Shocking Video Could Throw Georgian Election

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Crucial Parliamentary Elections Near In Georgia

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Dovid Karpov has been the rabbi at the Darkei Shalom synagogue since it was built 15 years ago. Like many people in his congregation, Karpov grew up in a Soviet-era family that was not religious. He says he had to learn his faith for himself. Sergei Sotnikov/NPR hide caption

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For Hasidic Jews, A Slow, Steady Rebirth In Russia

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Russia is suffering from an exodus of educated, talented citizens, including scientists. Here, scientists rally in Moscow to demand the government increase funding for science last October. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Educated Russians Often Lured To Leave

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U.S. Election Puts U.S.-Russia Ties In Spotlight

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Members of historical clubs, dressed as Russian cavalry, advance during the 2010 re-enactment of the 1812 battle between Napoleon's army and Russian troops in Borodino. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Russia, 200-Year-Old Battle A Day To Remember

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Group Announces 2 Pussy Riot Members Flee Russia

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Police examine the site of a car bomb in the Russian city of Kazan on July 19. Ildus Faizov, the mufti of Tatarstan and the top Islamic leader in the region, was wounded in the explosion, while his deputy, Valiulla Yakupov, was shot dead in a separate incident on the same day. Roman Kruchinin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attacks Raise Specter Of Radical Islam In Russia

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Joining WTO, Russia Aims For Brighter Future

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Russian Judge: Punk Band Sentenced To Two Years

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Gumar Ganiyev opens the gates of the compound where members of the Islamic sect he belongs to have lived in seclusion since the early 2000s outside Kazan, capital of the Russian province of Tatarstan, earlier this month. Nikolay Alexandrov/AP hide caption

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Raid In Russia Brings Underground Sect To Light

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Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny speaks to the media as he arrives for questioning at the headquarters of the Russian Investigation committee in Moscow on Monday. Misha Japaridze/AP hide caption

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Russia Charges Leading Dissident With Embezzlement

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Punk Band's Case Tests Putin's Tolerance For Dissent

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Members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, Nadezha Tolokonnikova (left), Yekaterina Samutsevich (center) and Maria Alyokhina, at a hearing in Moscow court on Monday. Andrey Smirnov/Getty Images hide caption

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Feminist Punk Band, Imprisoned For Five Months, Gets Next Gig: Russian Courtroom

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