Whitehall officials have warned attacks could occur during the Games
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Wednesday 25 February 2009
Thursday 19 February 2009
A jury acquitted three men today of playing minor roles in the murder of an investigative journalist whose killing underlined the risks that Kremlin critics can face in Russia. The main suspects in the case remained at large.
Tuesday 20 January 2009
Saturday 29 November 2008
Wednesday 26 November 2008
A defence lawyer for one of three men charged with killing the investigative journalist Anna Politkovskaya said yesterday that their indictment indicates that a politician in Russia ordered her murder.
Monday 15 September 2008
A Russian airliner has crashed in the Urals, killing all 88 people on board including a general who led the Russian army in Chechnya in 2000.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/mary_dejevsky/index.html" target="_blank">Mary Dejevsky: Russia notebook: how a lion-fancier got Grozny back on its feet</a>
Thursday 11 September 2008
A bizarre day in many ways, that involved a charter flight to Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, which is now has the appearance of a squeaky clean, new town
Wednesday 03 September 2008
Violence is escalating in the Russian region of Ingushetia in the north Caucasus after the apparent murder while in police custody of a leading opposition figure and critic of the Kremlin.
Friday 23 May 2008
Andrei Nekrasov's documentary has edgy topicality – the fatal poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in a London restaurant last November – but not much in the way of clarity or even cold, hard facts.
Friday 28 March 2008
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Sunday 20 January 2008
Friday 09 June 2006
Michael Parkinson will be cowering behind his black leather chair. Emu is back.
Sunday 21 May 2006
Wednesday 17 May 2006
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