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World - War in Ukraine
4/12/2023 4:14:17 PM
Russia's upper house of parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial bill to create a digital draft system that could bar men from leaving the country amid Moscow's offensive in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/24/2022 5:34:31 PM
Russian lawmakers on Tuesday backed legislation allowing prosecutors to shut down foreign media outlets without a court order, in the latest move against the press during Moscow's military offensive in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/24/2022 5:19:40 PM
Group of Seven leaders have announced they are restricting the Russian Central Bank's use of gold in transactions, while the U.S. announced a new round of sanctions targeting more than 400 elites and members of the Russian State Duma.

World - International
9/16/2021 10:22:39 PM
There's no expectation that United Russia, the party devoted to President Vladimir Putin, will lose its dominance of the State Duma, the elected lower house of parliament

World - International
6/4/2021 12:33:33 PM
Critics have denounced the law as the latest in a series of moves to crack down on Russia's opposition ahead of elections due in September for Russia's lower house State Duma

World - International
4/28/2021 5:06:51 PM
Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of Russia's lower parliament house the State Duma said,'It would be right if the government of the Russian Federation raises the issue (of responsibility for the COVID-19 outbreak)'

World - International
3/17/2021 3:07:24 PM
'Biden insulted the citizens of our country with his statement,' State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin wrote on his Telegram channel, adding that attacks on Putin are 'attacks on our country'

World - International
10/28/2020 12:34:31 PM
The State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, said in a statement that lawmakers had voted to approve the bill, originally proposed by President Vladimir Putin, in a third reading

World - International
1/11/2014 10:22:01 AM

World - Region
2/24/2012 1:31:53 PM
The head of the international affairs committee of Russia's State Duma lower house says he did not get the 'impression' that the Bashar Al-Assad is willing to resign after meeting the Syrian president in Damascus

World - International
12/28/2011 11:21:31 AM
Vladislav Surkov, the Kremlin's political mastermind and acknowledged as the architect of Vladimir Putin's political system, is sacrificed to appease the biggest opposition protests the PM has endured

World - International
12/18/2011 5:07:46 PM
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters take to the streets in Moscow against rigged parliamentary polls maintained PM Vladimir Putin's United Russia majority

World - International
12/5/2011 11:10:29 AM
Communist Party leader says elections are the dirtiest Russia has seen since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991

World - International
12/24/2010 3:20:22 PM