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Vladimir Putin: he Russian government has unleashed a crackdown on civil society in the year since Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency. Photograph: Reuters

The Russian government has unleashed a crackdown on civil society in the year since Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency that is unprecede(...)

President Barack Obama with his national security adviser Tom Donilon.

The US and Russia say they are determined to strengthen co-operation across a range of major issues, despite Washington’s shar(...)

Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko performing in Ivan the Terrible at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow last November. He has confessed to organising an attack on Sergei Filin, artistic director at the Bolshoi. Photograph: Anton Tarasov/Reuters

When Sergei Filin had sulphuric acid thrown in his face by a masked attacker outside his Moscow apartment on January 17th, there was just one o(...)

A South Korean soldier at a military guard post near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas in the border city of Paju at the weekend. Photograph: Jung Yeon-je/AFP Photo/Getty

South Korea's Defence Ministry has denied suggestions that a nuclear arms test was imminent in North Korea, saying reported movements around th(...)

Opposition supporters hold a rally in central Moscow  demanding the release of anti-government activists. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Hundreds of Russians have rallied to demand the release from jail of anti-government activists. The protest comes as an (...)

South Korean Marine K-55 self-propelled howitzers on positions during an exercise against possible attacks by North Korea near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP

Yes, it’s true - a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. But a “timeout” is also a terrible thing to waste, and as I look at the world today I w(...)

A man walks past a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia . Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Reuters

Russia has ruled out bailing out people or companies that stand to lose money held at Cyprus's two largest banks. "If someone gets stuc(...)

Exiled: Boris Berezovsky in 2002 in Surrey, where he lived until his death. Photograph: John Downing/Hulton/Getty

They called him the godfather of the Kremlin, the master of chaos and Russia’s modern-day Rasputin. But Boris Berezovsky’s reputation hid the r(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and defence minister Sergei Shoigu oversee large-scale military exercises at the Raevsky training ground in Krasnodar region. Photograph: Reuters/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Pool

Russian president Vladimir Putin has inspected major naval exercises in the Black Sea that have alarmed some of Russia’s neigh(...)

Reporters and witnesses file into The Guildhall for a coroner's inquest into the death of Boris Berezovsky in Windsor, England. The Russian tycoon was found dead in his home in Ascot on March 23rd. Photograph: Getty

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who died in a mansion near London in unexplained circumstances last weekend, was found lying on the floor of(...)

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