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Brought to Heel

When, final month, a girl in Canada common a photo on social media of her bloodied feet after a work change in heels as a waitress, it triggered a wave of condemnation in the West. In Russia, the post had small impact. But a glance around a central Moscow selling core is all it needs ...

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The Russian Guide to Brexit (Op-Ed)

Ben Judah The results performed by British domestic polling companies are not routinely of interest to the good and the good of Washington, Brussels and Moscow. Yet, this week they many positively are. These polls sampling thousands of unremarkable Brits are display a slight, though increasingly persuasive, lead for the ...

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The Russian Guide to Brexit (Op-Ed)

Ben Judah The results performed by British domestic polling companies are not routinely of interest to the good and the good of Washington, Brussels and Moscow. Yet, this week they many positively are. These polls sampling thousands of unremarkable Brits are display a slight, though increasingly persuasive, lead for the ...

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The Russian Guide to Brexit (Op-Ed)

Ben Judah The results performed by British domestic polling companies are not routinely of interest to the good and the good of Washington, Brussels and Moscow. Yet, this week they many positively are. These polls sampling thousands of unremarkable Brits are display a slight, though increasingly persuasive, lead for the ...

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Russia State Duma Passes Law Regulating News Aggregators

International Reaction

Members of a Russian State Duma on Friday authorized a third reading of a law controlling a work of news aggregators, a Slon.ru news website reported. The law perceived unanimous support, with 319 deputies voting for a law and nothing ...

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Lavrov and Kerry Discuss Russian-U.S. Joint Action in Syria

International Reaction

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discussed probable team-work in a quarrel opposite Syrian terrorists during phone talks this Monday, a Russian Foreign Ministry reported in an central statement. Lavrov stressed that Syrian U.S.-oriented ...

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French Police Crack Down On Russian Football Fans After Marseille Violence

International Reaction

Russian football fans are confronting military checks and a UEFA review after aroused clashes with English supporters during a country’s opening Euro 2016 compare in Marseille on Saturday. Forty armed policemen raided a hotel hosting a Russian Supporters’ Union on ...

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Lawyer of Freed Russian Soldier Yerofeyev to Sue Ukrainian President

International Reaction

Oxana Sokolovskaya, a counsel who shielded prisoner Russian infantryman Yevgeny Yerofeyev in a Kiev court, is to sue Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for “damage to her respect and her veteran reputation,” a Interfax news group reported Friday. The lawsuit, that ...

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French Bank Closes Accounts of Russian Diplomats

International Reaction

French bank Societe Generale began shutting a accounts of Russian diplomats in Paris though reason on Friday, a state-run RIA Novosti news group reported. Employees of a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have also been affected, RIA ...

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Russian State Journalists Claim German ARD Reporter Attacked Them

International Reaction

Hajo Seppelt, a German publisher behind a recently expelled ARD documentary on doping in Russian sports, allegedly threatened domestic commentator Olga Skabeyeva and her organisation from state radio channel Rossia 1 during an talk in Germany, a Vesti news website ...

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