A festival of Russian culture is opening in London today, on the first day of Maslenitsa, a religious and folk holiday celebrated in Russia during the last week before Great Lent.
A bipartisan group of US senators reintroduced a law aiming to vest all federal courts with the authority to open proceedings to television and radio broadcasts.
The Ninth Commercial Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal from Weblink Ltd against the court ban on using the Google trademark in the googl.ru and gugl.ru domain names, the court told RAPSI on Thursday.
A group of the State Duma lawmakers has proposed a bill instituting a 50,000 rubles fine ($1664) against media and officials for using foreign words instead of Russian analogs, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday.
The clip shows a woman using make-up and a razor blade to make it appear that she has cut one of her wrists. A Russian watchdog banned it on the grounds it provided information about how to commit suicide. Google indicated it wished to use the example as a test case to help clarify the blacklist's rules.
YouTube filed suit Monday against a Russian law that lets government regulators take a website offline or block content without a trial if it's considered harmful to children.