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Maxim Shevchenko: 'Armenia's Accession To The Customs Union Will Help ...
MAXIM SHEVCHENKO: "ARMENIA'S ACCESSION TO THE CUSTOMS UNION WILL HELP SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF NAGORNO-KARABAKH" Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Dec 4 2013 4 December 2013 - 9:18am Interview by Vestnik Kavkaza Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Armenia, where he once again approved its desire to join the Customs Union and the common ... (more)
4 hrs ago
Press & Sun-Bulletin
NY pushes Sochi Games advertisers on gay rights
In this photo provided by Olympictorch2014.com, torch bearers hold their torches during the Olympic torch relay in Gorno-Altaysk, 2,262 miles east of Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
10 hrs ago
Russian force trains to counter militants from Syria: Chechen leader
A unit of Russian security forces is training to fight Islamist militants battling in Syria on fears they may migrate from the Middle East conflict to join an insurgency in the North Caucasus, Chechnya's Kremlin-backed leader said.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Putin, Sargsian Cancel Postage Stamps Devoted To Sochi Games
PUTIN, SARGSIAN CANCEL POSTAGE STAMPS DEVOTED TO SOCHI GAMES Interfax, Russia Dec 2 2013 GYUMRI.
Madonna Joins Campaign to Support Russian LGBT Community
The singer is backing the Human Rights Campaign's "Love Conquers Hate" initiative ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Global Voices Online
"The Outside World Frightens Putin": Russians Talk Ukraine
This post is part of RuNet Echo, a Global Voices project to interpret the Russian language internet.
Initiative aims to boost US college graduate ranks
Twenty U.S. communities have been chosen as the first partners in a national initiative aimed at increasing the ranks of college graduates.
Saudi-Israeli Alliance Boosts Al-Qaeda
President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel at White House on May 18, 2009.
US court reviews gay Russian's asylum case
A U.S. appeals court has ordered immigration officials to review their decision not to grant asylum to a gay man who said he was attacked for his sexual orientation in 2002 and 2003 in his native Russia and feared he would be persecuted if forced to return there.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Johnny Weir Faces Off with LGBT Activists at Barnard Appearance, Calls Them 'Idiots'
Earlier I posted about Queer Nation protests of Johnny Weir at a talk at Barnard College last night.
NEWMadonna backs equality for Russia's LGBT community
Madonna has thrown herself behind gay and lesbian members of Russia's LGBT community by signing up to a new campaign.
A lost hemisphere
A SCENE FROM THE FILM THE GEOGRAPHER DRANK HIS GLOBE AWAY. KONSTANTIN KHABENSKY PLAYED THE MAIN ROLE / Photo from the website startfilm.ru The film The Geographer Drank his Globe Away, based on the homonymous novel by Alexei Ivanov, is among the top-grossing movies released in Russia.
The Blacklist Season 1 January Return Date Revealed
But with the Season 1 winter finale concluding its “Anslo Garrick” cliffhanger tonight, December 2, we're dying to know when we'll get to find out more about Liz and Red.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Sochi spotlight energizes campaign for Pussy Riot prisoners
Pyotr Verzilov, husband of jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, in Moscow, Dec. 1, 2013.
Will Elton John Tour in Russia?
After defending his reasoning to tour in Russia in September the British newspaper the Daily Mail now reports that Elton John may not travel to the country, which has come under fire this year for its highly controversial anti-gay laws.
VGTRK orders Net Insight Media Switch Routers
Net Insight's Nimbra 600 series media switch routers will be deployed by Russian television and radio broadcast company to support the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
The Austin Chronicle
The AggreGAYtor: December 2
Texas prepares for courtroom brawls, Russia paints a nuanced picture, and Black Friday is over, as your AggreGAYtor examines hir cheekbones.
Madonna Joins HRC Campaign Against Russia
Madonna sent an email out this morning drumming up support for the Human Rights Campaign's ' Love Conquers Hate ' campaign.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Special visa rules announced for Sochi Games
With the upcoming XXII Olympic and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi the simplification of visa formalities for foreign citizen-spectators of the Games are established.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Locals count toxic cost of Sochi Games: Builders are dumping waste,...
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