All Posts Tagged With: "Izvestia"

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Russian Interior Ministry to Ban ‘Undesireable’ Foreigners

Sources in the Russian Interior Ministry say a new measure to ban “undesireable foreign citizens” from entering the country is intended as a way to allow the ministry to keep out political activists and religious radicals.

Sep 28, 2012 | Continued
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Moscow Mayor Hypocritially Discusses Freedom of Assembly

Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov says that Triumfalnaya Square is too small to hold thousands of opposition protesters, despite allowing thousands of pro-Kremlin protesters to use the same space last week.

Apr 7, 2010 | Continued
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Censored Izvestia Journalist Quits

Well-known Russian journalist Maksim Sokolov is quitting his job at the newspaper Izvestia after editors refused to publish an article critical of Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov.

Mar 22, 2010 | Continued
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Izvestia Gets Court Warning Against “Extremism”

The newspaper Izvestia has been issued a warning from the Moscow city prosecutor for publishing “extremist” material in an article by United Russia member Sergei Markov.

Dec 15, 2009 | Continued