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Anna Smolchenko

Anna Smolchenko

    Thousands march over death of Putin critic
    Thousands march over death of Putin critic
    Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow on Sunday to honour the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the...
    Russia's falling stock market faces new sanctions
    Russia's falling stock market faces new sanctions
    Russia's RTS index fell three percent at opening on Tuesday, a day after the Standard and Poor's ratings agency stripped the country of its...
    Russia prepares to cut Ukraine's gas after talks fail
    Russia prepares to cut Ukraine's gas after talks fail
    Europe faced gas supply disruptions on Monday after Ukraine failed to broker an 11th-hour deal with Russia in a feud that has stoked the worst...
    Russians brave cold in bid to oust Putin
    Russians brave cold in bid to oust Putin
    Tens of thousands of Russians are set to march through Moscow on Saturday, braving freezing temperatures to challenge Vladimir Putin's grip on...
    Russia rocked by renewed mass anti-Putin rally
    Russia rocked by renewed mass anti-Putin rally
    Russia on Sunday came to terms with its second mass opposition rally within a month which was even bigger and more sharply critical of strongman...
    Kremlin panel urges new polls, firing of election chief
    Kremlin panel urges new polls, firing of election chief
    The Kremlin's rights panel on Saturday called for the resignation of Russia's election chief and snap parliamentary elections in a damning...
    Medvedev wants new term, but won't compete with Putin
    Medvedev wants new term, but won't compete with Putin
    President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday added to the uncertainty surrounding Russia's 2012 presidential polls, saying he wanted a second term but would...
    Flying donkey' shocks Russian holidaymakers
    Flying donkey' shocks Russian holidaymakers
    A braying donkey attached to a parasail and sent soaring in the blue skies above the beaches of southern Russia has stunned holidaymakers and...
    Russia ventures back to Africa
    Russia ventures back to Africa
    Russian President Dmitry Medvedev embarks on a four-nation tour of Africa this week in a drive to reassert Moscow's clout in a former Soviet sphere...
    Russia, Ukraine face New Year gas showdown
    Russia, Ukraine face New Year gas showdown
    Russia is heading towards another New Year's showdown with the embattled Ukrainian government over its failure to pay off gas debts amid apparent...