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By Ivan Rodin MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament gave initial approval on Wednesday to a draft law that will punish government ministers for saying "dollar" when they could have used the word "rouble" instead.
By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been steadily snuffing out potential challenges to his power and now he is preparing to storm the most stubborn bastion yet: Moscow's feisty city government.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's parliament on Wednesdayapproved on second reading a raft of amendments to electionrules, which critics say would further tighten the Kremlin'sgrip on power if implemented.
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