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As Russia plan to introduce a bill that would label many NGOs as foreign agents, see e.g. NY Times, it seems that the Kremlin is expecting more social unrest in the future and is taking active measures now.
We are not talking about recreating the USSR. But time dictates that we should have closer integration based on values, politics and economics, said Russian PM.
Russian Duma prepares five amendments for the ratification of New START. During the heated debate the US Senate voted down the amendment of Senator John McCain with argument it could lead to the renegotiation of the treaty.
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According to Czech Military Intelligence Agency belong the activities of the Russian intelligence agencies on the Czech soil to the riskiest considering the security environment in Czech Rep.
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The Second World War ended in Europe 65 years ago, on May 8, 1945. The Soviet Army was everywhere in the Central and Easter Europe and the Cold War was knocking on the door.
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No, it is not. But what if the Titans will clash? Russian President Dmitry Medvedev begins his third year in office. According to a Levada Centre report 36 percents of Russians are confident that Medvedev will be re-elected as president, 39 percents are convinced that the Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will return to that post after the presidential election in 2012.