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# kremlin - Friday 20 December, 2013

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail
# Tycoon
# Tycoon

Putin foe Khodorkovsky released after 10 years in jail

Dec 20th 2013, 11:54 AM 10,298 Views 35 Comments

Russia’s most famous prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky walked out of jail today after spending more than 10 years behind bars.

# kremlin - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Tens of thousands protest in Kiev over EU agreement delay

Nov 24th 2013, 4:20 PM 7,112 Views 42 Comments

Organisers say 100,000 turned out, though police say attendance was closer to 20,000. It was the biggest such rally since the 2004 ‘Orange Revolution’.

# kremlin - Monday 9 September, 2013

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest
# Russia
# Russia

Putin ally wins tight Moscow poll, his opponent vows to protest

Sep 9th 2013, 8:35 AM 3,053 Views 8 Comments

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin just crept over the finish line to win 51.3 per cent of votes in yesterday’s poll.

# kremlin - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?

Jul 9th 2013, 4:10 PM 7,930 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.

# kremlin - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Hodor from Game of Thrones is also an Irish DJ
# Tunes Are Coming
From The Daily Edge
# Tunes Are Coming

Hodor from Game of Thrones is also an Irish DJ

Jun 12th 2013, 4:34 PM 6,008 Views 5 Comments

Hodor. Hodor… Hodor.

# kremlin - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis
# OLD WOUNDS
# OLD WOUNDS

Russian politician gets abuse after comparing Stalin police to Nazis

May 26th 2013, 12:00 PM 5,309 Views 17 Comments

The liberal politician has received strong criticism from some commentators unwilling to come to terms with the crimes of the Stalin era.

# kremlin - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists
# Islamists
# Islamists

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Apr 30th 2013, 9:35 AM 8,122 Views 41 Comments

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Post-mortem finds Boris Berezovsky died of hanging
# Investigation
# Investigation

Post-mortem finds Boris Berezovsky died of hanging

Mar 26th 2013, 7:35 AM 10,085 Views 20 Comments

Police in England say there was nothing to indicate a struggle had taken place at the home of the exiled Russian oligarch.

# kremlin - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Updated: Russian oligarch and fierce Putin critic Boris Berezovsky found dead
# Russia
# Russia

Updated: Russian oligarch and fierce Putin critic Boris Berezovsky found dead

Mar 23rd 2013, 6:40 PM 15,028 Views 50 Comments

The 67-year-old was found dead at his home in Surrey in southeast England earlier today, his spokesperson said.

# kremlin - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation
# Anti-gay Bill
# Anti-gay Bill

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation

Feb 26th 2013, 2:15 PM 6,101 Views 79 Comments

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said the country was under no obligation to “allow propaganda of homosexuality”.

# kremlin - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on
# Stalingrad
# Stalingrad

Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Feb 2nd 2013, 3:32 PM 8,006 Views 32 Comments

Today Russia marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

# kremlin - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill
# Adoptions
# Adoptions

Putin says he will sign anti-US adoptions bill

Dec 27th 2012, 3:00 PM 3,770 Views 6 Comments

The Russian president said today he will sign a controversial bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children.

# kremlin - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public
# Inquest
# Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Nov 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 7,922 Views 13 Comments

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

# kremlin - Monday 15 October, 2012

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections
# Russia
# Russia

Putin loyalists set to win Russian local elections

Oct 15th 2012, 12:27 PM 2,207 Views 13 Comments

Observers from the independent monitoring organisation Golos recorded more than 1,000 violations nationwide, including voter roll irregularities and multiple voting.

# kremlin - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Freed Pussy Riot rocker slams 'strange game' by authorities after release
# Pussy Riot
# Pussy Riot

Freed Pussy Riot rocker slams 'strange game' by authorities after release

Oct 11th 2012, 2:35 PM 6,279 Views 4 Comments

Freed Pussy Riot member, Yekaterina Samutsevich denies there is a split among the trio.

# kremlin - Monday 16 July, 2012

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death
# Russia
# Russia

Ex-police officer charged in Russia reporter death

Jul 16th 2012, 1:16 PM 3,713 Views 1 Comment

A former lieutenant colonel has been formally charged – 11 months after his arrest – with helping to organise the 2006 killing of investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.

# kremlin - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade
# Military Might
# Military Might

PHOTOS: Russia marks WWII victory over Germany with annual Red Square parade

May 9th 2012, 12:04 PM 2,830 Views 35 Comments

It’s 67 years since the end of World War II, and Russia has been marking it with a display of its military might in Red Square.

# kremlin - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote
# Elections
# Elections

Exit polls: Putin wins Russia's presidential vote

Mar 4th 2012, 6:44 PM 2,801 Views 27 Comments

The vote has been tainted by claims of violations.

# kremlin - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Huge day of protest against vote fraud begins in Russia

Dec 10th 2011, 10:18 AM 1,511 Views 9 Comments

Tens of thousands of Russians are due to attend protests today over allegedly fraudulent parliamentary elections.

# kremlin - Monday 28 November, 2011

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority
# Russia
# Russia

Putin's United Russia party may lose two-thirds majority

Nov 28th 2011, 9:31 AM 715 Views 3 Comments

Recent opinion polls indicate Vladimir Putin’s party could lose its parliamentary majority – making it unable to impose constitutional changes at will.

# kremlin - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics
# Russia
# Russia

Vladimir Putin tells West not to interfere in Russian politics

Nov 27th 2011, 3:06 PM 3,042 Views 37 Comments

Formally announcing his presidency bid, the current PM warned Western leaders not to meddle in Russian polls.

# kremlin - Monday 21 November, 2011

Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event
# Ouch
# Ouch

Not so popular after all: Vladimir Putin booed at Moscow martial arts event

Nov 21st 2011, 2:56 PM 1,953 Views 18 Comments

Supporters of the Russian premier blamed the boos on tanked-up spectators needing the toilet.

# kremlin - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is
# Shuttlecock
From The Daily Edge
# Shuttlecock

Russia wants to take over the world...the badminton world that is

Oct 26th 2011, 12:18 PM 598 Views 2 Comments

Watch Vladimir Putin take on Dmitry Medvedev in a game of badminton.

# kremlin - Monday 26 September, 2011

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to
# Russia
# Russia

Russia's finance minister quits... after being ordered to

Sep 26th 2011, 6:08 PM 2,452 Views 10 Comments

Alexei Kudrin was publicly told to resign by president Dmitry Medvedev in a row over the country’s leadership.

# kremlin - Thursday 11 November, 2010