Russian investigators launch fresh probe into war crimes of Ukrainian military

Russian investigators launch fresh probe into war crimes of Ukrainian military

14 Июл, 2017 в 14:32
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Russia’s federal agency for investigating high-profile crimes has opened a criminal case into the recent shelling of Donetsk residential areas by the Ukrainian military, resulting in casualties among civilians.

Duma ratifies international convention on countering terrorism financing

Duma ratifies international convention on countering terrorism financing

14 Июл, 2017 в 11:45
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The Russian lower house has ratified the convention on the confiscation of illegal funds and on countering the sponsorship of terrorism, introduced by the Council of Europe.

Activists demand urgent approval of bills targeting animal abuse

Activists demand urgent approval of bills targeting animal abuse

14 Июл, 2017 в 10:23
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Russian animal activists are picketing near the State Duma building, demanding that MPs speed up approval of a bill targeting cruelty to animals, which has been in the works for 16 years.

‘Perversion of history’: Russian officials blast NATO film glorifying Nazi collaborators

‘Perversion of history’: Russian officials blast NATO film glorifying Nazi collaborators

13 Июл, 2017 в 10:45
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Several Russian officials and politicians, including the foreign ministry spokesperson, criticized a documentary about the ‘Forest Brothers’ – pro-Nazi guerillas from the Baltic nations – recently released by NATO.

Duma passes bill on protection of Russian state data networks

Duma passes bill on protection of Russian state data networks

12 Июл, 2017 в 12:18
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Russia’s lower house has approved a bill that defines which of the country’s informational infrastructure is to be considered critical, while setting a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment for hackers that attack it.

Justice Ministry seeks real prison sentence for opposition figure Navalny

Justice Ministry seeks real prison sentence for opposition figure Navalny

11 Июл, 2017 в 14:42
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Russia’s federal prison agency wants to change the suspended sentence for anti-corruption blogger-turned-opposition activist Aleksey Navalny to actual time in prison, apparently because of repeated violations of public order during recent protests.

‘Denaturalization oath’ proposed for wannabe Russian citizens from Ukraine

‘Denaturalization oath’ proposed for wannabe Russian citizens from Ukraine

10 Июл, 2017 в 13:45
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Russian MPs have decided to develop a procedure of “public renouncement of citizenship” that could replace an official document from nations, such as Ukraine, that use red tape to prevent their citizens from naturalizing as Russians.

Russia contemplates recall of NATO permanent representative – report

Russia contemplates recall of NATO permanent representative – report

10 Июл, 2017 в 10:06
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Russian authorities are considering replacing the permanent representative with NATO with a temporary one due to the bloc’s unwillingness to hold a constructive dialogue, a popular Russian daily reports.

Mandatory treatment proposed for HIV-infected children

Mandatory treatment proposed for HIV-infected children

07 Июл, 2017 в 10:10
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Russian MPs plan a bill making it obligatory to treat HIV-infected children, after a mother in Siberia denied the existence of the disease and refused to let doctors help her daughter, eventually causing the child’s death from AIDS.

Duma approves 10-year ban on civil service for draft dodgers

Duma approves 10-year ban on civil service for draft dodgers

06 Июл, 2017 в 13:34
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The Russian Lower House has approved in the second reading a bill that introduces a 10-year ban on work in state agencies and municipal organizations for people who evade the military draft without a valid excuse.