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    Eight Prominent Russians Dead in Five Months
    Mar26

    Eight Prominent Russians Dead in Five Months

    People place flowers at the site of the assassination of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov after a rally to mark the anniversary of his murder in Moscow, Russia, – ATLANTA – The brazen daytime slaying of a Russian politician outside a Ukrainian hotel this week brings to eight the number of high-profile Russians who have died over the past five months...

    Eleven Naked Protesters Arrested Outside Former German Nazi Death Camp of Auschwitz
    Mar26

    Eleven Naked Protesters Arrested Outside Former German Nazi Death Camp of Auschwitz

    After killing the lamb, the seven men and four women, all aged between 20 and 27, draped a white banner with “love” written in red over the infamous gate, removed their clothes and chained themselves together. – WARSAW – Polish prosecutors Saturday said they had pressed charges against 11 people who slaughtered a lamb and then stripped naked at...

    Coincidences Mount, as Another Putin Critic is Gunned Down in Kiev
    Mar25

    Coincidences Mount, as Another Putin Critic is Gunned Down in Kiev

    Ukrainian police experts examine the body of former Russian MP Denis Voronenkov after he was shot dead in the center of Kiev. – KIEV – An outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious...

    President Vladimir Putin Eases Penalties for Domestic Abuse in Russia
    Feb08

    President Vladimir Putin Eases Penalties for Domestic Abuse in Russia

    Under the new law, domestic violence that results in “minor harm,” will be punishable by a fine of up to $500 or up to 15 days in jail. . . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off on a law that partially decriminalizes domestic abuse, a measure that sailed easily through the country’s socially conservative legislature...

    Putin Checkmates Obama after Symbolic Sanctions Manoeuvre
    Dec31

    Putin Checkmates Obama after Symbolic Sanctions Manoeuvre

    Putin’s response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s latest sanctions is ‘an incredible chess move,’ says analyst Lauren Goodrich. . . MOSCOW – It was one of the most brilliant geopolitical chess moves in over a decade, and it involved doing nothing, according to Eurasia senior analyst Lauren Goodrich. An expert on Russian politics...

    Russian Plane Carrying Russian Army Choir Crashes into the Black Sea
    Dec25

    Russian Plane Carrying Russian Army Choir Crashes into the Black Sea

    Russian Emergencies Ministry members work at a quay of the Black Sea near the crash site of Russian military Tu-154 plane, in the Sochi suburb of Khosta, Russia – Photo Yevgeny Reutov . .. KHOSTA – A Russian plane headed to an air base in Syria with 92 people aboard, including members of the world-famous Russian army choir, crashed into the Black...

    Putin Warns Military “Be Ready for Border Threats”
    Dec22

    Putin Warns Military “Be Ready for Border Threats”

    Speaking at the defense ministry on Thursday Putin said the Russian military should follow closely any military movement along its border . . MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry to be ready for potential threats at the Russian border. Speaking at the defense ministry on Thursday...

    Chinese Online Lending Service Asks Women for Naked Selfies as Collateral
    Dec06

    Chinese Online Lending Service Asks Women for Naked Selfies as Collateral

    Chinese online loan sharks are targeting university students with demands of nude photographs as collateral for credit and threatening them with exposure if they don’t pay back the cash. . . BEIJING – Hundreds of photos and videos of naked women used as collateral for loans on a Chinese online lending service have leaked onto the web,...

    UK and US Sending War Planes to Romania as NATO’s Builds Defenses on Russia’s Borders
    Oct27

    UK and US Sending War Planes to Romania as NATO’s Builds Defenses on Russia’s Borders

    The US F22 airplanes’ and crews were welcomed at the Romanian air base near the Black Sea -Photo AP BRUSSSLES – The United Kingdom said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the...

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws
    Oct20

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws

    91 year-old George Montague who was convicted of gross indecency in 1974, said he would not accept a pardon and wanted an apology. . . LONDON – Great Britain is to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of crimes under sexual offense laws which have now been abolished, following on from the 2013 exoneration of celebrated...

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