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Interior ministry’s bill makes it easier for foreigners to obtain Russian citizenship

By ethan / July 17, 2018

The Russian Interior Ministry has prepared a bill that expands the president’s powers in granting citizenship to foreigners and simplifies naturalization for ethnic Russians living in foreign countries, Izvestia reports. On Tuesday, Izvestia reported that it has seen the draft bill prepared by the interior ministry and already approved by the government commission for legislative […]

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Parents could get mobile location data of missing kids under new Russian bill

By ethan / July 16, 2018

The search for missing children in Russia could be sped up if a new draft bill, which allows for location data from mobile phones to be given to parents and rescue services, passes in the State Duma. Deputy Duma Speaker and MP Irina Yarovaya, representing the majority party United Russia, has drafted a bill allowing […]

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Russian military schools to offer free education to young Syrians

By ethan / July 13, 2018

The Russian government has issued a decree allowing young Syrians to study in Russian military schools for free if they have sufficient knowledge of Russian and pass the necessary exams. New Syrian cadets “will be accepted in military schools after a competition, within the limits allowed by the Russian law and in line with the […]

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‘Don’t hide you polygamy’ – Chechen minister tells Russian men

By ethan / July 13, 2018

The Chechen minister for ethnic policy has said Russian men should stop being hypocritical and openly live with several wives if they feel the need to be polygamous – but denied reports police were ordered to get second spouses. “Men should not be hypocritical. If there is a necessity for one more woman in your […]

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Common Syrians suffer most from Western sanctions says Russian envoy

By ethan / July 13, 2018

Russia supports the creation of a UN workgroup for studying the effect of the Western sanctions of Syrian economy as currently the restrictions hurt mostly common people, a Russian envoy to the UN has said. “Common Syrian people are the main victim of the one-sided western restrictions. This is why we completely support the initiative […]

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Most Russians want Moscow to treat West as partners – opinion poll

By ethan / July 12, 2018

The majority of respondents in a recent Russian opinion poll believe their country should treat Western nations as partners – yet the public is split over Russia seeking re-entry to the G7 club of developed countries. According to the survey, conducted by the independent Russian public opinion research center Levada in late June and released […]

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Majority party United Russia proposes ‘Russian Football Day’ commemorative date

By ethan / July 12, 2018

Lawmakers representing the Russian parliamentary majority party have drafted a bill introducing a new commemorative date “Russian Football Day” marked on October 22, the birthday of the legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin. MP Dmitry Belik (United Russia) told fellow lawmakers on Thursday that the new motion, while paying the tribute of respect and gratitude to […]

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Russian delegation leaves OSCE PA session in protest over regulations violation

By ethan / July 11, 2018

All Russian parliamentarians have left the current session of OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly as a protest against a blatant violation of the group’s regulations, apparently condoned by its newly elected chairman. The protest took place at the Wednesday session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe that is taking place […]

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