Eight Federal Districts

<< Publications 2016 >> ♦  The Russian Federation ♦ The Eight Federal Districts (2010 population census, in millions and % of whole) 1. CENTRAL RUSSIA – 38.4 million (27%) – Moscow – 11.9 million (8%); Voronezh * 2. VOLGA FEDERAL DISTRICT – 29.9 million (21%) – Nizhny Novgorod – million;  Perm * Yoshkar-Ola * Samara…

Imprisoned Evenk leader

<< 12 February 2016 >> Sergei Nikiforov as a political prisoner Resident of Amur Region Sergei Nikiforov has been sentenced to four years in a colony and fined 3 million roubles. He was found guilty under point “v” of part 5, article 290 of the Russian Criminal Code (Receiving of a large bribe by an…