‘It would show Russia cares about future’: Patriarch urges special status for multi-child families

‘It would show Russia cares about future’: Patriarch urges special status for multi-child families

25 Янв, 2018 в 16:25
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Russian Orthodox Church head Patriarch Kirill has urged senators to provide special status for multi-child families in Russia, questioning why this can’t be done when preferences are being given to sexual minorities in the West.

Russia to keep supporting Muslim education to tackle ‘destructive’ ideas – Putin

Russia to keep supporting Muslim education to tackle ‘destructive’ ideas – Putin

25 Янв, 2018 в 15:33
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Russia will continue to support Islamic education, which plays a key role in tackling the destructive ideas spread among Muslim youths in the country, President Vladimir Putin said.

Russian MPs strengthen punishment for violations by foreign agents in media

Russian MPs strengthen punishment for violations by foreign agents in media

24 Янв, 2018 в 16:20
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The State Duma has supported a drastic increase in fines for violations committed by media outlets which are financed from abroad and are labeled ‘foreign agents’ in Russia.

Russian State Duma mulls ‘morality council’ after Stalin movie pulled from cinemas

Russian State Duma mulls ‘morality council’ after Stalin movie pulled from cinemas

24 Янв, 2018 в 14:56
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A ‘morality council’ should be set up to decide which movies are allowed in Russian cinemas, considering the ‘infowar’ being waged against the country, an MP said, amid the scandal over black comedy film ‘The Death of Stalin’.

Black comedy ‘The Death of Stalin’ pulled from Russian cinemas after backlash

Black comedy ‘The Death of Stalin’ pulled from Russian cinemas after backlash

23 Янв, 2018 в 15:04
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A black comedy about the death of Joseph Stalin has been pulled from cinema schedules in Russia just days before it was due for release, after several members of a State Duma committee said it contained “elements of extremism.”

Half of what’s mine… Russian senator proposes law equating cohabitation to marriage

Half of what’s mine… Russian senator proposes law equating cohabitation to marriage

22 Янв, 2018 в 14:49
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The Russian Duma will consider a law that would give partners the same rights as spouses after five years of cohabitation, or two years if the couple has a child. The legislation has been met with a stormy response.

State Duma urges swift blocking of online calls for school violence

State Duma urges swift blocking of online calls for school violence

19 Янв, 2018 в 17:44
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Online calls for violence in Russian schools should be swiftly blocked, a top Russian MP said, commenting on recent stabbing attacks in Perm and Ulan-Ude. The existing laws provide sufficient tools to fulfill this task, he added.

Constitutional Court crushes Navalny’s presidential ambitions

Constitutional Court crushes Navalny’s presidential ambitions

19 Янв, 2018 в 15:33
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The Constitutional Court has turned down a complaint about the law on elections by opposition activist, Aleksey Navalny, who was denied registration as presidential candidate over a suspended sentence.

New Kiev law marks shift ‘from sabotage to burial’ on Minsk deal – Russian senator

New Kiev law marks shift ‘from sabotage to burial’ on Minsk deal – Russian senator

18 Янв, 2018 в 17:54
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The new Ukrainian law on the reintegration of Donbass means an end to the Minsk peace deal and will likely lead to a new war in the southeast of the country, Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev warned.

Lib Dem leader baits US by urging it to help him win Russian election

Lib Dem leader baits US by urging it to help him win Russian election

18 Янв, 2018 в 16:10
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The leader of the nationalist Liberal Democratic Party, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, said he won’t believe the claims of Russian meddling in the US election unless the Americans help him win the March 18 presidential vote in Russia.