Alec Luhn

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Dutch Soccer Club to Train Kids Outside Moscow

Dutch Soccer Club to Train Kids Outside Moscow

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The Dutch team Ajax will open in June the first kids soccer camp in Russia run by a foreign club, organizers said at a press conference Friday.

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Navalny Denies Plan for Communal Services Project With City

Navalny Denies Plan for Communal Services Project With City

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A high-ranking federal official said Wednesday that Moscow City Hall would cooperate with opposition leader Alexei Navalny's communal services project RosZhKKh, even while Navalny dismissed the announcement as "nonsense."

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Magnitsky List Counterpart to Stress Adoption Deaths

Magnitsky List Counterpart to Stress Adoption Deaths

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A United Russia lawmaker on Tuesday proposed that legislation in response to the U.S. Magnitsky Act be named in honor of a Russian toddler who died in the care of an American ...

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Prosecutors: 1.7M Rights Violations in 1H 2012

Prosecutors: 1.7M Rights Violations in 1H 2012

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The Prosecutor General's Office said Monday that it had discovered more than 1.7 million human rights violations over the first half of 2012, as European lawmakers continue to criticize Russia for its ...

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Mirzayev Victim's Family Seeks Appeal

Mirzayev Victim's Family Seeks Appeal

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The family of Ivan Agafonov, who died after being punched by mixed martial arts champion Rasul Mirzayev, on Thursday appealed Mirzayev's conviction on manslaughter charges as too lenient.

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Corruption Index Keeps Russia in 'Zone of Shame'

Corruption Index Keeps Russia in 'Zone of Shame'

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Even as the government wages a high-profile anti-corruption campaign, Russia remains in the bottom third of Transparency International's corruption index, released Wednesday. The nation ranked on par with Kazakhstan, Iran and Honduras.

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Shuvalov Says Magnitsky Response Won't Affect Trade

Shuvalov Says Magnitsky Response Won't Affect Trade

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First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov assured investors in New York on Tuesday that Russia's response to the Magnitsky bill would not affect trade.

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Journalist Questioned in Mass Disorder Case

Journalist Questioned in Mass Disorder Case

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Investigators have questioned a Novaya Gazeta journalist over a February blog post that they say incited mass riots.

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Chechen Charged With Killing Budanov Pleads Not Guilty

Chechen Charged With Killing Budanov Pleads Not Guilty

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A Chechen native who prosecutors say killed disgraced military colonel Yury Budanov last year to avenge the death of his father pleaded not guilty on Monday.

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World Cup Cities Draw Hotel Brands

World Cup Cities Draw Hotel Brands

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Now that FIFA has finished choosing the host cities for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the race is on to build hotels there.