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 28 August 2012
A Russian opposition activist has said his wife has been sentenced to eight years in prison on drug charges.
Monday 06 August 2012
There will be British representation in an Olympic synchro final for the first time in 20 years after Jenna Randall and Olivia Federici qualified in ninth for the duet, as Russia close in on their fourth consecutive gold.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be coming to the London Olympics.
Monday 21 May 2012
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a new Cabinet, warning that it will have to fulfil its duties in a difficult global economic climate.
Thursday 10 May 2012
Russia's President Vladimir Putin will skip a planned visit to the United States this month for a key global summit and a much-anticipated meeting with President Barack Obama, the Kremlin confirmed today, as he faced pressure from protests and opposition criticism at home.
Monday 07 May 2012
Vladimir Putin took the oath as Russia's president today with a ringing appeal for unity at the start of a six-year term in which he faces growing dissent, economic problems and bitter political rivalries.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
President Barack Obama had to engage in some damage limitation yesterday after comments he made to Russia's leader were picked up by an open microphone.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Former UN leader visits Beijing after winning Russian backing for negotiated peace deal
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Rival productions offer very different accounts of 2008 military conflict
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Muscovites went to bed on Sunday with Vladimir Putin breathing patriotic fire into the microphone in front of tens of thousands of flag-waving supporters.
Sunday 04 March 2012
Passengers voice their dissatisfaction before today's presidential elections
Saturday 03 March 2012
Amid all the commotion surrounding Vladimir Putin's likely return to the Kremlin, one man has been surprisingly quiet.
Monday 13 February 2012
Mobile phone tycoon Yevgeny Chichvarkin is paying for performers to fly to the UK to perform work aimed at Kremlin
Thursday 12 January 2012
The WikiLeaks founder's life is explored in a play that asks questions about the blurred boundaries between fiction and reality.
Saturday 31 December 2011
Firefighters extinguished a major fire on a docked nuclear submarine yesterday as some crew members remained inside. No radiation leak was reported and the submarine's nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board.
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