Nationalist leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st fully pledged candidate in Russian presidential race

Nationalist leader Zhirinovsky becomes 1st fully pledged candidate in Russian presidential race

29 Дек, 2017 в 14:30
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The Russian Central Election Commission has fully cleared the head of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), Vladimir Zhirinovsky, as the first candidate in the 2018 presidential election.

Moscow court sentences US-born investor Browder to 9 years for massive tax fraud

Moscow court sentences US-born investor Browder to 9 years for massive tax fraud

29 Дек, 2017 в 11:47
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A court in Moscow has sentenced US-born financier William Browder in absentia to nine years in a penal colony, after convicting him of a $79 million tax fraud.

Putin signs law establishing register of officials sacked over corruption

Putin signs law establishing register of officials sacked over corruption

29 Дек, 2017 в 09:48
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The Russian president has signed into law a bill requiring all officials fired from their posts over involvement in corruption to be placed in a nationwide internet register to prevent them from re-entering public service.

YouTube blocks Navalny’s calls for Russian election boycott

YouTube blocks Navalny’s calls for Russian election boycott

28 Дек, 2017 в 11:45
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Russian anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny has said that YouTube has blocked his video with calls for nationwide protests. The opposition figure believes the step was the result of Kremlin pressure on the website.

Vatican & Russian Orthodox Church should team up to preserve Christian values – envoy

Vatican & Russian Orthodox Church should team up to preserve Christian values – envoy

28 Дек, 2017 в 10:28
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Russia’s ambassador to the Vatican has praised the current relations between the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches, adding that more cooperation is needed to preserve the foundations of Christian civilization.

Putin visits Central Elections Commission, submits application for 2018 presidential poll

Putin visits Central Elections Commission, submits application for 2018 presidential poll

27 Дек, 2017 в 11:13
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Vladimir Putin has submitted his application for registration as an independent candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential election.

Formin blasts US statement on Navalny as meddling in Russia’s internal affairs

Formin blasts US statement on Navalny as meddling in Russia’s internal affairs

27 Дек, 2017 в 10:13
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A Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson has described a statement in which the US State Department expressed concern over the fate of opposition activist Aleksey Navalny as interfering with Russia’s electoral process.

Russian Internet watchdog wants Facebook to explain blocking of Kadyrov’s accounts

Russian Internet watchdog wants Facebook to explain blocking of Kadyrov’s accounts

26 Дек, 2017 в 14:58
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Russian internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has requested managers of Facebook and Instagram to give reasons for the recent blocking of accounts belonging to the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov.

Putin clears first stage in 2018 presidential race

Putin clears first stage in 2018 presidential race

26 Дек, 2017 в 13:42
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A broad group of Russian politicians, activists and celebrities held their first convention as backers of incumbent president Vladimir Putin’s candidacy in the 2018 presidential race.

Number of Russians who regret collapse of USSR hits 10-year high

Number of Russians who regret collapse of USSR hits 10-year high

26 Дек, 2017 в 10:20
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The number of Russians who regret the collapse of the Soviet Union has reached its highest level since 2009, with almost an equal share saying the event could have been avoided.