All Posts Tagged With: "Vladimir Zhirinovsky"

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Moscow Mayor to Get $17K in Libel Case

In his most recent defamation lawsuit, Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov has been awarded 500 thousand rubles (about $17,000) for libel on the part of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.

Nov 30, 2009 | Continued
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Medvedev: Disputed Election Results Reflect Voter Preferences

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev claims that while the disputed results of recent elections should be looked at in court, they reflect voters’ sentiments and will not be annulled.

Oct 28, 2009 | Continued
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Week in Review. Interregnum.

Aleksandr Golts reviews the past week in Russian affairs, noting the secrecy and uncertainty of the current period, as Russia’s elite hold their breath to see how the power structure will work with Dmitri Medvedev as president and Vladimir Putin as his prime minister.

Mar 16, 2008 | Continued
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Electoral Body Challenges Candidate’s Income Declarations

Russia’s Central Electoral Commission has challenged the income declarations of three presidential candidates. Dmitri Medvedev, the leading candidate, has been spared, although his stated salary of $71,000 seems surprisingly low for the chairman of the country’s natural gas monopoly.

Jan 31, 2008 | Continued