Events from the year 2004 in Russia.
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History of Russia • Timeline • Years
- 14 March - Vladimir Putin wins the presidential election and secures his second term as president.
The Moscow Manege fire.
- 16 March - Arkhangelsk explosion
- 9 May - Assassination of the Pro-Russian Chechen President Akhmad Kadyrov in Grozny.
- 13 August–29 August - Russia competes at the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, and wins 27 gold, 27 silver and 38 bronze medals.
- 29 August - Alu Alkhanov succeeds Kadyrov as President of Chechnya following elections.
- 1 September - Beslan school hostage crisis: Chechen separatists take over 1,000 hostages at a school in North Ossetia–Alania.
- 3 September - Beslan school hostage crisis: Russian troops storm the school. As a result of the siege, over 330 people, including 186 children, were killed.
2004 Summer Olympics - Afina - 3rd place
- The Alexander Nevsky prize, a Russian national historical-literary competition is established.
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- ""Putin meets angry Beslan mothers", BBC News". 2005-09-02. Retrieved 2008-04-19.
- Anna Shcherbakova at the International Skating Union
- Anastasia Tarakanova at the International Skating Union
- Alexandra Trusova at the International Skating Union
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