Category Archives: criminal law

Extreme Makeover: Russian Laws Adapt to Rise of Hate Groups

This month, the State Duma passed, and President Putin subsequently signed, a series of amendments to Russian laws intended to help the authorities combat extremism. Over the past few years, xenophobia and racism have risen to dangerous levels in Russia. … Continue reading

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Extreme Makeover: Russian Laws Adapt to Rise of Hate Groups

This month, the State Duma passed, and President Putin subsequently signed, a series of amendments to Russian laws intended to help the authorities combat extremism. Over the past few years, xenophobia and racism have risen to dangerous levels in Russia. … Continue reading

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Russia in the Law Reviews – No. 1

I like to keep track of all the scholarly work on Russia in the legal field. So, periodically I’ll cover some of the more interesting and recent articles published in American law journals. All of the articles can be accessed … Continue reading

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Russia in the Law Reviews – No. 1

I like to keep track of all the scholarly work on Russia in the legal field. So, periodically I’ll cover some of the more interesting and recent articles published in American law journals. All of the articles can be accessed … Continue reading

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