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Russia: The Law on the Police

A detailed analysis of Russia's Law on the Police – at A Good Treaty: “The law’s opponents sometimes downplay it as nothing more than a change of two letters (from militsiia to politsiia) […].” LJ user tapirr‘s take on the renaming (RUS): “A man named Vasya lived in a small Russian town. He used to kill and rob people in [dark alleys]. He often just maimed people, raped them. He was a thief, too. He got caught and was forced to to change his name to Kolya.”

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