An influential Russian daily reports that Crimean prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya is “most likely” to get a parliamentary seat in the 2016 federal polls representing the current majority party United Russia.
While right-leaning American oligarchs Charles and David Koch have become easy targets for opponents of big money's influence in American politics, they have been unlikely allies to President Barack Obama in advocating criminal justice reform.
A Moscow district court has ordered the arrest of former MP Ilya Ponomaryov in absentia over charges of complicity in a large-scale embezzlement. The suspect has been put on the international wanted list, according to a source.
The Foreign Ministry’s special representative for human rights says Russian authorities will thwart any attempts to sponsor intervention in domestic politics, but strictly through legal and political mechanisms.
With the stroke of a pen, Wisconsin’s governor passed a two-year spending bill which also strikes down a key wage protection law. The prevailing wage law ensured government contract workers were paid comparable rates in any given industry.
With billionaire businessman Donald Trump leading the crowded pack of 2016 Republican presidential candidates, it was only a matter of time before the internet took notice. Now there are sex toys and a cat meme based on the real estate mogul.