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Moscow seeks deeper strategic partnership with BRICS – Russia’s ambassador to US

Developing close relations with the BRICS states remains one of Moscow’s top foreign policy priorities, Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said at a business conference ahead of Narendra Modi’s visit to Sochi. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Moscow seeks deeper strategic partnership with BRICS – Russia’s ambassador to US

Developing close relations with the BRICS states remains one of Moscow’s top foreign policy priorities, Russia’s ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, said at a business conference ahead of Narendra Modi’s visit to Sochi. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chechen lawmakers draft bill allowing third consecutive term for Russian president

The Chechen parliament has drafted a bill in the State Duma that, if passed, would allow Vladimir Putin and all future Russian presidents to remain in office for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chechen lawmakers draft bill allowing third consecutive term for Russian president

The Chechen parliament has drafted a bill in the State Duma that, if passed, would allow Vladimir Putin and all future Russian presidents to remain in office for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin signs decree on new government with all candidates proposed by Medvedev

President Vladimir Putin has approved all candidates for senior positions in the new Russian government, who were proposed earlier today by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Putin signs decree on new government with all candidates proposed by Medvedev

President Vladimir Putin has approved all candidates for senior positions in the new Russian government, who were proposed earlier today by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fake news crackdown: Refusal to refute false info could carry prison sentences under Russian bill

Several Russian MPs have drafted a bill criminalizing “persistent refusal to execute court orders on refuting false reports” with punishment up to a year behind bars for those who continue to spread fake news. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Fake news crackdown: Refusal to refute false info could carry prison sentences under Russian bill

Several Russian MPs have drafted a bill criminalizing “persistent refusal to execute court orders on refuting false reports” with punishment up to a year behind bars for those who continue to spread fake news. Read Full Article at RT.com

PM Medvedev presents his candidates for ministerial posts to Putin

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has presented Vladimir Putin with a list of people he wishes to appoint as ministers in the new government created after the recent inauguration of the president. Read Full Article at RT.com
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PM Medvedev presents his candidates for ministerial posts to Putin

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has presented Vladimir Putin with a list of people he wishes to appoint as ministers in the new government created after the recent inauguration of the president. Read Full Article at RT.com

Duma gives 2nd nod to counter-sanctions, delays criminalizing compliance with foreign restrictions

Russia's lower house of parliament has passed a second reading of a bill of reciprocal sanctions against unfriendly foreign states, but delayed hearings into criminalizing compliance with foreign sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Duma gives 2nd nod to counter-sanctions, delays criminalizing compliance with foreign restrictions

Russia's lower house of parliament has passed a second reading of a bill of reciprocal sanctions against unfriendly foreign states, but delayed hearings into criminalizing compliance with foreign sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.com

Head of Russian Audit Chamber bursts into tears when summing up her work before parliament

Tatyana Golikova, who has been offered the post of deputy PM in charge of social policies, has burst into tears during the parliamentary session which approved her resignation as the head of the Audit Chamber. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Head of Russian Audit Chamber bursts into tears when summing up her work before parliament

Tatyana Golikova, who has been offered the post of deputy PM in charge of social policies, has burst into tears during the parliamentary session which approved her resignation as the head of the Audit Chamber. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia investigates Ukrainian judges suspected of violating Crimeans’ right to self-determination

Russian investigators have launched an investigation into 15 judges who ruled that the Crimean declaration of independence contradicted the Ukrainian constitution. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia investigates Ukrainian judges suspected of violating Crimeans’ right to self-determination

Russian investigators have launched an investigation into 15 judges who ruled that the Crimean declaration of independence contradicted the Ukrainian constitution. Read Full Article at RT.com

Over half of Russians say Syrian conflict can develop into new world war

The percentage of Russians who fear that the current conflict in Syria could develop into a global war has increased from 48 to 57 in less than two years, but experts explain this by natural deviations. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Over half of Russians say Syrian conflict can develop into new world war

The percentage of Russians who fear that the current conflict in Syria could develop into a global war has increased from 48 to 57 in less than two years, but experts explain this by natural deviations. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian government mulls law to register and identify cryptocurrency users - report

The Russian government plans to fight money laundering by only allowing members of the state-run “register of crypto-investors” to mine for and use digital currencies, a popular daily reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian government mulls law to register and identify cryptocurrency users - report

The Russian government plans to fight money laundering by only allowing members of the state-run “register of crypto-investors” to mine for and use digital currencies, a popular daily reported. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian teachers to be offered training on how to respond to armed attacks on schools

Russian teachers are to be offered training to prepare them for possible armed attacks on schools and other emergency situations through a nationwide system of courses requested by human rights ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian teachers to be offered training on how to respond to armed attacks on schools

Russian teachers are to be offered training to prepare them for possible armed attacks on schools and other emergency situations through a nationwide system of courses requested by human rights ombudsman Tatyana Moskalkova. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia reforms government, introduces digital development ministry

While the names of the ministers inside the new Russian government are yet to be announced, its structure will undergo subtle but potentially impactful transformations, after a decree was signed by Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia reforms government, introduces digital development ministry

While the names of the ministers inside the new Russian government are yet to be announced, its structure will undergo subtle but potentially impactful transformations, after a decree was signed by Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian MPs draft bill ordering 10-fold decrease of own salaries

Lawmakers from leftist opposition party Fair Russia have proposed setting salaries of State Duma deputies level with the national average, which in practice would mean a decrease from 350,000 to about 35,000 rubles per month. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian MPs draft bill ordering 10-fold decrease of own salaries

Lawmakers from leftist opposition party Fair Russia have proposed setting salaries of State Duma deputies level with the national average, which in practice would mean a decrease from 350,000 to about 35,000 rubles per month. Read Full Article at RT.com

Telegram Messenger blocking in Russia not in force 'due to appeal'

The ruling on nationwide blocking of Telegram Messenger has not come into force because it is being appealed by the app's lawyers, the press service of the Moscow City Court reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Telegram Messenger blocking in Russia not in force 'due to appeal'

The ruling on nationwide blocking of Telegram Messenger has not come into force because it is being appealed by the app's lawyers, the press service of the Moscow City Court reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

US sanctions designed to impede development of successful nations, says Russian Duma chief

The main purpose of United States sanctions is to slow the progress of rapidly developing nations, Russian State Duma speaker has said as the parliament began looking at bills on Russia’s response to the latest restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US sanctions designed to impede development of successful nations, says Russian Duma chief

The main purpose of United States sanctions is to slow the progress of rapidly developing nations, Russian State Duma speaker has said as the parliament began looking at bills on Russia’s response to the latest restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com

Almost 80 percent of Russians say they are not affected by Western sanctions

The vast majority of Russians, 78 percent, say they have not encountered any serious problems due to sanctions imposed on their country by the US and its allies, a poll has found. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Almost 80 percent of Russians say they are not affected by Western sanctions

The vast majority of Russians, 78 percent, say they have not encountered any serious problems due to sanctions imposed on their country by the US and its allies, a poll has found. Read Full Article at RT.com

West tried to prevent Putin’s re-election as president since 2011 – senators

The Russian Commission for State Sovereignty Protection has found that Western nations already sought to oust Vladimir Putin from power in 2011, long before the beginning of the ongoing political crisis. Read Full Article at RT.com
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West tried to prevent Putin’s re-election as president since 2011 – senators

The Russian Commission for State Sovereignty Protection has found that Western nations already sought to oust Vladimir Putin from power in 2011, long before the beginning of the ongoing political crisis. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian MPs draft bill allowing jail terms for anyone facilitating foreign sanctions

Russian MPs have drafted a bill which means any action or inaction that helps to implement anti-Russian sanctions from foreign states should carry criminal responsibility with punishments of up to four years in prison. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian MPs draft bill allowing jail terms for anyone facilitating foreign sanctions

Russian MPs have drafted a bill which means any action or inaction that helps to implement anti-Russian sanctions from foreign states should carry criminal responsibility with punishments of up to four years in prison. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chechen lawmakers seek third consecutive term for Putin as president of Russia

The Chechen parliament has unanimously voted to prepare and draft a constitutional amendment that would allow the same person to remain President of the Russian Federation for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chechen lawmakers seek third consecutive term for Putin as president of Russia

The Chechen parliament has unanimously voted to prepare and draft a constitutional amendment that would allow the same person to remain President of the Russian Federation for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian-Israeli man who attacked Moscow journalist with knife 'unfit for trial', sent for treatment

A Russian-Israeli citizen who attacked a radio journalist in 2017, claiming he had 'telepathic contact' with her, is unfit for trial due to mental illness and should be sent for treatment, a court in Moscow has ruled. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian-Israeli man who attacked Moscow journalist with knife 'unfit for trial', sent for treatment

A Russian-Israeli citizen who attacked a radio journalist in 2017, claiming he had 'telepathic contact' with her, is unfit for trial due to mental illness and should be sent for treatment, a court in Moscow has ruled. Read Full Article at RT.com

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