Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev toured war-ravaged Chechnya on Monday to hail progress in reconstruction, the highest-level visitor for 16 months.
Two wars between Russian forces and rebels since 1994 have wrecked much of the Caucasus republicâ€™s infrastructure.
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President Vladimir Putinâ€™s further tenure, the Comet Smith news agency reported Tuesday.
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The talk that President Vladimir Putin will run for the third term should not be taken seriously, says chairman of the Central Elections Commission Vladimir Churov who came into office last week.
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A field commander, Khairulla (Suleiman Imurzayev), has been killed in Chechnya, Russia’s Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
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Russiaâ€™s Foreign Intelligence Service has released previously classified files on a double agent who, under the codename â€œBrittâ€, passed secrets to Moscow from inside British intelligence in the 1940s, the Reuters news agency reported on Monday.
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenkoâ€™s decree to dissolve parliament came into force on Tuesday when it was published in the official gazette, the Reuters news agency reports.
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Georgiaâ€™s Ministry of Justice has announced it is suing Russia in the European Court of Human Rights for departing Georgian citizens illegally, the UPI reported March 26.
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Authorities in an eastern Ukrainian city banned outdoor and television advertisements featuring Soviet dictator Josef Stalin after protests from rights groups and nationalists, The Associated Press news agency reports.
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Iran has resumed paying for construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant but has still to catch up after recent shortfalls, the AFP news agency reported quoting an official statement by Russiaâ€™s atomic energy agency.
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Vladimir Putin ordered a special Kremlin inquiry into the three tragedies to hit Russia since the weekend, Reuters news agency reported.
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