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New Kerala
Indian U16 boys to play against Ufa youth team - newkerala.com #96408but we hope the experience will be a memorable one for the boys and the coaches
Indian U16 boys to play against Ufa youth team - newkerala.com #96408
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
but we hope the experience will be a memorable one for the boys and the coaches. Ivan Sukharev, Member of the Russian State Duma and Jeysundhar D, Director, Jawaharlal Nehru Culture Centre from the Embassy of India, Moscow will be present at... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Putin to meet Russia's Olympic team on Wednesday: agenciesRussian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of political pa
Putin to meet Russia's Olympic team on Wednesday: agencies
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of political parties, presented at the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia, July 14, 2016. MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin will meet Russia's Olympic team on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monsanto's Plot to Take Over Nigeria's Agriculturecountries that care about the health of their people have completely banned gen
Monsanto's Plot to Take Over Nigeria's Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
countries that care about the health of their people have completely banned genetically modified crops. Even the Russian State Duma last month passed a bill banning all import and production of genetically modified organisms in the country. We... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts Warns "Armageddon Approaches" After German Leakpublication, a harsh note of protest has been sent to Berlin: The head of the F
Paul Craig Roberts Warns "Armageddon Approaches" After German Leak
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
publication, a harsh note of protest has been sent to Berlin: The head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Russian State Duma, Alexei Puschkow, has posted the Twitter message: ‘The decision of the German government declaring Russia to be an... Read more
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NBC News
What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?stripe. "This is a diagnosis of international isolation," said Gennady Gudkov,
What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
stripe. "This is a diagnosis of international isolation," said Gennady Gudkov, a former lawmaker who was evicted from the State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, after longtime criticism of Putin's policies. "Now we embrace the very people... Read more
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The Moscow Times
‘There’s No More Money:’ Medvedev Faces Russia's Economic Woes With Austerity Planof GDP) coming from increased revenues and approximately two-thirds (7.6 percen
‘There’s No More Money:’ Medvedev Faces Russia's Economic Woes With Austerity Plan
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
of GDP) coming from increased revenues and approximately two-thirds (7.6 percent of GDP) from spending cuts. Prior to the State Duma elections in September, officials will talk about looking for reserves or additional funds for social programs,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin's Imperial Ambitionscarefully orchestrated special operation, they need look no further than a bill
Putin's Imperial Ambitions
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
carefully orchestrated special operation, they need look no further than a bill that is currently being raced through the State Duma. The legislation, which was introduced the day before the Federation Council approved the use of military force in... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia State Duma Passes 'Google Tax Law'Members of the Russian State Duma have approved the third reading of a new bill
Russia State Duma Passes 'Google Tax Law'
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Members of the Russian State Duma have approved the third reading of a new bill requiring foreign IT companies to pay value added tax (VAT) on the sale of online content, the Slon.ru news website reported Wednesday. The bill, nicknamed the “Google... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Pairs Brussels Condolences With Politickingand clumsy antics of prominent figures within the Russian foreign policy commun
Russia Pairs Brussels Condolences With Politicking
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
and clumsy antics of prominent figures within the Russian foreign policy community. Alexei Pushkov, the hawkish head of the State Duma foreign affairs committee leapt at the opportunity to take a swipe on Twitter at NATO Secretary-General Jens... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What the Papers Say, March 11, 2014Russia; pp 1, 3 (968 words). 2. Maxim Ivanov and Natalya Gorodetskaya article
What the Papers Say, March 11, 2014
The Moscow Times / Posted 8 days ago
Russia; pp 1, 3 (968 words). 2. Maxim Ivanov and Natalya Gorodetskaya article headlined "Constituent part 84" says the State Duma is drafting legislation simplifying Crimea's accession to Russia. The legislation will allow Moscow to bypass an... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Sports Minister Says Russian Football Fans Could Clash Again 'If Provoked'for the Russian Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin took to Twitter to argu
Sports Minister Says Russian Football Fans Could Clash Again 'If Provoked'
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 days ago
for the Russian Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin took to Twitter to argue that they were “just normal men.” State Duma Deputy Igor Lebedev, who sits on the Executive Committee member of the Russian Football Union, praised Russian... Read more
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Reuters
Putin may meet Turkey's Erdogan in AugustRussian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of political pa
Putin may meet Turkey's Erdogan in August
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with leaders of political parties, presented at the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia, July 14, 2016. MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Tayyip... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Politician Yarovaya Lashes Out at West After Nice AttackUltraconservative Russian State Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya, the main author of
Russian Politician Yarovaya Lashes Out at West After Nice Attack
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
Ultraconservative Russian State Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya, the main author of a recent series of controversial anti-terror laws, lashed out at Western politicians Friday morning following a terrorist attack in the French city of Nice. Fellow Duma... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Officials Hopeful for Warmer Relations After Johnson Appointmenta period of warmer relations between the two countries. Alexei Pushkov, the he
Russian Officials Hopeful for Warmer Relations After Johnson Appointment
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
a period of warmer relations between the two countries. Alexei Pushkov, the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the State Duma said on Twitter that he hoped the appointment would have a positive impact on British-Russian... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Most Russians Feel No Ability to Influence Country � Pollcommunities across 48 Russian regions between June 23 and 27. The report comes
Most Russians Feel No Ability to Influence Country � Poll
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
communities across 48 Russian regions between June 23 and 27. The report comes months before elections for the Russian State Duma. Another recent poll by the Levada Center showed that a third of Russians expect the upcoming State Duma elections... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Large Parties Expected to Dominate Duma Election � ReportThe next State Duma could be made of three political parties instead of four, w
Large Parties Expected to Dominate Duma Election � Report
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
The next State Duma could be made of three political parties instead of four, with smaller opposition parties winning no seats at all, a new report by the Russian Association of Public Relations (RASO) announced Wednesday. The ruling United Russia... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Watchdog Under Pressure to Explain Election Boycott Websites Banwebsites and blocked access to two others last week after they posted calls for
Watchdog Under Pressure to Explain Election Boycott Websites Ban
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
websites and blocked access to two others last week after they posted calls for Russian citizens to boycott the upcoming State Duma elections. The move was made at the request of the Prosecutor General�s office, who believed the sites were... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What Russia's New Draconian Data Laws Mean for Usersfigures about the technological impracticality of the laws, Putin signed them i
What Russia's New Draconian Data Laws Mean for Users
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
figures about the technological impracticality of the laws, Putin signed them into action last week. Championed publicly by State Duma deputy Irina Yarovaya, there has been speculation that the initiative came from the security services, with... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Opposition Calls for Rally Against New Russian Anti-Terror Lawsof the Internet — a meeting of professionals and users, providers, IT and telec
Opposition Calls for Rally Against New Russian Anti-Terror Laws
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
of the Internet — a meeting of professionals and users, providers, IT and telecom companies � those who were ignored by the State Duma, Federation Council and the President,� he told the RBC news site. A package of amendments to Russian... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Internet Watchdog Blocks Sites Calling for Election BoycottRussia's Internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has blocked four websites that called f
Russia's Internet Watchdog Blocks Sites Calling for Election Boycott
The Moscow Times / Posted 19 days ago
Russia's Internet watchdog Roskomnadzor has blocked four websites that called for mass boycotts of the upcoming State Duma elections, it stated in a message posted on its website. Roskomnadzor said that it received a request to block the sites from... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Confusion as Putin Signs Law Not Approved By Dumathe confusion surrounding recently adopted amendments to Russian weapon ownersh
Confusion as Putin Signs Law Not Approved By Duma
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
the confusion surrounding recently adopted amendments to Russian weapon ownership laws was the result of a mistake in the State Duma database, rather than a conscious decision, the Meduza news agency reported Wednesday. A package of amendments to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's Reserve Fund to Run Empty in 2017five times within three years. The ministry is not planning significant cuts t
Russia's Reserve Fund to Run Empty in 2017
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 days ago
five times within three years. The ministry is not planning significant cuts to Russia�s expenses in anticipation of the State Duma and presidential elections, Reuters reported. Expenses will be fixed at 15.78 trillion rubles ($245.7 billion)... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's FSB Summons Ekho Moskvy Employees for QuestioningHowever, he did not rule out that this may happen in the future. Following the
Russia's FSB Summons Ekho Moskvy Employees for Questioning
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 days ago
However, he did not rule out that this may happen in the future. Following the incident in January, the head of the State Duma Security and Anti-Corruption Committee Irina Yarovaya requested access to the original article from the Prosecutor... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Usupashvili Says GDDG�s Campaign Against UNM MP�s Bid for OSCE PA Presidency �Disgraceful�candidacy,” Usupashvili said. Several members of the Russian delegation in the
Usupashvili Says GDDG�s Campaign Against UNM MP�s Bid for OSCE PA Presidency �Disgraceful�
Civil Georgia / Posted 23 days ago
candidacy,” Usupashvili said. Several members of the Russian delegation in the OSCE PA, among them Chairman of Russia’s State Duma committee on CIS and Eurasian integration Leonid Slutsky, spoke positively of Tsereteli and said they are ready to... Read more
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New Kerala
Putin signs law on 2018 World Cup visa free for foreign visitors - newkerala.com #85969draft law was passed last month by both houses of the Russian parliament, namel
Putin signs law on 2018 World Cup visa free for foreign visitors - newkerala.com #85969
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
draft law was passed last month by both houses of the Russian parliament, namely the Federation Council and the State Duma. Russia won the bid to host the 2018 World Cup over five years ago, while the country currently is busy with... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Awards Russian Soldiers in Syria Veteran Statussoldiers will obtain the right to the social support granted to all veterans un
Putin Awards Russian Soldiers in Syria Veteran Status
The Moscow Times / Posted 23 days ago
soldiers will obtain the right to the social support granted to all veterans under Russian law. The law, prepared by the Russian Defense Ministry on Putin�s initiative, was approved by the Russian State Duma last month, the RBC news agency repor... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Football Hooligans Barred From Traveling Abroadand Germany, are currently considering signing the convention, the Kommersant n
Russian Football Hooligans Barred From Traveling Abroad
The Moscow Times / Posted 23 days ago
and Germany, are currently considering signing the convention, the Kommersant newspaper reported. Last month, the Russian State Duma approved the creation of a blacklist of Russia�s most dangerous fans who would no longer be allowed to attend mass... Read more
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New Kerala
Russia will tighten responsibility for doping violations: Putin - newkerala.com #84924use investigative methods to expose the use and proliferation of doping substan
Russia will tighten responsibility for doping violations: Putin - newkerala.com #84924
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
use investigative methods to expose the use and proliferation of doping substances," Putin said, adding he hoped a future State Duma would support the amendments. Commenting on the situation around accusations of doping abuse by Russian athletes,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Third of Russians Expect Rigged 2016 Duma ElectionsMore than a third of Russians believe that the upcoming State Duma elections wi
Third of Russians Expect Rigged 2016 Duma Elections
The Moscow Times / Posted 26 days ago
More than a third of Russians believe that the upcoming State Duma elections will not be free and fair, a survey by independent pollster Levada Center revealed Friday. Thirty eight percent of the 1600 respondents believed that the elections would... Read more
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Roll Call
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as a Security Threattreaty. Obama “was very euphoric about Russian-American relations,” says Alexe
Red Alert: Russia Looms Large as a Security Threat
Roll Call / Posted 27 days ago
treaty. Obama “was very euphoric about Russian-American relations,” says Alexei Arbatov, former member of the Russia State Duma and now a scholar at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a think tank. “He wanted Russia to be the principal success of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Lack of Tax Stamps Threatens Russian Alcohol Importsreported Thursday. Russian law requires all alcohol imports to have a stamp so
Lack of Tax Stamps Threatens Russian Alcohol Imports
The Moscow Times / Posted 27 days ago
reported Thursday. Russian law requires all alcohol imports to have a stamp so that they can be properly taxed. The State Duma called for the old excise stamps to be replaced by a new model last year, but no company has yet been given the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Mad and Bad: A Look Back at Russia's Most Notorious ParliamentIn the end, the State Duma went out with a bang, passing a dozen hard-line amen
Mad and Bad: A Look Back at Russia's Most Notorious Parliament
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
In the end, the State Duma went out with a bang, passing a dozen hard-line amendments on its last day. They include new privacy restrictions, punishment for extremism-related offenses and lowering the minimum age of criminal prosecution to 14 years... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Erdogan Blinks First in Russian-Turkish Impasserecognized that the idiotic position of Turkey's leadership has put the country
Erdogan Blinks First in Russian-Turkish Impasse
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
recognized that the idiotic position of Turkey's leadership has put the country in a very difficult position," said State Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin in a television interview. Analysts agree that Turkey's international standing has... Read more
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The Moscow Times
New Trade Law Risks Disruption for Shops, Ombudsman Warnswindow stands at 10 to 45 days, the law would change that time to between eight
New Trade Law Risks Disruption for Shops, Ombudsman Warns
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
window stands at 10 to 45 days, the law would change that time to between eight and 30 days. The bill were passed by the State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, on June 24. The amendments were initially meant to come into force... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Federation Council Approves Controversial Anti-Terrorism Lawsin the number of crimes with which children aged between 14 and 17 can be charg
Federation Council Approves Controversial Anti-Terrorism Laws
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
in the number of crimes with which children aged between 14 and 17 can be charged. The lower house of parliament, the State Duma, approved the laws on June 24. Independent Duma Deputy Dmitry Gudkov took to social media to call the vote a... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Possible Changes to Russian 'Anti-Terrorism' Surveillance Lawsof Communications is to prepare amendments to the controversial package of anti
Possible Changes to Russian 'Anti-Terrorism' Surveillance Laws
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
of Communications is to prepare amendments to the controversial package of anti-terrorism laws passed by the Russian State Duma last week, the Interfax news website reported Wednesday. The possible changes concern legislation requiring... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Reacts to Istanbul Terror AttackTurkish people. “We deplore yesterday’s attacks and we feel for the victims,” h
Russia Reacts to Istanbul Terror Attack
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
Turkish people. “We deplore yesterday’s attacks and we feel for the victims,” he said. Sergey Naryshkin, chairman of the State Duma, called on global powers to unite against terrorism, RIA Novosti reported. “This convinces us of the need to unite... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Federation Council Approves New National Guardtowards a police state. The council's approval helps to ensure that the Nation
Russian Federation Council Approves New National Guard
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
towards a police state. The council's approval helps to ensure that the National Guard will be operational in time for State Duma elections in September this year. President Putin warned the Russian people in February that “the country’s... Read more
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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 29 days 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... 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 29 days 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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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 29 days 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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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 30 days ago
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 DumaMedvedev has recommended that first deputy head of the presidential administrat
Medvedev Wants Kadyrov, Volodin and Poklonskaya for Russian State Duma
The Moscow Times / Posted 30 days ago
Medvedev 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 Growing�the neoliberal policies of [Dmitry] Medvedev�s government have run their cours
Communist Leader: Russians' Respect for Lenin and Stalin Is Growing
The Moscow Times / Posted 30 days ago
�the neoliberal 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... Read more
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Orange County Register
Russia moves to tighten counterterror law, but rights activists see threat to freedomshuman rights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy a
Russia moves to tighten counterterror law, but rights activists see threat to freedoms
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
human 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... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
News of the day from across the globe, June 25human rights activists condemned as an assault on freedoms of speech, privacy a
News of the day from across the globe, June 25
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
human 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... Read more
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EuroNews
Russia reacts to the Brexitdemocratic nations of Europe.” “Cameron’s political fate was bound to this ref
Russia reacts to the Brexit
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
democratic 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... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexitwill get its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursd
The Russian Internet Laughs Over Brexit
The Moscow Times / Posted 1 months ago
will 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... 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 1 months 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 SalesRussia of beer in plastic bottles larger than 1.5 liters, the RBC news website
Putin Signs Law Limiting Russia's Beer Sales
The Moscow Times / Posted 1 months ago
Russia 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... Read more
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