All Posts Tagged With: "RIA Novosti"

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Putin Signs Internet Blacklist Law

A new law signed today by Vladimir Putin marks a step towards introducing censorship of the Russian internet.

Jul 30, 2012 | Continued
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Medvedev Admits the Futility of Appealing to the State

President Medvedev had admitted that while it is now easier to appeal to government officials, doing so has become markedly less effective as a method of actually resolving issues.

Oct 19, 2011 | Continued
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Bank of Moscow President Flees Russia

The president of the Bank of Moscow has fled Russia in order to avoid possible prosecution for aiding Yelena Baturina in embezzling $444 million to pay off her company’s debts.

Apr 5, 2011 | Continued
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Police Officer Fired After Assaulting Channel One Journalist

A police officer who assaulted a female journalist from Channel One after an unsuccessful attempt to flirt with her has been fired following media reports about the attack.

Apr 4, 2011 | Continued
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Ingush Newspaper Editor Shot in Car

The editor-in-chief of a regional Ingush newspaper has been shot in his car by unknown assailants; colleagues say it could have been motivated by anti-corruption materials published by the newspaper.

Nov 23, 2010 | Continued
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Opposition Leaders Announce New Coalition

A group of Russia’s leading opposition politicians have announced the creation of a new political coalition meant to participate in upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections.

Sep 16, 2010 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ to Continue Despite Ban, Construction

The Moscow government has announced that Triumfalnaya Square – the traditional rallying place of the Russian opposition – will be closed for construction starting in late August. Oppositionists plan to hold their rallies regardless.

Aug 17, 2010 | Continued
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‘Strategy 31’ Organizers Appear to Give Up Limonov (updated)

Russian opposition leaders have appeared to agree to exclude Eduard Limonov from the organizational group of the Strategy 31 freedom of assembly rallies – falling in line with a Kremlin proposal earlier this month.

Jul 25, 2010 | Continued
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Khodorkovsky’s Hunger Strike Puts Spotlight on Medvedev

Jailed oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has announced a hunger strike to protest what he says is an unlawful court ruling to extend his term in a pretrial detention center for another three months.

May 18, 2010 | Continued
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Investigator Charged in Trifonova’s Death

The lead investigator allegedly at fault for the death of a chronically ill businesswoman in a Moscow detention facility is being charged with criminal negligence, but the victim’s lawyer insists that the negligence was intentional.

May 5, 2010 | Continued