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Alliance that bombed country only 18 years ago welcomes it as 29th member in move that has left its citizens divided.
But after last week's explosive developments related to the Russia investigation, Democratic groups have commissioned polling to gauge just how damaging the probe could be to Republicans in the 2018 midterms.
activists from New Jersey Working Families, NJ 11th for Change and Wind of the Spirit gather outside of Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen's Office on Schuyler Place in Morristown to urge him to put "Country First.
The attacks used a phishing campaign to steal and subtly alter emails that the attackers, who claim to be a pro-Russian hacking collective calling itself CyberBerkut, later leaked.
Gorshkov addresses the crowd at the first ever Russian- speaking pride parade last Saturday. (Photo: Brandon Cuicchi). Lyosha Gorshkov taught LGBTQ and ...
... of human rights activists in Russia is increasing. Earlier this month, protesters marked the anniversary of demonstrations against Russian president Vladimir Putin. Several human rights campaigners have been jailed. Opposition political activist ...
About 100 gay rights activists have held a flash-mob demonstration in the Russian city of St. Petersburg to observe International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and to call attention to claims of gay persecution and torture in Chechnya.
St. Petersburg, Russia -- About 100 gay rights activists have held a flash-mob demonstration in the Russian city of St. Petersburg to observe International Day Against Homophobia and to call attention to claims of gay persecution and torture in Chechnya.
Opposition political activist Gennady Gudkov spoke at the protest in Moscow. He said the state's actions were serving to provoke the opposition and its backers into a tougher resistance, while also showing that the law in Russia is worth nothing ...
LGBT activists in France say they have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the leader of Chechnya alleging genocide following reports of the torture and killing of gay men in the southern Russian region. Three gay ...
The EU office of Amnesty International hosted four Russia right activists - Alexander Cherkasov, Valentina Cherevatenko, Kirill Koroteev and Nadezhda Kutepova - who told the press about the plight of NGOs categorised as "foreign agents" by the country ...
To understand how the operation worked, one has to go back to a study I made in April on communities that were spreading news produced by Russian state media Sputnik and Russia Today (RT). I collected the records of two and half months of activities on ...
... Human Creativity Begin? CTV News' Peter Akman caught up with Kasparov on Monday at Toronto's Casa Loma to discuss Russian politics, the conflict in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump and Kasparov's longstanding interest in artificial intelligence ...
Two years ago, Vladimir Kara-Murza, a boyish former journalist and political activist in Russia, was mysteriously poisoned and fell into a coma.
A Russian LGBT activist has been detained after he peacefully protested near Vladimir Putin's official quarters.
Alexei Navalny is a Russian political activist who skyrocketed to prominence after publicizing investigations that exposed high-level government corruption.
Chechnya is a federal subject of Russia in its North Caucasus region. The petition demanded Russia do more to stop the abuse of gay men.
activists in Russia attempting to deliver a petition calling for an investigation into human rights abuses in The Chechen Republic were detained by authorities who deemed the delivery of the petition an "unauthorised protest".
At least 11 activists have been detained on Moscow's Red Square as they were reading Russia's Constitution out loud, a group that monitors protest activity says.
Russia: activists detained in Red Square for reading out Constitution, says monitor. At least 11 activists taken to police station, says group that monitors protest activity.
LGBT activists who tried to deliver an appeal to the prosecutor General's Office in the Russian capital of Moscow were detained by the police.
"While the activists were released shortly after their arrest, this knee-jerk detention follows a familiar pattern of the Russian authorities crushing activism, and is a multiple violation of the rights to freedom of expression, peaceful assembly and ...
On 9 May 2017, Admiral Michael Rogers, U.S. Cyber Command commander and director of the National Security Agency, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee that U.S.
Comey's firing also comes in the midst of a potential clash between the FBI and the Trump White House, after Comey announced in March that the Agency had actually been investigating the Trump campaign for possible ties to Russia since July of 2016 ...
U.S. intelligence agencies have also concluded that hacking attacks on the Democratic party and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign were part of a Russian-backed effort to help Republican Trump win the presidency. Russia has denied ...
LGBT activists who tried to deliver an appeal to the prosecutor General's Office in the Russian capital of Moscow were detained by the police.
Moscow (Reuters) - Russian police detained five activists in central Moscow on Thursday as they tried to take a petition to prosecutors to call for an official investigation into the alleged torture and killing of gay people in Chechnya.
Czech prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for a founding member of the Russian dissident art collective Voina, Oleg Vorotnikov.
Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina, who was imprisoned in Russia for two years for protests against Putin, is coming to Dark Mofo in Tasmania.
An auto rally 'Memory Relay Race 2017' around Florida that was timed for the Victory Day finished in Miami on Tuesday, the organizers of the action the activists of Russian-speaking associations based in Florida told TASS. The Immortal Regiment public ...
The rapid spread on twitter, facebook and the messaging forum 4chan of emails and other campaign documents that Macron's campaign said on Friday had been stolen recalled the effort by right-wing activists and Russian state media to promote hacked ...
Col. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian General Staff, speaks to the media in the Defense Ministry in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 5, 2017. Russia's military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into effect at midnight.
It is unclear whether the leaked documents, which some experts say may be connected to hackers linked to Russia, will affect the outcome of the election on Sunday between Ms. Le Pen, the far-right candidate from the National Front, and Mr. Macron, an ...
Tallinn, May 5. /TASS/. Estonian human rights activists have filed a lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over a refusal of the Haabersti Russian Gymnasium in Tallinn to teach the Russian language. "The lawsuit is based on the violation ...
The story broke in the Russian publication Novaya Gazeta, where it was subsequently picked up by the New York Times. According to the Gazeta, gay rights activists in Russia have been slowly building a case to be brought before the European Court of ...
A United Nations rights expert visiting Saudi Arabia as part of an unprecedented invitation by the government to assess the country's legislation and actions in fighting terrorism says he was not given access to imprisoned bloggers and activists.
What problems do activists face? And how is their activity connected with the anti-corruption protests that have taken place all over Russia in recent weeks? With the help of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, oDR's editors discussed these questions ...
Beketov said in a radio interview that the activist accused by Navalny of carrying out the assault, a man named Aleksandr Petrunko, has an alibi clearing him of complicity in the attack.
Beketov said in a radio interview that the activist accused by Navalny of carrying out the assault, a man named Aleksandr Petrunko, has an alibi clearing him of complicity in the attack.
This photo provided by Azaz Media Office, a Syrian anti-government activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian White Helmet civil defense worker extinguishing a burning car at the explosion ...
Syrian activists say explosion near Turkish border kills 5 ... This photo provided by Azaz Media Office, a Syrian anti-government activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens and civil ...
The upheld conviction can legally prevent him from running for public office under Russian law, as presidential elections are scheduled to take place in 2018.
They are among 38 prominent Russians who are victims of unsolved murders or suspicious deaths since the beginning of 2014, according to a list compiled by USA Today and British journalist Sarah Hurst, who has done research in Russia. The list contains ...
The nearly 50 victims of the May 2014 violence in Odessa, Ukraine - most of whom died in a trade union building after being attacked by pro-Kiev radicals - are remembered across the world 3 years on, while no verdict has been delivered in the case.
Igor Kochetkov, a well-known activist in Russia's gay, lesbian and transgender community, told Reuters that he was among a group of 10 being detained in one St Petersburg police station.
The demonstration was held during a May Day march in St Petersburg, with a group of around 10 protesters arrested near the Anichkov Bridge in the centre of Russia's second city. Images shared on twitter showed activists lying on the road pretending to ...
Russia police have arrested LGBTQ activists for demonstrating against the persecution of gay men in Chechnya. Part of a May Day ... News' Katie Couric pressed a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman for a response to the attacks on gay men. "No, no, no.


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