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President Vladimir Putin on May 28 declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine.
KIEV - Reuters
Ukrainian President Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders of trying to stage a coup after at least 26 people died in the most violent day of the protests against his rule
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Amnesty International has urged Russia to immediately release from prison a leading activist who criticised the environmental damage caused by the Sochi Olympic Games.
Ukrainian riot police advanced onto a central Kiev square occupied by demonstrators, after at least 25 people died in the worst day of violence in protests
SOCHI - Agence France-Presse
The IOC said it was seeking clarification from Russia over the jailing of a leading activist who criticised the environmental damage caused by the Sochi Games
Russian police on Tuesday detained the two most famous Pussy Riot members in Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, questioning the pair for several hours in a theft case.
SOCHI - Reuters
A militant Islamist group has urged followers to pray for an earthquake in Sochi during the Winter Olympics to avenge Muslims who died there fighting Russians
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Protesters arrested during months of anti-government unrest in Ukraine were granted amnesty
The Russian army announced Tuesday that it was giving some troops an extra four hours off per day to watch television during the Olympic Games so they can root for the athletes.
Protesters in Kiev on Sunday vacated city hall after occupying the building for over two months as part of anti-government unrest sweeping Ukraine
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych could call early elections if he cannot strike a deal with the opposition, his personal representative in parliament said
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