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Leftist leader among protesters arrested in Moscowupdated: Sat Mar 10 2012 12:30:00

Moscow police arrested three protesters Saturday, including leftist leader Sergei Udaltsov, who has openly criticized Vladimir Putin's recent election to a six-year term as Russia's president.

Communists pose little threat for Putinupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 07:17:00

The Communist Party still has strong support, but CNN's Phil Black reports it's struggling to prevent another Putin term.

Putin poised to retake Russian presidencyupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 05:28:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called for unity as he appeared headed for a third term as president, declaring victory in an "open and honest fight" in Sunday's election.

Prokhorov: Metals mogul hoping to shine in Kremlin raceupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 06:53:00

Mikhail Prokhorov, who is challenge Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Sunday's presidential election after collecting two million signatures to support his campaign, has the reputation as a financial sage.

Russian billionaire a serious candidate?updated: Wed Feb 29 2012 08:57:00

Phil Black profiles Russian pres. candidate, Mikhail Prokhorov, and the belief among some that he's a "Kremlin project."

Putin vies for leadership of a changed Russiaupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 08:57:00

On December 10 last year a huge crowd rallied in Moscow. The people were fired up about alleged election fraud and fed up with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. It was unprecedented in the country's post-Soviet history. Unthinkable in Putin's Russia.

Putin critics try to ring Moscow with human chainupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 19:25:00

Critics of Russia's once and possibly future president, Vladimir Putin, attempted to encircle central Moscow with a human chain Sunday in a show of strength before next week's presidential election.

Protesters take to Moscow streets, calling for fair elections updated: Sat Dec 24 2011 17:55:00

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Saturday in Moscow, braving bitterly cold weather to demand fair elections after what they claim were rigged results earlier this month that returned Vladimir Putin's party to power.

Thousands expected in Moscow protestupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 17:55:00

As protesters gather in Moscow to call for fair elections, CNN's Phil Black explains why they are so angry.

'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol': A sleight-of-hand thrillerupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 16:10:00

You've seen it a hundred times, in any thriller that finds the hero perched on a ledge or on the edge of a building's rooftop. The camera moves up and tilts downward, in a smooth unbroken shot, so that we can all know that the actor is really standing there.

Putin must reform to stay in powerupdated: Thu Dec 15 2011 11:12:00

The last few months have seen the ratings of Vladimir Putin and United Russia, Russia's ruling party, drop so sharply that the Kremlin's polling agency simply ceased publishing them.

Other outspoken Russian oligarchs have fared poorlyupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 01:49:00

The careers of Russian oligarchs who have sought to wield power against the Kremlin in the media or politics have not tended to go far.

Demonstrators, police clash in Russiaupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 05:58:00

Riot police face off against opposition protesters in Moscow. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Vote may mark beginning of the end for Putinupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 05:58:00

Identifying the moment when a political regime begins to decompose is as difficult as dating the onset of a recession. But in histories of the decline of the order built by Vladimir Putin in Russia, last Sunday's parliamentary election is bound to feature prominently.

Putin backed for 2012 presidencyupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 07:33:00

Current Russian president Dmitry Medvedev calls on United Russia party to endorse Vladimir Putin as next president.

Cibulkova claims maiden WTA title at Kremlin Cup updated: Sun Oct 23 2011 14:56:00

Dominika Cibulkova battled past Kaia Kanepi in a two-hour 36 minute marathon to claim her first WTA Tour title with victory in the Kremlin Cup final Sunday.

Cibulkova to play Kanepi in Kremlin Cup final updated: Sat Oct 22 2011 09:27:00

Dominika Cibulkova will be bidding for her first WTA Tour title when she plays Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the final of the Kremlin Cup Sunday.

Relieved Radwanska secures final WTA Championships place updated: Fri Oct 21 2011 17:55:00

Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska has secured the final place in the eight-strong field for the WTA Championships in Istanbul next week after illness ended the hopes of her closest rival.

Bartoli boosts Istanbul bid with Kremlin Cup winupdated: Thu Oct 20 2011 18:55:00

Marion Bartoli kept alive her hopes of qualifying for the season-ending WTA Championships by marching into the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday.

Radwanska must wait after losing to Safarova in Moscowupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 15:50:00

Agnieszka Radwanska faces a nervous wait to see if she will make the WTA Tour Championships after losing to Czech Lucie Safarova in the second round of the Kremlin Cup Wednesday.

Jankovic dumped out of Kremlin Cupupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 11:26:00

Former world number one Jelena Jankovic crashed out of the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday after suffering a 6-4 1-6 6-4 first round defeat to qualifier Ekaterina Ivanova.

Can Putin tackle Russia's bloated state?updated: Tue Sep 27 2011 13:27:00

In the broader frame, Vladimir Putin's decision to stand again as Russian president is no big surprise. Batman returns, though the idea of Robin (Dmitri Medvedev) becoming prime minister may not work out for long.

Putin and Medvedev, trading placesupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 10:55:00

The announcement that Russia's prime minister, Vladimir Putin, will run for president in next March's election and will, if elected, appoint the current president, Dmitri Medvedev, as his prime minister brings to mind one of the most famous lines of Italian literature.

Three bombings kill 9 in Chechnyaupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 12:44:00

Three suicide bombings Tuesday night in Grozny killed nine people and wounded 20, Russian officials said Wednesday.

Ballet, jewels and Red Square: A cultural guide to Moscowupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 13:48:00

Whether seen through a flurry of snow, or against a bright blue summer sky, Moscow's architectural landscape is awe-inspiring.

Kremlin broadcasts in Americaupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 07:47:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on Russia's attempt to improve its image in America by broadcasting in Washington.

Zsa Zsa Gabor's Bel Air mansion for saleupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 20:15:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor's Bel Air mansion, which offers an expansive -- and expensive -- view of Los Angeles, officially hit the real estate market for sale Tuesday, according to the Beverly Hills realtor who is listing the property.

Dozens arrested in Moscow gay rights parade clashesupdated: Sat May 28 2011 16:31:00

More than 30 people were arrested Saturday in central Moscow during the sixth attempt by gay rights groups to hold a parade in the city.

Zsa Zsa Gabor is unresponsive, hospitalized, husband saysupdated: Thu May 19 2011 08:43:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor suffered another health setback Wednesday morning, the latest in a series of medical struggles for the 94-year-old actress, her husband said.

Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized with pneumonia, spokesman saysupdated: Wed May 04 2011 19:15:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor was taken to a hospital for treatment of pneumonia Wednesday afternoon, her spokesman said.

Mom again at 94?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:19:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband tells HLN's Joy Behar why age doesn't matter when you decide to become a parent.

Zsa Zsa Gabor to become new mother at 94, husband saysupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 07:19:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband wants his 94-year-old wife to become a mother again using an egg donor, artificial insemination and a surrogate mother, Prince Frederic von Anhalt told CNN Thursday.

Moscow tips from international correspondentupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 09:34:00

Moscow is a city defined by its scale.

'Benevolent hacking' is the new normal in the workplaceupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 10:06:00

"Geez, my company is wasting so much of my time and energy."

Gorbachev: Gadhafi risks being run out of Libyaupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 09:25:00

Former Soviet leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mikhail Gorbachev is warning that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi could be chased out of his own country if he does not begin to bend to the will of the people.

Bare-breasted for a causeupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 12:57:00

CNN's Diana Magnay meets Ukraine's topless protestors.

Topless feminist protesters show what they're made ofupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 12:57:00

"Our God is woman, our mission is protest, our weapons are bare breasts." It's the kind of political slogan that's bound to catch attention, particularly when it's dozens of topless women clutching campaign posters who are chanting it.

July: Zsa Zsa's husband on her conditionupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 21:53:00

After Zsa Zsa Gabor broke her hip in July, husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt discussed her health.

Doctors give Zsa Zsa Gabor 'one last shot' before leg amputationupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 21:53:00

Zsa Zsa Gabor's doctors took "one last shot" at saving the ailing actress' leg with powerful antibiotics her publicist said Monday afternoon.

Bad weather disrupts travel, causes power outages across Russiaupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 11:35:00

Russia's president instructed the country's prosecutor general Tuesday to check the operation of Moscow airports and related companies "to make sure they fully comply with legislation on air transportation and servicing of passengers" who have been stranded since icy rain and snowstorms caused dozens of canceled or delayed flights over the weekend, the Kremlin press office said.

U.S. condemns Russian convictionupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 10:42:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty looks at U.S. reaction to Mikhail Khodorkovsky's conviction.

Russia defends verdict against oil tycoonupdated: Tue Dec 28 2010 10:42:00

Russia on Tuesday responded to international criticism over the conviction of a former Russian oil tycoon and his business partner on corruption charges.

Verdict in Khodorkovsky's 2nd trial postponedupdated: Wed Dec 15 2010 08:55:00

The reading of the verdict in the corruption trial of former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been postponed until December 27, the judge's office said.

WikiLeaks: U.S. saw Moscow mayor atop corrupt 'pyramid'updated: Thu Dec 02 2010 05:14:00

Ousted Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov presided over a "pyramid" of corruption in the Russian capital that the Kremlin tolerated for political advantage, according to a document released by the website WikiLeaks on Wednesday.

Putin: Democracy is alive in Russiaupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 05:14:00

Former Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says the U.S. shouldn't interfere in Russia's democracy.

Infection, not blood clot, caused Zsa Zsa Gabor's swollen legupdated: Sat Nov 13 2010 13:33:00

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor returned home Saturday from a Los Angeles hospital a day after she was rushed there by ambulance for a swollen leg, her husband said.

Putin protege becomes new Moscow mayorupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 09:54:00

In a no-surprise vote, the Moscow City legislature approved a handpicked Kremlin loyalist for the post of the new Moscow Mayor on Thursday.

In Russia, it's an honor to be a deported spyupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 17:33:00

Nearly four months after a Russian spy ring in the U.S. was unmasked and the spies deported, Russia's president awarded the spies top state honors.

Kremlin fury over 'worm salad' tweetupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 09:01:00

A senior Russian official has been branded an "imbecile" after tweeting that he found a worm in his salad during a Kremlin banquet for visiting German President Christian Wulff.

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