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Internationally isolated and inhibited by sanctions, Moscow finds in Tehran a diplomatic ally and a weapons supplier.
Proposal would see soldiers allowed to make a hefty payment to the state so as to drastically reduce the time they serve.
Analysts see this is as opportunity for the president to assert himself outside the shadow of the country’s first leader.
New legislation would expand the range of non-custodial available to courts.
Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.