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Neither Pro-Kremlin Pundits Nor Opposition Safe From Hackersyour apartment only to find the door open and your clothes scattered across the
Neither Pro-Kremlin Pundits Nor Opposition Safe From Hackers
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 hours ago
your apartment only to find the door open and your clothes scattered across the floor," Kozlovsky, a civic activist, told The Moscow Times. When the men asked MTS, one of Russia's largest mobile operators, to explain how Telegram's text messages... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Neither Pro-Kremlin Pundits Nor Opposition Safe From Hack Jobsyour apartment only to find the door open and your clothes scattered across the
Neither Pro-Kremlin Pundits Nor Opposition Safe From Hack Jobs
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 hours ago
your apartment only to find the door open and your clothes scattered across the floor," Kozlovsky, a civic activist, told The Moscow Times. When the men asked MTS, one of Russia's largest mobile operators, to explain how Telegram's text messages... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia offers every person FREE land if they move to the Far Eastand settling there permanently if they received free land. The number is about
Russia offers every person FREE land if they move to the Far East
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
and settling there permanently if they received free land. The number is about 50 per cent higher among young Russians, the Moscow Times reported. MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Pickpocket must regret his actions after woman beats him up Woman... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia's Human Rightsin a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is
Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia's Human Rights
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
in a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is our human rights defender," Kovalyov told The Moscow Times. "This is not a crisis, it's a catastrophe." Woman With a Pistol When it came, the overwhelming victory of... Read more
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Daily News
Joseph Stalin: Psychopathology of a dictatorin 2012, suggested that Soviet dictator Josef Stalin has remained widely admire
Joseph Stalin: Psychopathology of a dictator
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
in 2012, suggested that Soviet dictator Josef Stalin has remained widely admired in Russia and other former Soviet nations (The Moscow Times, 2013). Some historians and social scientists have considered the Soviet regime under Joseph Stalin during... Read more
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Gawker
Russian Robber Ring Targets Gay Men Online Because They Can't Go to the Cops“Faust” Eithun, the drummer of Norwegian death metal band Emperor, who fatally
Russian Robber Ring Targets Gay Men Online Because They Can't Go to the Cops
Gawker / Posted 5 days ago
“Faust” Eithun, the drummer of Norwegian death metal band Emperor, who fatally stabbed a gay man in 1992. According to The Moscow Times, Kosyrev had reportedly been attempting to extort Tsilikin, a well-known member of St. Petersburg’s cultural... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Manet's 'Olympia' Arrives and Reclines at Moscow's Pushkin Museumof concern to humanity and the individual," said Marina Loshak, director of the
Manet's 'Olympia' Arrives and Reclines at Moscow's Pushkin Museum
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
of concern to humanity and the individual," said Marina Loshak, director of the Pushkin Museum, in a written statement to The Moscow Times. "And, of course, these problems of beauty, love, history, the beauty of love in its various incarnations,... Read more
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International Business Times
National activists attack school children with disinfectant and ammonia at Moscow human rights event group Memorial, pelting them with disinfectant and ammonia. Yelena Zhemkova, t
National activists attack school children with disinfectant and ammonia at Moscow human rights event
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
group Memorial, pelting them with disinfectant and ammonia. Yelena Zhemkova, the organisation's executive director, told the Moscow Times that the award ceremony was organised for high-school students to mark the culmination of their annual... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russians, Their Guns And the Stateon almost anything they want, provided they know where to look. One source, on
Russians, Their Guns And the State
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
on almost anything they want, provided they know where to look. One source, on condition of strict anonymity, directed The Moscow Times to one such online black market. The process of getting there requires navigating to the labyrinthine... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Human Rights Event Attacked in Moscowleading human rights group Memorial have been attacked by nationalist activists
Human Rights Event Attacked in Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
leading human rights group Memorial have been attacked by nationalist activists, the organization's executive director told the Moscow Times Thursday. Participants at the award ceremony for high-school history students were pelted with disinfectant... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The OmbudsCop: Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia's Human Rightsin a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is
The OmbudsCop: Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia's Human Rights
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
in a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is our human rights defender," Kovalyov told The Moscow Times. "This is not a crisis, it's a catastrophe." Woman With a Pistol When it came, the overwhelming victory of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The OmbudsCop: Russia Elects New Human Rights Ombudswomanin a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is
The OmbudsCop: Russia Elects New Human Rights Ombudswoman
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 days ago
in a country where an ex-KGB colonel is president and a former major general is our human rights defender," Kovalyov told The Moscow Times. "This is not a crisis, it's a catastrophe." Woman With a Pistol When it came, the overwhelming victory of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Moscow Times Is Hiring: Business and Economics ReporterBusiness and Economics Reporter The Moscow Times is looking for an experienced
The Moscow Times Is Hiring: Business and Economics Reporter
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Business and Economics Reporter The Moscow Times is looking for an experienced and committed business and economics reporter to create content across print and soon-to-be relaunched web platforms. This is a full-time job based in... Read more
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Gawker
Putin Annexes Sky, Exiles Dissident Cloudsdisperse or void themselves first, deluging premature rainwater on whatever vil
Putin Annexes Sky, Exiles Dissident Clouds
Gawker / Posted 9 days ago
disperse or void themselves first, deluging premature rainwater on whatever villages or suburbs they’re over at the time. The Moscow Times reports that a sunny May 1st will cost the Russian government $1.3 million (86 million rubles), which is... Read more
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DW
Rubles will roll - Kremlin goes after business assets |Mikhail Prokhorov must be wondering what on earth he did to draw the ire of Rus
Rubles will roll - Kremlin goes after business assets |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Mikhail Prokhorov must be wondering what on earth he did to draw the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He's a quiet billionaire who doesn't seem to tread on anyone's toes. It's true he did run against the president in the 2012 presidential... Read more
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iol.co.za
MMM 'playing Russian roulette with your money'a 4-year jail term in 2007 for defrauding 10 000 investors out of 110-million r
MMM 'playing Russian roulette with your money'
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
a 4-year jail term in 2007 for defrauding 10 000 investors out of 110-million rouble (worth R61m at the time), according to The Moscow Times. In 2011, he reappeared plugging MMM-2011, which has a similar business model to MMM South... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia considers allowing National Guard to shoot at crowdsscientist and associate professor at the Russian Presidential Academy of Nation
Russia considers allowing National Guard to shoot at crowds
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
scientist and associate professor at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, told the Moscow Times that presidential decrees are rarely revised unless done so by the chief of the president’s security... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia’s new human rights ombudsman accuses U.S. of blackmail during first day in officeparty had urged lawmakers ahead of Friday’s vote to reject her candidacy on acc
Russia’s new human rights ombudsman accuses U.S. of blackmail during first day in office
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
party had urged lawmakers ahead of Friday’s vote to reject her candidacy on account of being “a mockery of common sense,” the Moscow Times reported. Activists from the center-left group picketed the Duma on Friday morning to protest Ms.... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Former Prime Minister Kasyanov Stifled by Both Kremlin and Alliesagainst Kasyanov and his allies show what might be at stake. He is still engage
Former Prime Minister Kasyanov Stifled by Both Kremlin and Allies
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
against Kasyanov and his allies show what might be at stake. He is still engaged in these negotiations, Kasyanov told The Moscow Times. All was agreed and signed — or at least, so it seemed. Mikhail Kasyanov says pressure to make him step... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Shakespeare Lives: A Bumper Weekend to Celebrate the Bard in Moscowthan they were in the 16th century," said Michael Bird, director of the British
Shakespeare Lives: A Bumper Weekend to Celebrate the Bard in Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
than they were in the 16th century," said Michael Bird, director of the British Council in Russia in a written statement to The Moscow Times. "Our projects connect the legacy of the great playwright with works by contemporary British writers,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraitsand Symbolism through the portraits of some of Russia's most creative figures,"
Moscow and London Exchange Treasured Portraits
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
and Symbolism through the portraits of some of Russia's most creative figures," she said in a written statement to The Moscow Times. As you enter the exhibition hall, you are immediately aware of a hushed, almost reverential atmosphere... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Pulitzer Winner Warns News 'Losing to Kittens and Boobs'in the world — the Pulitzer Prize. "It's really something. I suppose it means�t
Pulitzer Winner Warns News 'Losing to Kittens and Boobs'
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
in the world — the Pulitzer Prize. "It's really something. I suppose it means�that this last year I did good," he told The Moscow Times. Refugees wait in line for documents in Presevo, Serbia in August 2015. "I followed them all the way to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Wins $50Bln Yukos Battle, But War's Not Overcourts. It could also influence the potential sale of Yukos debt to third part
Russia Wins $50Bln Yukos Battle, But War's Not Over
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
courts. It could also influence the potential sale of Yukos debt to third parties. A source close to the shareholders told The Moscow Times before the April 20 decision that rights to part of the $50 billion award could be sold — perhaps to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Is Critical Media Reason for Attacks on Russian Billionaire Prokhorov?just as he did his fledgling political career, without much resistance, another
Is Critical Media Reason for Attacks on Russian Billionaire Prokhorov?
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
just as he did his fledgling political career, without much resistance, another source familiar with the situation told The Moscow Times. "Prokhorov has proposed giving [RBC] away a hundred times," says the source, who asked not to be... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Avant-Garde Paintings From Regional Museums Come to Moscowan exhibition with the new things we found, and the Jewish Museum agreed to hos
Avant-Garde Paintings From Regional Museums Come to Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
an exhibition with the new things we found, and the Jewish Museum agreed to host it," said Sarabyanov in an interview with The Moscow Times. "It would have been an enormous exhibition, like the Encyclopedia itself, so we decided to have two of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Pulitzer Winner Warns News Photography 'Losing to Kittens and Boobs'in the world — the Pulitzer Prize. "It's really something. I suppose it means�t
Pulitzer Winner Warns News Photography 'Losing to Kittens and Boobs'
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
in the world — the Pulitzer Prize. "It's really something. I suppose it means�that this last year I did good," he told The Moscow Times. Refugees wait in line for documents in Presevo, Serbia in August 2015. "I followed them all the way to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Is Critical Newspaper Reason for Attacks on Russian Billionaire Prokhorov?just as he did his fledgling political career, without much resistance, another
Is Critical Newspaper Reason for Attacks on Russian Billionaire Prokhorov?
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
just as he did his fledgling political career, without much resistance, another source familiar with the situation told The Moscow Times. "Prokhorov has proposed giving [RBC] away a hundred times," says the source, who asked not to be... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Wins $50 Billion Yukos Battle, But War's Not Overcourts. It could also influence the potential sale of Yukos debt to third part
Russia Wins $50 Billion Yukos Battle, But War's Not Over
The Moscow Times / Posted 14 days ago
courts. It could also influence the potential sale of Yukos debt to third parties. A source close to the shareholders told The Moscow Times before the April 20 decision that rights to part of the $50 billion award could be sold — perhaps to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Warplane Diplomacy and Distrust Ahead Of Russia-NATO CouncilPsczcel, the acting head of NATO's information office and veteran of the allian
Warplane Diplomacy and Distrust Ahead Of Russia-NATO Council
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Psczcel, the acting head of NATO's information office and veteran of the alliance's representative office in Moscow, told The Moscow Times. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, on Tuesday called Russia's aerial acrobatics "unprofessional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hawks probe MMM ‘pyramid’ schemebankrupt.” The National Stokvel Association of South Africa did not have recor
Hawks probe MMM ‘pyramid’ scheme
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
bankrupt.” The National Stokvel Association of South Africa did not have records of MMM being registered. Nine years ago The Moscow Times reported Mavrodi, who was at one stage a Russian MP, had been convicted of masterminding the initial MMM... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Saturday Spring Cleaning in Moscow's Parksincluding bags, gloves, brooms and rakes," said Marina Lyulchuk, Director of Mo
Saturday Spring Cleaning in Moscow's Parks
The Moscow Times / Posted 19 days ago
including bags, gloves, brooms and rakes," said Marina Lyulchuk, Director of Moscow parks, in a written statement to The Moscow Times. "Last year we had more than 50, 000 people come down to the parks for the event. This year we are inviting... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Was a St. Petersburg Journalist Brutally Killed for Being Gay?Silver Age of Russian journalism," said prominent literary critic Nikita Yelise
Was a St. Petersburg Journalist Brutally Killed for Being Gay?
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
Silver Age of Russian journalism," said prominent literary critic Nikita Yeliseyev in a eulogy at the funeral. Speaking to The Moscow Times, Volgust, who worked under Tsilikin at Chas Pik for years, describes him as "an editor sent from... Read more
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The Moscow Times
FSB Raids Prokhorov's Onexim Group Headquarters in Moscowutilities and transferring the money offshore. Ren-TV said that Prokhorov's RBC
FSB Raids Prokhorov's Onexim Group Headquarters in Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
utilities and transferring the money offshore. Ren-TV said that Prokhorov's RBC publishes offshore investigations of other people but not of their owner. RBC editor-in-chief Yelizaveta Osetinskaya declined to comment when reached by the Moscow Tim... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Broadway Dreams Come True in Moscowgreat fun to work with the Russian professionals here. I can really feel my spi
Broadway Dreams Come True in Moscow
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
great fun to work with the Russian professionals here. I can really feel my spirit lifting," he said in an interview with The Moscow Times. "America culture has tendency to be bastardized, but if there's one cultural export that has an enduring... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Crisis in Russian Opposition as Two Withdraw From Election Primariesmuch more respectable if its leader was elected at primaries. Openness is the c
Crisis in Russian Opposition as Two Withdraw From Election Primaries
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
much more respectable if its leader was elected at primaries. Openness is the core value of the opposition,� Zhdanov told The Moscow Times. He stressed that the withdrawal was his personal decision and that he hadn't heard of anybody else planning... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Offshore Plot: How the Kremlin is Spinning the Panama Papersoperator was bought in 2008, at least one offshore company registered to Roldug
The Offshore Plot: How the Kremlin is Spinning the Panama Papers
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
operator was bought in 2008, at least one offshore company registered to Roldugin was involved in the sale. Insiders told The Moscow Times the president was lobbied by businessmen and officials who appealed to the network's national security value... Read more
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The Moscow Times
The Savchenko Endgame: Will Prisoner Exchange Happen in Time?reveal to the public, and chances are good the exchange will happen soon," Ilya
The Savchenko Endgame: Will Prisoner Exchange Happen in Time?
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
reveal to the public, and chances are good the exchange will happen soon," Ilya Novikov, one of Savchenko's lawyers, told The Moscow Times. According to Novikov, Russian authorities are also well aware of Savchenko's worsening condition. And... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia's $50 Billion Yukos Damages Headache Moves to Indiatheir battle to India, Tim Osborne, director of GML, a former Yukos holding com
Russia's $50 Billion Yukos Damages Headache Moves to India
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
their battle to India, Tim Osborne, director of GML, a former Yukos holding company involved in the litigation, told The Moscow Times. They have petitioned a local court to recognize the $50 billion award in India and are looking for assets... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Former Finance Minister in Line for Top Position at Putin�s Think Tankin 2012. Valery Mironov, chief economist at the Higher School of Economics' Ce
Former Finance Minister in Line for Top Position at Putin�s Think Tank
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 days ago
in 2012. Valery Mironov, chief economist at the Higher School of Economics' Center for Development Institute, told The Moscow Times on Tuesday that Kudrin's new position means that the authorities are now ready for economic reforms. �They... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Former Finance Minister Kudrin in Line for Top Position at Putin�s Think Tankin 2012. Valery Mironov, chief economist at the Higher School of Economics' Ce
Former Finance Minister Kudrin in Line for Top Position at Putin�s Think Tank
The Moscow Times / Posted 22 days ago
in 2012. Valery Mironov, chief economist at the Higher School of Economics' Center for Development Institute, told The Moscow Times on Tuesday that Kudrin's new position means that the authorities are now ready for economic reforms. “They... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Russia's Communist Party wants red star copyrightedthe news website reported. He did not specify what would constitute the correct
Russia's Communist Party wants red star copyrighted
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
the news website reported. He did not specify what would constitute the correct or incorrect use of a red star image, the Moscow Times reported. The newspaper noted that some of the firms were founded before the Soviet Union and Russia's... Read more
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EuroNews
And also… Russian Communists want their star back, Sweden’s new phone number, Gay slur ‘not homophobic’ – French rulinguse the star, including Macy’s department store and Heineken, pre-date the form
And also… Russian Communists want their star back, Sweden’s new phone number, Gay slur ‘not homophobic’ – French ruling
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
use the star, including Macy’s department store and Heineken, pre-date the formation of the Communist party, according to The Moscow Times. Do you know the number of Sweden? I mean the phone number of ‘the country itself’.. It is +46 771 793 336.... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Battle for Sevastopol: How a Crimean Romantic Fought the Kremlin's Bureaucrathanded the beginnings of a city development plan to Putin. He sought someone el
Battle for Sevastopol: How a Crimean Romantic Fought the Kremlin's Bureaucrat
The Moscow Times / Posted 26 days ago
handed the beginnings of a city development plan to Putin. He sought someone else for the job of administrator. Chaly told The Moscow Times that Menyailo was suggested by Oleg Belaventsev, a naval officer who had been appointed presidential envoy... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Jewelry Inspired by Nature on Show in Moscow Kremlinsought to form a partnership with Fazulzyanov based on the high quality and uni
Jewelry Inspired by Nature on Show in Moscow Kremlin
The Moscow Times / Posted 26 days ago
sought to form a partnership with Fazulzyanov based on the high quality and unique nature of his creations. Raffy told The Moscow Times that the house "[does] not seek to keep up with globalization or mass production, but looks for uniqueness,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Wins Silent Victory Against Ukraine With Dutch 'No' Voteand a possible renegotiation of the deal in Brussels — a lengthy process that c
Russia Wins Silent Victory Against Ukraine With Dutch 'No' Vote
The Moscow Times / Posted 27 days ago
and a possible renegotiation of the deal in Brussels — a lengthy process that could play into Russia's hands, analysts told The Moscow Times. Keeping Cool Moscow on Thursday seemed keen to refrain from openly celebrating the result, following... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Niall Ferguson on Brexit, Russia, and the Age of Unpredictabilityleast a looming U.K. referendum on continued membership of the European Union �
Niall Ferguson on Brexit, Russia, and the Age of Unpredictability
The Moscow Times / Posted 27 days ago
least a looming U.K. referendum on continued membership of the European Union � Professor Ferguson offered his thoughts to The Moscow Times. Russia and Brexit Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron In an interview which Prime Minister David... Read more
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New York Post
Russian communists want Heineken to stop using their red starthe state must protect state symbols from commercial use by foreign firms,” sai
Russian communists want Heineken to stop using their red star
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
the state must protect state symbols from commercial use by foreign firms,” said Vadim Solovyov, the party’s chief lawyer, the Moscow Times reported. Foreigners “have nothing to do with our symbolism,” he added. Solovyov said his comrades would... Read more
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The Moscow Times
A Bigger Bludgeon: Putin's Man Put in Charge of New National Guardforce have circulated within the establishment. "Apparently, the time has final
A Bigger Bludgeon: Putin's Man Put in Charge of New National Guard
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
force have circulated within the establishment. "Apparently, the time has finally come," a source close to the Kremlin told The Moscow Times. The National Guard has been granted more power than was originally planned, says political consultant... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Why Panama Papers are Unlikely to Trouble Russian Officialsthe Prosecutor General's Office announced it would look through revealed offsho
Why Panama Papers are Unlikely to Trouble Russian Officials
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
the Prosecutor General's Office announced it would look through revealed offshore practices, state businessmen and managers The Moscow Times talked to were doubtful any real measures would be taken — at least for now.Crisis Ahead From all of this,... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Bear Looms Over Dutch ReferendumThis article was taken from The Moscow Times archive and was first published on
Russian Bear Looms Over Dutch Referendum
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
This article was taken from The Moscow Times archive and was first published on April 1, 2016. When the Netherlands introduced a new referendum law in July 2015, few expected it could one day play into the hands of the Kremlin. Or that it would be... Read more
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