All Posts Tagged With: "Ministry of Defense"

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Fired Defense Official Fears Sharing Magnitsky’s Fate

One of the Russian Defense Ministry officials fired as part of a recent federal corruption probe fears that he may be in for the same fate as Sergei Magnitsky, after being placed in pre-trial detention and denied medical care for his heart condition.

Nov 27, 2012 | Continued
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Spring Military Draft Begins in Russia

The Russian military has begun its Spring draft, and has started conscripting young men of age. The army expects to take in some 133 thousand conscripts, with some Russian regions using creative measures, including online social networks to find potential soldiers and draft-dodgers.

Apr 2, 2008 | Continued