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Pussy Riot Sentenced to 2 Years in Jail for Stunt Against Putin | World | TIME.com

Pussy Riot Sentenced to 2 Years in Jail for Stunt Against Putin | World | TIME.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
(MOSCOW) -- Members of the provocative punk band Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in jail after a Russian judge found them guilty of hooliganism on Friday, in one of the most closely watched cases in recent Russian history.
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Khodorkovsky discusses Putin's return

Khodorkovsky discusses Putin's return | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
In the run-up to Vladimir Putin's inauguration I wrote to Mikhail Khodorkovsky to ask what he thought of the return to the Kremlin of his nemesis.The former oil magnate, who was Russia's richest man before being sent down on charges of embezzlement...
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China dissident says family being abused

China dissident says family being abused | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
In a US Congressional hearing, Chen Guangcheng telephones from his Beijing hospital to say Beijing is seeking revenge.
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China dissident Fang Lizhi 'dies'

China dissident Fang Lizhi 'dies' | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Chinese dissident Fang Lizhi, whose speeches helped inspire the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, has died aged 76, says a fellow activist.
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Russian crackdown on dissent goes virtual

Russian crackdown on dissent goes virtual | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
In its most recent attempt to quell dissent, Russia adopted a new Internet bill that appears aimed at restricting public debate.
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Who is Chen Guangcheng?

Who is Chen Guangcheng? | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Chen Guangcheng is a self-taught lawyer whose work exposing forced abortions and sterilizations in Shangdong Province put him at the center of a US-China diplomatic crisis.
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China censors news about blind activist

China censors news about blind activist | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
A Chinese musician famous for playing a two-stringed fiddle, a 1994 Hollywood drama about two prison inmates, a United Airlines flight bound for Washington and CNN -- what do they have in common?
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A spear not a shield

A spear not a shield | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Ai Weiwei's detention is part of a worrying trend in ChinaCELEBRITY offers no protection from the vengeful arm of the Chinese state.
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