Tag: Aleksandr Kurdyumov

Statues of Lenin May Finally Come Down in Russia – By Order of the State

February 20, 2015

Staunton, February 20 – Moscow has been outraged whenever the people of its former imperial domains have taken down statues of Lenin erected in Soviet times, but now it is possible that those same statues may be taken down in the Russian Federation and in the only way the Kremlin would approve of: by state […]

Deputies Accused of Living Beyond Their Means

July 10, 2013

[The Russian section of Transparency International monitored the income declarations of State Duma deputies and calculated the cost of their acquisitions. The researchers caught dozens of deputies with their expenses exceeding their income. The deputies themselves unanimously deny any violations, claiming that “their conscience and hands are clean.” – Ed.] The research was conducted by […]