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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian tycoon Alexander Lebedev sentenced for assault

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Lebedev avoids jail over assault on TV show Russian media magnate Alexander Lebedev was ordered yesterday to do 150 hours of community service, avoiding a jail sentence after being convicted of battery for punching a rival during a television talk show. Lebedev, who owns several major newspapers in Russia and Britain, assaulted construction ...

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    Mikhail Kalashnikov felt guilt over deadly record of AK-47

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow AK-47 designer felt guilt over its deadly record Mikhail Kalashnikov, designer of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, turned to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church shortly before his death to express fears he was personally guilty for those it killed. Kalashnikov, who died last month at the age of 94, in April wrote a lengthy emotional letter ...

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    Russian nationalists held after racist street protest in Saint Petersburg

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:58am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Saint Petersburg Nationalists held after racist street protest Russian police have detained eight nationalists for assaulting "foreign-looking" people during a march down a central Saint Petersburg street. Marchers attacked shops and threw stones and smoke bombs, and reports said 16 had been arrested. One victim suffered an injury to his head, ...

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    Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko jailed six years for acid attack on director

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Assault exposed bitter rivalries inside one of Russia's most revered cultural institutions Dancer jailed 6 years for acid attack on Bolshoi director Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was sentenced to six years in a high-security prison yesterday for ordering an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet and tarnished ...

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    Greenpeace activists charged with piracy after Russian oil rig protest

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Naidoo said. "A charge of piracy is being laid against men and women whose only crime is to be possessed of a conscience. This is an outrage and represents nothing less than an assault ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Bolshoi ballet dancer denies guilt at acid attack trial

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 09:52pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko denied any guilt as he went on trial on Tuesday over an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. Dmitrichenko, 29, was led into a Moscow courtroom in handcuffs to face trial for the assault last winter that exposed bitter rivalries behind the scenes at one of Russia’s great cultural institutions. ...

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    Bolshoi dancer denies planning acid attack on artistic director

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Bolshoi dancer denies planning acid attack A Bolshoi dancer detained on suspicion of organising an horrific acid attack against the Moscow ballet company's artistic director yesterday denied planning such an assault. Pavel Dmitrichenko, who has been charged together with two suspected accomplices, told a Moscow court he deeply regretted ...

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    Assange denies Snowden interrogated in Russia

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 06:10pm by AFP

    ... in London for over a year after claiming asylum from that country to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning over allegations of sexual assault against two women. ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian activist fears brutal killing will not be treated as gay hate crime

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... were assaulted or pelted with eggs as police looked on. More recently, President Vladimir Putin said Russia may curtail adoptions of Russian children by people from Western countries where ...

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    Prominent Kremlin critic faces criminal charges

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 05:57pm by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... Associated Press in Moscow A Russian tycoon who has financed a newspaper critical of the Kremlin and supported the opposition has been charged with hooliganism and assault for punching a businessman during a television talk show. He dismissed the criminal case as politically motivated. Russia’s top investigative agency, which announced the charges on Wednesday, said the defendant, ...



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