Associated Press in Moscow

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Two suspects detained over Boris Nemtsov murder, says Russian security chief
Alarm prompts evacuation of International Space Station section
Putin says Russia will supply coal, electricity to Ukraine despite Crimea conflict
New Russian military doctrine identifies Nato as its top threat
Putin orders military forces in the Urals on combat alert
Rifle designer Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94
Russia’s Medvedev calls for ban of tobacco ads
Russian government approves anti-smoking bill

Russia’s government on Thursday approved a landmark deal that would crack down on smoking in a country where 44 million people, or 40 per cent of adults, light up.

18 Oct 2012 - 8:33PM

Russia’s government on Thursday approved a landmark deal that would crack down on smoking in a country where 44 million people, or 40 per cent of adults, light up.

Russian government approves anti-smoking bill
Prominent Kremlin critic faces criminal charges
Moscow police nab Greenpeace polar bear protesters

Moscow police have arrested 10 environmental activists, including four dressed in polar bear costumes, who were protesting outside the main office of Gazprom, the Russian oil and natural gas giant.

5 Sep 2012 - 7:59PM

Moscow police have arrested 10 environmental activists, including four dressed in polar bear costumes, who were protesting outside the main office of Gazprom, the Russian oil and natural gas giant.

Moscow police nab Greenpeace polar bear protesters
Jailed protesters cast shadow on anti-Putin rally
TV documentary leads to probe of opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov
Fire in Russian psychiatric hospital kills 38
Pussy Riot member moved to solitary cell
Russia's Putin says NSA surveillance needed to fight terrorism
Seven hospitalised after Moscow metro fire
IOC wants reassurances on Russia anti-gay law
Russia opens probe against opposition leader