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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia passes law to force websites to store data on servers inside the country

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russia clamps down in data storage Russia's parliament has passed a law to force internet sites that store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so inside the country, a move the Kremlin says is for data protection but which critics see an attack on social networks. The law, passed on Friday, will mean that from 2016, all internet companies will have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547384/russia-passes-law-force-websites-store-data-servers-inside-country
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    US journalist David Satter barred for breaking the law, says Moscow

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 02:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Barred journalist ‘broke law’, Moscow says Russia said yesterday it had expelled a veteran US reporter and scholar, David Satter, because he "grossly violated" the law in a move threatening to further chill Washington-Moscow ties. The former Financial Times and Wall Street Journal correspondent, who has published three books ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405332/us-journalist-david-satter-barred-breaking-law-says-moscow
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia on cusp of forcing its people to declare holding of foreign citizenship

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... hours of community service on Russians who have citizenship in another country and fail to tell authorities. Critics said the law would place people with two passports under suspicion ... reading and a vote in the upper house. The law includes an exemption for Russians with dual citizenship who live abroad and for residents of Crimea, where Russia is now issuing passports. Svetlana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517332/russia-cusp-forcing-its-people-declare-holding-foreign-citizenship
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Lower Russian house of parliament passes ban on swearing in public performances

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:10pm by GDN

    ... in special packaging with a warning sticker. The lower house of parliament has passed a law banning foul language in public performances including film showings, plays and concerts. Audio, video ... Putin must sign the law before it comes into effect, the president signed a similar law last year banning foul language in the media. Just as that law was criticised for lacking a clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1499343/lower-russian-house-parliament-passes-ban-swearing-public-performances
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Tchaikovsky's sexuality downplayed in biopic under anti-gay laws

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow 'Gay-propaganda' laws force filmmakers to revise their scripts under self-censorship Tchaikovsky's sexuality downplayed in biopic Russia's ... sexuality amid the homophobic political atmosphere in Russia, which passed a law in June banning the "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations" among minors. Sexual preferences... ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299538/tchaikovskys-sexuality-downplayed-biopic-under-anti-gay-laws
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    1kg silver coin with Putin’s face minted to mark annexation of Crimea

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... the qualities of a wise strategist and politician". The annexation has been condemned by most world powers as a violation of international law. The first issue of 25 of the commemorative coins, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495267/1kg-silver-coin-putins-face-minted-mark-annexation-crimea
  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Activists confront Russia's UN envoy over anti-gay laws

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Petition ahead of Winter Olympics urges world, and Russian, leaders to help end discrimination Activists confront envoy to UN over anti-gay laws Gay rights activists have confronted Russia's UN ambassador and tried to hand over a petition with more than 340,000 signatures urging world leaders to help eliminate anti-gay laws in Russia ahead of next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1295608/activists-confront-russias-un-envoy-over-anti-gay-laws
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow threatens US with retaliation after JPMorgan blocks diplomat's fund transfer

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... diplomats is not only a gross violation of international law but also a prelude to reprisal measures that would not fail to have an impact on the work of the US embassy and consulate in Russia,” he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463166/moscow-threatens-us-retaliation-after-jpmorgan-blocks-diplomats-fund
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin signs law banning smoking in public places

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow President Vladimir Putin has signed a law banning smoking in public places in Russia from June, a cornerstone of the government’s bid to improve public health in the nicotine-addicted country, the Kremlin said on Monday. The law makes smoking illegal in restaurants, cafes, hotels, trains and a host of other places and will take effect in two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1158320/putin-signs-law-banning-smoking-public-places
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds back on retaliatory sanctions against US over Crimea

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... for President Vladimir Putin to sign it into law. The Federation Council followed the State Duma lower house by voting for the treaty. Putin is expected to complete the ratification process by signing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454134/putin-holds-back-retaliatory-sanctions-against-us-over-crimea

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