The chairman of the Russian parliament's ethics committee resigned Wednesday over revelations he owned $1.3 million in real estate in Florida, officials say.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appears to have enough support outside Moscow to give him the victory in his bid to become president, observers say.
More than half of Russian voters surveyed said they support Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in his bid to become the country's president.
City officials in Moscow deny claims they're pressuring school leaders to send employees to a rally supporting Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's presidential bid.
The Russian Central Election Committee rejected Liberal opposition leader Grigory Yavlinsky's bid to run for president against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
Support for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's presidential bid rose to 48 percent in recent weeks, the state-run polling agency VTsIOM said Friday.
Russian authorities began a criminal investigation Wednesday into alleged ballot rigging in the December parliamentary elections in Vladimir.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said the main task of the ruling United Russia Party is to make Vladimir Putin a "worthy" 2012 presidential candidate.
A moratorium should be placed on all foreign adoptions of Russian children, the speaker of the upper house of Russia's parliament said Wednesday.
Russian parliamentarians say they're deepening ties to their counterparts in the breakaway Georgia republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.