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Depardieu, who arrived in Chechen capital Grozny with co-star British actress Elizabeth Hurley, said the ethnic-Chechen Tsarnaev brothers accused of carrying out last month's bombing in which three people died and more than 260 were injured, had been raised American and the outrage could not be blamed on Chechnya.
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A Russian official undermined state prosecutors' case against protest leader Alexei Navalny at his trial on theft charges on Wednesday, saying that he had done no harm.
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Israel's newfound natural gas reserves will boost its regional clout and could help it improve ties with neighboring states in need of new energy sources, Energy Minister Silvan Shalom said.
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Acting Daghestan leader Ramazan Abdulatipov in the People's Assembly in January, when he was named acting president by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Displayed on a computer screen is one of the pictures of Alexei Ustimchuk, a former officer of the Federal Bodyguard Service , posing behind Vladimir Putin's desk in the Kremlin.
Russian lawmakers on Tuesday took a step toward imposing jail terms for offending religious feelings, approving legislation proposed after punk band Pussy Riot performed a raucous protest song in Moscow's main Orthodox Christian cathedral.
As it approaches its goal of European Union membership, Croatia got a black eye this week by the American accounting firm Ernst & Young, which issued a report saying the Balkan nation is one of the most corrupt on the continent, euobserver.com reports .
Moscow seen as struggling for relevance as its Mideast grasp slips away; rebels view Russian involvement as thwarting resolution in Syria.
Khalid Dayli, a 23-year old fighter with Syria's rebel forces, flicked through the channels on his television, ogling at the scantily clad female singers and dismissing the talents of a Saudi soccer team.
Prosecutors have "brought us to the brink of sanctions on the one hand and are undermining our authority and business reputation on the other," says Levada's Lev Gudkov.
The head of Russia's National Security Council has arrived in the US on a two-day visit for top-level talks on key stumbling blocks in bilateral relations.
COCOA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6, 2012, 12:37am ET -- Today is Obama Day. In the distant future, when the history books present their record of this time, this nation may be judged by the decision we make at the polls today .
The Czech president, MiloA Zeman, has caused an outcry by saying he will not confer the title of professor on a Charles University academic.
If Russian President Vladimir Putin ever actually appoints Aleksei Kudrin as his prime minister, we'll know that one of two things happened: Either Putin decided to radically change course or Kudrin shamelessly sold out.
Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev speaks to the media after arriving for a court hearing in Moscow, May 20, 2013.
Two car bombs killed at least three people and wounded dozens of others on Monday in Dagestan, a turbulent province in Russia's North Caucasus region where armed groups are waging an Islamist insurgency.
A common theme runs through the Obama administration's trifecta of troubles - the IRS transgressions, the Justice Department snooping on Associated Press phone calls and the Benghazi blunders - that's more disturbing that any possible criminality.