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Anti-Putin Feminist Punk Rockers on Trial in Moscow

Anti-Putin Feminist Punk Rockers on Trial in Moscow | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
The trial of feminist punk rockers who chanted a "punk prayer" against President Vladimir Putin from a pulpit inside Russia's largest cathedral started in Moscow on Friday amid controversy over the prank that divided devout believers, Kremlin...

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From Russian Health Official, Food Criticism With a Dash of Politics

From Russian Health Official, Food Criticism With a Dash of Politics | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
Gennady Onishenko seized on a public complaint about McDonald’s saying that burgers “are not a sensible dietary choice for the population of Moscow and Russia.”...
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Politics - Coming Unhinged

Politics - Coming Unhinged | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
Russian legislators have been busy unraveling key reforms that could have strengthened Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, spurring speculation that the Kremlin is working behind the scenes to weaken the former president.
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Alternative to Bank Privatizations Found | Business

Alternative to Bank Privatizations Found | Business | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
The Central Bank is looking at additional share issues that would dilute state control in Russia's two biggest banks and offer an alternative to the equity sales formerly expected.
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Russian Flood Leads to Negligence Charges

Russian Flood Leads to Negligence Charges | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
The mayor, district leader and local emergency services chief in Krymsk were arrested and accused of failing to warn the public before a 20-foot wall of water hit the city this month.
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In Russia, Aleksei Navalny Accuses Aleksandr Bastrykin of Secret European Holdings

In Russia, Aleksei Navalny Accuses Aleksandr Bastrykin of Secret European Holdings | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
A Russian blogger and anticorruption activist accused Russia’s chief federal investigator, Aleksandr I. Bastrykin, of secretly owning real estate and other investments in Europe.
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Russia has huge political and economic problems, says Dmitry Medvedev

Russia has huge political and economic problems, says Dmitry Medvedev | Russia AP Comparative Gov. | Scoop.it
President's assessment of ineffective economy and weak democracy stops short of blaming Vladimir Putin...
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