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Category Archives: konovalov
A number of recent events in Russia show that the 2012 Russian presidential election campaign is in full swing. In keeping with true Russian style, this campaign is aimed not at a mass Russian audience, but rather the political/economic elites involved … Continue reading
My favorite Minister – Aleksandr Konovalov – will be in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 4 at American University, Washington College of Law. The subject will be “Rule of Law Developments in Russia” and should be very interesting. Here is … Continue reading
Some pretty major news coming out of Russia today. Nezavisimaya Gazeta is reporting that Justice Minister Aleksandr Konovalov will soon replace Sergei Naryshkin as Head of the Presidential Administration. I mentioned in my post a few days ago that Vedomosti … Continue reading
Earlier this week, Pres. Medvedev and Justice Minister Konovalov implemented another change at the top of the Ministry of Justice. Head of the Federal Penitentiary Service (Федеральная Служба Исполнения Наказаний), Yury Kalinin was removed from his position and reinstalled as … Continue reading