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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Exxon, Rosneft in joint Arctic oil project despite sanctions on Russia

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters

    ... then they will have some significant consequences," said John Lough, an associate fellow at Chatham House, a London-based foreign-policy research group. The partners plan to drill the Universitetskaya ...

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

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

    ... the blog of anti-corruption politician Alexei Navalny, a prominent anti-Kremlin leader. Navalny remains under house arrest on corruption charges and is barred from communicating with the media. ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Weary Russians lament rash of 'absurd bills' being debated in the Duma

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... controversial ideas including proposals to ban abortions and surrogate motherhood that Russians have launched an online petition calling for her sanity to be checked. "It is no secret that Elena Mizulina, chairperson of the State Duma's family issues committee, is coming forward with increasingly absurd bills," said the petition signed by more than 100,000 people. "We request ...

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    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 ...

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

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

    ... Reuters in Moscow In a move seen as stoking nationalist fervour, the parliament strongly backs tough legislation Citizens ordered to admit holding second passport Russia's lower house ... nationalist course taken since his annexation of Crimea. Adopted on Tuesday in the second of three readings in the lower house, the bill will impose a fine of up to 200,000 roubles (HK$44,800) or 400 ...

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    Russia charges US with reviving Iron Curtain with sanctions over Ukraine

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

    ... by saying the European bloc was "doing Washington's bidding". The White House on Monday slapped sanctions on seven Russian officials and 17 companies close to Putin, while Canada ...

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    Russian court places Putin foe Alexei Navalny under house arrest

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

    ... A Russian court placed opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest for at least two months on Friday and barred him from using the internet or speaking to the media. The court said Navalny, ... house arrest, which expires on April 28 but is renewable, he is barred from using the internet and telephone and can only speak to close relatives, his lawyers and the authorities, his ...

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    US sanctions raise concerns for foreign investors in Russia's oil sector

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 10:21am by Associated Press in London

    ... more heft, said Philip Hanson, associate fellow in the Russia and Eurasia programme at the British international affairs think tank Chatham House. “Sanctions are a message,” he said. “They ... had quite a chilling effect not just to Russia itself but in the companies that deal with them,” said Chatham House’s Hanson.   ...

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    Mikhail Gorbachev the whipping boy of disciples of lost Soviet empire

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

    ... house of parliament, have asked the prosecutor general to investigate Gorbachev, who was the president of the Soviet Union when it collapsed in 1991, and bring him to account. Many Russians- ...

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

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

    ... that despite sharp differences between the Kremlin and the White House in recent months, Putin understood the need to work with Washington. "He does have a public style where he likes to sit back ...




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