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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Kremlin-funded RT launches channel to give Russian take on British affairs

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 10:09pm by Reuters

    ... channel's presenters, said before the launch on Thursday. "Slicing through the rampant corruption that stalks through public and private sector alike, RT UK will do what statutory regulators ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin's anti-corruption drive met with cynicism

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Moscow Fears grow that bid to curb corruption is a PR gambit- and may even mask Kremlin infighting Putin's anti-graft fight met with cynicism More than 200 years ... by one high-profile corruption scandal after another. Allegations of wrongdoing have reached high into the defence and agriculture ministries and the Russian space programme, among other ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow anti-corruption drive spreads to Far East

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Moscow

    ... The New York Times in Moscow Missing funds fuel talk about whether Putin will allow high-ranking officials to be prosecuted Moscow anti-corruption drive spreads to Far East Ripples ... in the space industry. And corruption in the defence ministry has figured prominently in the media since November 6, leaving the fate of its former minister uncertain. In the past, President Vladimir ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Natalia Pereverzeva slams 'corrupt' Russia

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Moscow

    ... condemnation of her homeland under President Vladimir Putin, calling it a "beggar country" and a "great artery" that feeds a corrupt elite. When Natalia Pereverzeva, 24, who ... launched into a tirade against corruption and crony capitalism. "My Russia...is a poor, long-suffering country, mercilessly torn to pieces by greedy, dishonest, unbelieving people. My Russia, ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia’s Putin fires top general amid corruption scandal

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 09:12pm by Reuters in Moscow

    ... minister following a corruption scandal. Putin removed General Nikolai Makarov as his top general and replaced him with General Valery Gerasimov, the commander of Russia’s forces in the central ... said at a meeting with Shoigu and Gerasimov. Serdyukov was replaced following the launch of an investigation into corruption at a Defence Ministry company. He had made many enemies in the world ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian authorities tighten hold on opposition with ‘bloggers’ law’

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 09:55pm by WASHPOST

    ... the blog of anti-corruption politician Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-Kremlin leader. Navalny remains under house arrest on corruption charges and is barred from communicating with the media. ... in popular culture. Fines on individuals range from US$280 to US$1,400. For organisations, such as Navalny's anti-corruption site, the fines can be up to US$14,000 per violation. Adding ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin cronies milked Sochi Winter Games for US$30b, opposition claims

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Opposition leaders say corruption largely to blame for Winter Olympics costs quadrupling Putin cronies 'milked Sochi Games works for US$30b' Russian businessmen ... by opposition leaders. Putin, who has staked his reputation on a successful Games, faces criticism over allegations of corruption and cost overruns that have pushed up the price tag for the event ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

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

    ... Mikhail Khodorkovsky and two members Pussy Riot before the Sochi Olympics, which ended last week. Navalny, who gained prominence with blog posts alleging government corruption, emerged from ... only after the fact, and the judge agreed that was a violation. Navalny denied he had done anything wrong and said his anti-corruption work would continue without him. Under the terms of his ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Opposition elects anti-Putin leaders

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... vote-getter was Alexei Navalny, known for his fight against corruption. The head of the Left Front movement Sergei Udaltsov, who has been the target of an investigation into plotting mass riots, ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Seven militants killed in anti-terrorism raid in southern Russia: official

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 08:38pm by AFP

    ... separatists for the past 20 years. The impoverished, corruption-infested region is the site of regular attacks on officials but the violence has recently been spilling outside the North Caucasus. ...




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