RUSSIALINK: “Most Russian Ministries Lack Online Transparency – Study” – Moscow Times

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(Moscow Times – – June 5, 2019) Only four out of Russia’s 22 ministry websites are transparent, a government audit has revealed. Experts commissioned by Russia’s Audit Chamber assessed the ministries’ openness of information, data and dialogue, assigning a letter grade to each of the three categories. Only the interior, culture, finance and energy ministries received AAA ratings, according […]

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Gallup Poll Shows One In Five Russians Would Migrate West If Possible

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(Article text ©2019 RFE/RL, Inc., Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty – – April 4, 2019 – article text also appeared at One in five Russians say they would leave their country if they could, according to a new poll by Gallup. The Washington-based pollster said on April 4 that since 2014, the percentage of working-age Russians who say they […]

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