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A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Ex-sec gen says that only firm transatlantic unity can rein in Russia.
Gunmen act with impunity in areas outside government control.
Critics argue that traditional processes undermine entire legal system.
6 May 15
Legal system has been slow to enforce payment orders on wayward ex-husbands.
1 May 15
The idea that banning Islamic forms of dress will eliminate extremism is facile, experts say.
30 Apr 15
Staff at leading newspaper fear the real motive behind a complex lawsuit is an ambition to exert political control.
1 Apr 15
Russian authorities close ATR television station as arrests and searches continue.
30 Mar 15
It isn't so much the legislation as the way it is interpreted that favours offenders.
30 Mar 15
Suspects in cases of sexual violence against children can currently avoid trial if they reach an out-of-court settlement.
16 Mar 15
Warnings that opposition leaders are also at “grave risk” of attack.
27 Feb 15
Feared while in power, Rahat Aliev failed to rebrand himself as an upstanding dissident.
5 Feb 15
After past failures, campaigners are optimistic that parliament will pass the new legislation this time round.
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