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Economic Reforms to Include Pension Age Raise; Cap on Salaries; United Russia Primaries Marred by Fraud, ‘Carousels’

May 23, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Nine million people voted in United Russia’s primaries, which were marred by ‘carousel’ voting, forced voting, beating of an observer, firing of whistleblowers, and withdrawal of candidates. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous […]

Investigative Committee Cites Management Negligence as Reason for Terrorist Attack on Domodedovo

May 20, 2016

Negligence by the management of Domodedovo Airport enabled the 2011 terrorist attack on the airport, said Vladimir Markin, spokesman for the Investigative Committee. While a settlement has been reached between management of Domodedovo and the victims, the owner of the airport, Dmitry Kamenshchik, remains under house arrest.

Russian Investigators Say Director of Cemetery Company to Blame for Mass Brawl of Workers; 3 Killed, 26 Injured

May 16, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Three people were killed and 26 injured in a mass brawl in Moscow at a cemetery in a “turf war” over which groups of workers could control jobs at the site. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and […]