Russia: The Other Headlines, 17-21 November

http://top.rbc.ru/society/20/11/2014/546df708cbb20f5cce880c1f

Putin spoke about the dangers of an “anti-people mentality”, which leads to the spread of  extremism. Everybody – parties, universities, NGOs, mass-media – should unite against it. Extremism, he warns, is used as a geopolitical tool through color revolutions.

 http://www.forbes.ru/rating-photogallery/273703-25-samykh-dorogikh-top-menedzherov-rossii-i-igor-sechin-reiting-forbes/photo/1

Head of VTB Bank Andrey Kostin is on top in the list of 25 Russian CEO, earning  $37m in 2013.

 http://www.vedomosti.ru/finance/news/36122111/vshe-vvp-rf-nachet-snizhatsya-v-iv-kvartale-v-i-kvartale

Higher School of Economics projects that Russia will enter into a recession after the New Year.

 http://www.gazeta.ru/politics/2014/11/18_a_6305113.shtml

Interview with Gleb Pavlovksy, where he proposes, that “the President needs to abandon his old friends”

 http://top.rbc.ru/politics/19/11/2014/546cdc46cbb20f625086f4fb

The conflict around Echo Moskvy radio station is settled.

 https://meduza.io/feature/2014/11/20/ya-byla-ego-zhenschinoy-u-menya-avtomat-pod-podushkoy-hranilsya

Khasis, who is convicted as an accomplice in the killing of Stanislav Markelov, testified as a witness in another case. She claims that the nationalist band was supervised directly by Surkov from Presidential Administration.

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