Tagged: Domestic

Great Russia denied registration as political party

Great Russia denied registration as political party

The Federal Registration Service has refused to register Great Russia as a political party. Some analysts had been predicting that Great Russia, founded earlier this year by Dmitry Rogozin, the former leader of Rodina, is a...

Explosion at McDonalds in St Petersburg

A bomb exploded in a McDonalds restaurant in St Petersburg last night, injuring six people. The police have ruled out terrorism, and are calling it “hooliganism”, linking it to an explosion last week in...

Closed cities and the Democratic Deficit

Closed cities and the Democratic Deficit

If you thought that the demise of the Soviet Union meant the demise of closed, or secret cities, then you’d be wrong. Today, it is thought that there are up to forty closed cities...