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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    'Grand Theft Auto' gang blamed for 15 murders of Moscow motorists

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... about the case, and the vast mystery shrouding the crimes and the hunt for the attackers has bred eyebrow-raising theories. Government newspaper Rossiiskaya Gazeta, quoting police sources, said ... general's office. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was believed to have been recovered from the house. Political analyst Alexei Makarkin chalked up the secrecy surrounding the case to its extreme ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia extends scrutiny of McDonald’s after closing four branches in Moscow

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:24pm

    ... outside the United States and Canada, according to its last year annual report. Last month, Rospotrebnadzor’s branch in the Novgorod region opened a court case against McDonald’s as a result ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot members suing Moscow in European Court of Human Rights

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:35pm by GDN

    ... of the human rights legal group Agora, which is representing the two women. "They want this case to set a precedent that Russians can speak publicly on sensitive political issues, even if this speech is not supported by the majority. This is a case about freedom of expression and fair trial." Pussy Riot came to the world's attention with their protest on February 21, 2012, ...

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    Yukos shareholders awarded US$51 billion from Russia by Hague arbitration court

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... case The Hague's arbitration court has ruled that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in oil giant Yukos US$51.6 billion for expropriating its assets, a big hit for a country teetering ... The panel of judges, which has been reviewing the case since 2005, concluded that officials under President Vladimir Putin had manipulated the legal system to bankrupt Yukos. "Yukos ...

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    New sanctions on Russia could ‘seriously’ impact growth: minister

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 08:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... etc,” while the worst “includes the whole complex: metals, fertilisers, oil, gas, and so forth, taking into account prices and volumes”. In this case, “economic growth rates go seriously ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow court gives long jail terms to journalist Anna Politkovskaya’s killers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... until those behind the murder also were held accountable. "There is one fundamental question. Who ordered it? Until that is resolved the case has to remain open," Lyudmila Alexeyeva ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin describes Hillary Clinton as weak over Hitler comment

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... "and had cordial conversations at various international events. I think even in this case we could reach an agreement". But as the Russian leader has come under fire in the West for his ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia's Mark Zuckerberg, Pavel Durov, flees as pressure grows

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:56pm by AP

    ... last year, the case was quietly closed, but the message it sent was clear. In January, he sold his remaining 12 per cent share in the company to Ivan Tavrin, another businessman linked ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:08pm by WASHPOST

    ... on the investigation request. "Since all problems in Russia have apparently been solved, only one little case remains," he said. "That is to jail Gorbachev." There is little likelihood ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 06:43pm by Reuters

    ... that will keep him out of a 2018 presidential vote, and has been charged with theft and money-laundering in a separate case that has not come to trial. Ukraine unrest Navalny was one of hundreds ... spokeswoman Anna Veduta said on Twitter. The measures were imposed in connection with a case in which Navalny and his brother are charged with stealing 26 million roubles (US$720,000) from a Russian ...




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