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A Russian court in the Siberian province of Tomsk on Wednesday rejected a call to ban a translation of the Hindu holy book the Bhagavad Gita. Prosecutors in the case argued that a preface accompanying a 1968 translation of...

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JURIST Contributing Editor David Crane of Syracuse University College of Law says that the ongoing posthumous prosecution of former lawyer Sergei Magnitsky is a violation of the rule of law and a mark of shame against the Russian judicial system...In...

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The Russian State Duma on Tuesday approved legislation imposing stricter penalties for individuals convicted of sex offenses against minors. The legislation, initiated by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev [official website, in Russian;...

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The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issued a report on Wednesday strongly criticizing the human rights record of a number of countries including the United States. Twenty pages of the 90-page report focus on the United...

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