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  • 2018
  • On 7 February 2018, Kirill Ananiev, a veteran member of the banned National Bolshevik Party and The Other Russia, was killed in the air strikes during the Battle of Khasham . (wikipedia.org)
  • Putin
  • Russia: Where's Putin? (rferl.org)
  • In the summer and fall of 2012, Putin and the parliament-controlled by his United Russia party-approved a series of repressive, vaguely worded measures that significantly expanded the array of regulatory tools available to stifle legitimate news reporting on politically embarrassing issues and limit the work of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) on media matters. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Syria
  • Russia enjoys a historically strong, stable, and friendly relationship with Syria, as it did until the Arab Spring with most of the Arab countries . (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia in 2011 and 2012 used its veto-power in the United Nations Security Council against resolutions promoted by Western and Arab countries, to prevent possible sanctions or military intervention against the Syrian government, and Russia continued supplying large amounts of arms that Syria had earlier contracted to buy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Federation
  • Organized by the World Bank Group, in cooperation with the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation, Russia ICT Day is an international knowledge-sharing forum that will provide a platform for dialogue between Russian government executives and the global ICT expert community. (worldbank.org)
  • Led by Federal Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation Hon. Nikolai Nikiforov, with participation of 30 top Russian government IT executives, the forum will consist of a range of sessions about the development of a world-class ICT infrastructure in Russia, successful e-government projects, and Russia's strategy to support further development of a competitive ICT industry. (worldbank.org)
  • Asian Russia makes up the eastern third of the Russian Federation and covers over 663 million hectares, more than two-thirds the size of the US. (greenpeace.org)
  • public
  • Politicians and the public debated whether Russia should be privatizing at all before macroeconomic problems are solved. (brookings.edu)
  • On September 19, 2017 EY specialists conducted a meeting to discuss amendments to Public Private Partnership regulations in Russia. (ey.com)
  • The already repressive press freedom environment in Russia declined even further with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency in 2012, as authorities relied on both crude and sophisticated forms of media management to distract the public from terrorist attacks, economic troubles, and antigovernment protests. (freedomhouse.org)
  • efforts
  • Since then, Russia has struggled in its efforts to build a democratic political system and market economy to replace the strict social, political, and economic controls of the Communist period. (wikitravel.org)
  • government
  • Russia keeps abreast of global trends in ICT and reacts to sweeping changes by actively developing e-government, cloud computing, and open data. (worldbank.org)
  • News
  • News about Russia, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)