All Posts Tagged With: "Aleksandr Lebedev"

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As Sochi Election Heats Up, No Breaks for Opposition Candidate

Boris Nemtsov, an opposition politician running for mayor in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, is facing stiff resistance on the campaign trail, and not from the other candidates.

Mar 23, 2009 | Continued
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Gorbachev to Form New Political Party

The New York Times reports that Mikhail Gorbachev will join banker Alexander Lebedev and create a new political party in Russia.

Oct 4, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Businessman Pays Out For Defamatory Blog Entry

A Moscow court has compelled businessman and former State Duma representative Alexander Lebedev to pay damages for a defamatory post written in his LiveJournal blog.

Jun 25, 2008 | Continued
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Tabloid Owner Explains Why Newspaper Was Shut

Aleksandr Lebedev, the billionaire owner of the closed “Moskovsky Korrespondent” newspaper, comments on the reasons for the paper’s suspension. The paper was closed after publishing a rumor that President Vladimir Putin was marrying gymnast Alina Kabaeva.

May 3, 2008 | Continued
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Newspaper Suspended After Steamy Putin Rumor

A Russian tabloid has been shut down after the paper published a story claiming President Vladimir Putin was marrying a celebrated gymnast.

Apr 20, 2008 | Continued