All Posts Tagged With: "Prosecutor-General’s Office"

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Terrorist Attacks Up 100% in Russia in 2010

The number of terrorist attacks in Russia has doubled over the past year despite dozens of counter-terrorism operations, according to a statement from the Prosecutor General’s office.

Dec 8, 2010 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ Organizers Want Moscow Authorities Investigated

Organizers of the Strategy 31 rallies are asking the Prosecutor General to look into whether the Moscow mayor’s office attempted to intentionally provoke conflict between opposition protesters and radical pro-Kremlin youth activists.

May 11, 2010 | Continued
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Russia Bans Scientology Writings on Basis of Extremism

Russia has declared a ban on the works of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard on the basis of extremsim, accusing the fantasy writer of instigating social strife and calling for violence against state authorities.

Apr 21, 2010 | Continued
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Rechnik: State Stole Documents to Legalize Homes

Embattled residents of the Moscow village of Rechnik are claiming that the government stole the documents necessary to legally register their houses, dozens of which have already been demolished per court order.

Feb 26, 2010 | Continued
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Alleged Court Employee Charged with Attacking Cop

The Investigative Committee of the Prosecutor General has filed charges against a man who attacked a police officer with a crossbow and was carrying identification as an employee of the Moscow prosecutor’s office.

Dec 8, 2009 | Continued
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Killing Kenny is Extremist – Russia Tries to Ban ‘South Park’

Moscow prosecutors have decided that ‘South Park,’ a popular satirical cartoon, is extremist, and have petitioned a Moscow court to ban the program. The country’s General Prosecutor’s office has also deemed that 12 other cartoon shows, including the ‘Simpsons’, have broken a law on protecting children.

Sep 8, 2008 | Continued
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Thousands of Russians Illegally Prosecuted Each Year –Chaika

Russia’s Prosecutor General, Yury Chaika, has revealed that thousands of Russians are illegally put on trail each year, and pledged to institute a new system to deal with misconduct on the part of prosecutors and investigators.

May 28, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Prosecutors Present Draft Law to Regulate Internet

The office of Russia’s Prosecutor General has presented the Parliament with draft amendments for regulating the mass-media, including stricter government control of the internet. A new law on internet extremism is also circulating in Russia’s lower house.

Apr 12, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Prosecutors Ask Parliament to Regulate Internet Content

In the latest attempt this year to regulate the Internet, the Russian Prosecutor-General’s Office has asked the Parliament to make internet-providers responsible for objectionable online content.

Mar 18, 2008 | Continued