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Panama Papers Link More Than 6,000 Russians to Offshore Companies

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More than 6,000 Russian people and authorised entities possess or conduct offshore companies, according to information published online by a International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. A tellurian group of inquisitive reporters on May 9 non-stop entrance to a full database ...

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Russia to Only Allow Savchenko Deal if Prison Sentence Upheld

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Russia will usually yield extradition papers for Ukrainian commander Nadiya Savchenko if her jail judgment is upheld, a Slon.ru news website reported Wednesday. “If a Ukrainian Justice Ministry guarantees a Russian justice judgment will be carried out, a preference will ...

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Russian Orchestra Holds Concert in Ruined City of Palmyra

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An orchestra from Russia’s famed Mariinsky museum hold a performance in the ancient hull of the Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday evening. The concert was orderly in memory of Alexander Prokhorenko, a Russian infantryman who died while fighting to retake the city in March. The soldier called atmosphere strikes on his possess position after being ...

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Kremlin Operates on Its Most Demoralized Patient – The Media

Vasily Gatov Five years ago, then-President Dmitry Medvedev met with heading member of Russia’s online media community — digital entrepreneurs, executives, scholars, authors and some opposition-minded bloggers. The gathering took place in a refurbished Moscow City Youth Library, and it had the look and style of a U.S. city ...

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Rabid Hedgehogs Roam Moscow Region

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Residents in a Moscow segment are confronting a darling though lethal hazard of furious hedgehogs, news website Life.ru reported Sunday. Two hedgehogs putrescent with rabies were found in a Dmitrovsky District and Solnechnogorsky districts of a Moscow region, Life.ru reported, ...

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U.S., Russia to Open Center in Geneva to Monitor Syria Truce

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An American-Russian core to safeguard a fast response to violations of a cease-fire in Syria will be non-stop in a entrance days in Geneva, a Interfax news group reported Tuesday, citing Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov thanked a United ...

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Japan Avoids NATO Invitation Ahead of Sochi Visit

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited Japan to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) during cooking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Japan News website reported Monday. Merkel done the remarks in Tokyo in March 2015, adding that she could remonstrate British Prime Minister David ...

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Kaliningrad Court Declares German-Russian House a ‘Foreign Agent’

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The Kaliningrad Central Regional Court has announced a “German-Russian House” cultural-educational core a “foreign agent,” a MediaZone news group reported Wednesday. A review by a informal Justice Ministry found that a core to be concerned in “political activities” while receiving ...

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Controversial Ex-General Appointed to Defend Russia’s Human Rights

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Supporters of Russian antithesis romantic Alexei Navalny pronounced they have motionless to abandon a pre-election bloc with Mikhail Kasyanov’s PARNAS Party, the RBC journal reported Wednesday. Following a meeting of the Russian Democratic Coalition on Wednesday night, participants pronounced no accord had been reached on whether Kasyanov’s celebration ...

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KPIs For The Public Service Sector: A Fig Leaf Of A Real Change (Op-Ed)

Oleg Buklemishev The surprise is not that multitude is perfectionist that the system of governance in today’s Russia be transformed, though that the authorities now seem to be deliberation it. It has been announced that President Vladimir Putin would himself be streamer a special elect on government reform. ...

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