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Ukrainian plan for new ‘race law,’ which refuses to recognize Russians as ‘indigenous people,’ has echoes of Hitler, Putin warns

The draft law, which aims to define the “indigenous peoples of Ukraine,” was introduced by the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, in April. As well as elevating the status of ethnic Ukrainians, it recognizes the status of some minority communities, including Crimean Tatars, Karaite Jews, and Krymchaks. However, it excludes those …

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Navalny’s revolutionary zeal feeds global headlines but most Russians prefer stability & steady change using local civic activism

Navalny has risen to prominence internationally over the past six months, widely characterized overseas as a pro-Western liberal democrat who is being persecuted because he represents a popular and genuine threat to President Vladimir Putin’s government. However, polling from Levada, a pollster which has received Western funding and is considered …

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Despite roll-out, Russians ‘in no hurry’ to receive Covid-19 vaccines as suspicion is a ‘national characteristic,’ Kremlin claims

Speaking to Moscow-based newspaper Argumenty i Fakty, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, admitted that distrust in domestically-produced vaccines is still hampering immunization efforts. “In terms of why people are in no hurry to get vaccinated, it seems to me that this is one of our national characteristics,” the …

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