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Russia Back Stepping to Soviet Era

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The Russian government has unleashed a crackdown on civil society in the year since Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency that is unprecedented in the country’s post-Soviet history.

The 78-page report, “Laws of Attrition: Crackdown on Russia’s Civil Society after Putin’s Return to the Presidency,”describes some of the changes since Putin returned to

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Putin to Revive Soviet Era Fitness Tests

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called Wednesday for the revival of a Soviet-era physical evaluation program that required all schoolchildren to pass fitness tests.

Putin, a judo enthusiast and a regular swimmer, said that the restoration of GTO, the Russian acronym for Ready for Labor and Defence, would teach children to “to stand up for

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33 Years Later: Soviet Soldier Found in Afghanistan

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MOSCOW – (Alexey Eremenko, RIA Novosti) – There is a traditional healer living in the Shindand District in Afghanistan, known as Sheikh Abdulla, an elderly-looking, impoverished widower with a wispy beard leading a semi-nomadic life with a local clan.

Bakhretdin Khakimov, the Soviet soldier who disappeared in Afghanistan for 33 years.

His real name

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Hillary Vows to Stop Return of the Soviet Union

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The US is trying to prevent Russia from recreating a new version of the Soviet Union under the ruse of economic integration, Hillary Clinton warned on Thursday.

“There is a move to re-Sovietise the region,” the US secretary of state told a news conference in Dublin hours before going into a meeting with her

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Coverup: U.S. Hid Soviet War Crime

WARSAW — The American POWs sent secret coded messages to Washington with news of a Soviet atrocity: In 1943 they saw rows of corpses in an advanced state of decay in the Katyn forest, on the western edge of Russia, proof that the killers could not have been the Nazis who had only

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Is Russia Backstepping to Soviet Era

The Russian-language edition of community-sourced online encyclopedia Wikipedia has made itself temporarily unavailable to users to protest proposed amendments to the Russian information law.

Ru.wikipedia.org appeared on July 10 with a black slash across its main page that said: “Imagine a world without free knowledge.”

The website says the amendments to be discussed in

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