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Hello, WTO!

With a stroke of a pen on Friday evening Russia joins the World Trade Organisation, something that’s been a long…

Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s third richest man, to challenge Putin

Russia‘s third richest man has said that he would seek to challenge Vladimir Putin for the presidency, prompting speculation that…

Russian ex-finance minister says may establish new political party

It is an ideal time for establishing a new Russian right-wing party as the country’s “political landscape” is changing, former…

Medvedev disapproves of rally’s slogans, but orders election probe

President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an investigation into alleged vote rigging, but stressed the messages voiced at the opposition demonstration Saturday…

Russian election watchdog emails to US State Dept. go online

Russian news website Life News has published emails it claims show correspondences between the US State Dept. and the major…

The Decembrist Uprising

The Power Vertical Demonstrators take part in a protest rally against electoral fraud in Kaliningrad on December 7. December 08,…

Sociologists: Opposition more popular in cyberspace

Most Russians do not trust the non-parliamentary opposition which is now leading an active campaign against alleged falsifications of the…

U.S. says will continue support for peaceful protests, including in Russia

The United States will continue to support the rights of citizens for peaceful protests everywhere in the world, including Russia,…

Main news of December 5

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Moscow on Monday to protest against alleged election fraud at this weekend’s parliamentary polls,…

State Duma polls: Who won, who lost?

Russia’s parliamentary elections may have revealed a slump in support for the ruling United Russia party, but it is still…

Russian elections: support for Vladimir Putin’s party drops sharply

Vladimir Putin‘s United Russia party is scrambling to come to terms with an election outcome that showed its support severely…

Preliminary results: United Russia wins with 50%, loses parliamentary majority

With almost all the votes counted in the parliamentary election, Putin-led United Russia has received the support of fewer voters…

Russian parliamentary elections: rousing from a long slumber | Editorial

Vladimir Putin made it crystal clear what he expected out of yesterday’s parliamentary election – a national show of loyalty….

Putin party suffers big loss in Russia vote

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s party suffered a sharp drop in support Sunday in parliamentary elections, winning the most votes…

S.Ossetia protesters refuse to leave square for Duma polls

Thousands of opposition protesters in the partly recognized South Ossetian republic have refused to leave the square to cast their…

‘Battlefield’ Today: Congress unveils 53 ‘Jihadist’ plots since 9/11

US is facing a spike in homegrown jihadist-inspired terrorist activity, research by Congress says. It seems that a new bill…

Bizarre ‘Women for Herman Cain’ campaign

Did Herman Cain act sexually inappropriate with a few (how many has it been now?) women? While the presidential hopeful…

South Ossetia’s Alla Dzhioyeva Comes Into Her Own

Former South Ossetian Education Minister Alla Dzhioyeva is emerging as an unlikely figurehead for an unlikely public movement. But the…

Russia’s nationalists go to the polls

While Western liberals might celebrate the startling decline in support for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party…

ESA halts attempts to contact Russian Mars moon probe

The European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday it had ended attempts to establish contact with Phobos-Grunt, Russia’s failed probe…

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