Russia Update: Why Was LifeNews Searched and If Surkov is Involved, What’s the Motive?

March 25, 2015
Officer from the Interior Ministry's forensics center tapes a label to office equipment in a search March 24, 2015. Screengrab from LifeNews video.

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.

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Why was LifeNews raided by police yesterday? Is it related to the Kremlin grey cardinal Vyacheslav Surkov?


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