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There are 30 item(s) tagged with the keyword "law".

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1. Leaving the Mark of Marriage at the Altar

A move to allow Russians to choose whether their marriage status will be included in their passports has met with traditional backlash. What was that about a ball and chain, now?

Tags: autonomy, individual rights, law, passport, marriage
2. Britney's Plight Takes Flight, And Putin's "Troops" Speak Out

News of Britney Spears’s recent appearance in court has crossed the globe, and a well-meaning group of supporters in Russia have taken offense at her plight.

Tags: culture, law, social issues, women, Internet, putin's troops, britney spears
3. You Had One Job

In Moscow, three thieves plot to pull off the perfect crime, except they forget the most important thing.

Tags: police, law, humor, Moscow, crime
4. Security Snoops on Banya Bathers

A court case in the city of Perm unveils a story combining three quintessentially Soviet things: bathhouses, religious oppression, and an (extremely) intrusive surveillance state.

Tags: Perm, banya, law, human rights, religion
5. Computer-Judge Finds You Guilty

Russian authorities are planning to make laws that computers can understand and, by extension, adjudicate.

Tags: law, computers, science, technology
6. Seeking a Sniper

Looking for work? Moscow authorities have posted an opening for a police sniper on the aptly-named HeadHunter.ru.

Tags: international women's day, military, law, police
7. Equus Asinus Asinus

Evidently, sick burns can get you into trouble in Russian legal court— even if they are delivered in a dead language.

Tags: online, law, insults, novosibirsk
8. Dyatlov Pass Conspiracy Theories Laid to Rest... Or Not?

New models attempt to put an end to all Dyatlov Pass conspiracies for all eternity... but do they have a chance of succeeding?

Tags: navalny, avalanche, Urals, dyatlov, mystery, law
9. Russian Government Goes Super Saiyan on Anime

Sorry, nerds: Russia has banned certain Japanese cartoons due to concerns of violence.

Tags: Japan, children, law, animation
10. Like Uber for Booze

Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade has thrown its support behind a measure for distance-selling alcohol.

Tags: coronavirus, law, government, alcohol

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