Duma

40 results

In this photo taken on Thursday, January 26, Veronica (the name she has given in order to protect her identity), a woman who has been beaten by her husband, holds her child in a shelter for women who suffered from domestic violence outside Moscow, Russia. The lower house of the Russian parliament has given final approval to a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence in a move that has sparked intense public debate. Photograph: Pavel Golovkin/AP

The lower house of the Russian parliament has given final approval to a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence. The State Duma voted 38(...)

Russia’s lower house of parliament, the  Duma: members voted on Wednesday to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence for first-time offenders. Photograph: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters

Russian members of parliament moved on Wednesday to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence for first-time offenders who do not cause serious ph(...)

Residents of St Petersburg protest outside St Isaac’s Cathedral against a decision to transfer use of the Unesco world heritage site from the state to the Russian Orthodox Church. Photograph: Anatoly Maltsev/EPA

Under the watch of Russian police, a group of activists knelt on the icy paving stones outside St Isaac’s Cathedral in St Petersburg to recite article(...)

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin, who has overseen the emergence of a traditionalist ideology during his third term in office. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/Reuters

As huge crowds in the US took to the streets to flag women’s rights at the weekend, Russia was preparing to block an outbreak of similar rallies on i(...)

A military parade in Moscow. A russian dispute has made it to the Irish High Court.

On August 7th, 2012, at a private airport in Budapest, Hungary, two Russian businessmen discussed the ownership of a $3 billion company responsible fo(...)

In Russia Garry Kasparov, former world champion turned vocal opponent of Vladimir Putin, tweeted simply: ‘Winter is here.’ Photograph: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images

Around the world some far-right and rightwing nationalist leaders have been reacting with glee to Donald Trump’s election as US president, while other(...)

In the leaked Mossack Fonseca files: golfer Pádraig Harrington, former U2 manager Paul McGuinness, accountant Aidan Phelan, businessman Oisin O’Buachalla, Irish biofuel businessman Bart Bonsall and developer Seán Mulryan

On Monday The Irish Times, in conjunction with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its international media partners,(...)

 Alexander Litvinenko in  2006: Forensic tests  uncovered a trail of  polonium-210 –  which is used in Russia’s nuclear industry –  following the movements of Andrei Lugovoy and Dmitry Kovtun, allowing Robert Owen  to declare in his report that he was “sure” the two men administered the poison that killed Litvinenko. Photograph: PA

As Alexander Litvinenko lay dying in a London hospital in November 2006, neither he nor his doctors understood the nature of his illness. But the form(...)

A file photograph of Riham Dawabsha with her husband  Saad and son Ali. Riham has died from her injuries after their home was fire-bombed in July. Ali and Saad also died. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

The mother of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha, who was killed when suspected Jewish extremists firebombed his house, has died from injuries sust(...)

A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security forces on July 31 near the Jalazoun Palestinian refugee camp. Photograph: Abbas Momaniabbas/AFP

A Palestinian youth died on Saturday at a West Bank hospital following a clash with Israeli troops near Ramallah, Palestinian hospital officials said.(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »