All Posts Tagged With: "Echo of Moscow"

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Putin Slams Radio Station for Reporting on Georgian War

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin personally criticized one of the country’s only independent radio stations over its reporting of the war in Georgia. At a meeting with journalists, he told the editor-in-chief “You have to answer for this, Aleksei Alekseevich!”

Sep 17, 2008 | Continued
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New Russian Law Could Allow for Double Jeopardy

The Russian Parliament is considering a new law which allows a prisoner to receive a stricter punishment after the accused has already been sentenced.

Jan 22, 2008 | Continued
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Kasparov on His FSB Interrogation

On April 20th, Garry Kasparov, the former world chess champion who is one of the most visible leaders of The Other Russia, was taken to the local Moscow office of the FSB for questioning. This was done at the request of the Attorney General’s office, which said it wanted to investigate whether some of Kasparov’s […]

Apr 23, 2007 | Continued