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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "law".

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1. Like a Drive-Thru, But Not

A Russian man has been arrested for selling alcohol out of his apartment window.

Tags: police, coronavirus, law, alcohol
2. "He Loved Freedom and Russia"

The extraordinary life of the advocate Lev Kupernik.

Tags: judaism, ukraine, jews, pogroms, law
3. Crime Pays

A Russian woman makes 2 million euros through illicit means.

Tags: government, law, money, prison, crime
4. Should the Duma Broadcast in the Bathroom? Funny You Should Ask.

“I noticed that there are places here, shall we say, for contemplation.” said a Duma deputy, referring to… the bathroom. He continued: “And when important issues are being discussed, they should broadcast it there.”

Tags: humor, law, duma
5. What Seems to Be the Problem, Officer?

Moscow police have finally arrested a traffic-ticket fugitive.

Tags: law, police, cars
6. Domestic Violence Debate Turns Ugly

Discussion in Russia about domestic violence has gotten more serious over the past few years, and a showdown seems to be on the horizon.

Tags: duma, law, domestic violence
7. A Brief History of Political Insults

News of Russian courts punishing people for what they write or comment online is no longer anything out of the ordinary.

Tags: law, anti-terrorist laws, politics
8. Steppes Ahead

The idea of separate and competing government powers may have found its first expression in a constitution composed in 1710, in Ukraine.

Tags: constitution, law, ukraine
9. Oleg Sentsov: Immutable FAQs.

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is on the 15th day of a hunger strike in a northern-Siberian prison. Anton Dolin explains how Sentsov's case is a sad miscarriage of justice, and what one can or cannot do about it.

Tags: Ukraine, dissent, law, political prisoners
By Anton Dolin
10. Exercise! Frozen bikes, illegal yoga, sturdy stolen statues

The year's coldest ride, hottest statue, most scandalous yoga teacher, and best way to learn the names of all of Russia's federal subjects. And it's just the first TWERF of the year. 

Tags: Russia, Moscow, bikes, law, yoga
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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