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Tuesday, May 12th, 2020


Плохая компания: Как бизнесмены из южной России захватили контроль над московской похоронной индустрией и кто помог им в этом

Bad company How businessmen from southern Russia seized control of Moscow’s funeral industry, and who helped them do it 9:00 am, July 1, 2019 Source: Meduza In May 2016, bullets flew at Moscow’s Khovanskoye Cemetery as upwards of 400 men fought over the graveyard, resulting in three deaths. The violence meant the end of an era in the capital’s funeral business, completing the redistribution of the industry. Those in control until then hailed from the town of Khimki, just outside Moscow, and it was their efforts to maintain a footholdRead More

Иван Голунов получил награду за статью, за которую его арестовали

Ivan Golunov Wins Award For Article That Got Him Arrested November 18, 2019 Anna Nemtsova, Olga Romanova, Ivan Golunov and Masha Slonim. Photo A. Mikhailovna In June 2019, Meduza investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was arrested by authorities in Moscow for allegedly selling drugs; charges that, after five days of mass civic action and social outcry, were dropped. Golunov’s inquisitive eye and keen interest in corruption have made him some enemies among high-ranking law enforcement officials. Indeed, many have speculated that it was his investigation into a funeral racket connected to the RussianRead More

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