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There are 33 item(s) tagged with the keyword "law".

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1. Bribes Aren't Funny

Roskomnadzor seems to have a funny bone to pick with the Sverdlovsk government publication Oblastnaya Gazeta, blocking their website in delayed reaction to a questionable text.

Tags: blocked, ban, law, bribes, satire, Yekaterinburg, roskomnadzor
2. Bee the Change

In Chelyabinsk, for the first time, an agricultural enterprise is under legal heat for the mass killing of bees.

Tags: government, law, environment, animals, Chelyabinsk
3. Sinfully Good Burgers

A Russian woman is suing McDonald's for producing advertising so effective she gave up on Lent.

Tags: law, food, maslenitsa, lent, Orthodox Church
4. Leaving the Mark of Marriage at the Altar

A move to allow Russians to choose whether their marriage status will be included in their passports has met with traditional backlash. What was that about a ball and chain, now?

Tags: autonomy, individual rights, law, passport, marriage
5. Britney's Plight Takes Flight, And Putin's "Troops" Speak Out

News of Britney Spears’s recent appearance in court has crossed the globe, and a well-meaning group of supporters in Russia have taken offense at her plight.

Tags: culture, law, social issues, women, Internet, putin's troops, britney spears
6. You Had One Job

In Moscow, three thieves plot to pull off the perfect crime, except they forget the most important thing.

Tags: police, law, humor, Moscow, crime
7. Security Snoops on Banya Bathers

A court case in the city of Perm unveils a story combining three quintessentially Soviet things: bathhouses, religious oppression, and an (extremely) intrusive surveillance state.

Tags: Perm, banya, law, human rights, religion
8. Computer-Judge Finds You Guilty

Russian authorities are planning to make laws that computers can understand and, by extension, adjudicate.

Tags: law, computers, science, technology
9. Seeking a Sniper

Looking for work? Moscow authorities have posted an opening for a police sniper on the aptly-named HeadHunter.ru.

Tags: international women's day, military, law, police
10. Equus Asinus Asinus

Evidently, sick burns can get you into trouble in Russian legal court— even if they are delivered in a dead language.

Tags: online, law, insults, novosibirsk

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