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

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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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