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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

    ... 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 ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... and his uncle Lom-Ali Gaitukayev, accused of organising the hit, for life, Russian news agency Ria Novosti said. Makhmudov's two brothers Dzhabrail and Ibragim were sentenced to 14 and 12 ... to justice. Still, almost eight years after the crime, investigators have yet to identify the person who ordered the apparent contract killing and Politkovskaya's family have said they were ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia charges US with reviving Iron Curtain with sanctions over Ukraine

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... in more diplomatic and economic pressure. The US defence secretary also asked for Moscow's help in securing the release of the seven inspectors from the Organisation for Security ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... The New York Times in Moscow Activist fears brutal killing will not be treated as a gay hate crime The admission that the brutal murder of a 23-year-old man in the city of Volgograd ... the fruits of homophobic policy being pursued in the country", he said. "Such crimes will increase in number from year to year unless this policy is changed." The victim's body ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... for Germany." Bolot Bochkaryov, who helps organise expeditions to Yakutia and runs the blog AskYakutia.com said adventure travellers who braved the rugged highway were often interested in the history ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Bolshoi dancer denies planning acid attack on artistic director

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

    ... are sitting behind bars there." Dmitrichenko, who has been formally charged with organising the crime, said he intended to plead not guilty as he maintained it was Zarutsky who planned the use ... 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 ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Greenpeace urges Russia to free activists after piracy charge lifted

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... said. Russia’s powerful Investigative Committee, which probes serious crimes, late on Wednesday announced it was softening the charge against the 30 crew members. The maximum punishment for piracy in an organised group is 15 years while hooliganism can carry a sentence of seven years. The piracy charges against the crew members from 18 different countries on a Dutch-flagged ship ...

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    Moscow police detain 15 Islamists with suicide belts

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... general crime” in and around Moscow. Russia remains on heightened security alert ahead of the February 7-23 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi that lies near the volatile North ... whether Takfir wal-Hijra members in the region had actual links to the original organisation in Egypt or had simply assumed the name of a relatively well-known terror group. “Still, since ...

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    Protest at Moscow court as eight convicted of anti-Putin violence

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... The trial was adjourned and scheduled to continue on Monday when sentences are expected to be handed down. The defence team and human rights organisations have called the proposed sentences ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    IOC president tells world leaders to stop using Games as political platform

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

    ... the anti-gay law, but Bach said the committee was a sports organisation with limited responsibilities. Bach was speaking  at the opening of the IOC’s three-day session, or general assembly.  Putin ...




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