Duma expels opposition MP over business dealings

Duma expels opposition MP over business dealings

Moscow : Russia | Sep 14, 2012 at 3:55 AM PDT
Source: Russia Today
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The Ethics Commission of the Russian Lower House is ready to ask three deputies to surrender their mandates as they were noticed at a recent opposition march that ended in clashes with law enforcers...The decision was passed with 291 votes in favor and 150 against, with three abstentions. FULL ARTICLE AT Russia Today
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