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Didikin & Ogleznev on Analytic Legal Philosophy in Russia

Anton Didikin (Higher School of Economics) & Vitaly Ogleznev (Tomsk State University (TSU) – Faculty of Philosophy) have posted Analytic Legal Philosophy in Russia: Modern Research on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The collection of papers presents an overview of the study of … Continue reading

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What’s Going on with Sanctions on Russia?

In August 2017, the Senate passed the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act 98-2; the House voted 419-3. The Sanctions Act, which serves as a legislative counterpoint to candidate Trump’s rapprochement to Russia during the 2016 election, codified responses to Russia’s … Continue reading

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Russia Investigation: Did Campaign Members Promise an “Official Act” under Federal Anti-Corruption Statutes?

The special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election has already brought significant national attention to the Foreign Agents Registration Act and the crime of making false statements to Congress.  Currently, debate is underway about whether … Continue reading

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Asbestos Still Used in US and Russia is Main Supplier

There was a long period during American history when the general public was largely not aware of the dangers of asbestos. That is no longer the case. These days, most people are aware of the dangers of deadly asbestos fibers, … Continue reading

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Khodorkovsky was illegally detained: Russia high court

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Russia [official website, in Russian] ruled [press release, in Russian] Tuesday that former oil executive Mikhail Khodorkovsky [official website, in Russian; JURIST news archive] and his business partner Platon Lebedev were illegally detained for their … Continue reading

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