Communist party poll-ratings rise after non-communist contender enters fray

Communist party poll-ratings rise after non-communist contender enters fray

11 Янв, 2018 в 16:34
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The nomination of farm mogul Pavel Grudinin as a candidate in Russia’s upcoming presidential election has seen a significant rise in the Communists’ popularity rating, even though the new challenger is not a party member.

Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

11 Янв, 2018 в 14:24
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Russia isn’t going to be represented at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session as the body refuses to give up its policy of discriminating against national delegations, the lawmakers said.

Duma accuses foreign agents of meddling in Russia’s affairs ahead of election

Duma accuses foreign agents of meddling in Russia’s affairs ahead of election

10 Янв, 2018 в 16:03
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Media outlets financed from abroad, continue their attempts to promote their own agenda in Russia ahead of the presidential election there in March, Peter Tolstoy, the State Duma deputy speaker, said.

Russians view US, Ukraine and EU as country’s main enemies – survey

Russians view US, Ukraine and EU as country’s main enemies – survey

10 Янв, 2018 в 14:40
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Two thirds of Russians believe their country has enemies in the international arena, with the US, Ukraine and the EU topping the list, a fresh survey by independent pollster Levada Center has revealed.

Russia may mediate nuke talks between the two Koreas – top MP

Russia may mediate nuke talks between the two Koreas – top MP

09 Янв, 2018 в 13:57
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Moscow may act as mediator in the denuclearization talks between the two Koreas, as the nuclear issue affects Russia’s national interests, Leonid Slutsky, head of the State Duma’s International Affairs Committee, said.

64 applications to run for Russian presidency registered by Election Commission

64 applications to run for Russian presidency registered by Election Commission

03 Янв, 2018 в 11:55
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The Central Election Commission has received 64 applications to run for Russia’s highest office next March, its head told journalists after the deadline for self-nominated candidates expired.

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.