explanation. By Godfrey Hodgson; An Empire's New Clothes: The End of Russia's Liberal Regime by Bruce Clark Vintage, pounds 7.99

Sick Yeltsin stirs election jitters

Moscow - Russia's democratic movement suffered a fresh blow to its troubled political fortunes after its strongest pro-reformist party, Yabloko, was banned from the forthcoming parliamentary elections, allegedly for violating the rules, writes Phil Reeves.

No visitors for 'stable' Yeltsin Yeltsin One line of 18pt on Boris

MOSCOW (Reuter) - President Boris Yeltsin, who suffered a mild heart attack on Thursday, was reported in stable condition in hospital yesterday, but doctors barred all visitors except members of his family.

President may be sicker than first admitted


Reports of death exaggerated

Shock was followed by confusion in the Commons yesterday when MPs were told that Boris Yeltsin was dead and, eight minutes later, that he was alive. Responding to false report from a Tory backbencher, Tony Newton, Leader of Commons, said the news would be "greeted with sadness and a degree of shock in the House". But minutes later another member, having checked the facts, pronounced the president alive.

Rugby League World Cup: Reward for Russian resolution

Dave Hadfield heralds the most remarkable of the emerging nations

Russians drop case against puppet show

Russians drop case against puppet show

Bosnia's day of reckoning

Sarajevo citizens greet strikes with joy

Yeltsin recovering

Moscow - President Boris Yeltsin is recovering from his heart problem, is feeling cheerful and is working hard, but will probably remain in a sanatorium until the end of this week, Itar-Tass news agency said.
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Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
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Want to change the world? Just sign here

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Hard to swallow

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Which animals are nearly extinct?

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Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

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Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

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Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

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British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

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