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Russia Update: Druzhinniki Volunteer Police Patrols, a Staple of Soviet Era, Revived in Russia

May 13, 2015

Putin has revived the druzhinniki, the volunteer auxiliary police who maintain order on streets and in courtyards. 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 issue is here. UPDATES BELOW Russia This Week: – From Medal of […]