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  • FILE This undated video image provided by the Associated Press Television News shows Leonid Razvozzhayev speaking in an undisclosed location.

    Main opposition party accuses Yanukovych government of sanctioning abduction as a political favor to the Kremlin.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
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  • Russian riot police force (OMON) officers demonstrate their skills during an exhibition training devoted to the 25th anniversary of the squad in Moscow, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

    Drafted by the Federal Security Service, the bill expands definition to moves against Russia's "constitutional order, sovereignty and territorial and state integrity."

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 12:00 AM EST
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  • In this photo made Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, Gleb Panfilov, deputy head of the Look into the Future group that published A Labor Migrant's Handbook, shows covers of the book in the Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz and Tajik languages in St. Petersburg, Russia. The brochure containing practical advice on how to deal with border guards, police and other authorities was illustrated with images in which migrant workers were represented as paint brushes, brooms and other tools.

    The brochure with practical advice on how to deal with border guards, police and other authorities was illustrated with depictions of migrant workers as paint brushes, brooms and other tools of low-skilled work.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 11:30 PM EST
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  • A U.S. astronaut departing this week for the International Space Station said that the bulk of the scientific benefits from the orbiting laboratory will be seen over the coming decade.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 9:00 PM EST
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  • A Russian-made Soyuz rocket was erected into place Sunday, ahead of the start of a mission to take a three-man crew to the International Space Station.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 8:30 PM EST
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  • FILE In this Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 file photo Chechen students from an Islamic university wear Islamic veils, during an event, in downtown Grozny, the provincial capital of Chechnya, to mark a newly established holiday called 'The Day of Chechen Women'. President Vladimir Putin spoke out Thursday against the wearing of headscarves in Russian schools in his first public comment on a potentially explosive issue.

    In his first public comment on a potentially explosive issue, the Russian president clearly voiced his opposition to headscarves at schools.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 2:30 PM EST
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