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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

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

    ... But the human rights group Memorial, which works to preserve records of political repression including the gulag labour camp system, has questioned the tourist camp proposal. Memorial activist Yan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458707/russia-may-build-tourist-camps-former-gulag-sites
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds back on retaliatory sanctions against US over Crimea

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

    ... of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest long-time political and business allies with personal sanctions. The extension of visa bans and asset freezes into Putin’s inner circle came as Moscow ...

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

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

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

    ... leaders told The president of the International Olympic Committee has accused world leaders of using the Sochi Games as a political platform “on the backs of the athletes”, and of snubbing ... “propaganda”. The Olympics, Bach said, should not be “used as a stage for political dissent or for trying to score points in internal or external political contests”. “Have the courage to address your ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1421789/ioc-president-tells-world-leaders-stop-using-games-political-platform
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

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

    ... grounds in order to restrict my political activities,” Navalny, 37, said in court. I believe the new measures are based on trumped up grounds in order to restrict my political activities Kremlin ... firmly to prevent any repeat of the Ukraine events in Russia. Putin denies he uses the courts as a political tool and has shrugged off criticism over what Western governments see as measures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1437289/russian-court-places-putin-foe-alexei-navalny-under-house-arrest
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Hundreds detained after seven receive long jail terms for anti-Putin protest

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:44pm by AFP

    ... sentences are harsh and inappropriate. They were issued based on the political situation, not on the nature of the charges," he said. An eighth defendant, the only woman in the case, was given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434098/russian-police-detain-protesters-outside-trial-over-anti-putin-rally
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... were initially disregarded as "silly girls" who were foolish and unlucky enough to cross a red line in Russian political protest, have raised their profile by shedding light ... world leaders would be justifying the persecution of activists and Putin's political rivals in the country. Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina seem to have spent most of their time in Sochi ...

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

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

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

    ... disproportionately harsh. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have said that the charge of "mass riots" is inappropriate and called the case politically motivated. The trial previously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432822/protest-moscow-court-eight-convicted-anti-putin-violence
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin eases curbs on Sochi protests

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by Reuters

    ... Campaign groups, calling for everything from gay rights to political reform, have complained that the ban on rallies, imposed in August as part of a security crackdown, violated Russia's own ... expression during the Games whilst delivering safe and secure Games," the OIC said. Putin wants to use the Olympics to showcase what he regards as Russia's political and spiritual revival ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1397801/putin-eases-curbs-sochi-protests
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Obama says Putin’s tough guy act just ‘shtick’ and their relationship not icy

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... "shtick" designed to boost his domestic political image. Obama and his Russian counterpart have become known for their stilted photo ops during bilateral meetings at global summits, in which ... and look a little bored during the course of joint interviews," Obama said. "My sense is that's part of his shtick back home politically as wanting to look like the tough guy. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1423284/obama-says-putins-tough-guy-act-just-shtick-and-their-relationship-not
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Jews in Sochi, Russia remember 1972 attack at Munich Summer Olympics

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:32am by WASHPOST

    ... Lazar brushes off suggestions that such trends could encourage anti-Semitism. Globalisation, he asserts, has changed the dynamics. Russia and Israel are no longer enemies but political friends. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425315/jews-sochi-russia-remember-1972-attack-munich-summer-olympics

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