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1. 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
2. Alphabet Bans

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

Tags: government, law, war in ukraine, Ukraine
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. Marriage is No Laughing Matter

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

Tags: law, rostov, government, weddings
7. Neater, Braver, Smarter, Stronger

Ever wonder about the ideal police officer every Russian citizen dreams of? Look no further!

Tags: crime, law, neural network, holiday, ideal, police day, police
8. Bribes Aren't Funny

Roskomnadzor seems to have a funny bone to pick with the Sverdlovsk government publication Oblastnaya Gazeta, blocking their website in delayed reaction to a questionable text.

Tags: blocked, ban, law, bribes, satire, Yekaterinburg, roskomnadzor
9. Bee the Change

In Chelyabinsk, for the first time, an agricultural enterprise is under legal heat for the mass killing of bees.

Tags: government, law, environment, animals, Chelyabinsk
10. Sinfully Good Burgers

A Russian woman is suing McDonald's for producing advertising so effective she gave up on Lent.

Tags: law, food, maslenitsa, lent, Orthodox Church

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