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21. The Transfer of Regions

In the coming months, the State Duma will likely consider full annexation of occupied territories of Ukraine.

Tags: government, law, state duma, war in ukraine
22. Prone to Resist

Prone to betrayal, lies and deceit. He refused to participate in a special military operation on the territory of the LPR, DPR and Ukraine.

– A stamp on a Russian soldier's military ID after he refused to fight in Ukraine
Tags: soldiers, government, law, military, war in ukraine
23. Patching the Holes

Russian lawmakers have been vigorously adding new laws in response to political and cultural developments and public protests, rather than due to pressure from the public or practical necessity.

Tags: demonstrations, criminal code, legislation, law, dissent
24. Soviet Law Against Sabotage May Return

The National Anti-Corruption Committee has proposed resurrecting the Soviet-era law against “sabotage.”

Tags: sabotage, dissent, law
25. A Loss for Justice

"The Committee against Torture has been protecting the rights of citizens who have suffered from torture and inhuman treatment by government officials all their lives. Despite the obvious benefits of this mission, the authorities have been trying for many years to give it an alien and harmful outline... Apparently, the authorities are giving a signal that torture is becoming (or has already become) part of state policy and is not a problem. Here I would like to remind you about the Constitution, where torture is prohibited (for the time being)."

– Sergey Babinets, chairman of the Committee against Torture
Tags: human rights, Committee against Torture, law, government, social issues
26. Alphabet Bans

The Ukrainian government is banning two Latin letters used by Russian invasion forces.

Tags: government, law, war in ukraine, Ukraine
27. Refusing to Kill

12 Russian soldiers were fired for refusing to fight in Ukraine. Now, they are trying to get their jobs back.

Tags: meduza, lawyer, law, soldiers, war in ukraine
28. There's a Visa For That

Is Russia is looking to streamline its 30+ types of visas by potentially adding four more?

Tags: visas, travel, government, immigration, law
29. Copperfield? I Hardly Know Her!

“Usually, to put money on a card, you need an ATM; with magicians, everything is much simpler: just rub a coin and it becomes invisible.”

– Eugene, at Nevyansk prison, as he shows off a magic trick.
Tags: law, Urals, prison, magic
30. Marriage is No Laughing Matter

The Rostov Oblast puts new limitations on the behavior of wedding-goers.

Tags: law, rostov, government, weddings

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