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Russian opposition struggles 2 years after Nemtsov killing

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:33:46 GMT2017-02-27T13:33:46Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Two years after he was killed near the Kremlin, Boris Nemtsov can still attract crowds of supporters. But his death left in tatters Russia's opposition movement, which is struggling with infighting and seems unable to rally behind one unifying figure....

Russians march to honor slain opposition leader Nemtsov

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:21:08 GMT2017-02-26T16:21:08Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin....

Russian opposition figure freed; vows fight for human rights

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:39:00 GMT2017-02-26T10:39:00Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- A convicted Russian opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison was freed Sunday and has vowed to keep up the fight for human rights in Russia....

Russian UN ambassador Churkin honored, buried in Moscow

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:30:54 GMT2017-02-24T13:30:54Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- Diplomats, colleagues and relatives said their final farewells Friday to Vitaly Churkin, Russia's long-time ambassador to the United Nations who died earlier in the week....

Germany slams Russian plan to attack Reichstag replica

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:18:21 GMT2017-02-24T13:18:21Z

BERLIN (AP) -- German officials are criticizing plans by the Russian military to build a replica of Berlin's Parliament building as a target for Russian teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme park near Moscow....