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FILE - In this Monday, May 12, 2008 file photo Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov gestures viewing art pieces from the collection of late cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and his widow Galina Vishnevskaya displayed in the Konstantin Palace outside St.
WASHINGTON -- Correcting his earlier statement, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn't responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia's meddling in the ...
(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Russia's Andrei Vasilevski, right, celebrates with Russia's Anton Belov, left, after winning the Ice hockey World Championships quarterfinal match between Russia and Czech Republic in the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France,.
The ninth Islamic World international economic Summit began in Kazan, the capital city of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan, on Thursday.
Thursday at France's AccorHotels Arena, the Russian National Team defeated the Czech Republic 3-0 in the quarterfinals, eliminating the Czechs from the 2017 World Championship .
All politicians, even the most polished, say things they wish they hadn't. In the jargon of Washington, the process of resolving these self-inflicted crises is usually called the walk back.
NICOSIA, May 18. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is arriving in the Republic of Cyprus on Thursday for a working visit, which will last until May 20.
Chechnya has been accused of carrying out a genocide against gay people in a complaint filed at the International Criminal Court. Three French gay rights groups blamed the Russian republic's leader Ramzan Kadyrov and state officials for a "wave of ...
The existence of Mr. Trump's request is the clearest evidence that the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and F.B.
The U.S. has denied visas to gay and bisexual men attempting to escape the semiautonomous Russian republic of Chechnya, where many of their number have been and tortured in concentration camps, reports BuzzFeed News.
More than two decades have passed since the collapse of the Soviet Union but the Russian language is still spoken in many former Soviet republics. Even in the Baltic countries and Ukraine, where the authorities took steps to regulate the use of Russian ...
Having apparently forgotten what it is they do for a living, or where it is they do it, many Republicans in Congress are aping President Donald Trump's justification for disclosing highly classified intelligence to Russian officials as a way of ...
Vladimir Putin pulled off a masterful active measure last week, catching the White House flat-footed when the Russian Foreign Ministry published pictures of Foreign Minister Lavrov, Ambassador Kislyak and President Trump enjoying a joke.
Donald Trump's path to the White House was bolstered by a conspiracy theory, which he peddled for years, that questioned the constitutional legitimacy of Barack Obama's presidency.
As you can see the chopper flew just several meters above a barrier dividing the highway lanes as cars and other vehicles whizzed past.
Many people have wondered whether the leaders of Donetsk and Lugansk wish their young countries to remain independent republics when the war is over or whether they see their long term future in the Russian Federation. Today, the answer came from ...
Last month, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported over 100 gay men in Chechnya were detained and tortured, with at least three murdered.
The activists said more than two million people had signed the petition to investigate alleged torture and detentions of gay people in the Russian region of Chechnya. Chechen officials have denied that gay people even exist in the republic. Last week ...
Moscow, May 10 (RAPSI, Oleg Sivozhelezov) - The Moscow City Court on Wednesday upheld detention of ex-head of Russia's Mari El Republic Leonid Markelov charged with receiving a large-scale bribe, RAPSI reports from the courtroom. The court also ...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Three Russian Olympic medalists have appeal hearings in doping cases at the Court of Arbitration for sport this month.
During her interview, the Grand Duchess recalled how she first visited the Russian republic in 1993, where she noted that conditions within the area were "as throughout Russia, very difficult.
So far Chechen authorities deny any wrongdoing and claim that gay people do not exist in the semiautonomous Russian republic, so therefore it is not possible that they are being persecuted. After much pressure, Russian president Vladimir Putin said he ...
With few exceptions, in former Soviet republics the more common view is that those countries are more religious now than a few decades ago.
But in recent days, the president has also betrayed a high level of anxiety about the Russia investigation -- trash-talking former acting attorney general Sally Yates on twitter before she testified about ex-Trump aide Flynn in the Senate on Monday ...
Unfortunately, many Asian people from Russian republics are moving from their homes to Moscow or other economically developed cities.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into allegations Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election to benefit Trump, as well as possible links to the Trump campaign.
If any outlet dares to break ranks, such as the independent Russian-language newspaper Novaya Gazeta did recently by reporting that gay men in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya are being rounded up and tortured, consequences often follow.
More than a hundred gay men have been rounded up by the police in the Russian republic of Chechnya. That's according to reporting by the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta.
Earlier this week, HRC received updates from the Russian LGBT Network about the current situation in Chechnya. According to numerous media outlets and human rights organizations across the globe, authorities in the Russian republic of Chechnya have ...
The alleged incident was revealed by a gay man who said he fled the Russian republic after telling a religious leader about his sexuality.
With its logo emblazoned on a banner unfurled behind him, Marinelli welcomed visitors to the "Embassy of the Independent Republic of California." Marinelli was the self-appointed "leader" of the California ... Much like the types of relations Moscow ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called out Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Russian-controlled republic of Chechnya Tuesday over recent reports alleging grave mistreatment and even violence toward gay men, the LGBT community and Russian ...
The action was in protest at the systemic persecution of gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya. More than 100 men have been rounded up and detained in secret prisons by authorities in recent weeks, with many beaten and tortured, the Russian ...
On Thursday Saints LGBT+ held a demonstration against hate crimes in the Russian republic of Chechnya. Anti-Gay campaigns in Chechnya have resulted in authorities detaining dozens of individuals suspected of being homosexual.
Trump called for a new and constructive relationship with Russia and said Putin was someone he could negotiate with. At the same time, Trump said that the People's Republic of China was a much bigger problem, as a major currency manipulator and the ...
CHERYOMUSHKI /Buryatia/, April 29. /TASS/. firefighters have saved from grass fires as many as 47 settlements in the Siberian Republic of Buryatia, Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov said on Saturday. "Thanks to the effective work of the ...
"This abominable crime by a Russian republic and its reprehensible cover-up warrant a strong response from Moscow and the international community.
Reports have emerged of hundreds of gays rounded up, beaten, confined, and sometimes killed in concentration camps in the conservative Russian republic of Chechnya. While there is limited reporting of this in the United States, aside from in gay media ...
Kiev is beefing up its military presence near its borders with Russia's Republic of Crimea. Meanwhile, Washington is considering cutting financial aid to Ukraine by nearly 70%.
"This abominable crime by a Russian republic and its reprehensible cover-up warrant a strong response from Moscow and the international community.
But these flaws have not yet posed an existential threat to the republic. He has obeyed the courts, even as he has derided their decisions on twitter.
The Independent Republic of California, being proposed by the Yes California Independence Campaign, is years away from becoming a reality, if ever.
Soviet President Khrushchev, who belonged to Ukraine, had gifted Crimea from Russian Republic to Ukrainian Republic as a part of territorial rearrangement.
A week earlier, in mid-April, Muslim clerics in Chechnya, a mountainous republic in Russia's south, had adopted a resolution vowing "retribution" against the newspaper over an article alleging that gay men were systematically tortured and murdered in ...
According to media reports, the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, wishes to have the LGBTQ community in the Russian Republic "eliminated" by the beginning of Ramadan, which begins May 26. The situation has drawn many comparisons to ...
Commenting on recent reports about Ukraine building up its military presence near Russia's Crimean border, Sergey Tsekov, a member of the Upper House of ...
Both pilots ejected. The pilots have been recovered quickly, there is no danger to their lives," the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement, as quoted by RIA Novosti.
If implemented, the new legislation might help eradicate the bride abduction "tradition" which still exists in some regions of Russia.
It said the metro attack was revenge for Russian violence against Muslim countries, citing Syria and Libya as well as the Russian republic of Chechnya. 'To the Russian government, which apparently has not taken a lesson from its defeat in Afghanistan ...





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