United Russia leads electoral rating with support of over half of citizens

United Russia leads electoral rating with support of over half of citizens

02 Мар, 2017 в 14:17
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The popularity rating of the centrist conservative United Russia party has reached this year’s high so far of 51.1 percent, with nationalist party LDPR and Communists taking second and third places respectively, according to VTSIOM.

Communists discuss ‘compromise’ presidential candidate after leader expresses reluctance to run

Communists discuss ‘compromise’ presidential candidate after leader expresses reluctance to run

01 Мар, 2017 в 10:42
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Seventy-two-year old Communist Party leader Gennadiy Zyuganov has decided not to take part in Russia’s 2018 presidential election. His party will now have to find a replacement, most likely from a list of candidates proposed by regional branches

Russian military will leave Kyrgyzstan when no longer needed for regional stability – Putin

Russian military will leave Kyrgyzstan when no longer needed for regional stability – Putin

01 Мар, 2017 в 01:37
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The Russian military presence in Central Asia is crucial for regional stability, according to President Vladimir Putin, but Moscow is ready to leave at the first request after it helps to strengthen the Kyrgyzstan army to be capable of maintaining security on its own.

Demonization of Russia an ‘insult to Americans’ – top Russian senator

Demonization of Russia an ‘insult to Americans’ – top Russian senator

28 Фев, 2017 в 15:51
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The head of the Russian Upper House has dismissed the unfounded allegations of clandestine Russian attempts to influence foreign elections as ‘absurd,’ adding that claims like this are an insult to the American people, who freely made their choice.

Softer punishment for repeated rally rule violations backed by senior state & court officials

Softer punishment for repeated rally rule violations backed by senior state & court officials

28 Фев, 2017 в 10:40
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Several Russian officials have supported the idea of reworking, and possibly repealing, the law that orders prison sentences for repeated violations of rules and order at public rallies and marches.

‘Return’ of Crimea is impossible – Russian senator on latest Ukrainian plan

‘Return’ of Crimea is impossible – Russian senator on latest Ukrainian plan

27 Фев, 2017 в 10:44
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In reply to statements that Kiev has a plan to regain control over Donbass and Crimea, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov stated that the scenario was absolutely impossible.

Viktor Bout attorneys seek retrial order from US Supreme Court

Viktor Bout attorneys seek retrial order from US Supreme Court

22 Фев, 2017 в 13:34
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The defense team of Russian citizen Viktor Bout has appealed his sentence with the US Supreme Court, claiming that prosecutors previously concealed evidence that could have affected the initial court ruling.

Supreme Court vacates sentence of activist jailed over repeated violations of rally rules

Supreme Court vacates sentence of activist jailed over repeated violations of rally rules

22 Фев, 2017 в 09:14
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Russia’s top court has vacated the sentence of Ildar Dadin – the first person jailed under a recently adopted law which harshens the penalty for repeated violations of the rules for public rallies and marches.

Kremlin source dismisses rumors of early presidential election in Russia

Kremlin source dismisses rumors of early presidential election in Russia

21 Фев, 2017 в 10:55
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A source in the Russian Presidential Administration has denied rumors that early elections will be held, adding that the official announcement of the beginning of the election campaign will be made in accordance with the law.

United Russia MP seeks simpler citizenship process for children with foreign parent

United Russia MP seeks simpler citizenship process for children with foreign parent

20 Фев, 2017 в 13:54
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A Russian ruling party lawmaker has drafted a bill allowing Russian citizenship to be granted to children with one Russian parent without the consent of their foreign parent, even when the family in question permanently resides abroad.