Nov 20, 2013
UPDATE 1-Russian bank's licence withdrawal may signal central bank crackdown
Russia's central bank has withdrawn Moscow-based Master Bank's licence because of what it called "large-scale dubious operations", raising the possibility of a wider crackdown on the country's banks.
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No Justice for Battered Russian Journalist
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Putin: Popular but polarizing
Thousands of Muscovites filled a freezing Manezhnaya Square Sunday, cheering for the former president-turned-prime-minister as he celebrated election again to the nation's highest office and delivered a patriotic speech.
Russian Election Watchdog Golos Is Denied Kremlin Funding
MOSCOW, August 29 A Russian non-governmental organization that accused the Kremlin of widespread vote-rigging and was later labeled a "foreign agent" has been denied state funding for its ongoing vote-monitoring projects.
Kremlin to Finance 'Foreign Agent' NGOs - Report
MOSCOW, August 26 The Kremlin will give grants to the Memorial human rights organization and several other opposition-minded NGOs that prosecutors earlier this year accused of being "foreign agents," the Russian business newspaper Vedomosti reported Monday.