All Posts Tagged With: "Kommersant"

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Yulia Latynina: Who Ordered Kashin’s Attack?

Yulia Latynina lays out the most likely perpetrators of the brutal attack on Kommersant journalist Oleg Kashin.

Nov 9, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Journalist in Critical Condition after Attack

Russian police are investigating an attack on journalist Oleg Kashin as attempted murder, with colleagues asserting that the attack was connected to Kashin’s professional work.

Nov 6, 2010 | Continued
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Putin: Oppositionists at Fault for Getting Beaten by Police

In an interview published Monday, Vladimir Putin said that opposition activists have only themselves to blame for being routinely beaten by the police.

Aug 30, 2010 | Continued
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Activist Car Owners Mock New No-Tolerance Alcohol Law

Dozens of activist car owners participated in a motorcade around Moscow to protest the country’s new zero-tolerance alcohol policy, which critics say prohibits drivers even from drinking fermented milk drinks like kefir.

Aug 24, 2010 | Continued
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Other Russia to Form Official Political Party

The Other Russia opposition coalition plans to form its own political party to participate in upcoming parliamentary elections, but expects to face government interference to hinder the officially required federal registration.

Jun 29, 2010 | Continued
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Duma Bill Would Expand FSB Powers to Fight ‘Extremism’

Russian legislators are considering a new bill that would allow the Federal Security Services to issue preemptive warnings against individuals or groups for activities they believe may become extremist.

Apr 28, 2010 | Continued
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Tula Residents Paid to Vote for United Russia

Voters in the city of Tula are claiming that they were offered cash to vote for the ruling United Russia party in regional elections, with an opposition leader saying he has obtained video footage of the payments taking place.

Mar 12, 2010 | Continued
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WWF: Sochi Olympic Construction ‘Out of Control’

The World Wildlife Foundation is halting partnership with the main construction firm for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi and threatening to withdraw support altogether, citing irreparable environmental damage and low-quality construction.

Feb 17, 2010 | Continued
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Aushev’s Widow Hospitalized After Assassination Attempt

The widow of slain Ingush oppositionist Maksharip Aushev has been hospitalized after an assassination attempt that killed her mother and brother, and hospitalized a second brother.

Dec 17, 2009 | 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