All Posts Tagged With: "Nezavisimaya Gazeta"

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Nashi Tells Journalists to Stop Asking to be Murdered (updated)

A Nashi commissar says that journalists like Oleg Kashin are themselves at fault for being attacked and just to stop providing reasons for people to murder them.

Nov 10, 2010 | Continued
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Kaliningrad Rally Organizers Form New Coalition

Leaders from a variety of opposition groups that took part in a recent massive rally in Kaliningrad have formed a new coalition intent on ending the political monopoly held by United Russia.

Mar 4, 2010 | Continued
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Justice Ministry to Control Which NPOs are “Russian”

The Ministry of Justice has introduced an amendment that would control which non-profit organizations would be allowed to use “Russia” in their titles.

Dec 18, 2009 | Continued
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In Economic Indicators, Russia Lags Behind Its Neighbors

Russia is behind the rest of the former USSR in terms of economic decline, inflation, and income decline, argues analyst Mikhail Sergeyev.

Aug 7, 2009 | Continued
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The Makings of a Second Russian-Georgian War?

As the first anniversary of Russia’s war with Georgia approaches, the area is showing signs that violence may flare up once again. Journalist Yuri Simonyan discusses the deteriorating situation in South Ossetia for the Nezavisimaya Gazeta newspaper.

Aug 3, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Police Bracing For Demonstrations

Police in Russia are worried that the economic crisis may lead to widespread public disturbances and crime, and national guard troops are being sent into towns hit hardest by sweeping layoffs.

Dec 26, 2008 | Continued
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Critical Russian Newspaper to Be Evicted

The Nezavisimaya Gazeta, a prestigious Russian newspaper, has received a notice from the Moscow mayor’s office to vacate their building, after a series of articles critical of mayor Yury Luzhkov.

May 30, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Government Limits Journalist Access

New rules that limit how journalists covering the Russian Government can access information came into effect on April 7th 2008.

Apr 9, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Military Officers Quitting In Protest of Reforms

Russian military officers among the highest ranks of the Service are preparing to quit in protest of reforms instituted by Anatoly Serdyukov, the current minister of Defense.

Mar 26, 2008 | Continued