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1. 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
2. Я Вас Люблю

"I love you."

Journalist Ivan Safronov after being sentenced to 22 years in prison for treason

Tags: government, law, espionage, journalism, ivan safronov
3. Reimbursing the Evicted

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to pay Ukrainian refugees in Russia monthly and one-time payments.

Tags: social issues, government, evacuation, refugees, war in ukraine
4. A Deadly Goal

Russia aims to increase the size of its army by 10 percent in the coming months.

Tags: military, war in ukraine, government, russian military
5. A Flag that Rocks

The governor of Samara Oblast enlisted the help of students to create a 200-foot-long Russian tricolor out of painted stones for Russian Flag Day.

Tags: art, youth, government, patriotism
6. 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
7. 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
8. A Patriotic Statement Piece

Russian schools have been given a billion rubles to purchase state symbols to decorate their walls.

Tags: children, symbolism, government, education
9. 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
10. Hungary on Alert

Hungary has moved into a state of emergency, due to the conflict in Ukraine. 

Tags: hungary, economy, government, vladimir putin, war in ukraine, Ukraine

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