Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Fraud and pressure on independent observers during Russia’s regional elections - Dossier

    On Sunday September 13th nationwide regional elections were held in Russia in 84 of the 85 regions of the country, including the disputed region of Crimea. More than 189.000 candidates were eligible for election by 59 million voters in 10,700 different elections and 70 referendums were held in 10 regions. In 21...

  2. Abkhazia’s dependence on Russia questioned amid presidential elections - Dossier

    The breakaway region of Abkhazia has held early presidential elections on Sunday, August 24 th . Allegations of corruption and misrule had forced the former President Aleksandr Ankvab to resign in early June, consequently rescheduling the date of presidential elections from 2016 to August 2014. The election of a KGB...

  3. Russia to pay USD50 billion in historic Yukos case - Dossier

    The Hague’s Permanent Arbitration Court sentenced Russia to pay the historically high amount of USD 50 billion to oil company Yukos shareholders on Monday 28 July. This sum represents a compensation for the breaking up and nationalisation of the company in 2005. Most of its assets had been transferred to majority...

  4. Impressions: Opposition in Putin's Russia - Dossier

    On Wednesday, the 13th of May, FMS organized a debate on the opposition in Russia in De Balie, Amsterdam. Joined by approximately sixty gripped by the domestic situation in Russia, we were welcomed by Arjen Berkvens, the moderator for the discussion. He introduced the speakers for the evening: Russian opposition...

  5. United Russia gets a b(e)are majority in Duma - Dossier

    According to the preliminary results of Duma elections “United Russia” will secure 343 seats (out of 450), Communist Party – 42, LDPR – 39 and “Just Russia” – 23. “United Russia” got 100 seats more than in 2011. On 18 September, from 08:00 to 20:00, Russians had twelve hours to vote for their new...

  6. Serbia opposes EU in South Stream agreement with Russia - Dossier

    Serbia Prime minister’s two days visit to Russia on Monday and Tuesday was marked by negotiations about the South Stream gas pipeline project, which aims at transporting Russian natural gas to Southern and Central Europe countries through the Black Sea. It should also diversify delivery routes of Russian gas by...

  7. Russia extends ‘security zone’ deeper into Abkhazia ahead of Sochi Olympics - Dossier

    On January 21st, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry expressed ‘deep concern’ over the expansion of its ‘border zone’ with Russia, where heightened security measures are enforced, 11 kilometers deeper into the breakaway region of Abkhazia. This means a shift of the Russian-Georgian state border 11 kilometers deeper...

  8. European sanctions against Russia enter into force - Dossier

    Today, on 12 September, a new wave of sanctions against Russia that the European Union (EU) agreed upon during a Council meeting on 8 September will enter into force. In light of the decisive role that Russia has played in intensifying the conflict in eastern Ukraine between the Ukrainian government and the...

  9. US-EU impose toughest targeted sanctions on Russia since Ukraine crisis start - Dossier

    The United States and the European Union have increased the level of their sanctions against Russia on Wednesday 16 July. For the first time, they have targeted Russian enterprises specialised in gas and petrol, which maintain close relations to the central power in Moscow. US President Barack Obama underlined that...

  10. Russia’s laws prevent posting about Amsterdam’s Canal Parade 2014 - Dossier

    Yes, Putin really did leave Amsterdam in 2013 after visiting the Dutch-Russian year of friendship. But some of his influence might not have left. While Dutch visitors and many other EU-tourists might think little about any consequences of posting selfies of themselves dancing, with in the background a boat on which...