2012 in Russia
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List of years in Russia
Events from the year 2012 in the Russia
- President of Russia – Dmitry Medvedev (United Russia) 7 May Vladimir Putin (United Russia) 7 May
- Prime Minister of Russia – Vladimir Putin United Russia) 7 May Viktor Zubkov 8 May Dmitry Medvedev (United Russia)
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- January 9 - Insurgency in the North Caucasus: Clashes occur between the Russian forces and Islamist militants in the Vedensky District, Chechnya, with reportedly 8 killed and 16 wounded.
- January 15 - Russia's unmanned Fobos-Grunt space probe re-enters the Earth's atmosphere after a failed mission to the Martian moon Phobos. The 13-ton spacecraft disintegrates over the southern Pacific Ocean at approximately 16:45 UTC. China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, which was launched together with Fobos-Grunt, is also destroyed.
- January 27 - Insurgency in the North Caucasus: 13 people are killed in three separate clashes between the Russian forces and Islamist militants in the Russian republics of Ingushetia, Dagestan, and Kabardino-Balkariya.
- February 13–17 - 2012 Nozhay-Yurtovsky District clashes.
- March 4 - The 2012 Presidential election is held.
- May 7 - Putin was inaugurated as President
- May 8 - Medvedev appointed as Prime Minister and later he become as the Leader of United Russia Party
- May 21 - new cabinet was formed.
- June 3–4 - The European Union-Russia Summit in Saint Petersburg.
- January 2 - Anatoly Kolesov, 73, wrestler, Olympic gold medalist (1964), after long illness. (born 1938)
- January 2 - Ivan Călin, 76, Moldovan politician, Acting President of the Moldovan Parliament (2009).
- January 3 - Stepan Oshchepkov, 77, canoeist, Olympic gold medalist (1964). (born 1934)
- January 5 - Alexander Sizonenko, 52, Russian basketball player, world's tallest person (1991).
- January 8 - Dmitry Machinsky, 74, Russian archaeologist.
- January 9 - Pyotr Vasilevsky, 55, Belarusian football player and coach.
- January 14 - Zelemkhan Zangiyev, 37, Russian footballer.
- January 15 - Eduard Ivanov, 73, Soviet ice hockey player, World and Olympic champion.
- January 16 - Valentin Rusantsov, 72, Primate of the Russian Orthodox Autonomous Church (1996–2012).
- January 25 - Alexander Zhitinsky, 71, Russian writer.
- January 27 - Dzhamaleim Mutaliyev, 35, Russian rebel leader, shot.
- February 6 - Vitaly Gorelik, 44, Russian mountaineer, heart attack.
- February 11 - Sergey Kolosov, 90, Russian film director, People's Artist of the USSR.
- February 17 - Tatyana Golikova, 66, Russian ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet).
- February 20 - Asar Eppel, 77, Russian translator, stroke.
- February 20 - Vitaly Vorotnikov, 86, Soviet politician, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR (1988–1990).
- February 22 - Lyudmila Kasatkina, 86, Russian actress, People's Artist of the USSR.
- March 28 - Eduard Steinberg, 76, Russian painter.
- June 4 - Eduard Khil, 77, Russian baritone singer.
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