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The Moscow Times
Russian Senator Against Criminalizing Familial Abuse— an invasion of familial privacy and a means for juvenile justice, the report
Russian Senator Against Criminalizing Familial Abuse
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 hours ago
— an invasion of familial privacy and a means for juvenile justice, the report said. Earlier this month, the Russian State Duma passed amendments to the Criminal Code that made battery an administrative offense, with one exception: family violence,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Tatarstan Council Speaks Out Against Russia's New Anti-Terrorism LawsThe Tatarstan State Council has opposed the adoption of new anti-terrorism laws
Tatarstan Council Speaks Out Against Russia's New Anti-Terrorism Laws
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The Tatarstan State Council has opposed the adoption of new anti-terrorism laws passed by the Russian State Duma last week, the Meduza news website reported Tuesday. The package of new laws, spearheaded by ultra conservative United Russia lawmaker... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Snowden Blasts Russia's Proposed Anti-Terror Lawsphone companies to store the contents of all calls and texts for six months, an
Snowden Blasts Russia's Proposed Anti-Terror Laws
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 16 hours ago
phone companies to store the contents of all calls and texts for six months, and metadata for three years. The Russian Duma (or lower legislative assembly) voted 325-1 on Friday to approve the bill, which also requires any company encrypting... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Top Mobile Operators Call to Revoke New Anti-Terrorism Lawsdata could be illegally accessed would also create a threat to national securit
Russia's Top Mobile Operators Call to Revoke New Anti-Terrorism Laws
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 hours ago
data could be illegally accessed would also create a threat to national security, the companies claimed. The controversial amendments, introduced by ultraconservative United Russia lawmaker Irina Yarovaya, were approved by the State Duma last... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Brexit: Russia's Comfort Level Rises, US Loses Eurasian Ploton Friday. Eurasian politics will never be the same again after Brexit. Only l
Brexit: Russia's Comfort Level Rises, US Loses Eurasian Plot
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
on Friday. Eurasian politics will never be the same again after Brexit. Only last Wednesday, while addressing the Russian Duma in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin took Russia’s political elites into confidence that the nation was facing once again... Read more
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The Forward
Fira Bramson, Rescuer of Lithuanian Jewry’s Literary Heritage, Dies at 91Timofey) studied mathematics in St. Petersburg, Russia and one of her uncles, L
Fira Bramson, Rescuer of Lithuanian Jewry’s Literary Heritage, Dies at 91
The Forward / Posted yesterday
Timofey) studied mathematics in St. Petersburg, Russia and one of her uncles, Leon Bramson (1869-1941), was a member of the Duma, the Russian parliament, and founder of the global Jewish organization ORT. Bramson’s mother, Lean Mane, was a... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin: Speculation on Russia's Problems 'Dangerous'everything possible to stop such things happening.� The 2016 United Russia par
Putin: Speculation on Russia's Problems 'Dangerous'
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
everything possible to stop such things happening.� The 2016 United Russia party conference began yesterday in Moscow. The meeting is being used by the party to put forward its list of candidates for the upcoming State Duma Elections on September... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Medvedev Wants Kadyrov, Volodin and Poklonskaya for Russian State Dumahas recommended that first deputy head of the presidential administration Vyach
Medvedev Wants Kadyrov, Volodin and Poklonskaya for Russian State Duma
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
has recommended that first deputy head of the presidential administration Vyacheslav Volodin be returned to the State Duma, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Monday. Medvedev also recommended Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, Crimean... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Communist Leader: Russians' Respect for Lenin and Stalin Is Growingpolicies of [Dmitry] Medvedev�s government have run their course and are leadin
Communist Leader: Russians' Respect for Lenin and Stalin Is Growing
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
policies of [Dmitry] Medvedev�s government have run their course and are leading the country toward ruin.� State Duma elections will take place on Sept. 18. The Communist Party, Russia�s second biggest political party, presented its list... Read more
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Fortune
Edward Snowden Denounces Russia’s New Surveillance Billmoney and liberty from every Russian without improving safety. It should not be
Edward Snowden Denounces Russia’s New Surveillance Bill
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
money and liberty from every Russian without improving safety. It should not be signed. The bill, approved by Russia’s Duma on Friday, encompasses more than just digital surveillance. It also criminalizes anything construed as an approving... Read more
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Herald Sun
Yes, that cold snap was the worstSunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheat
Yes, that cold snap was the worst
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheath. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Yes, that cold snap was the worstSunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheat
Yes, that cold snap was the worst
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheath. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Yes, that cold snap was the worstSunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheat
Yes, that cold snap was the worst
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
Sunday morning. Snow continues to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheath. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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News.com.au
Sydney hit by it’s coldest morning of 2016to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheath.Source:News Corp Australia Bu
Sydney hit by it’s coldest morning of 2016
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
to fall in the Blue Mountains town of Blackheath.Source:News Corp Australia Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sydney hit by coldest morning of 2016subzero temperatures, too. It was -1C at one point early on Sunday morning. Bu
Sydney hit by coldest morning of 2016
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
subzero temperatures, too. It was -1C at one point early on Sunday morning. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Yes, it really is that coldsubzero temperatures, too. It was -1C at one point early on Sunday morning. Bu
Yes, it really is that cold
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
subzero temperatures, too. It was -1C at one point early on Sunday morning. Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Olenka Duma told news.com.au Sunday morning was the coldest morning of the year. She said a cold, dry air mass and a high pressure... Read more
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Orange County Register
Russia moves to tighten counterterror law, but rights activists see threat to freedomsrights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy and con
Russia moves to tighten counterterror law, but rights activists see threat to freedoms
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
rights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy and conscience. The measures, passed by the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, introduced a prison sentence of up to one year for failure to report a terrorist... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
News of the day from across the globe, June 25rights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy and con
News of the day from across the globe, June 25
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
rights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy and conscience. The measures, passed by the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, introduced a prison sentence of up to one year for failure to report a terrorist... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russian MPs approve anti-terror 'Big Brother' measuresparties voted against the two bills after being given only a few hours to read
Russian MPs approve anti-terror 'Big Brother' measures
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
parties voted against the two bills after being given only a few hours to read them. Despite the parties' objections, the Duma approved legislation that criminalises failure to report some crimes, lowers the age of criminal responsibility to 14... Read more
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EuroNews
Russia reacts to the Brexitnations of Europe.” “Cameron’s political fate was bound to this referendum,” e
Russia reacts to the Brexit
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
nations of Europe.” “Cameron’s political fate was bound to this referendum,” explained Foreign Committee of the State Duma Alexei Pushkov. “He used Russia and Putin to scare people. This didn’t help him and after that of course, he had to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexitget its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday, c
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexit
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
get its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday, citing the first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee for Transport Mikhail Bryachak. The results obtained by British political polling companies are not normally... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian State Duma Bans Import and Production of GMOsThe Russian State Duma has passed a bill banning the import and production of g
Russian State Duma Bans Import and Production of GMOs
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Russian State Duma has passed a bill banning the import and production of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the state-run news agency TASS reported Friday. The bill will affect all crops and animals considered to be genetically modified,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Signs Law Limiting Russia's Beer Salesof beer in plastic bottles larger than 1.5 liters, the RBC news website reporte
Putin Signs Law Limiting Russia's Beer Sales
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
of beer in plastic bottles larger than 1.5 liters, the RBC news website reported Friday. The bill was passed by the State Duma in early June, and bans the production of such bottles from Jan. 1, 2017 onwards. Sales will be banned from June 1,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Controversial Anti-Terrorism Laws Approved by Russian DumaA controversial series of hard-hitting anti-terrorism laws was passed Friday by
Controversial Anti-Terrorism Laws Approved by Russian Duma
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
A controversial series of hard-hitting anti-terrorism laws was passed Friday by the Russian State Duma. The changes to existing legislation will tighten restrictions on Russians suspected of committing terrorist and extremist... Read more
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The Moscow Times
PACE Blocked From Observing Russian ElectionsThe Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded fr
PACE Blocked From Observing Russian Elections
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded from participating in State Duma elections as international observers, the Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday. The decision was made in response to the suspension of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted for on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime and doubling the number of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian State Duma Election Campaign Kicks Off (complex, social services, and pensions — and the Russian people will not be hap
Russian State Duma Election Campaign Kicks Off (
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
complex, social services, and pensions — and the Russian people will not be happy with the budget that the State Duma must certainly adopt this fall. Third, leaders may have to change their foreign policy to end the confrontation with... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime and doubling the number of... Read more
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Salon.com
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime and doubling the number of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime. Another forces... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime. Another forces... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime. Another forces... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Reacts to Brexit Referendum— the so-called Brexit. Here is how Russia has reacted to the historical refer
Russia Reacts to Brexit Referendum
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
— the so-called Brexit. Here is how Russia has reacted to the historical referendum. Alexei Pushkov, head of the State Duma's foreign affairs committee, said EU countries will be against carrying out any further referendums after... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendmentsset of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm amon
Russia adopts controversial counter-terrorism amendments
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists. The amendments that the Duma voted on Friday include introducing prison sentences for failure to report a grave crime. Another forces... Read more
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DW
Are Russia's anti-terror laws designed to fight democracy? |a bang. While the entire world is talking about the effects of Britain's EU ref
Are Russia's anti-terror laws designed to fight democracy? |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
a bang. While the entire world is talking about the effects of Britain's EU referendum (Brexit), members of the Russian Duma could pass a controversial set of laws on Friday - their last day of business before the summer break. A second and... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Council of Europe Blocked From Observing Russian ElectionsThe Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded fr
Council of Europe Blocked From Observing Russian Elections
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been excluded from participating in State Duma elections as international observers, the Kommersant newspaper reported Thursday. The decision was made in response to the suspension of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia weighs strict new surveillance measures, penalties for protestersmeasures. The comprehensive package of proposed anti-terror rules was drafted
Russia weighs strict new surveillance measures, penalties for protesters
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
measures. The comprehensive package of proposed anti-terror rules was drafted back in April by the chair of the State Duma Committee for Security, Irina Yarovaya, and is expected to be brought to a vote this week after already gaining... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Lawmakers Drop Citizenship Deprivation From Anti-Terror BillsState Duma lawmakers removed a clause in anti-terror legislation that could str
Russian Lawmakers Drop Citizenship Deprivation From Anti-Terror Bills
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
State Duma lawmakers removed a clause in anti-terror legislation that could strip individuals of their Russian citizenship, the TASS news agency reported Thursday. The State Duma Committee of Security and Anti-Corruption decided to exclude rules... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Official Says Crimea to Get Its Own Airline in 2016get its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday, c
Russian Official Says Crimea to Get Its Own Airline in 2016
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
get its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday, citing the first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee for Transport Mikhail Bryachak. �Creating a Crimean airline is a necessary task. It should happen this year.... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Oil Companies Warn Government Against Currency Controltightening currency control will have negative effects on the oil industry, the
Russian Oil Companies Warn Government Against Currency Control
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
tightening currency control will have negative effects on the oil industry, the RBC news website reported Thursday. State Duma lawmakers passed the first reading of the bill in January. The bill proposes amendments to the law on currency... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Expense of Anti-Terrorist Data Storage Will Crush Russian Mobile Operatorswhich may total up to 36 billion rubles ($553 million), an unidentified Vimpelc
Expense of Anti-Terrorist Data Storage Will Crush Russian Mobile Operators
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
which may total up to 36 billion rubles ($553 million), an unidentified Vimpelcom representative said. The Russian State Duma last month passed in its first reading a package of anti-terrorist bills prepared by United Russia lawmaker Irina... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
South Africans must not forget the freedom charter! Lets condem voilent Protests!canvas votes, we don't need violence to win elections, each party must talk the
South Africans must not forget the freedom charter! Lets condem voilent Protests!
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
canvas votes, we don't need violence to win elections, each party must talk the manifesto and its policies. God bless South Africa and all global Nations with peace and prosperity. Bishop: Xolani Magnificent Duma From Ekuphileni Church of Propha... Read more
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iol.co.za
MTN’s new boss ‘a blow to transformation’which was still to be analysed, would probably include a mix of shareholder dem
MTN’s new boss ‘a blow to transformation’
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
which was still to be analysed, would probably include a mix of shareholder demographics, including black South Africans. Duma Gqubule, a black economic empowerment expert, and the author of Making mistakes, righting wrongs: Insights into black... Read more
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TribLIVE
On anniversary of Nazi invasion of Soviet Union, German foreign minister warns of new divides in EuropeVladimir Putin placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremli
On anniversary of Nazi invasion of Soviet Union, German foreign minister warns of new divides in Europe
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Vladimir Putin placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall and suggested in remarks to the Duma that the Western Allies had paved the way for the invasion by not working more closely with the Soviets. Putin drew... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lead-up to polls now a battle to the deathpolitics. It is just about how popular you are. I would not put it past many o
Lead-up to polls now a battle to the death
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
politics. It is just about how popular you are. I would not put it past many of the current crop of activists to dismiss a Duma Nokwe or a Sol Plaatje just because he happened to fraternise with the wrong faction. If the ANC is to arrest the path... Read more
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walesonline
Vote to decide whether National Assembly for Wales should change nameGovernment is preoccupied with a name. “The name doesn’t matter – it’s what it
Vote to decide whether National Assembly for Wales should change name
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
Government is preoccupied with a name. “The name doesn’t matter – it’s what it does that counts. They could call it the Duma or the Welsh Congress, so far as I’m concerned. “I’ll be voting Remain, but millions of people will be voting Leave... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate CrimeaRussian President Vladimir Putin, speaking to the State Duma on Wednesday, call
Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate Crimea
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking to the State Duma on Wednesday, called the integration of Crimea and Sevastopol into the Russian Federation its greatest achievement, the RBC news website reported Wednesday. “I consider the legal... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Leaders call for more testing in Russia, Kenyaand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Leaders call for more testing in Russia, Kenya
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
and to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes in the upcoming games. The Russian State Duma said in a statement adopted Tuesday that the ban would "breed divisions and suspicion among the athletes from different... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Russian sports ministry supports zero toleranceand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russian sports ministry supports zero tolerance
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
and to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes in the upcoming games. The Russian State Duma said in a statement adopted Tuesday that the ban would "breed divisions and suspicion among the athletes from different... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Russian sports ministry supports zero toleranceand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russian sports ministry supports zero tolerance
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
and to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes in the upcoming games. The Russian State Duma said in a statement adopted Tuesday that the ban would "breed divisions and suspicion among the athletes from different... Read more
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