Posted on Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | In Russia
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TODAY: Dmitry Yakovlev bill to ban U.S. adoptions and foreign-funded NGOs makes way through parliament, drawing outcry; rights organisations call on European Union to pressure Russia; protesters under pressure; Putin unhappy with limousine; Kamchatka volcano erupts; Baikal Mill bankruptcy; Transneft vows to maintain exports; liberalisation of freight industry. Russia’s lower parliament has given ‘preliminary but [...]
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