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Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests

June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to stage ‘March of the Millions’

March 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian opposition has decided to stage -- March of the millions -- protest May 6 before the inauguration of president-elect Vladimir Putin.Members of the opposition, ... Read more...

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No US involvement in Russian protests: Envoy (Lead)

January 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS) The US was not involved in any opposition rallies in Russia, Washington's ambassador Michael McFaul has said, as Moscow gave the go-ahead to a planned ... Read more...

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Congress counters BJP’s poor tactics with flawed strategy (Comment)

December 26th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand The ongoing battle over the issue of corruption, between the two main political parties of the country - the Congress, which leads the ruling coalition at the centre, and ... Read more...

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Russian police detain 100 during freedom-of-assembly protests

August 1st, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (DPA) Russian security forces violently dispersed opposition rallies in Moscow and St Petersburg Saturday, taking into custody former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov and dozens of other protestors, the ... Read more...

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Emergency declared in Bangkok

April 7th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 7 (IANS) A state of emergency has been declared in Bangkok and in the adjoining areas following widespread political unrest, Xinhua reported Wednesday. Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva made the ... Read more...

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Death of Grand Ayatollah Montazeri sparks off protests in Iran

December 21st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec. 21 (ANI): Iran has sent riots squads into the holy city of Qom to quell protests over the death of Grand Ayatollah Montazeri, the Islamic Republic's most senior dissident cleric, ... Read more...

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Russian opposition plans anti-Medvedev rallies

March 20th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 19 (RIA Novosti) The Russian opposition parties are planning to hold rallies in Moscow and St. Petersburg in early May before president-elect Dmitry Medvedev assumes office, an opposition leader ... Read more...

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