United Press International
Russian protesters can face thousands of dollars in fines if they harm people or property under a law signed Friday by President Vladimir Putin. Under the law, fines for individuals could be as much as $9,000, more than the average annual salary in...
Amid protests, their ratings began rising," VTsIOM director Valery Fyodorov said. Between August and December 2011 the approval ratings of then-prime minister Vladimir Putin and then-president Dmitry Medvedev had been "steadily falling, Fyodorov said.
Libya or when Western-led coalitions undertook military assaults in Iraq and Serbia. Instead, the international community has come to Russia's doorstep. On Friday, a top State Department official visited Moscow, presumably seeking to persuade the...
Mail Online UK
8 June 2012 A review of Britain's record on human rights was branded ludicrous' last night for including criticisms from the governments of Iran, Russia and Cuba. The United Nations report also contains scathing assessments of the UK from other...
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Friday a controversial new law that increases the maximum fines for protest-related offenses. "A society which permits rallies and marches must protect itself from radicalism," Putin said, adding that he did...