Top senator expects US will exert ‘unprecedented pressure’ to influence Russian presidential polls

Top senator expects US will exert ‘unprecedented pressure’ to influence Russian presidential polls

20 Окт, 2017 в 13:00
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The Chair of Russia’s Foreign Affairs Committee expects that the US will seek to influence the country’s presidential election next year, saying Washington will only settle for victory by a pro-Western candidate.

A woman as Russian president? Putin says it’s possible

A woman as Russian president? Putin says it’s possible

20 Окт, 2017 в 10:21
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Vladimir Putin has defined the job of Russian president as making the country flexible and competitive, adding that a woman could possibly be elected to fulfill them.

Putin extends decree of salary cuts for himself, other top Russian officials

Putin extends decree of salary cuts for himself, other top Russian officials

19 Окт, 2017 в 14:50
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has prolonged the duration of his 2015 order by which he cut the salary for himself, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and a number of country’s other top officials by 10 percent.

Pro-Christian lawmaker seeks ban on Halloween celebration in Russian schools

Pro-Christian lawmaker seeks ban on Halloween celebration in Russian schools

19 Окт, 2017 в 12:17
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A Russian Lower House MP known for his pro-Christian and anti-gay stance has proposed an official ban on Halloween celebrations in schools and kindergartens. Vitaly Milonov addressed the proposal to the Education Ministry.

Communists in talks with ‘patriotic forces’ to propose single candidate for 2018 presidential race

Communists in talks with ‘patriotic forces’ to propose single candidate for 2018 presidential race

19 Окт, 2017 в 10:10
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A senior figure in Russia’s largest opposition party – the Communists – has taken part in a conference of ‘national-patriotic forces’ seeking to find new allies and possibly agree on a single presidential candidate for next year’s election.

Daughter of Putin’s mentor, Russian It-girl Ksenia Sobchak, announces her presidential bid

Daughter of Putin’s mentor, Russian It-girl Ksenia Sobchak, announces her presidential bid

18 Окт, 2017 в 21:21
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Russian jet setter, TV personality and it-girl-turned opposition figure Ksenia Sobchak announced decision to run for presidency in 2018 election

Rhyme & punishment: Poet faces prosecution over inflaming hatred towards atheists in southern Russia

Rhyme & punishment: Poet faces prosecution over inflaming hatred towards atheists in southern Russia

18 Окт, 2017 в 14:00
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An amateur poet in Russia’s southern Krasnodar Region is facing criminal charges for disseminating hatred after calling atheists “despicable” in a poem he posted on social media.

Russia calls on US to expedite destruction of its chemical weapons

Russia calls on US to expedite destruction of its chemical weapons

18 Окт, 2017 в 10:13
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A senior Russian diplomat has urged the US and other nations to follow Russia’s example and decommission their chemical arsenals.

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

European Human Rights Court sees no politics in Navalny brothers embezzlement case

17 Окт, 2017 в 11:45
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The European Court of Human rights (ECHR) has refused to recognize the embezzlement case against Russian activists Aleksey and Oleg Navalny as politically-motivated.

Rights activists propose nationwide ‘fine amnesty’ to mark revolution anniversary

Rights activists propose nationwide ‘fine amnesty’ to mark revolution anniversary

17 Окт, 2017 в 09:44
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The Russian Presidential Human Rights Council proposes writing off all unpaid fines for matters such as traffic violations or improperly registered immigrants, in connection with the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.