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2012-07-12 13:49:45

The Russian parliament yesterday unanimously decided to adopt a bill which allows them to exercise a greater control over the Internet.

2008-08-12 12:00:56

The Russian Federal Service for Supervision in Communications and Mass Communications has warned the editors of Russian mass media that they have "to observe legislation on preventing the spreading of extremist reports", the ITAR-TASS news agency reported on 12 August.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.