Install

Get the latest updates as we post them — right on your browser

. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

10/24/2012

Free access archive

What the Papers Say, Oct. 24, 2012

BBC Monitoring
A roundup of today's Russian-language newspapers

Razvozzhayev Tells Harrowing Tale

Opposition leaders and human rights groups on Wednesday lambasted the apparent kidnapping and torture of Left Front activist Leonid Razvozzhayev as a return to Stalinist political repression and an unprecedented escalation in the crackdown against dissenters.

Report Shows Plunging Support for Putin – and Protest Leaders

Russians view the ruling elite as aggressive and predatory and believe that revolution is one of the only realistic ways to change the government, according to a report released Wednesday by an influential think tank.

European Parliament's Vote on Magnitsky Jars Russians

The Moscow Times
Senior lawmakers on Wednesday criticized a resolution by the European Parliament to establish a list of banned Russians similar to one under discussion in the U.S. Congress.

Moscow Offers Contest to Promote Image

You will probably never be the mayor of Moscow and may not even become the city's chief architect.

Outsourcing Business Faces Bumpy Road

When consumer electronics company M.Video was transforming itself into a nationwide chain, it had to make a choice: set up the information-technology systems for far-flung stores on its own or hire external specialists to do the job.

Foreign Ministry Denies Ship Smuggled Arms

The Moscow Times
The Foreign Ministry denied Wednesday that a Russian ship seized by Nigerian authorities had been smuggling weapons.

Drunk Driver Who Killed 5 Orphans Sued for $2.67M

The Moscow Times
A drunk driver who killed five orphaned teens, their guardian and her husband at a Moscow bus stop last month has been sued for $2.67 million in damages, the plaintiffs' lawyer said Wednesday.

Pussy Riot Rocker to Serve Out Sentence With Murder Accomplice

The Moscow Times
Pussy Riot punk rocker Nadezhda Tolokonnikova will serve out the prison sentence she received for a profanity-laced performance in a Moscow cathedral in the company of an accomplice in a high-profile murder case, her lawyer said Wednesday.
Local residents lining up to bottle water at a spring under the dwindling fall foliage in Pokrovskoye-Streshnyovo park, in northwestern Moscow. The spring frequently draws lines of people eager to stock up on drinking water.

Issue 4999

Local residents lining up to bottle water at a spring under the dwindling fall foliage in Pokrovskoye-Streshnyovo park, in northwestern Moscow. The spring frequently draws lines of people eager to stock up on drinking water.

Download PDF Version



Most Read

advertising
Moscow Directory