For the first time, Russia’s internet generation is getting political and they’re using social media to challenge the Kremlin.
It was women who triggered the revolution that toppled the tsar in Russia. Russia was one of the first countries to give women the right to vote. Feminism flourished briefly.
A push to establish an independent Ukrainian Orthodox church has also prompted Russian Orthodox bishops in Germany to "temporarily" quit a joint episcopate council. Their departure follows patriarchal orders from Moscow.
An attack at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea has killed multiple people, mostly teenagers. Russian investigators have called it a case of mass murder.
In 1993, a constitutional crisis threatened to topple Russia's government. With Western support, President Boris Yeltsin deployed the army against his own parliament in a move that forever altered Kremlin politics.
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