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Protests' Ogre Churov Insists He Is Apolitical

Caricatures of him as a sneering, bearded magician are seen at almost every protest, and the Russian blogosphere is filled with satirical diatribes painting him as an evil puppet master manipulating the electoral system from behind the scenes.

Protest Leaders Skip Duma Round Table

Organizers of the recent election protests skipped a meeting Thursday put together by senior United Russia party leaders to open a dialogue over the turbulence unsettling the country's political establishment.

Opposition Faces Rival Feb. 4 Rallies

After weeks of haggling, City Hall and the opposition struck a compromise deal early Thursday that would allow tens of thousands of protesters to march in central Moscow on Feb. 4.

IMF Voices Inflation Concerns

The International Monetary Fund expects that inflation will reach 6.4 percent this year.

Homeless Hard Hit by Frigid Weather

A least one homeless person died and 33 others — including eight children — were hospitalized with hypothermia or frostbite in Moscow this week.

OSCE Says Web Cameras Don't Replace Observers

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's promise to equip most of the country's 95,000 polling stations with web cameras for the upcoming presidential vote does not remove the need for election observers.

E-Commerce at $10Bln in 2011

Commerce on the Russian Internet amounted to $10.4 billion in 2011, according to media reports — an increase of 30 percent over the previous year — as leading e-commerce websites like saw huge increases in users and turnover.

Q&A: With Bribery, Spaniard Finds It Takes Two to Tango

Antonio Linares was at wits' end. He had built Spanish giant Roca's first factory in Russia from the ground up in three years.

No Unified Rules on Deputies' Income Declarations

The Moscow Times
The rules for income and asset declarations are different for elected officials and election candidates, resulting in a divergence between the two declarations for some officials, the Federal Tax Service said.

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