The trial of a lawyer who died three years ago is due to begin in Russia, despite criticism from the US and human rights groups.
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England's Steven Gerrard dismisses Montenegro coach Branko Brnovic's criticism ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union criticized Russia's human rights record on Sunday, saying it was increasingly concerned at a wave of restrictive legislation and prosecutions against activists.
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MOSCOW - Russia is facing a renewed barrage of international criticism, led by the European Union, over its human rights record in connection with an ongoing clampdown on non-governmental organizations and a State Duma proposal to ban so-called “homosexual propaganda.
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Russia on Saturday named 18 Americans banned from entering the country in response to Washington imposing sanctions on 18 Russians for alleged human rights violations.
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BRUSSELS, May 19 (Reuters) - The European Union criticised Russia's human rights record on Sunday, saying it was increasingly concerned at a wave of restrictive legislation and prosecutions against activists. The 27-nation bloc cited the cases of protesters arrested at a demonstration on the eve of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration last year who are still awaiting...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a controversy underscoring continued stresses in U.S.-Russia relations, Obama administration officials are debating how many Russian officials to ban from the United States under a new law meant to penalize Moscow for alleged human rights abuses.
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BLAGOVESHCHENSK, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on Friday that the expected publication of a list of Russians barred from the United States over alleged human rights abuses will severely strain relations, but he also sought to limit the damage.
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Many Chinese netizens were unimpressed by a state report criticizing the U.S. human rights situation, which focused largely on gun violence.
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North Korea has angrily rejected a United Nations inquiry into its human rights record and vowed to step up its all-out struggle against the United States.
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