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There are 58 item(s) tagged with the keyword "law".

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1. Money Laundering, in a Sense

A colonel in the Russian army is facing house arrest for two months for taking a washing machine as a bribe.

Tags: military, law, bribery, corruption, war in ukraine
2. A Director Detained

Russian playwright Alexei Zhitkovsky has been detained for suspicion of engaging in "extremism."

Tags: government, law, Aleksey Zhitkovsky, dissent
3. Now Hiring: Occupiers

Russia is looking for 52,000 new cops to serve in territories recently taken from Ukraine.

Tags: law, political repression, dissent, war in ukraine
4. Genocide Preventing Genocide

Russia filed an official objection against Ukraine's case that Russia committed genocide during its invasion of its neighbor.

Tags: international relations, government, law, genocide, United Nations, war in ukraine
5. Mrs. Crimea Under Fire

A regional beauty pageant winner is under investigation by Russian police after singing a patriotic Ukrainian song (on the internet).

Tags: law, Internet, music, war in ukraine
6. Served Uncivilly

An employee of the international governmental organization OSCE has been sentenced to thirteen years by authorities in Russia-supported Luhansk.

Tags: international relations, human rights, law, Luhansk
7. A Crime Against Passion

Crimean wedding-goers were arrested and fined after playing a patriotic Ukrainian song at their reception.

Tags: weddings, law, crimea, social issues, customs, culture
8. Child-full?

The State Duma is considering a bill to outlaw "child-free" ideology.

Tags: law, ideology, state duma
9. High Treason in High Places

After charging President Putin with high treason for the invasion of Ukraine, seven lawmakers have been summoned by the police.

Tags: war in ukraine, dissent, law, government, putin
10. Excessive Restraint a New Norm?

Law enforcement in Samara has begun regularly using leg shackles for courtroom defendants.

Tags: prison, human rights, law

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