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3 hrs ago | BBC News
William Browder is trying to hold to account Russians whom he claims are responsible for the death of his lawyer, and US officials have drawn up a blacklist of those said to have been involved in the case.
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7 hrs ago | The Times
Three crises, one president, many bewildered friends. The first crisis, barely noticed here, is Ukraine's sudden turn away from Europe and back to the Russian embrace.
11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
A proposed Kremlin amnesty could pardon jailed members of the Pussy Riot punk band and Greenpeace activists who are awaiting trial, a Russian newspaper reported Monday.
15 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter
Russian president Vladimir Putin Monday announced sweeping reforms to state-owned broadcasters and news agencies that will dissolve Russia's state news agency At a stroke of a pen by presidential decree, Putin scrapped the state news agency and issued orders to establish a new Russian Information Agency that will incorporate Kremlin international ... (more)
20 hrs ago | The Olympian
A decree published on the Kremlin's website on Monday announced the appointment of Dmitry Kiselyov to be head of Russia Today, which will replace RIA Novosti in a major structural overhaul of the company.
KIEV, Ukraine - Public protests thundered into a full-throttle civil uprising in Ukraine on Sunday, as hundreds of thousands of protesters answered President Viktor Yanukovych's dismissiveness with their biggest rally so far, demanding that he and his government resign.
Bahrain: America's "schizophrenic" approach to the Middle East could result in many key Arab states deciding to align themselves more closely with Russia, the rulers of Bahrain warned on Sunday.
Jailed oil tycoon and former Yukos head Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who is set to be freed next year, may face new criminal charges, the Deputy Prosecutor General said.
Ukrainians break a monument of Vladimir Lenin in center Kiev, Ukraine. The third week of protests continued with an estimated 200,000 Ukrainians occupying central Kiev to denounce President Viktor Yanukovych.
We seem oblivious to the major changes going on in the world around us. One of these is the gradual disengagement of the United States from the broader regions of Europe and the Middle East.
Flowers from pro-European union activists lay in front of police outside the Presidential office in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, with various messages supporting their cause.
Moscow: British pop icon Elton John has escaped serious criticism in Russia after using a sold-out Moscow concert to challenge a highly contentious law banning the "propaganda of homosexuality" to minors.
Ukraine's opposition is seeking to bring one million people onto the streets of the capital today to crank up the pressure on President Viktor Yanukovych after his U-turn away from a European integration accord.
Ukraine's opposition, preparing for what it hopes will be a gigantic protest rally on Sunday, says it will negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovych only if he fires the government and appoints a new one committed to deepening European integration.
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As Ukrainians take to the streets in numbers not seen since the Orange Revolution, the Russian opposition is looking on in awe -- and also with more than a bit of trepidation.