Astrakhan region

July 08, 2015 16:04

  • 20,000 residents of Volga delta suffer from poisonous toxins flowing into Caspian Sea

    Ownerless pits full of petroleum products in the Astrakhan Region poison the ground water; they run into the VolgaRiver and one of its largest tributaries – the KizanRiver, and from there – into the Caspian Sea. Scientists, state officials and local residents have been aware of the problem of the Sokolov oil pits since early 1990s, but so far – there is no solution.

June 22, 2015 12:25

June 10, 2015 06:08

June 05, 2015 16:34

May 30, 2015 09:33

  • Participants of "Edinaya Rossiya" primaries in Astrakhan claim violations

    In Astrakhan, the advance inner-party voting to elect candidates from the "Edinaya Rossiya" (United Russia) Party to the City Duma of Astrakhan was held in the conditions of uncontrolled agitation and exaggeration of the information on the number of voters. This was stated by city residents and participants of the primaries.

May 20, 2015 20:18

April 28, 2015 07:07

April 04, 2015 13:59

  • Astrakhan woman suspected of beating her three-month daughter

    The woman was detained on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to her three-month daughter. According to investigators, at night on April 2, 2015, the 25-year-old resident of Astrakhan, while in the state of alcoholic intoxication, inflicted "a lot of punches to the head and torso of her three-month daughter."

March 21, 2015 13:31

March 20, 2015 10:40

  • Transparency International: Chechen MPs violate anti-corruption laws

    None of MPs of the Chechen Parliament has published his/her tax declaration for 2013. This was reported by the Centre of Anti-Corruption Research and Initiatives "Transparency International-Russia". In addition to Chechnya, the "Transparency International" (TI) found no declarations of a number of members of regional parliaments of 44 subjects of the Russian Federation.

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