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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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The State Duma opened Tuesday for its spring session with plans to review about 1,650 bills, including the ratification of the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty and police reforms. (MT)

The acting prefect of Moscow’s Southeastern Administrative District, Igor Kolesnikov, was formally appointed to the job Tuesday, while Mayor Sergei Sobyanin fired nine lower-level officials, Prime-Tass reported. (MT)