Some of Putin’s allies, including the speaker of the State Duma, publicly broke ranks on Sunday to criticise the way in which conscripts are being recruited, amid reports of elderly and ill men being drafted after the partial mobilisation order
Repairing the rupture that occurred on the lines of the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines may take more than six months, Pavel Zavalny, who heads the State Duma’s Committee on Energy, believes:
Russia in disarray over mobilization. duma'>Hawkish Duma speaker Volodin said an hour ago that Russians who could be drafted can not leave country. Now he admits correction from defense ministry, which says travel restrictions don’t apply to “partial mobilization”. So… you can leave?
Tatyana @Stanovaya whose predictions of the war have sadly for all of us been consistently true says the Kremlin with the Duma vote today and referendum announcement is gearing up for an "all-out war" unless Ukraine and the West back down.
In meeting with Duma members yesterday, Putin said his war against is “only the beginning of a radical breakdown of the US-style world order” and a “transition from liberal-globalist American egocentrism.” For him, it is nothing less than a war for the world.
Russian Parliament Introduces Bill to Completely Ban LGBTQ+ Imagery The new bill has entered Russia’s State Duma and would prohibit any depictions of LGBTQ+ imagery online, in media and in public. Its intention is to prevent children from being exposed to LGBTQ+ propaganda.
Every Duma member who votes to recognize the "DNR" and "LNR" needs to be put on a blacklist, their current visas to the EU and NATO countries cancelled. Only those who do not vote should be allowed in the West.
"Are you suggesting the shells that are flattening Ukrainian cities are being fired by Ukrainians?" @bbcnickrobinson challenges Putin loyalist Maria Butina, member of the State Duma, over Russia's war in Ukraine. Listen to the full interview here:
BREAKING: Russia's State Duma passes bill that criminalizes sharing 'false information' about the military