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Khodorkovsky Film Makes Debut

"Khodorkovsky," a documentary about Russia's most famous prisoner, will debut in Moscow on Thursday, just three days before State Duma elections — but in just three movie theaters after others nervously backed out.

Siberian Snow Leopards Photographed for the First Time

A Russian-Mongolian expedition has captured the first-ever photographs of snow leopards in a remote part of the Altai Mountains.

Lawmakers Demand Probe of Watchdog

Golos, the country's only independent elections watchdog, came under fresh attack Wednesday as three lawmakers from different political parties demanded an investigation into whether it received U.S. financing and its closure if it had violated the law.

Lugovoi Declared Poison Victim, Too

In a strange twist Wednesday, the Investigative Committee announced that the lead suspect in the bizarre polonium poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006 was also a victim of exposure to the same radioactive material.

WTO Will Be Painless for Agriculture Sector

Russian farmers will not have to go on a painful fiscal diet under the accession terms that the World Trade Organization approved for the country.

4 Duma Parties in Pact, Source Says

In a first, United Russia has struck a deal under which the other three parliamentary parties are “pretending to play the opposition” in exchange for guarantees that they will secure seats in the next State Duma, a high-ranking elections official said.

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