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... Monday, Sept 25, 2017, by the Ghouta Media Center, a Syrian activist media group, ... activists and monitoring groups reported airstrikes in Aleppo, Idlib and ... At least seven Russian soldiers have been killed, and Russia's ...
On September 15, Russia, Turkey and Iran agreed to create a so-called "de-escalation zone" in Idlib, an area under the control of opposition ...
An assemblage of Russia's top human rights activists is pleading with ... by Russian daily newspaper Kommersant on Monday, asking Putin to ...
Brussels -- Russian civil society activists are urging European Union member states to investigate crimes allegedly committed by Chechen ...
Fighting Russia Online: How activists Are Using Memes Against Putin's ... University of Westminster, researching Russian internet policy says.
Russian police have detained opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov and at least ... Udaltsov's lawyer, Violetta Volkova, told Russia news agency ...
Romanova works at the Samara Regional Public LGBT Movement and is a member of the youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive rights ...
The leader of a Russian extremist group that calls itself Christian ... led to violence and cast a spotlight on radical Russian Orthodox activists.
facebook said it would share more than 3,000 Russia-linked adds with ... in which fictional people posed as American activists -- which were ...
Donald Trump's stated desire to improve US relations with Russia is ... activists and criminalizing Russian citizens' involvement with them.
Russian activist in Court on 'Gay propaganda' Charge ... result in a fine for the accused and a further blow to freedom of expression in Russia.
'Christian State': Meet The Hard-Core Russian religious activists Making ... Russia's largest cinema chain on September 12 announced it would not show ... Another senior member of the group is an activist known as Miron ...
Turkey-based activist Omar Abou Layla says local activists reported "fanatical" levels ... He blamed the strikes on the Russian air force, which is supporting ... Russia's military says it fired seven cruise missiles at Islamic State ...
Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov has been briefly detained by Moscow police while protesting in front of the State Duma, Russia's ...
Russian opposition activist Sergei Udaltsov, who was released from ... dozens of protesters in charges rights activists say were trumped up. ... politician Aleksei Navalny, who is seeking to run in Russia's March 2018 election.
On Friday, the lower house of Russia's parliament - the State Duma - passed a controversial law imposing heavy burdens on foreign funded ...
An LGBT rights activist in Russia has been charged with "gay ... from The Guardian and BuzzFeed -- on facebook and the Russian social ...
The lawmakers spoke at Taking Action to Protect Our democracy, a question-and-answer forum hosted by a coalition of Greenwich Democratic activists, including Joanne Swomley of Indivisible Greenwich and Dita Bhargava, vice chairwoman of the state's ...
The US request comes just days after revelations in Russian-language media that US agencies and NGOs, including USAID and the National Endowment For Democracy, have raised the amounts earmarked for media, human rights and civil society initiatives ...
(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Hong Kong's Chief Executive elect Carrie Lam speaks after meeting with current chief executive Leung Chun-ying at government headquarter in Hong Kong, Monday, March 27, 2017.
The activists say Turkey may attempt to bring ethnic Turks holding Bulgarian passports into the country on buses to vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, influencing the political landscape in the country, giving an advantage to pro-Turkey parties.
Since Russia sent its troops into Crimea in late February 2014, a total of 43 local activists have been abducted in the Kremlin-occupied territory - apparently by the Russian authorities and their accomplices. Eighteen of those who were abducted are ...
RIGA - Marats Kasems who has been expelled from Latvia's pro-Russia Harmony party and has joined For Independent Latvia party founded by Janis Kuzins, has participated in a meeting of the Russian State Duma compatriots affairs committee and ...
Grey Violet, a Russian LGBT activist who is transgender, disappeared near the city of Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine in late January.
Moscow police have announced that a rally planned by Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny for March 26 is "illegal" and have warned potential participants that their safety could be in danger.
In recent months Mr Voronenkov had given evidence to Kiev prosecutors in a high treason case against deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and had condemned Russia's annexation of Crimea as illegal. Although he had earlier backed the annexation ...
"The service community is appalled she has used excuses to discredit the accusations made towards her but to claim we are working with the Kremlin is disgraceful - especially as British troops are deploying to Estonia to bolster defences against Russia.
A leading rival to Russian president Vladimir Putin has been attacked on a street during a campaign stop in Siberia. Aleksei Navalny's face was sprayed with a green substance on March 13 in the latest disruption in his attempt to run in next year's ...
A Russian opposition activist jailed for assaulting police during a protest in Moscow has been handed an additional two years in jail.
... Serbia's Russia-West Split. Two female activists who were born the same year and studied together now represent opposite ends of the political spectrum, reflecting Serbia's deep divisions over EU membership and relations with Russia. Natalia Zaba ...
"Violence and extortion haven't gone anywhere in the military," Sergei Krivenko, head of the citizen And The army NGO and a member of Russia's human rights Council, said. "But the form of these things has changed. Hazing as a day-to-day form of control ...
And then things took a turn for what Semenov calls "the absurd." In late December, the activist took to his account on Vkontakte -- the popular Russian analogue of facebook -- and reposted an item about his case that was originally posted by Open Russia.
Though the activists described the munitions as "white phosphorous" to The Independent, Human Rights Watch research suggests the Syrian-Russian coalition tends to use thermite-based incendiary weapons, which start fires when they land and cause ...
International Circassian Language Day, which is marked by Circassians in Russia and abroad, was celebrated in the North Caucasian republics of Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, and Adygea, and in Georgia's capital of Tbilisi on 14 March.
The mayor of a small city in Russia has declared his town a "gay-free zone" and prevented two LGBTQ activists from entering.
"Russia, it's not Putin. It's normal people who want to live in a normal country." So said Evgenia Chirikova, Russian environmental activist. Chirikova has lived (on a Russian passport) in Estonia since 2015. Prior to that, she lived in Khimki, outside ...
Pisorski has long-standing ties to Russian thinker Aleksandr Dugin, a right-wing organizer who advocates a Russian-dominated cultural space extending from Central Europe to the Far East and has spent decades cultivating ties with like-minded activists ...
Vladimir Kara-Murza says he was poisoned twice for speaking out against the policies of Russian president Vladimir Putin. Despite being at death's door in both incidents, the political activist tells Lesley Stahl he will return to Russia to continue ...
Diplomatic sources told France 24 that Russia objected to Kaneza's participation and her intervention was subsequently cancelled.
This year, however, Russian feminists decided to remind people about the true meaning of March 8. Marches were staged in Russia's two largest cities. In St. Petersburg, around 50 female activists walked down Nevsky Prospect, the city's main ...
Sergey Davydov, mayor of Svetogorsk, a Russian town on the border with Finland, has declared his town is a 'gay-free zone' and expelled two LGBT activists.
A cleaning lady who was released from prison after a Russian court overturned her conviction for disseminating child pornography in a social media post said Friday she wants to become a human rights activist. Yevgenia Chudnovets, who worked in a ...
A group of young activists backed by the Kremlin and known for their efforts in cracking down on homosexuality in Russia has taken on a new cause: curbing a ...
Russian activist Ildar Dadin has been briefly detained while protesting in Moscow, two weeks after his release from prison. police detained Dadin on March 10 ...
Thousands of women are shot, thrown out of the windows or beaten to death by their family members in Russia, which has domestic violence rates upwards of ...
The activists' banner referred to the fact that Russia's last female ruler was Catherine the Great, who died in 1796, more than 200 years ago.
That provoked a strong reaction in Russia and abroad. His case attracted great public attention and the activist was transferred to a prison colony in eastern Russia. In early February, the Russian Constitutional Court ordered that the country's ...
The anti-corruption Foundation headed by convicted opposition politician Alexei Navalny has published an investigation into a "corrupt empire" allegedly owned by Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. These revelations, however, will not result either ...
He said there is a widespread belief in Russia that the February 26 release of Ildar Dadin, a political activist whose allegations of torture in prison caused an outcry, was the result of Dadin's persistence rather than a sign of a change in official ...


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