Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber

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Russian Lawmaker Wants Companies to Disclose Past Nazi Ties

Russian Lawmaker Wants Companies to Disclose Past Nazi Ties

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A Russian lawmaker has proposed legislation that would require the commercials of foreign companies that once fostered ties with Nazi Germany to contain notices about their somber past, the Izvestia newspaper reported ...

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Russian Defense Ministry to Fund Prophylactic 'Color Revolution' Research

Russian Defense Ministry to Fund Prophylactic 'Color Revolution' Research

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In a bid to prevent any repeats in Russia, the Defense Ministry announced plans to commission a research project on the theme of color revolutions, which rippled across the post-Soviet space following ...

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Counterinsurgency Operations in Dagestan Plagued by Violations – Human Rights Watch

Counterinsurgency Operations in Dagestan Plagued by Violations – Human Rights Watch

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Russia's counterinsurgency operations in its restive North Caucasus republic of Dagestan have been marred by grave human rights violations, according to a report published Thursday by international advocacy group Human Rights Watch.

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Experts Downplay Trend of Russians Joining Islamic State

Experts Downplay Trend of Russians Joining Islamic State

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Reports of Russian citizens taking up arms for the Islamic State terrorist group have dominated headlines in recent days, sparking debate about the cause of the apparent trend.

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Ethiopian Ambassador Seeks to Upgrade Dialogue With Russia

Ethiopian Ambassador Seeks to Upgrade Dialogue With Russia

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Educated in Leningrad in the 1980s, Grum Abay Teshome, Ethiopia's ambassador to Russia, has returned to the country of his alma mater to energize its relations with Ethiopia.

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Russian Human Rights Council: Toothless, But Not Worthless

Russian Human Rights Council: Toothless, But Not Worthless

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The restrictive environment has left some of the country's most prominent human rights activists with a tough choice: remain powerless outside the system or accept to play on the Kremlin's turf.

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Latvia's Russia Fears Rooted in History

Latvia's Russia Fears Rooted in History

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Rows of soldiers filed through the cobbled streets of Old Riga, their forest green berets tipped to the right, patches bearing their country's flag sewn to the left sleeves of their camouflage ...

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Russian Teen Nabbed Amid Suspected Plot to Join Islamic State May Soon Head Home

Russian Teen Nabbed Amid Suspected Plot to Join Islamic State May Soon Head Home

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A Moscow teen who was detained near Turkey's border with Syria amid a suspected attempt to join the Islamic State terrorist group last week could be released by Turkish authorities shortly, her ...

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Putin's Italy Visit Aims to Exploit EU Rifts - Analysts

Putin's Italy Visit Aims to Exploit EU Rifts - Analysts

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President Putin's visit to Italy this week represents an attempt by the Kremlin to capitalize on Rome's affinity to Moscow despite the stormy ties Russia currently maintains with many other Western states.

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Famed Russian Faith Healer Dzhuna Davitashvili Dies in Moscow

Famed Russian Faith Healer Dzhuna Davitashvili Dies in Moscow

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Celebrity mystical healer Dzhuna Davitashvili, who claimed she had the power to prolong life by 100 years and purportedly treated an eclectic array of celebrities has died in Moscow at age 65.