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The Guardian has seen evidence that the son of a duma'>Russian Duma MP, who frequently makes anti-western statements, left the country on a flight to Istanbul on Saturday. The MP escorted his son to airport to ensure he would be let out of country. @PjotrSauer 

The Treasury Dept. sanctioned 14 international suppliers for supporting Russia’s military supply chains as well as 109 additional State Duma members and 169 members of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

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

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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:

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Viacheslav Volodin, the Duma speaker, backs an exit ban on all Russians eligible to be mobilized to fight in Ukraine. He’s the most senior Russian official to call for this.

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?

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Repair of the damage that occurred on the Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines may take more than six months, says Pavel Zavalny, head of the State Duma Committee on Energy +

Anatoly Aksakov, head of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, says Russian#crypto  exchanges have the infrastructure to support cross-border digital asset payments

Andrei Gurulev, deputy of the Russian State Duma says that Poland would be an ideal target for tactical nuclear weapons, not Ukraine, as Russians have to live there.


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Looks like Russia may be ready to take things up a gear in Ukraine. The Duma just passed a bill introducing the concepts of “mobilization” and “martial law” into law. The upper house could approve it tomorrow, after which Putin will sign it.

In a display of resistance, lawmakers in St. Petersburg called on the State Duma to censure President Vladimir Putin over the war in Ukraine. Instead, the lawmakers were quickly brought up on criminal charges, accused of discrediting the Russian army.

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, PutinRU said his war against UA 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.

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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.

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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

On the White House shrugging off the poisoning of a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Joy says, “We have a problem, America. Donald Trump cannot seem to decide whether he's an American President or a member of the Russian Duma."