International competition in Arctic could lead to military conflict – Russian DM

International competition in Arctic could lead to military conflict – Russian DM

31 Авг, 2018 в 13:15
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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has said that resource-rich Arctic regions have become attractive to many nations and warned that the situation could lead to a military confrontation, for which Moscow must be prepared.

Majority of Russians support liability for internet ‘reposts’ of extremist material

Majority of Russians support liability for internet ‘reposts’ of extremist material

31 Авг, 2018 в 09:57
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Over half of all Russians think that internet users must bear responsibility for sharing and reposting extremist material, and a third of them supported punishing reposters to the same extent as the original authors.

Russian court jails extremist for recruiting terrorists via WhatsApp messenger

Russian court jails extremist for recruiting terrorists via WhatsApp messenger

30 Авг, 2018 в 14:51
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A court in St. Petersburg, Russia has sentenced a man to six years in prison for terrorist propaganda and recruiting new members for the banned Islamic State group using popular internet messenger WhatsApp.

‘For sick people only’: Pro-Christian lawmaker proposes ban on Russian sex shops

‘For sick people only’: Pro-Christian lawmaker proposes ban on Russian sex shops

30 Авг, 2018 в 09:49
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A Russian MP known for his pro-Christian and anti-gay views has said sex shop customers are “sick people and maniacs” and urged a nationwide ban on open sales and advertising of sex toys.

US dollar and rouble equally attractive to Russians as means of savings poll shows

US dollar and rouble equally attractive to Russians as means of savings poll shows

29 Авг, 2018 в 11:43
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About a quarter of Russians said they prefer to keep savings in US dollars but almost an equal share of population said that they consider Russia’s rouble stable enough for this purpose, according to a recent online poll.

Putin warns of dangers caused by internet anonymity, urges protection from ‘destructive forces’

Putin warns of dangers caused by internet anonymity, urges protection from ‘destructive forces’

30 Янв, 2018 в 13:34
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Vladimir Putin has described anonymity as a part of internet democracy, but noted that society has the right to defend itself from destructive forces that could use this feature for dangerous purposes.

Protesters across Russia walk out in support of Navalny

Protesters across Russia walk out in support of Navalny

28 Янв, 2018 в 12:35
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Activists have staged protests in several Russian cities in support of opposition figure Alexey Navalny after he was denied the chance to compete in the 2018 presidential election.

Navalny suffers latest election blow as Supreme Court body scraps complaint

Navalny suffers latest election blow as Supreme Court body scraps complaint

26 Янв, 2018 в 13:35
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Opposition activist Alexey Navalny suffered a further blow to his hopes of running in Russia’s 2018 presidential election, after the Supreme Court Presidium dismissed a complaint seeking to override the ban on his participation.

Russian socialite and rights activist Gordon quits presidential race

Russian socialite and rights activist Gordon quits presidential race

26 Янв, 2018 в 11:00
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Socialite, singer-songwriter and women’s rights advocate Ekaterina Gordon has announced that she was removing her candidacy from the 2018 presidential race and gave the “unwillingness to participate in a farce” as the reason.

Chechen leader Kadyrov praises Putin’s support for Islam

Chechen leader Kadyrov praises Putin’s support for Islam

26 Янв, 2018 в 09:54
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Ramzan Kadyrov has said that President Vladimir Putin stayed true to his pledge to support Muslims in Russia and around the world, adding that Western policies have only brought war and destruction to Islamic nations.