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Russia rallied support Friday for a Crimean bid to secede from Ukraine, with a leader of Russia's parliament assuring her Crimean counterpart that the region would be welcomed as "an absolutely equal subject of the Russian Federation." Across Red Square, 65,000 people waved Russian flags, chanting "Crimea is Russia!"
It almost sounds like a sightseeing tour through Moscow: Start with the Bolshoi, keep the speed up through Gorky Park, be careful around Red Square and cruise past the Kremlin.
Some marvel at their brazen nerve. Others condemn the young women as anarchic and enemies of the state.
As the Winter Olympics in Sochi have gotten underway, the world has been captivated — and shocked — over the state of accommodations reporters and athletes are facing.
A Russian animal rights activist was detained in Moscow on Saturday after he and two others protested the country's policy of killing stray dogs in Sochi.
Russian police on Friday arrested several gay rights activists protesting in St. Petersburg and Moscow on the opening day of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Ethnic tension builds under the strain of Islam's demographic surge
A man whose plot to cause carnage on Moscow's iconic Red Square was thwarted by a spam phone message that prematurely detonated a bomb was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in jail.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday made his first public appearance since speculation about his health rose sharply last week.