The remote Yamalo-Nenets region of northern Russia is home to a number of ethnic groups. (Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images)
The remote Yamalo-Nenets region of northern Russia is home to a number of ethnic groups. (Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images)

This Russian group spoke up for native people in the Far North. It was closed over a paperwork error.

Independent voices are being quashed all over Russia through court rulings, threats — and now document glitches.
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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó led the largest demonstrations in months. But last year’s momentum remains hard to recapture.
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The exiled leader says his resignation could be rejected — and he could head back to Bolivia.
In recent weeks, hundreds of people have died in protests worldwide.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the former president’s brother, is favored to win the poll.
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The vote was set for April after anti-government protests that have left at least 20 dead.
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After a boycott campaign derailed his previous visit and a barrage of rocket attacks threatened to scare him off again, soccer superstar Lionel Messi finally arrives in Israel
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Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb has killed at least three members of the security forces in the restive northern Sinai province
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