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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Friday 30 December 2011
Firefighters have extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine as some crew members remain inside, officials say.
Tuesday 27 December 2011
Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin has rejected demands from growing numbers of protesters for a re-run of the fraud-tainted parliamentary election.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Following protests and online activity, the Russian media are increasingly reporting the truth. By Jonathan Brown
Wednesday 14 December 2011
The mass protests over alleged vote-rigging may have signalled the end of propaganda as TV news
Monday 12 December 2011
Saturday 10 December 2011
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Russia today to demand an end to Vladimir Putin's rule and a rerun of a parliamentary election in the biggest opposition protests since he rose to power more than a decade ago.
Friday 02 December 2011
Obninsk 'science city', Novosti building. and Skolkovo - Medvedev's pet project
Monday 28 November 2011
Vladimir Putin accused the West of meddling in Russian politics yesterday, in a carefully choreographed event during which he was officially nominated by his United Russia party to run for a return to the presidency next year.
Friday 21 October 2011
The song asks pertinent questions: why is there a hole in the budget? Who stoleGazprom?
Monday 26 September 2011
A few were ecstatic; some were distraught and said they would emigrate. But away from the flag-waving of the United Russia party congress and the hand-wringing of the liberals on Twitter, most Russians simply shrugged at the news that Vladimir Putin is on his way back to the Kremlin.
Sunday 25 September 2011
All-action premier is moving back into the top job – and could hold power for almost as long as Stalin
Friday 09 September 2011
Vigil held for ice hockey team wiped out in air crash
Thursday 25 August 2011
Pyongyang is ready to suspend its nuclear missile tests if international talks on its atomic programme resume, a spokesman for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said after his rare meeting yesterday with North Korea's reclusive leader, Kim Jong il.
Monday 22 August 2011
Saturday 20 August 2011
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il arrived in Russia's Far East today and will meet with President Dmitry Medvedev during a visit expected to last a week, the Kremlin said. It is Kim's first trip to the country in nine years and a further sign of Pyongyang's increasing efforts to reach out for economic assistance and diplomatic support.
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