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Activists Protest 'Cruel' Animal Rights Bill

Activists Protest 'Cruel' Animal Rights Bill

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Dozens of opponents of an animal rights bill called "cruel" by activists gathered at the public reception office of the State Duma on Thursday to petition Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin to revise ...

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Thousands Protest Putin's Rule in Bolotnaya March

Thousands Protest Putin's Rule in Bolotnaya March

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Thousands of Muscovites took the well-trodden path to Bolotnaya Ploshchad on Wednesday to voice their opposition to President Vladimir Putin's 13-year rule.

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Livanov Promises Pay Raises for Professors

Livanov Promises Pay Raises for Professors

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Embattled Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov said Monday that Russian professors would get a pay rise in September in a move seen as an attempt to appease opposition to his tenure ...

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'Blasphemy Bill' Signals Return to 18th-Century Morals, Activists Say

'Blasphemy Bill' Signals Return to 18th-Century Morals, Activists Say

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Rights activists on Thursday ridiculed the notion that Russia is a secular state, saying draft legislation seeking tougher penalties for offending believers' feelings shows the country is returning to 18th-century morals.

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Putin Addresses Duma Leaders in Sochi

Putin Addresses Duma Leaders in Sochi

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President Vladimir Putin held talks with the leaders of all four Duma factions at his Black Sea residence on Wednesday, telling them that Russia's political system should strive to be flexible and ...

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FSB Detains U.S. Diplomat for 'Spying' (Photos)

FSB Detains U.S. Diplomat for 'Spying' (Photos)

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The Federal Security Service said Tuesday that it had detained a CIA agent as he tried to recruit a member of Russia's secret services, dealing a fresh blow to already strained U.S.-Russian ...

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Homophobic Killing Sparks Outrage

Homophobic Killing Sparks Outrage

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The brutal killing of a gay man in the southern city of Volgograd has sparked outrage among Russia's LGBT community, with activists calling authorities "accomplices" in the killing for stigmatizing sexual minorities.

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U.S. and Russia to Organize Syria Conference

U.S. and Russia to Organize Syria Conference

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The development, announced late Tuesday night, came as John Kerry made his first visit as U.S. secretary of state and declared the start of “a good, new relationship” with Russia

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Hunters Find Crash Site of Missing An-2 (Video)

Hunters Find Crash Site of Missing An-2 (Video)

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A pair of hunters from the Sverdlovsk region has found the crash site of an An-2 biplane that went missing in the Urals almost a year ago with 13 people on board.

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Tajik Embassy Decries 'Atmosphere of Intolerance' in Russia

Tajik Embassy Decries 'Atmosphere of Intolerance' in Russia

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The Tajik embassy in Moscow has set up a support group to protect its citizens from harassment on entering and exiting Russia, citing an "atmosphere of intolerance" whipped up by Russian media ...