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 30 March 2011
A Chechen rebel warlord was behind the suicide bombing of Moscow's main airport, Russia's top investigative agency said yesterday, adding that it has detained two suspects.
Monday 28 March 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
Russians will now be permanently on daylight saving time after they set their clocks ahead one hour early yesterday under a decree from President Dmitry Medvedev.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
An art group that stages orgies, throws cats at cashiers and has Banksy as a fan has enraged the Russian authorities
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Ten people were reported killed yesterday in clashes between security forces and suspected militants in Russia's mainly Muslim North Caucasus.
Thursday 10 February 2011
There's not much that the Kremlin can do to get rid of the long and difficult Russian winter – but it has decided that it can abolish "winter time", in a move announced this week by President Dmitry Medvedev.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
A long-running diplomatic dispute between Japan and Russia over a chain of islands in the western Pacific escalated yesterday, with the Japanese Prime Minister branding a recent visit to the disputed territory by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev "an unforgivable outrage".
Monday 07 February 2011
Video appears to show Moscow bomber and warns of 'monthly, weekly' atrocities
Saturday 05 February 2011
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Friday 04 February 2011
Several people with information on last month's suicide bombing at a Moscow airport have been detained, Russia's top security official said yesterday. Alexander Bortnikov added that the bomber was under the influence of mind-altering drugs.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
President Dmitry Medvedev unveiled a huge monument to his predecessor Boris Yeltsin yesterday, praising him for leading Russia through its difficult years after the Soviet Union's collapse.
Friday 28 January 2011
President Dmitry Medvedev signed a law completing Russia's ratification of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty with the United States and said the landmark pact would soon enter into force.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Wednesday 26 January 2011
The Russian leadership reacted to yesterday's suicide bombing at a Moscow airport with bitter anger as Vladimir Putin yesterday vowed revenge for the attack which highlighted the vulnerability of the country's capital to attack from terrorists.
Tuesday 25 January 2011
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the arrivals hall of Moscow’s busiest airport yesterday, as terror once again struck in the heart of Russia.
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