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{FD} Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his fiancee: “We will see each other soon — and I will hold you as tight as I possibly can.” Continue reading

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{FD} In Putin’s heartland, apathy and disappointment rule

Three months ahead of Russia’s presidential election, apathy and disappointment pervade incumbent Vladimir Putin’s heartland. Continue reading

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{FD} Attacks ordered on Russian journalists often go unsolved

The stabbing Monday of a prominent Russian radio journalist who works for a leading independent news station follows other attacks on journalists in recent years. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia says Syria government controls 85 percent of country

Russia’s military says Syrian troops have liberated about 85 percent of the war-torn country’ territory from militants. Continue reading

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{FD} Small town miles from Moscow sees a political awakening

Russia’s political opposition faces an uphill battle against President Vladimir Putin in next year’s election. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian thrust into Trump campaign scandal unknown at home

The Russian lawyer who has been thrust into the spotlight following reports of her meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son was a largely unknown figure until she began to represent the son of a Russian official in a major money-laundering trial. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia: Jury out to deliberate slaying of opposition leader

A jury is expected to begin deliberating in the trial of five men accused of involvement in the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Continue reading

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{FD} Prospects for Russia’s nascent protests unclear after rally

After calling two nationwide demonstrations in three months that have rattled the Kremlin, it’s clear that opposition leader Alexei Navalny has the ability to bring people into the streets. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian parliament OKs plan for massive Moscow redevelopment

With hundreds of protesters rallying outside, the Russian parliament on Friday gave preliminary approval to a controversial plan to tear down Soviet-era, low-rise apartment blocks that would relocate 1.6 million people in Moscow. Continue reading

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{FD} Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence

A Moscow court has convicted the director of a Ukrainian library of inciting ethnic hatred to Russians and imposed a four-year suspended sentence. Continue reading

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{FD} Saint’s relics are a miraculous must-see in secular Russia

In the three weeks since St. Nicholas came to Moscow, more than 300,000 people have stood in huge lines for up to 10 hours to visit a gilded ark thought to carry his bone fragments. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

The Russian military says its warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group’s positions in Syria. Continue reading

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{FD} Barred by Russian TV, Navalny creates YouTube revolution

After repeated jailings, court convictions on dubious charges and an attack that damaged his eye, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is hard to unnerve. Continue reading

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