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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental reform or stasis with the desire to make improvements in society.
Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin (Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Бастры́кин, born August 27, 1953 in Pskov) is a Russian official, former First Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia, and former Chairman of The Investigative Committee of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Alexei Leonidovich Kudrin (p; born 12 October 1960) is a Russian liberal politician serving as the 4th and current Chairman of the Accounts Chamber since 2018.
The Russian opposition figure and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny announced his intention to run for President of Russia in the 2018 election on 13 December 2016.
Alexei Alexeyevich Venediktov (Алексе́й Алексе́евич Венеди́ктов; born 18 December 1955) is a Russian journalist, editor-in-chief, host and co-owner at Echo of Moscow, January 1, 2016 (in Russian) of the Echo of Moscow radio station, as well as the president of Echo TV Russia.
Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov (Алише́р Бурха́нович Усма́нов; Alisher Usmonov; born 9 September 1953) is an Uzbek-born Russian business magnate.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
Andrey Vladimirovich Bogdanov (Russian Андре́й Влади́мирович Богда́нов) (born January 31, 1970 in Mozhaysk) is a Russian politician.
The Crimean peninsula was annexed from Ukraine by the Russian Federation in February–March 2014.
The Anti-Corruption Foundation (italic (Fond Borby s Korruptsiey), abbr. ФБК, FBK) is a Russian nonprofit organization based in Moscow established in 2011 by activist and politician Alexey Navalny.
Anti-Russian sentiment or Russophobia is a diverse spectrum of negative feelings, dislikes, fears, aversion, derision and/or prejudice of Russia, Russians or Russian culture.
The assassination of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian politician opposed to the government of Vladimir Putin, happened in central Moscow on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge at 23:31 local time on 27 February 2015.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The BBC Russian Service (Ру́сская слу́жба Би-би-си́) is part of the BBC World Service's foreign language output, one of nearly 40 languages it provides.
Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.
The Black Sea Fleet (Черноморский Флот, Chernomorsky Flot) is the fleet of the Russian Navy in the Black Sea, the Sea of Azov and the Mediterranean Sea.
Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.
Boris Akunin (Борис Акунин) is the pen name of Grigori Chkhartishvili (Григорий Шалвович Чхартишвили; გრიგორი ჩხარტიშვილი) (born May 20, 1956), a Russian writer of Georgian and Jewish origin.
Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov (p; 9 October 195927 February 2015) was a Russian physicist and liberal politician.
Brilliant green is one of the triarylmethane dyes.
Catherine Margaret Ashton, Baroness Ashton of Upholland, (born 20 March 1956 at Upholland, Lancashire) is a British Labour politician who served as the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and First Vice President of the European Commission in the Barroso Commission from 2009 to 2014.
Central Administrative Okrug, or Tsentralny Administrativny Okrug (Центра́льный администрати́вный о́круг, Tsentralny administrativny okrug), is one of the twelve administrative okrugs of Moscow, Russia, located within the Kamer-Kollezhny Bank.
The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Центральный банк Российской Федерации Tsentral'nyy bank Rossiyskoy Federatsii) also known as the Bank of Russia (Банк России Bank Rossii) is the central bank of the Russian Federation, founded in 1860 as The State Bank of the Russian Empire, headquartered on Neglinnaya Street in Moscow.
The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation (Центральная избирательная комиссия Российской Федерации (Центризбирком)) is the superior power body responsible for conducting federal elections and overseeing local elections in the Russian Federation founded in September 1993.
In politics, centrism—the centre (British English/Canadian English/Australian English) or the center (American English/Philippine English)—is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy, while opposing political changes which would result in a significant shift of society either strongly to the left or the right.
The Clean Ponds (Чистые пруды, Chistye Prudy), is a large pond in Moscow, Russia, located in the Basmanny District, on the Boulevard Ring.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (French: Comité des ministres du Conseil de l'Europe) or commonly the Committee of Ministers (French: Comité des ministres) is the Council of Europe's decision-making body.
The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF; Коммунистическая Партия Российской Федерации; КПРФ; Kommunisticheskaya Partiya Rossiyskoy Federatsii, KPRF) is a communist and Marxist–Leninist political party in Russia.
Political corruption is perceived to be a significant problem in Russia, impacting all aspects of administration, law enforcement, healthcare and education.
A controversial referendum on the status of Crimea was held on March 16, 2014, by the legislature of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and by the local government of Sevastopol (both subdivisions of Ukraine).
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
Daniel Domscheit-Berg (né Berg; born 1978), previously known under the pseudonym Daniel Schmitt, is a German technology activist.
Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev (p; born 14 September 1965) is a Russian politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Russia since 2012.
Dmitry Sergeyevich Peskov (p; born October 17, 1967) is a Russian diplomat, translator and turkologist.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Dozhd (a), also known as TV Rain, is a Russian independent television channel.
E-democracy (a combination of the words electronic and democracy), also known as digital democracy or Internet democracy, incorporates 21st-century information and communications technology to promote democracy.
The Eastern Siberia–Pacific Ocean oil pipeline (ESPO pipeline or ESPOOP, Нефтепровод "Восточная Сибирь - Тихий океан" (ВСТО)) is a pipeline system for exporting Russian crude oil to the Asia-Pacific markets (Japan, China and Korea).
Echo of Moscow (Э́хо Москвы́, Ekho Moskvy) is a Russian radio station based in Moscow, broadcasting in many Russian cities, some of the former-Soviet republics (through partnerships with local radio stations), and via the Internet.
The electoral threshold is the minimum share of the primary vote which a candidate or political party requires to achieve before they become entitled to any representation in a legislature.
An electoral alliance may take the form of a bipartisan electoral agreement, electoral pact electoral agreement, electoral coalition or electoral bloc.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
Euromaidan (Євромайдан, Евромайдан,, literally "Euro Square") was a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Ukraine, which began on the night of 21 November 2013 with public protests in Maidan Nezalezhnosti ("Independence Square") in Kiev.
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international treaty to protect human rights and political freedoms in Europe.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR or ECtHR; Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Федеральная служба по надзору в сфере связи, информационных технологий и массовых коммуникаций) or Roskomnadzor (Роскомнадзор) is the Russian federal executive body responsible for censorship in media and telecommunications.
The federal subjects of Russia, also referred to as the subjects of the Russian Federation (субъекты Российской Федерации subyekty Rossiyskoy Federatsii) or simply as the subjects of the federation (субъекты федерации subyekty federatsii), are the constituent entities of Russia, its top-level political divisions according to the Constitution of Russia.
Federica Maria Mogherini (born 16 June 1973) is an Italian politician who has served as High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy since November 2014.
A fifth column is any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation (Financial University) (Russian: Финансовый университет при Правительстве Российской Федерации) earlier known as "Moscow Institute of Economics and Finance" (1919–1946), "Moscow Finance Institute" (1946–1990), "State Finance Academy" (1991–1992) or "Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation" (1992–2010), is a federal state-funded institution of higher professional education located in Moscow, Russia.
A First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, commonly referred to as the First Deputy Prime Minister, is a member of the Russian Government.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Foreign Policy is an American news publication, founded in 1970 and focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.
Foreign Policy magazine recognizes the world's pre-eminent thought leaders and public intellectuals in an annual issue, "100 Leading Global Thinkers".
Gazeta.ru (газета.ru) is a Russian news site based in Moscow and owned by Rambler&Co.
Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom (Публи́чное акционе́рное о́бщество «Газпром», Publichnoe Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo Gazprom, abbreviated PAO Gazprom, ПАО «Газпром») is a large Russian company founded in 1989, which carries on the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas.
Gazprom Neft (Газпром нефть, formerly: Sibneft), is the third largest oil producer in Russia and ranked third according to refining throughput.
The Georgians or Kartvelians (tr) are a nation and Caucasian ethnic group native to Georgia.
The Movement for Defence of Voters' Rights "Golos", formerly GOLOS Association (Cyrillic: ГОЛОС, meaning "vote" or "voice") is a Russian organisation established in 2000 to protect the electoral rights of citizens and to foster civil society.
The Government of Russia exercises executive power in the Russian Federation.
Grigory Alexeyevich Yavlinsky (Григо́рий Алексе́евич Явли́нский; born 10 April 1952) is a Russian economist and politician.
He Is Not Dimon to You or Don't call him "Dimon" (Он вам не Димон, On vam ne Dimon) is a 2017 Russian documentary film about Dmitry Medvedev's corruption.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights.
A hunger strike is a method of non-violent resistance or pressure in which participants fast as an act of political protest, or to provoke feelings of guilt in others, usually with the objective to achieve a specific goal, such as a policy change.
Igor Vladimirovich Lebedev (Игорь Владимирович Лебедев; né Zhirinovsky (Russian: Жириновский); born 27 September 1972 in Moscow) is the Russian politician, Member of the State Duma, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, former chairman of the LDPR parliamentary group of the Russian State Duma and the LDPR Youth Organization.
Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov (p; born 4 January 1967) is a Russian lawyer and politician.
Ilya Valeryevich Yashin (Илья́ Вале́рьевич Я́шин, born June 29, 1983 in Moscow) is a Russian activist and liberal politician, one of the key leaders of the political party RPR-PARNAS (2012–2016), co-founder and one of the leaders of the political movement Solidarnost.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (Следственный комитет Российской Федерации) has since January 2011 been the main federal investigating authority in Russia.
Ivankiv Raion is a raion (district) in Kiev Oblast of Ukraine.
Izvestia (p) is a long-running high-circulation daily broadsheet newspaper in Russia.
Julia Ioffe (Юлия Иоффе) is an American journalist who covers national security and foreign policy topics for The Atlantic.
Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.
Kiev Oblast or Kyiv Oblast (Київська область, translit. Kyivs’ka oblast’; also referred to as Kyivshchyna – Київщина) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine.
Kirov Oblast (Ки́ровская о́бласть, Kirovskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Kirov (p), formerly known as Vyatka (Вя́тка) and Khlynov (Хлы́нов), is a city and the administrative center of Kirov Oblast, Russia, located on the Vyatka River.
Kommersant (Коммерса́нтъ,, The Businessman, often shortened to Ъ) is a nationally distributed daily newspaper published in Russia mostly devoted to politics and business.
Kostroma Oblast (Костромска́я о́бласть, Kostromskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
Kursk Oblast (p) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.
Lenta.ru (Лента.Ру; stylised as LƐNTA·RU) is a Moscow-based online newspaper in Russian language, owned by Rambler Media Group which belongs to Prof-Media.
Leonid Razvozzhayev (Леонид Михайлович Развозжаев) is a member of the political coalition Left Front and an aide to Ilya Ponomarev, a member of the Russian Parliament.
Levada-Center is a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organization.
The LDPR — Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (ЛДПР — Либерально-Демократическая Партия России), briefly, the LDPR or Liberal Democratic Party, is a socially conservative and economically interventionist political party in Russia led by Vladimir Zhirinovsky since its founding in 1989.
LiveJournal (Живой Журнал), stylised as LiVEJOURNAL, is a Russian (originally American) social networking service where users can keep a blog, journal or diary.
The PJSC Lukoil Oil Company (stylized as LUKOIL) is a Russian multinational energy corporation headquartered in Moscow, specializing in the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of petroleum, natural gas, and petroleum products.
Marie Elizabeth Harf (born June 15, 1981) is a political commentator for the Fox News Channel.
The Mayor of the City of Moscow is head of the executive branch of the political system in Moscow, the Government of Moscow.
The media of Russia refers to mass media outlets based in the Russian Federation.
Memorial (Мемориа́л) is a Russian historical and civil rights society that operates in a number of post-Soviet states.
Michael Anthony McFaul (born October 1, 1963) is an American academic who served as the United States Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Kasyanov (Михаи́л Миха́йлович Касья́нов –, born 8 December 1957) is a Russian politician who served as the Prime Minister of Russia from May 2000 to February 2004.
Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky (Михаи́л Бори́сович Ходорко́вский,; born 26 June 1963) is an exiled Russian businessman, philanthropist and former oligarch, now resident in Switzerland.
Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation (Министерство финансов Российской Федерации, Минфин России, MinFin) is a federal ministry, responsible for general financial policy and for general management in the field of finance of the Russian Federation.
The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation (Министе́рство юсти́ции Росси́йской Федера́ции, Миню́ст Росси́и) is the central government body charged with leading the legal and penal system of Russia.
Moscow City Court (in Russian: Московский городской суд, usually known as the Court of Moscow) is the highest judicial body of the city of Moscow on civil, criminal, administrative and other cases.
The Moscow City Duma (Московская городская дума, Moskovskaya Gorodskaya Duma) is the Russian regional parliament in Moscow, the unicameral City Duma (city council, a local parliament) of the Russian capital city of Moscow.
The Moscow legislative election of 2005 were held December 4 of that year to the fourth convocation of the Moscow City Duma.
The Moscow mayoral election of 2013 was held on September 8, 2013, as part of the regional elections, at the same time as the elections in Moscow Oblast and other Oblasts were held.
Moscow Oblast (p), or Podmoskovye (p, literally "around/near Moscow"), is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast).
The Movement Against Illegal Immigration (DPNI) (Движение против нелегальной иммиграции — ДПНИ) is a Russian nationalist and anti-Illegal immigration organization.
Nezavisimaya Gazeta (t) is a Russian daily newspaper.
Nikita Yurevich Belykh (Ники́та Ю́рьевич Белы́х, born June 13, 1975 in Perm) is a Russian politician and former leader of the Union of Rightist Forces party.
Novosibirsk Oblast (Новосиби́рская о́бласть, Novosibirskaya oblast) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) located in southwestern Siberia.
Obninsk (О́бнинск) is a city in Kaluga Oblast, Russia, located on the bank of the Protva River southwest of Moscow and northeast from Kaluga.
Odintsovsky District (Одинцо́вский райо́н) is an administrativeLaw #11/2013-OZ and municipalLaw #64/2005-OZ district (raion), one of the thirty-six in Moscow Oblast, Russia.
Open Russia is a name shared by two initiatives advocating democracy and human rights in Russia founded by former businessman and democracy activist Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Party of crooks and thieves (Партия жуликов и воров – Partiya zhulikov i vorov, abbr. ПЖиВ – PZhiV) is a popular expression among the opposition in Russia used to refer to the ruling United Russia party, led by Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin.
The People's Freedom Party (Партия народной свободы, Partiya narodnoy svobody), or PARNAS (ПАРНАС), is a Russian liberal democratic political party.
The Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Российский университет дружбы народов), also known as RUDN University, is an educational and research institution located in Moscow.
This article discusses political parties in Russia.
A political prisoner is someone imprisoned because they have opposed or criticized the government responsible for their imprisonment.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.
Pravda (a, "Truth") is a Russian broadsheet newspaper, formerly the official newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, when it was one of the most influential papers in the country with a circulation of 11 million.
The President of the Russian Federation (Prezident Rossiyskoy Federatsii) is the elected head of state of the Russian Federation, as well as holder of the highest office in Russia and commander-in-chief of the Russian Armed Forces.
A primary election is the process by which the general public can indicate their preference for a candidate in an upcoming general election or by-election, thus narrowing the field of candidates.
The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation (translit), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister (translit) is the head of the Russian government and the second most powerful figure of the Russian Federation.
Prisoner of conscience (POC) is a term coined by Peter Benenson in a 28 May 1961 article ("The Forgotten Prisoners") for the London Observer newspaper.
The Progress Party (Па́ртия Прогрéсса; Partiya Progressa), formerly the People’s Alliance (Наро́дный Алья́нс; Narodnyiy Alyans), was a political party in Russia led by Alexei Navalny, an opposition activist and founder of Russian non-profit organisation the Anti-Corruption Foundation.
Prospect is a monthly British general interest magazine, specialising in politics, economics and current affairs.
Pushkinskaya Square or Pushkin Square in the Tverskoy District of central Moscow.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is a broadcasting organization that broadcasts and reports news, information, and analysis to countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East where it says that "the free flow of information is either banned by government authorities or not fully developed".
The RBK Group or RosBiznesKonsalting (Группа компаний «РБК» РБК, РосБизнесКонсалтинг) is a large Russian media group headquartered in Moscow.
In some common law nations, a recognizance is a conditional obligation undertaken by a person before a court.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich (Russian: Рома́н Арка́дьевич Абрамо́вич,; Hebrew: רומן אברמוביץ'; born 24 October 1966) is a Russian-Israeli billionaire businessman, investor, and politician.
PJSC Rosneft Oil Company (stylized as ROSNEFT) is a Russian integrated energy company headquartered in the Russian capital of Moscow.
RT (formerly Russia Today) is a Russian international television network funded by the Russian government.
Russia of the Future (Партия Россия Будущего) is a political party founded by its leader, Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny on 19 May 2018.
Russia–Ukraine relations (Українсько-російські відносини, Российско-украинские отношения) are Bilateral relations or Foreign relations between the sovereign states of Russia and Ukraine.
Parliamentary elections were held in Russia on 7December 2003.
Legislative elections were held in Russia on 4 December 2011.
In February 2014, Russia made several military incursions into Ukrainian territory.
Russian nationalism is a form of nationalism that asserts that Russians are a nation and promotes their cultural unity.
Russian Opposition Coordination Council (Координационный совет российской оппозиции) was a council created in October 2012 by Russian protesters.
Presidential elections were held in Russia on 4 March 2012.
Presidential elections were held in Russia on 18 March 2018.
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; Ru-Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика.ogg), also unofficially known as the Russian Federation, Soviet Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I or Russia (rɐˈsʲijə; from the Ρωσία Rōsía — Rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed union republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991.
Russians (русские, russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Eastern Europe. The majority of Russians inhabit the nation state of Russia, while notable minorities exist in other former Soviet states such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic states. A large Russian diaspora also exists all over the world, with notable numbers in the United States, Germany, Israel, and Canada. Russians are the most numerous ethnic group in Europe. The Russians share many cultural traits with their fellow East Slavic counterparts, specifically Belarusians and Ukrainians. They are predominantly Orthodox Christians by religion. The Russian language is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, and also spoken as a secondary language in many former Soviet states.
The Russo-Georgian War was a war between Georgia, Russia and the Russian-backed self-proclaimed republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Sami Ben Gharbia is a Tunisian human rights campaigner, blogger, writer and freedom of expression advocate.
Sergei Leonidovich Magnitsky (Серге́й Леони́дович Магни́тский; 8 April 1972 – 16 November 2009) was a Russian tax accountant who specialized in anti-corruption activities.
Sergei Stanislavovich Udaltsov (Серге́й Станиславович Удальцов; born 16 February 1977) is a Russian political activist.
Sergey Semyonovich Sobyanin (Серге́й Семёнович Собя́нин; born 21 June 1958) is a Russian politician.
The skinhead subculture originated among working class youths in London, England in the 1960s and soon spread to other parts of the United Kingdom, with a second working class skinhead movement emerging worldwide in the 1980s.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
A military staff (often referred to as general staff, army staff, navy staff, or air staff within the individual services) is a group of officers, enlisted and civilian personnel that are responsible for the administrative, operational and logistical needs of its unit.
The State Duma (r), commonly abbreviated in Russian as Госду́ма (Gosduma), is the lower house of the Federal Assembly of Russia, while the upper house is the Council of the Federation.
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Surgutneftegas (p) is a Russian oil and gas company created by merging several previously state-owned companies owning large oil and gas reserves in Western Siberia.
A suspended sentence is a legal term for a judge's delaying of a defendant's serving of a sentence after they have been found guilty, in order to allow the defendant to perform a period of probation.
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The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Moscow Times is an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow, with a circulation of 55,000 copies.
The New Times (Но́вые Времена́) is a Russian language magazine in Russia.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world assembled by the American news magazine Time.
Joint Stock Company Transneft (Транснефть) is a Russian state-owned transport monopoly, the largest oil pipeline company in the world.
TV Centre (TV Tsentr; formerly abbreviated as ТВЦ, TVC or ТВЦ-Москва, TVC-Moskva - "TVC Moscow") is a state-run Russia TV station with the fourth largest coverage area in Russia, after Channel One, Russia-1 and NTV.
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The War in Donbass is an armed conflict in the Donbass region of Ukraine.
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
Yale World Fellows is an international fellowship program at Yale University for mid-career emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves in their profession, discipline, or geographic region.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Yves Rocher (7 April 1930 – 26 December 2009) was a French businessman and founder of the cosmetics company that bears his name.
A Zelyonka attack is a form of protest, provocation or violent assault, defined as the act of throwing a solution of brilliant green zelyonka (зелёнка), an antiseptic dye, on the body (usually face) of another.
The 2006 Russian march (Русский марш, Russkiy marsh) was an extensive enterprise on organizing the wide-ranging nationalist public mass demonstration, one of annual Russian marches in several major Russian cities under the slogan "it's our country", attached to 4 November 2006, the Day of National Unity.
The 2011–2013 Russian protests (which some English language media referred to as the Snow Revolution) began in 2011 (as protests against the 2011 Russian legislative election results) and continued into 2012 and 2013.
From the end of February 2014, demonstrations by pro-Russian and anti-government groups took place in major cities across the eastern and southern regions of Ukraine, in the aftermath of the Euromaidan movement and the 2014 Ukrainian revolution.
By March 2017, the setting in the country was already tense.
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