Duma

Latest stories

2m
The Moscow Times
Russia Increasingly Using Travel Bans as Form of Punishmentpublished this month, raise the prospect of such bans being given even wider ap
Russia Increasingly Using Travel Bans as Form of Punishment
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
published this month, raise the prospect of such bans being given even wider application. Authored by uber-loyalists State Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya and Federation Council member Viktor Ozerov, the proposals would increase the categories of... Read more
1d
dna
Russia's new legislation to decriminalise doping, says Sports Minister Vitaly Mutkoon Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in
Russia's new legislation to decriminalise doping, says Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko
dna / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in the ruling through the Russian State Duma, the upper legislative chamber. Mutko declined to give a time frame for the law to be implemented or details of the... Read more
38 related stories
1d
The Star
Doping will be criminal offence in Russiaon Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring i
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
The Star / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in the ruling through the Russian State Duma, the upper legislative chamber. Mutko declined to give a time frame for the law to be implemented or details of the... Read more
3 related stories
1d
Otago Daily Times
Sport doping to be criminal offence in Russiatold reporters. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bri
Sport doping to be criminal offence in Russia
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
told reporters. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in the ruling through the Russian State Duma, the upper legislative chamber. Mutko declined to give a time frame for the law to be implemented or details of the... Read more
3 related stories
1d
Reuters Sports News
Doping will be criminal offence in Russiaon Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring i
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in the ruling through the Russian State Duma, the upper legislative chamber. Mutko declined to give a time frame for the law to be implemented or details of the... Read more
3 related stories
1d
Channel NewsAsia
Doping will be criminal offence in Russiaon Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring i
Doping will be criminal offence in Russia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
on Tuesday. He said that on Friday the Government had backed a plan to bring in the ruling through the Russian State Duma, the upper legislative chamber. Mutko declined to give a time frame for the law to be implemented or details of the... Read more
3 related stories
2d
The Times & The Sunday Times
SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Muvhango boss at odds over contractsembarked on a strike over contracts at the end of 2014, this has not been done.
SABC's Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Muvhango boss at odds over contracts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
embarked on a strike over contracts at the end of 2014, this has not been done. The paper has learnt that Muvhango boss Duma Ndlovu has not followed through with the instruction and many key actors including Sindi Dlathu, Lesley Musina, Dingaan... Read more
2d
iol.co.za
Soap stars living in feartheir livelihoods. The main protagonists in this real-life sopa opera are SABC
Soap stars living in fear
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
their livelihoods. The main protagonists in this real-life sopa opera are SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Muvhango creator Duma Ndlovu. Whispers of discontent from the Muvhango set have revealed that many of the soap’s top stars only have one-year... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Fort Hare a Success Story for Africathis position." Since established in February 1916, the University of Fort Har
Fort Hare a Success Story for Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
this position." Since established in February 1916, the University of Fort Hare has produced leaders such as Oliver Tambo, Duma Nokwe, Govan Mbeki, K. D. Matazima, Robert Mugabe and Nelson Mandela, among others. The academic tradition, character... Read more
6 related stories
2d
The Moscow Times
Business as Usual for the Kremlin in United Russia Primariesunder the strict control of the Kremlin. The United Russia party is regarded as
Business as Usual for the Kremlin in United Russia Primaries
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
under the strict control of the Kremlin. The United Russia party is regarded as the Kremlin�s direct extension in the State Duma, providing President Vladimir Putin with a parliamentary majority. In December 2011, massive vote rigging took place in... Read more
3d
Slate
The Craziest Black Market in Russia Isn’t for Oil or Guns. It’s for Dissertations.on about 1,300 of them. In an exposé posted earlier this year, Dissernet showed
The Craziest Black Market in Russia Isn’t for Oil or Guns. It’s for Dissertations.
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
on about 1,300 of them. In an exposé posted earlier this year, Dissernet showed that 1 in 9 members of the Russian State Duma—the parliamentary body that Naryshkin presides over—had received their diplomas using dissertations that contained large... Read more
5d
The Moscow Times
Rockstars, Politicians and Military Bands: Russia's Potential Candidates for the 2017 Eurovisionhe will tell them all where to go,� Rogozin wrote on Twitter the day after the
Rockstars, Politicians and Military Bands: Russia's Potential Candidates for the 2017 Eurovision
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
he will tell them all where to go,� Rogozin wrote on Twitter the day after the 2016 final. His plan was supported by State Duma Deputy Oleg Nilov, who also expressed his outrage with the �politicized� results. �We should think twice before sending... Read more
5d
The Moscow Times
Russia's Dancing Diplomats: Zakharova Dances the Kalinkaaccording to a survey commissioned by Amnesty International and conducted by co
Russia's Dancing Diplomats: Zakharova Dances the Kalinka
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
according to a survey commissioned by Amnesty International and conducted by consulting firm GlobeScan. The Russian State Duma has approved the increase of the Russian minimum monthly wage by 21 percent, the RIA Novosti news agency reported... Read more
5d
Daily Mirror
Fears Russia's National Guard will become 'extension' of Vladimir Putinfor changes to the country's current internal ministry - Ministerstvo Vnutrenni
Fears Russia's National Guard will become 'extension' of Vladimir Putin
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
for changes to the country's current internal ministry - Ministerstvo Vnutrennikh Del - in April in a bid to battle ISIS. The first reading was passed by Russia's State Duma with 345 parliamentarians approving the motion and just 14 voting aga... Read more
6d
AllAfrica.com
Eight Things You Didn't Know About the University of Fort Harefrom this university; to have known giants like Nelson Mandela, Sir Seretse Kha
Eight Things You Didn't Know About the University of Fort Hare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
from this university; to have known giants like Nelson Mandela, Sir Seretse Khama, Dr Ntatho Motlana, Ms Sally Maunye, Mr Duma Nokwe, Ms Tiny Malangabi, Mr Can Themba, Mr Alfred Hutchinson, Mr Joe Vincent Matthews, Mr Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, Mr... Read more
43 related stories
6d
The Jewish Press
Bye Bye Bogeybut they did suffer serious emotional damage that will likely haunt them the re
Bye Bye Bogey
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
but they did suffer serious emotional damage that will likely haunt them the rest of their lives. (Apparently, the house in Duma was burned by the Arab locals, as was the case before and after the event in question). But worst of all was Ya’alon’s... Read more
6d
express
Vladimir Putin builds his own SUPER ARMY to smash Islamic terrorists on his commanda method of policing that has until now been banned because of the risk of inju
Vladimir Putin builds his own SUPER ARMY to smash Islamic terrorists on his command
express / Posted 6 days ago
a method of policing that has until now been banned because of the risk of injuring or killing bystanders. Russia's State Duma passed the first reading of the controversial bill earlier today, with 345 parliamentarians approving the motion and... Read more
7d
The Moscow Times
Ready, Steady, Dope: Russian Elite Sport in Deep Troublethey had passed all the necessary anti-doping tests, and expressed righteous in
Ready, Steady, Dope: Russian Elite Sport in Deep Trouble
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
they had passed all the necessary anti-doping tests, and expressed righteous indignation. Dmitry Svishchev, a State Duma deputy, said that Rodchenkov was “making things up,” but, just to be safe, called for an investigation into the... Read more
396 related stories
7d
Eye Witness News
The different guises of sexual violencerape,Campus Rape Culture Eyewitness News spoke to UCT health and rehabilitatio
The different guises of sexual violence
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
rape,Campus Rape Culture Eyewitness News spoke to UCT health and rehabilitation sciences associate professor Sinegugu Duma about the different guises of sexual violence and how young South African women are affected. Duma says she has... Read more
7d
The Moscow Times
Deadly Moscow Cemetery Feud Raises Concern of Return to 90srobberies by men of North African and Arab appearance in Germany's Cologne on N
Deadly Moscow Cemetery Feud Raises Concern of Return to 90s
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
robberies by men of North African and Arab appearance in Germany's Cologne on New Year's Eve, deputy speaker of the State Duma and a member of the ultranationalist LDPR party Igor Lebedev said: "We need to act now or we'll be looking at a Munich... Read more
7d
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish extremist Meir Ettinger to be released from detentionto Israeli authorities. His arrest was linked to the firebombing of a home in
Jewish extremist Meir Ettinger to be released from detention
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
to Israeli authorities. His arrest was linked to the firebombing of a home in the West Bank Palestinian village of Duma that left an infant and his parents dead. Three people were convicted in connection with the attack. Shin Bet officials... Read more
17 related stories
7d
WBOC Salisbury
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guardwith some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unr
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guard
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
with some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unrest. Members of the lower house, the State Duma, quickly and overwhelmingly endorsed the bill in the first of three required readings, with only the communists speaking... Read more
4 related stories
7d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guardwith some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unr
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guard
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
with some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unrest. Members of the lower house, the State Duma, quickly and overwhelmingly endorsed the bill in the first of three required readings, with only the communists speaking... Read more
4 related stories
7d
Your Hometown Lima Stations
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guardwith some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unr
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guard
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
with some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unrest. Members of the lower house, the State Duma, quickly and overwhelmingly endorsed the bill in the first of three required readings, with only the communists speaking... Read more
4 related stories
7d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guardwith some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unr
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guard
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
with some saying the Kremlin needs the new force as a tool against possible unrest. Members of the lower house, the State Duma, quickly and overwhelmingly endorsed the bill in the first of three required readings, with only the communists speaking... Read more
4 related stories
7d
WECT 6 Wilmington
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guardguard, with some saying the Kremlin needs it as a tool against possible unrest.
Russian lawmakers back creation of national guard
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
guard, with some saying the Kremlin needs it as a tool against possible unrest. Members of the lower house, the State Duma, endorsed the bill Wednesday in the first of three required readings, with only the communists speaking out against... Read more
4 related stories
7d
The Moscow Times
Russian Communist Party to Use Stalin in Their CampaignCommunist Party (KPRF) plans to use the image of Soviet leader Josef Stalin in
Russian Communist Party to Use Stalin in Their Campaign
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Communist Party (KPRF) plans to use the image of Soviet leader Josef Stalin in their campaign for the upcoming State Duma elections, the Kommersant newspaper reported Wednesday, citing party representatives. "The image of Stalin will allow... Read more
8d
British Vogue
Dress Up, Dress Down: What's Smart Nowfor inspiration. This is Britain, and we have always had a playful relationship
Dress Up, Dress Down: What's Smart Now
British Vogue / Posted 8 days ago
for inspiration. This is Britain, and we have always had a playful relationship with fashion. Alexa Chung, Miroslava Duma and Dasha Zhukova share the way they dress for work, parties and the red carpet on their posts. Would Alexa wear a long... Read more
8d
The Moscow Times
Russian Government Approves 21% Minimum Wage IncreaseThe Russian State Duma has approved the increase of the Russian minimum monthly
Russian Government Approves 21% Minimum Wage Increase
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Russian State Duma has approved the increase of the Russian minimum monthly wage by 21 percent, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday. Starting from July 1, the minimum monthly salary will be raised from the current 6,204 rubles ($96) to... Read more
8d
The Moscow Times
Russian Government Approves 21 Percent Minimum Wage IncreaseThe Russian State Duma has approved the increase of the Russian minimum monthly
Russian Government Approves 21 Percent Minimum Wage Increase
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Russian State Duma has approved the increase of the Russian minimum monthly wage by 21 percent, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday. Starting from July 1, the minimum monthly salary will be raised from the current 6,204 rubles ($96) to... Read more
8d
The Forward
Notorious Jewish ‘Terrorist’ To Be Freed — Despite Ties To Firebomb Murder of Palestinian Familyto Israeli authorities. His arrest was linked to the firebombing of a home in
Notorious Jewish ‘Terrorist’ To Be Freed — Despite Ties To Firebomb Murder of Palestinian Family
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
to Israeli authorities. His arrest was linked to the firebombing of a home in the West Bank Palestinian village of Duma that left an infant and his parents dead. Three people were convicted in connection with the attack. Shin Bet officials... Read more
8d
The Moscow Times
Russian Charities to be Exempt From 'Foreign Agent' Labelas �foreign agents� if they receive money from abroad, according to a new amend
Russian Charities to be Exempt From 'Foreign Agent' Label
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
as �foreign agents� if they receive money from abroad, according to a new amendment approved by the Russian State Duma. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in areas such as art and culture will also be exempt from the �foreign... Read more
8d
AllAfrica.com
HIV Criminalisation a Setback to Regional AIDS Effortsby Namibia to the conference. Eba also referred to the motion unanimously adop
HIV Criminalisation a Setback to Regional AIDS Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
by Namibia to the conference. Eba also referred to the motion unanimously adopted in November 2015 that was moved by Duma Boko of Botswana and that was seconded by Ahmed Shaik Imam of South Africa who reaffirmed SADC member states' obligation... Read more
9d
New Kerala
Syrian opposition group breaks ceasefire - newkerala.com #64755on Tuesday. The Jaysh al-Islam group fired at government troops near the villa
Syrian opposition group breaks ceasefire - newkerala.com #64755
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
on Tuesday. The Jaysh al-Islam group fired at government troops near the villages of Djobar, Arbil, Haouch al-Farah and Duma, as well as the capital district of Harasta al-Basal, said Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. However, the... Read more
9d
The Moscow Times
State Has Put 6% of Russians Under Surveillance in Past Decade - Reportwritten details on individual calls or phone users which are used to solve less
State Has Put 6% of Russians Under Surveillance in Past Decade - Report
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
written details on individual calls or phone users which are used to solve less serious crimes such as mobile phone theft. Duma Deputy Alexander Khinshtein from the ruling United Russia party said that strong surveillance systems were needed to... Read more
10d
Billboard
Russian Officials Say Ukraine's Eurovision Win Was Driven by Politicsofficials and music industry figures in Russia also criticized the Ukrainian vi
Russian Officials Say Ukraine's Eurovision Win Was Driven by Politics
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
officials and music industry figures in Russia also criticized the Ukrainian victory. Alexey Pushkov, chair of the Russian Duma (parliamentary) foreign affairs committee, said "the politicization of the contest is the beginning of the end for... Read more
289 related stories
10d
Hospitality Net
Cornell Roundtable: Joint-Employer Doctrine Hinges on Control• LRP Publications • Marriott International • PwC • Proskauer • Regan Developme
Cornell Roundtable: Joint-Employer Doctrine Hinges on Control
Hospitality Net / Posted 10 days ago
• LRP Publications • Marriott International • PwC • Proskauer • Regan Development Corporation • Seaview Investors LLC • Starwood Hotels and Resorts • Sunstone Hotel Investors • Taylor English Duma LLP • White Lodging Latest news in this... Read more
10d
The Moscow Times
Russia Loses to Ukraine in 'Politicized' Eurovision Finalarticle in the pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda tabloid headlined: "How the Eur
Russia Loses to Ukraine in 'Politicized' Eurovision Final
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
article in the pro-Kremlin Komsomolskaya Pravda tabloid headlined: "How the European jury stole Lazarev's victory." And Duma deputy Yelena Drapeko told the state-run TASS news agency: "This is part of a propaganda war against Russia. It's about... Read more
289 related stories
10d
The Hollywood Reporter
Eurovision: Russian Officials Say Ukraine's Win Was Driven by Politicsofficials and music industry figures in Russia also criticized the Ukrainian vi
Eurovision: Russian Officials Say Ukraine's Win Was Driven by Politics
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
officials and music industry figures in Russia also criticized the Ukrainian victory. Alexey Pushkov, chair of the Russian Duma (parliamentary) foreign affairs committee, said "the politicization of the contest is the beginning of the end for... Read more
289 related stories
12d
The Moscow Times
Duma Bill Restricting Foreign Travel for Russians Passes First ReadingThe Russian State Duma, Russia's lower chamber of parliament, approved in the f
Duma Bill Restricting Foreign Travel for Russians Passes First Reading
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
The Russian State Duma, Russia's lower chamber of parliament, approved in the first reading a package of bills aimed at tightening restrictions on Russian citizens suspected of terrorist and extremist activities, the Meduza news agency reported... Read more
12d
The Moscow Times
Russian Ministers Ask Duma to Explain New Anti-Terror Legislationto provide grounds for amendments to anti-terror legislation, submitted to the
Russian Ministers Ask Duma to Explain New Anti-Terror Legislation
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
to provide grounds for amendments to anti-terror legislation, submitted to the lower house of parliament, the State Duma, for approval on Friday, state news agency TASS reported. In an official response to the initiative, Deputy Prime... Read more
13d
The Moscow Times
How Europe Became a Russian Gangster PlaygroundRussian fraudsters are too clever to provide. Spanish prosecutors say Vladisla
How Europe Became a Russian Gangster Playground
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Russian fraudsters are too clever to provide. Spanish prosecutors say Vladislav Reznik, a senior member of the Russian Duma, helped Gennady Petrov appoint allies to senior positions in the Russian bureaucracy in return for assets in... Read more
13d
New Kerala
first 10 days of May 'disappointing' for humanitarian work - UN advisor - newkerala.com #62797or assistance missions are planned in the coming days to all of the remaining b
first 10 days of May 'disappointing' for humanitarian work - UN advisor - newkerala.com #62797
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
or assistance missions are planned in the coming days to all of the remaining besieged areas yet to be reached, including Duma, Erbin, Zamalka and Zabadin, In the next 10-day period, all of these could be covered, he said. However, later in the... Read more
45 related stories
13d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Spectacular skies light up social media across Sydneyoften see the light bending and reflecting off those particles which is creatin
Spectacular skies light up social media across Sydney
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
often see the light bending and reflecting off those particles which is creating those nice colours we're seeing," Olenka Duma from the Bureau of Meteorology said. "As long as there are hazard reduction burns around the Sydney area then we can... Read more
13d
The Moscow Times
How Europe Became a Russian Gangster Playground, and Why That's ChangingRussian fraudsters are too clever to provide. Spanish prosecutors say Vladisla
How Europe Became a Russian Gangster Playground, and Why That's Changing
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Russian fraudsters are too clever to provide. Spanish prosecutors say Vladislav Reznik, a senior member of the Russian Duma, helped Gennady Petrov appoint allies to senior positions in the Russian bureaucracy in return for assets in... Read more
13d
The Moscow Times
Changing of the Guard: NATO Brings In Army General to Deter Russiatensions between Russia and the West. Russian officials began immediately pain
Changing of the Guard: NATO Brings In Army General to Deter Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
tensions between Russia and the West. Russian officials began immediately painting Scaparrotti in the same light. State Duma foreign affairs chairman Alexei Pushkov said the new NATO commander had already surpassed Breedlove in warmongering, and... Read more
14d
Radio Angulo
Russian FM Lavrov Meets with Cuban Heroesin a Somali prison for 10 years. The six Cuban heroes are currently in Russia
Russian FM Lavrov Meets with Cuban Heroes
Radio Angulo / Posted 14 days ago
in a Somali prison for 10 years. The six Cuban heroes are currently in Russia on the invitation by the country's lower chamber of parliament or Duma to attend celebrations in Moscow on the 71st anniversary of the Victory over Fascism.... Read more
15d
SameSame
How can Melbourne give hope to LGBTI citizens of sister city St Petersburg?on LGBTQI+ citizens of St Petersburg and the so-called ‘gay propaganda’ laws wh
How can Melbourne give hope to LGBTI citizens of sister city St Petersburg?
SameSame / Posted 15 days ago
on LGBTQI+ citizens of St Petersburg and the so-called ‘gay propaganda’ laws which have now been adopted nation-wide by the Duma (Russian parliament), and has resolved to use our sister city relationship to shine a light on these issues.” This... Read more
16d
The Moscow Times
Molotov's Grandson Joins Russian Remembrance Processionportrait, according to a post on his Facebook page. Molotov's grandson Vyaches
Molotov's Grandson Joins Russian Remembrance Procession
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
portrait, according to a post on his Facebook page. Molotov's grandson Vyacheslav Nikonov is head of the Russian State Duma committee on education. Molotov served as foreign minister of the Soviet Union from 1939 to 1949 and signed a... Read more
16d
The Globe and Mail
Russia sends warning to opposition in annual Victory Day paradeequipment in the form of new-generation AK-74M assault rifles. Legislation was
Russia sends warning to opposition in annual Victory Day parade
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
equipment in the form of new-generation AK-74M assault rifles. Legislation was introduced that, if passed by the State Duma, would allow guardsmen to shoot into crowds under certain circumstances. Analysts say the creation of the National... Read more
More

People in this news