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Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria
Russian news outlets say thousands of Russians have been deployed in Syria by a shadowy, private military contractor since 2015
Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader
While most of their classmates relax at home, some Russian teenagers dedicate their weekends to canvassing for opposition leader Alexei Navalny
In Putin's heartland, apathy and disappointment rule
Three months ahead of Russia's presidential election, apathy and disappointment pervade incumbent Vladimir Putin's heartland
Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ends long speculation
President Vladimir Putin plans to run in election that could put him on track to become Russia's longest-serving ruler since Stalin.
Russian court sends Navalny's ally to jail for a month
A Russian court has sentenced a top ally of opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a month in jail for organizing an unauthorized rally
Russian PM: suing Navalny would only give him publicity
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says he has no intention of suing opposition leader Alexei Navalny who has criticized his alleged ill-gotten wealth
Russia's Navalny, associates detained ahead of rally
Police took Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny into custody in Moscow on Friday and detained his associates in a city where he was heading for a rally.
Hundreds of demonstrators arrested in Russia
Hundreds of people have been detained today in Russia in an unusual day of political disruption and public anger directed at the Kremlin. Police in Moscow said they had detained over 150 protesters. Authorities said 500 had been arrested during the demonstrations in St. Petersburg. An
EXTENDED TRANSCRIPT: George Stephanopoulos interviews Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
On Friday, March 31, 2017, ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos interviewed Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on ABC's "Good Morning America". The following is an extended transcript of the interview: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT, ABC NEWS: Mr. Peskov, thank you for
Thousands in Russia protest, U.S. offers tempered response
Stirred by allegations of corruption, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities across Russia yesterday, in the largest anti-government demonstrations the country has seen in years. Between 7,000 and 30,000 people demonstrated in Moscow, and up to 10,000 in St.