The ruling party keeps ruling as an election without genuine choice approaches.
Will September vote ensure another decade of power for Putin?
The Levada Center recently reported Russia's ruling party's decline in the polls.
A Levada Center poll sees the party reach new lows for 2016, but no main beneficiary is in sight.
Tens of thousands of Muscovites have been receiving calls about the September elections.
The law was drafted after a controversial case in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
Alexey Navalny has announced his Party of Progress will not run alongside the Parnas party.
The Kursk local politician could face two years in jail after a public act of defiance.
Sergey Naryshkin said the fear of Russia in the Baltics is ingrained.
The T-shirts did not show the disputed region as part of Russia.
The Ukraine conflict can be resolved in a day, Mikhail Kasyanov said.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow would move to protect its interests
The law is to be passed 'in the very near future' according to a defence official.
An extraordinary letter, addressed to major European bodies, compares the Ukraine crisis to WW2.
Russian MPs call for Germany to "remember history" when imposing EU sanctions.