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The Vostok Report

The news to 13 October 2013 Race riots broke out last night in Moscow, following rumours that an ethnic Russian has been killed by a Central Asian immigrant. More than a thousand people were reportedly detained by the authorities following the violence. Presidential hopeful and oppositionist, Alexei Navalny used the occasion to blame Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

The Vostok Report
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The Vostok Report

The news to 5 April 2013. The Easter weekend has seen heavy snowfall in Poland, causing severe disruptions to the infrastructure and electricity supply, especially in the eastern and central parts of the country. Source: BBC News A number of important laws and decrees were signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, including a … Continue reading