Tag: Vitaly Milonov

Russia Update: Court Upholds Definition of Soldiers’ Mothers of St. Petersburg as ‘Foreign Agent’

January 27, 2015

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, and see also our Russia This Week story The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow […]

Milonov: “I Believe Russia Has a Moral Right to Undertake a Peacekeeping Mission”

April 10, 2014

Vitaly Milonov is a prominent Russian conservative and member of the United Russia party. A staunch advocate of Russia’s controversial ban on “homosexual propaganda,” and he has also repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements, including during a session of the St. Petersburg legislative council in March. He is a prominent critic of the pro-EU Ukrainian movement, and […]

Moscow Will Respond if U.S. Expands Magnitsky List

December 16, 2013

Earlier, the U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, said that before the end of the year Washington could expand the “Magnitsky list”, which includes individuals who have been denied entry into the U.S. and whose property and accounts in U.S. banks are to be frozen. Moscow will respond in kind in case the “Magnitsky list” […]

Madonna Has Violated Visa Regulations

August 5, 2013

The Prosecutor General’s Office has responded to a complaint filed by Vitaly Milonov, a member of St. Petersburg legislature, regarding the concerts by Madonna and Lady Gaga. The humanitarian visas issued to the performers, were used for commercial activities, which is against the law. The supervisory authority is considering options to notify the Foreign Ministry and […]