Duma passes bill allowing for convicted terrorists to be stripped of acquired Russian citizenship

Duma passes bill allowing for convicted terrorists to be stripped of acquired Russian citizenship

19 Июл, 2017 в 14:16
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The Russian lower house has given final approval to a bill allowing naturalized Russians to be stripped of their citizenship if convicted of terrorism-related crimes. The bill also simplifies the naturalization procedure for Ukrainian citizens.

No reason to question viability of INF missile treaty with US – top Russian diplomat

No reason to question viability of INF missile treaty with US – top Russian diplomat

19 Июл, 2017 в 11:24
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The Russian deputy foreign minister has stated that Moscow has no intention of exiting the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, despite repeated cases of “inadequate observation” of the treaty by the US.

United Russia MPs propose 15-year terms for pushing children towards suicide

United Russia MPs propose 15-year terms for pushing children towards suicide

18 Июл, 2017 в 14:33
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Russia’s largest parliamentary caucus has drafted a motion increasing the maximum term for pushing someone to suicide to 15 years if the victim is underage or if the crime is committed via the internet.

Declassified Russian Defense Ministry docs show Polish gratitude for WWII liberation

Declassified Russian Defense Ministry docs show Polish gratitude for WWII liberation

18 Июл, 2017 в 10:37
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The Russian Defense Ministry has declassified documents on the war in Poland in 1944-45, which describe Nazi atrocities and the positive attitude of the Polish people toward their liberators.

Russians fear economic problems more than war – poll

Russians fear economic problems more than war – poll

17 Июл, 2017 в 10:26
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Price hikes were at the top of the latest “fear rating” released by the Russian state-run pollster VTSIOM.

Russian investigators launch fresh probe into war crimes of Ukrainian military

Russian investigators launch fresh probe into war crimes of Ukrainian military

14 Июл, 2017 в 14:32
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Russia’s federal agency for investigating high-profile crimes has opened a criminal case into the recent shelling of Donetsk residential areas by the Ukrainian military, resulting in casualties among civilians.

Duma ratifies international convention on countering terrorism financing

Duma ratifies international convention on countering terrorism financing

14 Июл, 2017 в 11:45
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The Russian lower house has ratified the convention on the confiscation of illegal funds and on countering the sponsorship of terrorism, introduced by the Council of Europe.

Activists demand urgent approval of bills targeting animal abuse

Activists demand urgent approval of bills targeting animal abuse

14 Июл, 2017 в 10:23
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Russian animal activists are picketing near the State Duma building, demanding that MPs speed up approval of a bill targeting cruelty to animals, which has been in the works for 16 years.

‘Perversion of history’: Russian officials blast NATO film glorifying Nazi collaborators

‘Perversion of history’: Russian officials blast NATO film glorifying Nazi collaborators

13 Июл, 2017 в 10:45
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Several Russian officials and politicians, including the foreign ministry spokesperson, criticized a documentary about the ‘Forest Brothers’ – pro-Nazi guerillas from the Baltic nations – recently released by NATO.

Duma passes bill on protection of Russian state data networks

Duma passes bill on protection of Russian state data networks

12 Июл, 2017 в 12:18
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Russia’s lower house has approved a bill that defines which of the country’s informational infrastructure is to be considered critical, while setting a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment for hackers that attack it.