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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin adds weight to push to restore city’s name to Stalingrad

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... of a referendum. "The word Stalingrad already has a life of its own, independent of the name Stalin. It is associated with the victory in a famous battle, with a certain part of our history," ... and pensioners, few seem to support bringing back the war-era name. A poll by the independent Levada Centre in 2012 found that 18 per cent of respondents were for renaming the city Stalingrad, but 60 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528819/vladimir-putin-adds-weight-push-restore-citys-name-stalingrad
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Kremlin's point man for China trade Gennady Timchenko sees more big deals

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:40pm by AGENCIES

    ... governments to offset the influence of the US and other Western nations in global affairs. Beijing and Moscow, once rivals for leadership of the communist movement, have built a strategic partnership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518200/kremlins-point-man-china-trade-gennady-timchenko-sees-more-big-deals
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia's Mark Zuckerberg, Pavel Durov, flees as pressure grows

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:56pm by AP

    ... Contact," is the latest sign that independent media outlets in Russia have become imperiled. Users on VKontakte were even spreading jokes this week that the new nickname for the "In ... opposition movement or to give out personal information on its leaders. Since opening in 2006, VK has thrived on the same devil-may-care reputation as its founder. It didn't take long for VK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496030/russias-mark-zuckerberg-pavel-durov-flees-pressure-grows
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:08pm by WASHPOST

    ... columns" at work today. "And, finally, this will give an impetus to national liberation movements on the territory of the former Soviet Union," Fyodorov said. Gorbachev, a hero ... the deputies' demand tapped into a not-insignificant national sentiment. In a survey published by the independent Levada polling centre in January, 86 per cent of respondents over 55 regretted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1476944/mikhail-gorbachev-whipping-boy-disciples-lost-soviet-empire
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Thousands of Russians march on Red Square in show of patriotic fervour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:51pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in March, patriotism in Russia has surged to new heights and lifted the 61-year-old president’s approval ratings. A new study by the independent Levada Centre pollster ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1501642/100000-russians-march-red-square-patriotic-fervour
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... Russian literary language" be determined by an independent panel of experts. It is not clear whether music and films that bleep out swear words would fall under the ban. The legislation would ...

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

    Russian envoys outline plan to 'take over world' in unauthenticated tape of leaked conversation

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:34am by GDN

    ... movement. The reaction in Moscow to the African ambassadors' tape was one more of amusement than anger, especially given that the taped diplomats are significantly lower ranking than Nuland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465227/russian-envoys-outline-plan-take-over-world-unauthenticated-tape-leaked
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin holds back on retaliatory sanctions against US over Crimea

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

    ... explaining the sanctions, the US Treasury said: "Gennady Timchenko is one of the founders of Gunvor, one of the world’s largest independent commodity trading companies involved in the oil ...

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

    IOC defends ejection of transgender gay rights activist

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:26pm by AFP

    ... for demonstrations, whether we are sympathetic or not IOC spokesman Mark Adams According to reports, Luxuria, dressed in rainbow colours of the gay rights movement, on the first occasion tried to brandish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430390/ioc-defends-ejection-transgender-gay-rights-activist
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

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

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

    ... the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, a branch of Hasidism founded in Russia in 1775. Now the leadership resides in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn. "Today we will think of our brothers who died only because they were Jews," said Lazar, a member of the movement who lives in Moscow. "Now, unfortunately, the whole world understands the threat of terrorism." Israeli Olympians sat ...

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

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