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Reshuffling the house of cards

Posted on September 28, 2016
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A major reshuffle of the ruling elite rages on in Russia. Fiction has never been this fascinating …

“Rotund backsides”

Posted on September 28, 2016

Russians are still upset with each other – those who voted in the recent elections, and those who sat on their “rotund backsides.” “Turnout” is a key word in the context of the recent Russian parliamentary elections. It touches on …

A Russian history lesson

Posted on September 26, 2016
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Is there such a thing as historical truth? Not in Russia, apparently.

Massaging the figures

Posted on September 23, 2016
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There is something quite strange about the election results in Saratov Region … Mikhail Zelensky The elections to the 7th State Duma ended three days ago, but the number crunchers are still busy processing the vast amount of data churned …

The Salt Riot

Posted on September 23, 2016
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The government has announced a ban on the import of salt. And people are not happy – shades of 1648 …

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