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· January, 2012

Stories about Russia from January, 2012

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

US, Russia: The Flying Balalaika Brothers Bridge Cultural Gaps in Texas

Like many of their compatriots, musicians Zhenya Kolykhanov and Sergey Vaschenko emigrated from Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s and have since established themselves...

Russia: Community of Election Observers Launched

Russia: “Mikhail Dmitrievich Prokhorov: An Unpredictable Kremlin Project”

Although some believe the 2012 Russian presidential election's outcome to be pre-scripted, the complexities surrounding Mikhail Prokhorov's candidacy should not be overlooked. Donna Welles reports.

“Russia Without Fools,” a Crowdsourced Feedback Portal Launched

Russia: Security Services Put Pressure on Parents of the Protest Group Moderator

Russia: Echo of Moscow Under Fire

Russia-US: Reviewing the Jackson-Vanik Act

Russia: Mafia State Review

Russia-US: Receiving A New US Ambassador

Russia: Line to a Drug Dealer in Novosibirsk

Russia: Oligarchs Day in Court

Russia-US: Protest Against the SOPA/PIPA Bills

Russia: Underwater Fire

Russia: Kremlin Crisis Management

Russia: Foreign Ministry Critique of Human Rights Violations

Russia: Obama's McFaul Sworn in as U.S. Ambassador

President Obama's closest adviser on affairs of state of the Former Soviet Union and architect of the 'reset' in the U.S.-Russia relations, Michael McFaul, has officially replaced President Bush's appointment...

Russia: Moscow Population Cuts

Russia: Making A Run For It

Russia: Twitter Clone Launched

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