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Yekaterina Sinelschikova

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Yekaterina Sinelschikova is the staff writer for Russia Beyond The Headlines (RBTH).

27.11.2016

Russia is divided in its response to Fidel Castro's death

Russia is divided in its response to Fidel Castro's death

​Politicians and the public react to the death of a figure who was a symbol of the Cold War and dictatorship in the Western hemisphere

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12.11.2016

How Russian society reacts to Trump's victory?

How Russian society reacts to Trump's victory?

Russians closely followed the U.S. presidential elections and everybody had an opinion to express following the surprising victory for Republican candidate Donald Trump

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03.11.2016

Russia honors the victims of Stalin's repressions

Russia honors the victims of Stalin's repressions

Every year on Oct. 29, Moscow residents line up for the microphone for hours to take part in "The Return of the Names," a memorial event to honor the victims of Stalin's repressions.

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08.10.2016

10 years after Politkovskaya murder: Who ordered the killing still a mystery

10 years after Politkovskaya murder: Who ordered the killing still a mystery

The Novaya Gazeta newspaper is remembering its award-winning reporter Anna Politkovskaya. She was killed 10 years ago in central Moscow and became a symbol of Russian investigative journalism

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26.07.2016

Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Olympics

Russian athletes will take part in the Rio Olympics

Contrary to expectations, the International Olympic Committee has not imposed a blanket ban on Russian competition in the Rio Olympics. “Triumph for Russian sport,” “optimum for us,” and “not the most rotten decision” – how did Russia react to the outcome of one of history’s biggest sporting scandals?

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22.03.2016

Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to 22 years

Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot Savchenko to 22 years

Ukrainian President immediately makes offer of exchange.

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30.12.2015

The ‘mastermind’ of Boris Nemtsov assassination named

The ‘mastermind’ of Boris Nemtsov assassination named

An officer of Chechnya's Sever battalion has been named the mastermind of the assassination of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was killed in February this year. Investigators say the murder was non-political – a claim that is disputed by Zhanna Nemtsova, the daughter of the former first deputy prime minister

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18.12.2015

Key takeaways from Putin's annual press conference

Key takeaways from Putin's annual press conference

Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual press conference on Thursday, December 17. For more than three hours he answered questions about relations with Turkey, explained how the Islamic State terrorist organization came about and proposed that FIFA President Sepp Blatter be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

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10.12.2015

International courts' rulings no longer enforceable in Russia

International courts' rulings no longer enforceable in Russia

The Russian State Duma has passed a law making it possible to recognize, upon a motion from the president or the government, some rulings by international courts as unenforceable in Russia

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26.06.2015

Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov dies at 85

Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov dies at 85

Friends and former colleagues remember the politician as “the man who saved Russia”

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13.05.2015

Nemtsov allies publish report on Russian military role in Ukraine

Nemtsov allies publish report on Russian military role in Ukraine

The associates of murdered Russian liberal politician Boris Nemtsov have published his report dedicated to the supposed participation of Russian forces in the Ukrainian conflict

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06.05.2015

Kremlin blocks new Bolotnaya rally

Kremlin blocks new Bolotnaya rally

The Kremlin has refused to allow Russia’s opposition to hold a rally on Moscow’s Bolotnaya Square on May 6 – the day when three years ago a rally controversially ended in clashes with police

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28.04.2015

Radio Liberty to battle Russian propaganda

Radio Liberty to battle Russian propaganda

Radio Liberty, which is financed by the U.S. federal budget, is opening a digital media department to battle "revanchist Russia" via social networks

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12.03.2015

New evidence sheds doubt on 'Islamic' motive in Nemtsov killing

New evidence sheds doubt on 'Islamic' motive in Nemtsov killing

Experts say that conflict between Russia’s security services and the president of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, likely played a role in the murder

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03.03.2015

Tens of thousands gather in Moscow to mourn Boris Nemtsov

Tens of thousands gather in Moscow to mourn Boris Nemtsov

Up to 70,000 people attended a mourning march commemorating slain politician and Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

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