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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... proposed creating "tourist camps" on the sites of former gulags in a remote region of eastern Siberia. During the 1940s and 1950s, thousands of prisoners worked at forced labour camps ... place on earth. Officials agreed to co-operate in establishing tourist camps on the site of two labour camps, the M56 construction camp and another where the yellow mineral orpiment was mined. ...

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    Pussy Riot punks arrive at prison camps

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 09:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... on Wednesday. “Tolokonnikova has arrived at corrective labour camp 14 in Mordovia and Alyokhina has arrived at camp 32 in Perm,” lawyer Violetta Volkova told the Interfax news agency. “We do not have ... of the Stalin-era GULAG system of labour camps. ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Thousands of Russians march on Red Square in show of patriotic fervour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... them from the podium on International Labour Day. “Putin is right”, “Proud of the country” and “Let’s support decisions of our president” read the banners carried by the smiling demonstrators, ... Putin is expected to bestow “Hero of Labour” medals on several Russians. International Labour Day, or May Day, was a key date in the Soviet calendar, instituted after the Bolshevik Revolution. ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian authorities detain migrant workers in camps

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Moscow detains migrant workers in camps Russian authorities have detained hundreds of migrant workers in a makeshift camp in Moscow as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration. Human rights campaigners have decried conditions in the camp, which is part of a planned national network of detention centres to hold foreign nationals facing deportation. More than 600 ...

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    Pussy Riot hit back after horsewhip attack with video blasting Putin

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... environmental campaigner Yevgeny Vitishko. "They will teach you in the prison camps how to cry and how to obey/Salute to the bosses, and hi, il Duce," the song goes. "The constitution ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot wants Putin out, Khodorkovsky in power

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 08:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... prison camp terms for Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina. ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian nationalists in anti-migrant march in Moscow

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... tensions have been building up in Moscow and other major cities absorbing a steady inflow of labourers from crisis-hit regions of the former Soviet Union. The workers often endure hazardous labour ... at the vegetable warehouse where the stabbing occurred. Ways to stem the migration of ethnic Muslim labourers was also a major theme of Moscow mayoral elections in September that Putin ally Sergei Sobyanin ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Hunger strike Pussy Riot member taken to new jail

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 04:09am by AFP

    ... Agence-France Presse in Moscow Hunger strike Pussy Riot member taken to new jail Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will be transferred to another penal colony after she went on hunger strike complaining of slave-labour conditions and threats. Tolokonnikova, 23, is serving a two-year sentence in a penal colony in the Mordovia region of central Russia for the band's ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Hundreds held after Moscow race riot over murder of ethnic Russian

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... Caucasus, leading nationalists to conclude he was a Muslim labour migrant. The mass-circulation Komsomolskaya Pravda said the two men had started fighting after the killer insulted the girlfriend. ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Alexei Navalny goes down fighting in Moscow mayoral poll

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 11:22am by AFP

    ... the cheering supporters with uncharacteristic passion. Navalny’s camp expressed suspicion over the failure of the authorities to produce a final turnout figure but it was expected to be around 32 per ...




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