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Articles with tag "State Duma"
Anti-Gay Law to Push Russia’s LGBT Community ‘Into the Shadows,’ Activists Warn
Anti-gay legislation under consideration by the Russian parliament could drive the country’s embattled LGBT+ community entirely underground, activists...
Russian Lawmakers Urge West to Condemn Ukraine Over Soldiers’ ‘Massacre’
Russia’s lower house of parliament, the State Duma, adopted a resolution Tuesday condemning the alleged killings of captive Russian troops by Ukrainian...
Russian Lawmakers Hold Snap Summer Session as War, Economic Issues Loom
The sudden decision to recall parliament less than a week after its spring session ended indicates that an urgent matter is at hand.
Captured Fighters ‘Deserve’ Death Penalty, Top Russian Lawmaker Says
Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said capital punishment is "especially relevant in wartime conditions."
Leonid Slutsky Elected Leader of Russia’s Nationalist LDPR Party
Slutsky promised to “modify” the party’s political strategy ahead of local elections in September.
Russia Says Could Seize Assets of ‘Hostile’ Countries
The remarks follow U.S. President Biden proposing selling off oligarchs' seized assets to "remedy the harm Russia caused" in Ukraine.
Zhirinovsky’s Presence Missed as LDPR Scrabbles For Successor
“The LDPR is actually in a state of half-life. The most likely successor is failure,” said one political analyst.
Russian Speaker Proposes Stripping ‘Traitors’ of Citizenship
The statements illustrate the increasingly hostile climate in Russia for anyone opposing the military offensive in Ukraine.
Russia Adopts Controversial E-Voting Nationwide, Bans Navalny From Presidency
Critics of e-voting say the system makes it easier for authorities to falsify results.
Russian Lawmakers Eye 15-Year Prison Terms for ‘Fakes’ About Ukraine Invasion
Russian authorities have already threatened to block or fine news websites that describe the "special military operation" in Ukraine as a war or invasion...
Russian MPs Greenlight Putin’s Recognition of Rebel Ukrainian Regions
A live video feed of the lower-house State Duma session showed a unanimous vote in favor of the agreements, followed by a standing ovation.
Russian Communist Lawmaker Stripped of Immunity in Elk Poaching Probe
Valery Rashkin, the leader of the Communist Party's radical wing, had called for protests over this fall's State Duma election results.
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Russians’ Approval of Putin, State Duma on the Rise – Poll
The Russian president's approval rating is increasing 67% despite weeks of record Covid-19 infections and deaths.
Russian Female Politicians Push to Encourage Women to Run for Office
Former Duma candidates Marina Litvinovich, Alyona Popova and Oksana Pushkina are launching a project to help women get elected to positions of power.
Deripaska-Linked Firms Sent Thousands to Moscow On Election Day. Some Said They Were On Standby for a Pro-Kremlin Rally.
Around 11,000 employees came to the capital for an online conference covering topics from family values to geopolitics.
Online Vote Recount Shows No Sign of Election Fraud, Russian Officials Find
A technical recheck of the parliamentary vote, conducted in response to opposition criticism, found no problems.
Biggest Names Among Russia’s Election Winners
A first female mayor, a TV host and Chechnya’s strongman.
‘CONFIRM OR NOT CONFIRM SUSPICIONS’
Moscow To Check Electronic Votes for State Duma in Recount
The results of the count will have no legal force.
Statisticians Claim Half of Pro-Kremlin Votes in Duma Elections Were False
Russia’s opposition has claimed the vote was the country’s most fraudulent in recent history.
Communist Party Rallies in Moscow After Remote Vote Upsets
Party leaders said they will not recognize e-voting voting results in parliamentary elections.
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