Russia mulls limitations on internet exchange points over fears of US eavesdropping

Russia mulls limitations on internet exchange points over fears of US eavesdropping

23 Авг, 2017 в 11:16
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The Russian government plans to take steps to minimize the flow of internet traffic through foreign-based exchange points in order to prevent sensitive data from falling into the hands of US intelligence agencies, Vedomosti newspaper reports.

Lib Dems leader confirms presidential ambitions, proposes single-term limit

Lib Dems leader confirms presidential ambitions, proposes single-term limit

22 Авг, 2017 в 15:45
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The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, has told reporters he will definitely participate in the 2018 presidential race, also urging changes to the current law that allows presidents to serve two consecutive terms.

US never really planned to leave Afghanistan, Russian senator says

US never really planned to leave Afghanistan, Russian senator says

22 Авг, 2017 в 14:04
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Washington never really planned to end its military presence in Afghanistan as it needs it to apply leverage on India, Pakistan and China, a senior Russian senator told reporters after President Donald Trump’s “fight to win” announcement.

Sergey who? Russian public unaware or skeptical of far-left leader Udaltsov’s political plans

Sergey who? Russian public unaware or skeptical of far-left leader Udaltsov’s political plans

22 Авг, 2017 в 10:50
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A recent public opinion poll has shown that over half of Russians haven’t heard about Sergey Udaltsov and his plans to unite the opposition leftist movements into a single coalition. Over half of those who are aware believe the plans are doomed.

PM Medvedev closest to Putin in fresh rating of influential Russian politicians

PM Medvedev closest to Putin in fresh rating of influential Russian politicians

21 Авг, 2017 в 10:40
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A new study comparing the performance of top level Russian politicians and estimating their ability to succeed the president puts Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in first place, with Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin taking second.

‘Russophobic gesture’: Communists denounce plans to remove Seattle Lenin statue

‘Russophobic gesture’: Communists denounce plans to remove Seattle Lenin statue

18 Авг, 2017 в 12:19
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The Russian Communist Party has criticized the authorities in the US city of Seattle over plans to remove a statue of Lenin from the city. The party said it is against vandalism and supports the diversity of monuments to different political ideals all over the world.

Russians name security as top foreign policy aim

Russians name security as top foreign policy aim

18 Авг, 2017 в 10:11
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Most Russians see securing a safe and peaceful life as the main objective of their nation’s foreign policy, as well as restoring Russia’s authority on the international stage, a new public opinion poll has shown.

Russian internet watchdog pulls plug on US white supremacist site The Daily Stormer

Russian internet watchdog pulls plug on US white supremacist site The Daily Stormer

17 Авг, 2017 в 15:18
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Russian domain name registrar Ru-Center has suspended the services it agreed to provide American website The Daily Stormer after Russian internet watchdog Roskomnadzor discovered that the site promotes neo-Nazi ideology.

Justice Ministry officially lists Jehovah’s Witnesses as banned group in Russia

Justice Ministry officially lists Jehovah’s Witnesses as banned group in Russia

17 Авг, 2017 в 13:39
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The Russian Justice Ministry listed the Jehovah’s Witnesses religious group as a banned extremist organization after establishing that some of their practices could constitute a threat to society and public security.

‘Loser superpower’: Russian senators claim US campaign in Afghanistan ended in failure

‘Loser superpower’: Russian senators claim US campaign in Afghanistan ended in failure

17 Авг, 2017 в 11:36
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Members of the Russian upper house have stated that the 16-year US military campaign in Afghanistan had ended in failure and reiterated a call for Washington to withdraw troops from that country.