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Russian security officials in the country`s second city of Saint Petersburg have detained alleged members of banned Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, Russia`s FSB security agency said today.
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FIFA expects problems with Russia`s World Cup in 2018 and will call a special meeting in September in a bid to head off troubles, the world body`s secretary general said Friday.
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Russia on Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the breaking of the Nazi siege of Leningrad during World War II that saw more than a million people starve to death.
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Russia on Thursday released 10 Greenpeace activists on bail, bringing to 11 the number freed from jail as President Vladimir Putin said the group had noble motives for their Arctic protest.
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A court in Russia`s second city of Saint Petersburg on Monday released on bail one of the 30 Greenpeace crew members arrested for an Arctic protest.
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Russian police said they had detained eight Russian nationalists for assaulting "foreign-looking" people during a march down a central Saint Petersburg street on Sunday.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged a reset in frayed ties with China when he met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
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World powers discussed the Syria crisis over dinner at the G20 summit but failed to bridge deeply entrenched divisions over a US push for military action.
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Tax evasion and splits over the state of the global economy as emerging markets slow down are the main subjects for a meeting of G20 countries.
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During her show in St Petersburg, Madonna told her fans that homosexuals had the same rights as anyone else to be treated with dignity.
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The St Petersburg gay and transsexual community will stage a parade despite the city council`s ban on the event.
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The local parliament in Russia`s second city of Saint Petersburg on Thursday passed a controversial law banning "homosexual propaganda".
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