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Audio Podcast: States Within A State

Tatarstan and Chechnya have used different tactics to secure autonomy in Russia -- and elicited very different responses from Moscow. More

Ukraine has abandoned the carnation as the visual motif associated with Victory Day in Russia, opting instead for a red poppy and ribbons in the colors of the Ukrainian flag.

For Victory Day, Post-Soviets Show Their Colors -- Just Not Orange And Black

Red, purple, pink, blue-and-gold. Many people in post-Soviet countries are choosing any color, it seems, for their Victory Day symbols -- just not the orange-and-black of Russia's St. George ribbon. More

Ahtem Ciygoz was arrested in late January by Russian authorities for his alleged role in clashes with pro-Russian demonstrators in February 2014.

Detained Crimean Tatar Assemblyman Launches Hunger Strike

A high-ranking member of the Crimean Tatar assembly has begun a hunger strike at the facility where he awaits trial for allegedly organizing "mass disorder" ahead of Russia's annexation of Crimea. More

Russian Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison On Terror Plot Conviction

The Moscow Regional Court has sentenced a suspect in a foiled a terrorist attack to 17 years in jail. More

Russian Ice Hockey Coach Mikhalyov Dies In Car Crash

A veteran Russian ice hockey coach, Sergei Mikhalyov, died in a car accident on April 21. More

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For Victory Day, Post-Soviets Show Their Colors -- Just Not Orange And Black

Red, purple, pink, blue-and-gold. Many people in post-Soviet countries are choosing any color, it seems, for their Victory Day symbols -- just not the orange-and-black of Russia's St. George ribbon.
More

Detained Crimean Tatar Assemblyman Launches Hunger Strike

A high-ranking member of the Crimean Tatar assembly has begun a hunger strike at the facility where he awaits trial for allegedly organizing "mass disorder" ahead of Russia's annexation of Crimea.
More

Russian Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison On Terror Plot Conviction

The Moscow Regional Court has sentenced a suspect in a foiled a terrorist attack to 17 years in jail.
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Russian Ice Hockey Coach Mikhalyov Dies In Car Crash

A veteran Russian ice hockey coach, Sergei Mikhalyov, died in a car accident on April 21.
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Russian Court Starts Hearings Against Dzhemilev's Son

A court in the Russian city of Krasnodar has started hearings into the case against a son of veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev.
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