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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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
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute
- 2 It’s shameful that our universities have accepted gender segregation under pressure from the most oppressive religious fanatics
- 3 Kenyan politician Mike Sonko left red-faced after photoshopping himself next to Nelson Mandela
- 4 Exeter to Edinburgh and back in a day: How one fresher's lost bet left him facing a 900-mile round trip
- 5 Selfie at funeral: Cameron squeezes in on Obama snap at Mandela memorial