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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... Also in February, prominent independent news website, Lenta.ru was transformed after the editor was fired and most of her staff left. Its hat content is now more pro-Kremlin. The new rules ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564370/russian-authorities-tighten-hold-opposition-bloggers-law
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia's only opposition television news channel faces closure

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... on the 70th anniversary of the siege of Leningrad, in which 800,000 people died. The editors later removed it and issued an apology after a furious and co-ordinated attack by pro-Kremlin deputies. ... to  500,000. TV Rain’s editor-in-chief, Mikhail Zygar, said: “A serious war is being waged against us.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1421788/russias-only-opposition-television-news-channel-faces-closure
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Two Austrian athletes receive Winter Olympics kidnap threat

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Vienna Austrian athletes receive kidnap threats The Austrian Olympic Committee has received an anonymous letter containing a kidnap threat against two of its team members who will be in Sochi for the Winter Olympics. The letter, written in German, was delivered on Monday into the mailbox of its Vienna office, AOC general secretary Peter Mennel said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1421045/two-austrian-athletes-receive-winter-olympics-kidnap-threat
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Mikhail Kalashnikov felt guilt over deadly record of AK-47

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

    ... 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 ... then can it be that I... am guilty for people's deaths, even if they were enemies?" he asked. The typed letter on Kalashnikov's personal writing paper, reproduced by Izvestia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404901/mikhail-kalashnikov-felt-guilt-over-deadly-record-ak-47
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot play the media and Russian authorities on visit to Sochi

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AP

    ... it is. A letter published by original Pussy Riot members in recent weeks attacked Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina for seeking publicity and going against the original values of the band. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433299/pussy-riot-play-media-and-russian-authorities-visit-sochi
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Officials ban first Russian screening of Pussy Riot film, A Punk Prayer

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 02:34am by NYT

    ... their jobs if they screened the documentary, said Maxim Pozdorovkin, who directed the film with Mike Lerner. A letter from the Department of Culture in Moscow formally banning the screening followed. I thought once I got past the border it would be safe to [show the film] DIRECTOR MAXIM POZDOROVKIN The letter, which was posted online by one of the centre's directors, accused the artists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1392652/officials-ban-first-russian-screening-pussy-riot-film-punk-prayer
  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Sochi residents living in squalor despite huge investment in Olympics

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... national television. "It's a parallel universe that locals, to a great extent, have no access to," says Olga Beskova, editor of the local website Sochinskiye Novosti, or Sochi News. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1413719/sochi-residents-living-squalor-despite-huge-investment-olympics
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia says Greenpeace Arctic crew cannot leave country

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Saint Petersburg

    ... on Friday, some two weeks after they were released on bail. Dutch activist Anne Mie Jensen received a letter from the Investigative Committee, in which the powerful agency indicated to the crew, ... But in their letter the committee said the foreigners could not be granted exit visas because their passports do not have Russian entry stamps, spokeswoman Maria Favorskaya said. Favorskaya said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1379980/russia-says-greenpeace-arctic-crew-cannot-leave-country
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Hunger strike Pussy Riot member taken to new jail

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

    ... to consider transferring Tolokonnikova if she halted her hunger strike. Tolokonnikova last month released a letter detailing how inmates were treated like "slaves" and worked 17-hour days at a sewing workshop. She said the deputy prison governor had hinted she could be killed by other inmates if she exposed the abuses. After the letter's release she was moved to a solitary cell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1334930/hunger-strike-pussy-riot-member-taken-new-jail
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia moves detained Arctic activists to St Petersburg

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 08:04pm by AFP

    ... their detention. On Tuesday the presidential human rights council, an advisory body, published an open letter to the head of the Investigative Committee, which probes serious crime, asking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1354449/russia-moves-detained-arctic-activists-st-petersburg

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