30 men and women detained in September when Arctic Sunrise stormed by Russian military are being transported from remote northern city of Murmansk
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Tuesday 31 August 2010
Friday 27 August 2010
When a huge rock band with strong political interests played in Russia for the first time, the results were never likely to be sedate.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
The rock music-loving Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hosted the U2 frontman, Bono, at his holiday mansion near the Black Sea resort of Sochi yesterday, and praised him for writing music "that unites generations".
Monday 09 August 2010
Sunday 08 August 2010
Tuesday 03 August 2010
A state of emergency was declared in seven Russian regions yesterday, as authorities struggled to cope with forest fires which have been burning for a week.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev signed a bill that widens the powers of the Federal Security Service, the KGB's main successor agency.
Thursday 29 July 2010
Thursday 15 July 2010
A year after the murder of Natalya Estemirova, one of Chechnya’s leading human rights crusaders, her former colleagues and friends expressed anger today that no progress has been made in catching those behind the killing.
Monday 12 July 2010
Two Russian spies expelled from their homeland have been removed to Britain where they are apparently staying on the outskirts of London.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
The biggest spy swap since the Cold War took place today when Russian and US planes flew into Vienna to exchange agents, defusing an espionage drama that had threatened improving relations.
Saturday 03 July 2010
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Ties between Russia and the United States were placed under an unexpected new strain yesterday as Vladimir Putin reacted angrily to the arrest of a ring of 10 alleged under-cover agents, telling the US: "Your police have let themselves go."
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will seek a guarantee from David Cameron, the Prime Minister, this week that the BP oil disaster will not damage the Russian economy.
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