City's Legal Battle Turns Harsh Light On Russian Law

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Andrei Grigoryev, 43, is a federal game warden, or forest ranger. After he chased after a hunting party last winter, he ended up being charged with abuse of power. He now faces four to 10 years in a Russian jail. Grigoryev fears he is falling victim to a Russian federal court system that convicts almost everyone. Boris Ryzhak/NPR hide caption

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In Russia, Defendants Find Justice Isn't Blind

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People place flowers at the site of the blast at Domodedovo Airport on Tuesday as others wait for a security check to enter. Security was tightened after an explosion ripped through Moscow's busiest airport Monday. Sergey Ponomarev/AP hide caption

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Security Lapses Blamed For Russian Airport Blast

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Russian rock singer Yuri Shevchuk performs at a protest rally in central Moscow on Aug. 22, 2010. Natalia Kolesnikova /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yuri Shevchuk: Russia's Musical Advocate For Democracy

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President Of Belarus Defends Crackdown

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Lukashenko Re-Elected With 80 Percent Of Vote

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Political Theater Is No Laughing Matter In Belarus

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The monument at the Brest Fortress, where Soviet soldiers fought the German advance in 1941. Rose Previte hide caption

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In Belarus, An Election Day With Soviet Style

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Protesters Call For Free Elections In Belarus

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Russian Rocket Carrying Satellites Plunges Into Ocean

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Russia, Qatar To Host 2018, 2022 World Cups

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How Iran Failed To Acquire A Russian Missile

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) meets his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Aug. 18 during a summit near Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi. Medvedev hosted the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan for talks on joint efforts to stabilize the region. Dmitry Astakhov/AP hide caption

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Call To Help NATO In Afghanistan Rattles Russians

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Summit Aims To Protect Tigers From Extinction

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Ukraine's President Blamed For Derailing Democracy

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