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Putin visits flood affected region


July 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti)President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's southern town of Krymsk, the worst affected area by floods that hit Krasnodar region Saturday, killing over 100 people overnight.Putin held ... Read more...

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Russian parliament approves heavy fines for protestors


June 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of Russian parliament in its final hearing Tuesday approved a controversial law that greatly increases the maximum fine for participating in ... Read more...

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Muslim lawyer pledges to ‘cover Russia in blood’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in the Russian capital said Wednesday they will examine a video in which a prominent Muslim lawyer pledges to "cover Russia in blood" if ... Read more...

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Official fired for not sending people to pro-Putin rally


February 7th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of a training centre lost her job for refusing to ensure her employees' attendance at a rally in support of Russian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Medvedev urges United Russia to ensure Putin wins


December 18th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that the United Russia party's main task is to make Vladimir Putin a "worthy" winner of the 2012 presidential ... Read more...

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Russia observes ‘Day of Silence’ ahead of polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A national 'Day of Silence' was observed in Russia Saturday ahead of the parliamentary elections Dec 4.During the silence period no active campaigning by the ... Read more...

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Medvedev urges Russians to vote, ‘make right choice’


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, in an address to the nation Friday, called on citizens to take part in the Dec 4 parliamentary elections and "make ... Read more...

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