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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia may build tourist camps on former gulag sites

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 12:26am by GDN

    ... But the human rights group Memorial, which works to preserve records of political repression including the gulag labour camp system, has questioned the tourist camp proposal. Memorial activist Yan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1458707/russia-may-build-tourist-camps-former-gulag-sites
  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia probes whether adoptive parents in US are trafficking children

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 09:18pm by Reuters

    ... committee said it would investigate whether any of the 26 cases violated Russian's human trafficking laws or were otherwise illegal. "Investigators believe that illegal exchanges have been ... concern about "sexual exploitation". The report described cases of adopted Russian-born children who were passed from home to home, including one girl who said she suffered sexual abuse. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1374744/russia-probes-whether-adoptive-parents-us-are-trafficking-children
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Tchaikovsky's sexuality downplayed in biopic under anti-gay laws

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow 'Gay-propaganda' laws force filmmakers to revise their scripts under self-censorship Tchaikovsky's sexuality downplayed in biopic Russia's ... sexuality amid the homophobic political atmosphere in Russia, which passed a law in June banning the "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations" among minors. Sexual preferences... ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299538/tchaikovskys-sexuality-downplayed-biopic-under-anti-gay-laws
  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Protest at Moscow court as eight convicted of anti-Putin violence

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... The trial was adjourned and scheduled to continue on Monday when sentences are expected to be handed down. The defence team and human rights organisations have called the proposed sentences disproportionately harsh. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have said that the charge of "mass riots" is inappropriate and called the case politically motivated. The trial previously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432822/protest-moscow-court-eight-convicted-anti-putin-violence
  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot hit back after horsewhip attack with video blasting Putin

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:57pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Russian-language and highly colloquial lyrics slam the human rights situation in Russia, referencing the activists who are still jailed over a Moscow anti-Putin protest in 2012 and the jailed Sochi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432137/pussy-riot-hit-back-after-horsewhip-attack-video-blasting-putin
  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Pussy Riot play the media and Russian authorities on visit to Sochi

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 06:09am by AP

    ... to deflect criticism of its human rights record before the Olympic Games. While the Pussy Riot members were under arrest and later in Russian prison, their cause attracted some celebrity followers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1433299/pussy-riot-play-media-and-russian-authorities-visit-sochi
  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot released in Sochi

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... of issues, notably human and gay rights. Since their release in December, they have made many appearances overseas to push their campaign for improved conditions in Russia’s prisons. Alekhina ... renewed criticism. “In Putin’s Russia, the authorities have turned the Olympic rings – a worldwide symbol of hope and striving for the best of the human spirit – into handcuffs to shackle freedom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1430571/two-members-punk-group-pussy-riot-held-sochi
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Vladimir Putin shrugs off Western leaders' snub of Winter Olympics

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 06:29pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... all athletes and visitors at the Games that begin at the Black Sea resort on February 7, regardless of their sexuality, seeking to deflect criticism that his policies were anti-gay. "People have different sexual orientation. We will welcome all athletes and all guests of the Olympics," he said. Gay rights activists have repeatedly criticised the Russian strongman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1409090/vladimir-putin-shrugs-western-leaders-snub-winter-olympics
  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Jews in Sochi, Russia remember 1972 attack at Munich Summer Olympics

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 12:32am by WASHPOST

    ... the Pew Research Centre estimates that only 235,000 people identify as Jewish in Russia. Nationalism has been on the rise in Russia, and human rights activists say minorities are under threat. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1425315/jews-sochi-russia-remember-1972-attack-munich-summer-olympics
  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Company hired to cull stray dogs roaming Winter Olympics sites in Sochi

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:34pm by AP

    ... near the Olympic Park. "Two killers from that company work for the city to kill 300 dogs a month." "It is not humane," she added. "There is a humane way of solving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1420856/company-hired-cull-stray-dogs-roaming-winter-olympics-sites-sochi

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