The Year in Pictures
- By Unknown
- Dec. 28 2007 00:00
Putin walking to the podium to address a United Russia convention on Oct. 1, where he agreed to run on the party's ticket for the December State Duma elections.
An honor guard standing by the open casket of Boris Yeltsin at his funeral in Christ the Savior Cathedral on April 25.
OMON riot police detaining British human rights activist Peter Tatchell during a gay protest in Moscow in May.
A man wearing a Putin mask at a Sochi Olympics protest in July.
An expert passing a missile that Georgia said Russia dropped on it in August.
Nashi celebrating United Russia's victory in the Duma elections on Dec. 4.
Putin river fishing on a trip to the Tuva region in August.
Police running a relay on the Garden Ring to celebrate City Day in September.
Protesters relaxing in tents beneath a vandalized poster of Estonian Ambassador Marina Kaljurand in May.
Alexy II walking past a bell returned to the Danilovsky Monastery in September.
Riot police breaking up a Dissenters' March of several thousand protesters in downtown Moscow in November.
Sukhoi's Superjet 100, the country's first post-Soviet civilian aircraft, was unveiled in September.
Alexander Pichushkin received life in prison in October for 48 murders.
Nadya Khalina, born at 7.75 kilograms in September, crying in a Siberian maternity ward.