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Russia Gives Initial OK To American Adoption Ban

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents

MOSCOW — Russia's parliament on Wednesday gave overwhelming preliminary approval to a measure banning Americans from adopting Russian children, ...

Russia Passes Controversial NGO Law

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russia's lower house of parliament on Friday passed a bill imposing new restrictions on non-governmental organizations that receive fun...

Russian Rights Groups Fear Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

By Nastassia Astrasheuskaya and Timothy Heritage MOSCOW, July 6 (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament gave preliminary appro...

Putin Orders Parliament Reforms

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin submitted a bill Wednesday that would change how the upper house of the Russian parliament is formed, a move h...

Key Putin Ally Resigns From Parliament

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

MOSCOW — A loyalist to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who served as the speaker of Russia's parliament resigned Wednesday in a move that appeared...

'Bombshell' Spy To Run For Russian Parliament

Telegraph | Andrew Osborn, Moscow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Anna Chapman, the failed spy, is to run for the Russian parliament in December as a member of Vladimir Putin's ruling party. United Russia, the Russi...

Russian Senate Approves Presidency Bill

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bill to extend the presidential term from four to six years has been backed by Russia's upper house of parliament after regional assemblies endorsed...