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· October, 2009

Stories about Russia from October, 2009

24 October 2009

Pregnancy and Prisons: Women's Health and Rights Behind Bars

Conversations for a Better World

It is still a struggle to ensure human rights for pregnant women worldwide, and it seems that in the process, pregnant women in prison are many times overlooked. What have...

23 October 2009

Russia: Soviet Legacy and Street Names

A few weeks ago, it seemed as if every single Russian blogger took the time to write something about the re-naming of Anti-Soviet Shish Kebab Restaurant in Moscow, a dissident...

19 October 2009

Russia: Election Fraud and Blogging

Reports of vote-rigging in the local elections, which took place in 75 of Russia’s 83 regions on Oct. 11, spurred protests by citizens and politicians in Moscow - and quite...

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