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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin opens up on his private life and family in an interview

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 10:09pm by AFP

    ... and the whereabouts of his two adult daughters, whose lives are a closely kept secret. In a rare glimpse into the Russian ruler's family life, Putin told the state-run Tass news agency that both women ... and his "own mood", he said. He said Western sanctions against Russian individuals and businesses over Ukraine were an attempt to punish his friends and were "driven by a desire ...

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    Pussy Riot members to advise WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... board of an international whistle-blower organisation of which Julian Assange is a trustee, after meeting the WikiLeaks founder at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The two women, who were imprisoned in Russia for protesting against Vladimir Putin and who are currently touring Britain, said they found they had "more in common than we expected" with Assange. The Australian has ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Moscow's Night Wolves bikers are rebels with a cause

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Russian Night Wolves advocate patriotism, eschewing drugs and violence Moscow's bikers are rebels with a cause Roaring through Moscow after dark ... has been a Wolf for two decades. "They think they are better than the rest of society, and they have this cult of violence. That's not our philosophy. We only use violence as a last ...

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    Russia charges US with reviving Iron Curtain with sanctions over Ukraine

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Russia charges US with reviving Iron Curtain policies with sanctions as the talks to free seven European inspectors continue amid new violence Moscow yesterday accused Washington of bringing back "Iron Curtain" policies in the fierce showdown over Ukraine, while the West revealed its new sanctions included measures against Russia's ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Opposition leader Navalny and two members of Pussy Riot join 1,000 outside Moscow tribunal Protest at court as eight convicted ofanti-Putin violence A Russian court yesterday found eight people guilty of mass riots and attacking police at a 2012 protest against Vladimir Putin's third term in office. About 1,000 people stood in protest ...

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    Russia's Putin visits victims of Volgograd bombings

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:16pm by Reuters

    ... committed here in Volgograd needs no additional comments. “No matter what motivates the criminals, there is no justification for the killing of civilians, especially women and children.” He stressed that Russian military forces “do their utmost to protect women and children during their operations”. After the meeting, Putin laid flowers at the site of the trolleybus attack and visited a hospital ...

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

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

    ... and Russians in Sochi Some marvel at their brazen nerve. Others condemn the young women as anarchic and enemies of the state. One thing's for certain, Pussy Riot are media savvy. Their surreal ... harassed by a man dressed as a chicken. Then the band- or at least four women proclaiming themselves as the band- released a new song called Putin Will Teach You to Love the Motherland at a bizarre ...

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    Ban on lacy underwear leads to panty protests in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:47pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow Law blocking sales of lacy underwear leads to arrest of 30 women in Kazakhstan protest Knickers in a twist over panty ban Russian consumers and their neighbours ... of the Soviet era. On Sunday, 30 women protesters in Kazakhstan were arrested and thrown into police vans while wearing lace underwear on their heads and shouting: "Freedom to panties!" ...

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    Pussy Riot hit back after horsewhip attack with video blasting Putin

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

    ... The Washington Post in Sochi Cossacks strike as they perform protest song against Putin in public plaza Pussy Riot horsewhipped in Sochi Russian punk group Pussy Riot showed a new video ... a furry snow leopard. The video also shows Wednesday's footage of the women being whipped and roughly handled in scuffles with Cossacks, who perform the role of vigilantes in southern Russia. ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot released in Sochi

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

    ... or demonstrating when they were taken off the street. But Tolokonnikova said the band is in Sochi with “the goal of staging a Pussy Riot protest.” Tolokonnikova, Alekhina and three other unidentified women ... of expression,” John Dalhuisen, Europe director for Amnesty International, said in a statement. The actions taken against Pussy Riot came a day after an Italian transgender activist and former lawmaker ...




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