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Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the audience at the United Russia party congress held in Moscow in June, three months ahead of parliamentary elections this Sunday. His party is expected to retain its majority. Maxim Shipenkov/AP hide caption

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In Russia, A New Parliament Is Expected To Act Much Like The Old One

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Friday

Unlike 2011 Duma Elections, Protesters Are Expected To Be Muted

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Mufti Ismail Berdiev (right) is a religious leader in the Republic of Dagestan. When a report documented female genital mutilation in this republic, he said all women should be circumcised "to end depravity." He later said he was joking. Above, he poses with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a Kremlin ceremony in March. Mikhail Metzel/TASS hide caption

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Friday

Demonstrators hold Russian opposition flags during a rally protesting election fraud in Moscow in 2011. Russian President Vladimir Putin blames Hillary Clinton for protests like this, which took place in 2011 and 2012. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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In Leak Of Democratic Emails, Questions About Russia's Role

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Tuesday

Russian President Vladimir Putin (center) joins Russia's federal highway agency head Roman Starovoit (left) and Crimean leader Sergei Aksyonov (second from left) on a visit to the Kerch Strait bridge construction site on Tuzla Island on March 18. The bridge will link Crimea to mainland Russia. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP hide caption

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Russia's Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes

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In Russia's view, Hillary Clinton's campaign has raised the email hacking issue to draw attention away from the content of the leaked emails. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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After Hacking Claims, Here's The View From Russia On The U.S. Campaign

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Russia recently introduced a new frigate, the Admiral Grigorovich, and invited journalists on board at the Russian base in Sevastopol, Crimea. While the Russians have had a naval base in Sevastopol since the 18th century, Russia's seizure of the entire Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014 has heightened tensions with NATO. Corey Flintoff/NPR hide caption

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The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

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Sunday

IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

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World Anti-Doping Agency Finds Russia Endorsed Athletes Cheating

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Saturday

Lithuanians Prepare To Resist Russian Aggression Ahead Of NATO Reinforcement

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Monday

Brexit As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Young Migrant

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Thursday

Archaeologists Discover Tunnel Dug By Jews To Escape Nazis In Lithuania

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Saturday

Russian Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

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Friday

Russian Track And Field Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

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Russia's Olympic Track Team To Learn Whether It May Compete In Rio

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Tuesday

Russian Soccer Team Faces Punishment Over Fan Violence

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Wednesday

Most Kaliningrad Residents Shake Off Moscow's Warnings Of NATO Threats

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Saturday

Voters Often Confuse 'American Independent' With 'Independent' Party

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Russian Doping Scandal May Affect Rio Games Eligibility

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