Jury passes guilty verdict in Nemtsov murder case

Jury passes guilty verdict in Nemtsov murder case

29 Июн, 2017 в 13:13
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A Moscow court jury has ruled that five Chechen men were guilty of killing prominent Russian politician Boris Nemtsov in early 2015.

Putin aide blasts stall in Russia-US relations as ‘impermissible’

Putin aide blasts stall in Russia-US relations as ‘impermissible’

29 Июн, 2017 в 10:32
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A top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the lack of progress in mending ties between Russia and the US is damaging not only for the two countries themselves but also for the wider international community.

Senators propose ‘black book’ on foreign meddling in Russian politics

Senators propose ‘black book’ on foreign meddling in Russian politics

28 Июн, 2017 в 10:47
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The Russian parliamentary task group established to prevent foreign interference in Russian politics has met for the first time, with members proposing that all foreign meddling be recoded in a ‘black book’ and that potential retaliatory measures be developed.

Interior Ministry develops identification document for persons without citizenship

Interior Ministry develops identification document for persons without citizenship

27 Июн, 2017 в 12:26
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A senior Russian human rights official has told reporters that a special identification document is being developed by Russia’s Interior Ministry for people who have no passports, such as refugees and homeless people who have lost their documents.

Putin asks parliament to ratify international convention on countering terrorism financing

Putin asks parliament to ratify international convention on countering terrorism financing

27 Июн, 2017 в 09:54
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has submitted to the State Duma for ratification the Council of Europe’s Convention on the confiscation of illegal funds and on countering the sponsorship of terrorism.

Overwhelming majority of Russians favor criminalizing illegal drug use

Overwhelming majority of Russians favor criminalizing illegal drug use

26 Июн, 2017 в 14:49
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Almost 80 percent of Russians say they want to bring back criminal penalties for illegal drug use, and only six support legalizing the use of soft drugs, according to the latest survey conducted by Russia’s state-run polling agency, VTSIOM.

MPs pushing bill introducing ‘non-material bribery’

MPs pushing bill introducing ‘non-material bribery’

26 Июн, 2017 в 11:04
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Russian lawmakers have prepared a bill that would make giving or accepting ‘intangible bribes’ a crime. It would also include punishments for arbitration judges that abuse their power.

State Duma, FSB chief urge greater protection for Russia’s informational infrastructure

State Duma, FSB chief urge greater protection for Russia’s informational infrastructure

23 Июн, 2017 в 15:13
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Russian lower house lawmakers and the director of the Federal Security Service (FSB) have discussed the information security strategy and agreed on the primary importance of joint measures to defend national sovereignty in cyberspace.

‘Dead end for EU’: Senior lawmaker blasts fresh round of anti-Russian sanctions

‘Dead end for EU’: Senior lawmaker blasts fresh round of anti-Russian sanctions

23 Июн, 2017 в 10:41
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The latest anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the EU are hurting their sponsors more than the actual targets, a senior Russian politician has said, also warning that the new round of restrictions was leading the EU into a dead end.

‘Neither conscience nor reason’: Russian MP blasts Polish bill targeting Red Army monuments

‘Neither conscience nor reason’: Russian MP blasts Polish bill targeting Red Army monuments

22 Июн, 2017 в 13:41
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The deputy speaker of the State Duma called a recent Polish bill ordering the destruction of Red Army monuments in Poland “a crime against their own nation,” and a treacherous move aimed against those who liberated Europe from the Nazis.