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Russia claims killer demands Pussy Riot freed

Daniel Zimnikov via Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The bodies of two slain women were found in Russia beneath a scrawled message demanding freedom for the jailed members of the Pussy Riot band, officials said Thursday. While a Russian investigator cautioned … Continue reading

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Russian President Putin Lives Large With Pricey Perks, Report Says

Daniel Zimnikov via abc News To paraphrase the comedian Mel Brooks: it’s good to be the President of Russia. According to a report released today by a pair of Russian opposition leaders, President Vladimir Putin enjoys the use of 20 … Continue reading

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Taisiya Osipova Jailed: Wife Of Russian Opposition Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

Daniel Zimnikov via Huff Post MOSCOW — A Russian opposition activist was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison in a review of her drug-related case _twice as long as prosecutors had requested in a ruling that drew immediate opposition … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Russia dismisses foreign critics of female punk rock band trial

Daniel Zimnikov via Reuters Russiadenounced foreign criticism of the trial of punk band Pussy Riot as politically motivated on Wednesday and said there were “elements of a clash of civilizations” in Western condemnation. Three members of the band were sentenced … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Russia enters WTO

Daniel Zimnikov via Robert Amsterdam Russia enters WTO; on verge of securing oil deal with Syria, Russia promises the former will not use chemical weapons; Putin pumps diesel industry, Gazprom’s exports plummet?  Think-tank says Kremlin is grooming Politburo 2.0; Pussy … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Russian court Web site defaced over Pussy Riot verdict

Daniel Zimnikov (BBC News) A group claiming to be associated with Anonymous has taken responsibility for the attack. A Russian court Web site has been defaced following a verdict that saw the all-female punk rock band Pussy Riot sentenced to … Continue reading

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Daniel Zimnikov: Case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot singers severed into separate proceedings

Daniel Zimnikov – NO freedom of speech in Russia  Moscow, August 20, Interfax – The criminal case of hitherto unidentified Pussy Riot punk band singers has been severed into separate proceedings and the search for them has begun, the Moscow … Continue reading

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