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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 an hour 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 2 hours 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 4 hours 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 19 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... 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 21 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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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 yesterday
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 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 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 2 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 2 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 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 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 4 days 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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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 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 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 5 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... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Reacts to Brexit ReferendumUnion — the so-called Brexit. Here is how Russia has reacted to the historical
Russia Reacts to Brexit Referendum
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
Union — 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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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 protestersother measures. The comprehensive package of proposed anti-terror rules was dr
Russia weighs strict new surveillance measures, penalties for protesters
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
other 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 2016will get its own airline this year, the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursd
Russian Official Says Crimea to Get Its Own Airline in 2016
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days 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. �Creating a Crimean airline is a necessary task. It should happen this... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Oil Companies Warn Government Against Currency Controlbill tightening currency control will have negative effects on the oil industry
Russian Oil Companies Warn Government Against Currency Control
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
bill 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 6 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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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 7 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... 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... 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... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
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
KIII Corpus Christi / 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... Read more
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KTVN Reno
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
KTVN Reno / 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on dopingand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on doping
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... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on dopingand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on doping
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... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on dopingand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Kenyans ask IOC for clarification on doping
KIII Corpus Christi / 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... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia State Duma Passes Law Restricting Debt CollectorsThe Russian State Duma has approved in its third reading a bill that restricts
Russia State Duma Passes Law Restricting Debt Collectors
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Russian State Duma has approved in its third reading a bill that restricts the actions of debt collectors, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday. The bill protects the rights of individuals in the process of repaying debts and restricts the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptionsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptions
KIII Corpus Christi / 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... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptionsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptions
KTVN Reno / 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptionsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russia asks IOC for clarification on exemptions
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... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycottand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycott
KIII Corpus Christi / 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... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycottand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycott
KTVN Reno / 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycottand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russian Olympic committee says no to boycott
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... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
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
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 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... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
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
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 8 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... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Russia's parliament warns IOCand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russia's parliament warns IOC
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 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... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympicsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympics
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 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... Read more
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KTVN Reno
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympicsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympics
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 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... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympicsand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
IOC opens door for Russian track at Olympics
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 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... Read more
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CBC.ca
IOC reiterates support for IAAF decision to uphold Russian track ban at Rio Olympicsthe Spanish Inquisition in warning the IOC not to inflict "collective punishmen
IOC reiterates support for IAAF decision to uphold Russian track ban at Rio Olympics
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
the Spanish Inquisition in warning the IOC not to inflict "collective punishment" on the country's athletes. The Russian State Duma said in a statement adopted Tuesday that the ban would "breed divisions and suspicion among the athletes from... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Russians to go to sports courtand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russians to go to sports court
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 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... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Russians to go to sports courtand to take additional steps to ensure a "level playing field" for all athletes
Russians to go to sports court
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 8 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... Read more
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