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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution ProblemAmnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution
Amnesty International Highlights Russia's Prostitution Problem
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Amnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution should be decriminalized all over the world. The resolution, passed by the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Radical Moscow film festival cancelled in favour of Putin-backed replacementA Russian film festival famed for controversial films on subjects ranging from
Radical Moscow film festival cancelled in favour of Putin-backed replacement
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
A Russian film festival famed for controversial films on subjects ranging from local neo-Nazis to gay themes has been cancelled in favour of a replacement backed by Vladimir Putin’s administration. Moscow city council abruptly removed funding for... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in RussiaAmnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution
Amnesty International Initiative Highlights Problems of Prostitution in Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Amnesty International adopted a resolution on Aug. 11 stating that prostitution should be decriminalized all over the world. The resolution, passed by the International Council Meeting (ICM), did not lead to any policy changes in Russia, where... Read more
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News 8000
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KSBW Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be bannedSummer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starti
'Depraved' Moscow nudists could be banned
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
Summer temperatures may be cooling in Moscow, but the city's nudists are starting to feel the heat. A leading politician is reportedly mounting a campaign to ban naked bathers from a popular riverside hangout they've used for decades, calling their... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Director Sentsov to 20 YearsA Russian military court sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who op
Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Director Sentsov to 20 Years
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
A Russian military court sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, who opposed the Kremlin's seizure of the Black Sea region of Crimea last year, to 20 years in a high-security prison on Tuesday after finding him guilty of masterminding a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Moscow authorities want to close 'depraved' nudist beach after 30 yearsFor nearly 30 years naturists have been enjoying stripping off on a beach in th
Moscow authorities want to close 'depraved' nudist beach after 30 years
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
For nearly 30 years naturists have been enjoying stripping off on a beach in the Serebryany Bor national park. But now local authority spoilsports want to ban the nakedness and turn it into a normal beach, the Moscow Times reports. "These people... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Nudists in Despair as Moscow Authorities Move to Close Naturist BeachMoscow nudists may soon lose their best-known and most popular beach in the Ser
Nudists in Despair as Moscow Authorities Move to Close Naturist Beach
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Moscow nudists may soon lose their best-known and most popular beach in the Serebryany Bor natural park, as city authorities plan to expel the naturists from their traditional hangout in western Moscow and turn it into a regular beach. "These people... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Election Watchdog Reveals United Russia Candidates Receive Foreign FundingA number of United Russia candidates running in gubernatorial elections in Russ
Election Watchdog Reveals United Russia Candidates Receive Foreign Funding
The Moscow Times / Posted 10 days ago
A number of United Russia candidates running in gubernatorial elections in Russian regions this year have received foreign funding for their campaigns, which is against election laws, research by the independent election watchdog Golos... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step DownVladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of
Head of Russia's Mighty Rail Monopoly Looks Set to Step Down
The Moscow Times / Posted 13 days ago
Vladimir Yakunin, one of Russia's most powerful executives and a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, was nominated as a senator for the upper chamber of the Russian parliament Monday, a position that would oblige him to step down as head of the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Russia’s brief, shining moment: The city of Perm and its meandering dance with historyThe era feels impossible now, in a Russia that’s increasingly closed, controlle
Russia’s brief, shining moment: The city of Perm and its meandering dance with history
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
The era feels impossible now, in a Russia that’s increasingly closed, controlled and paranoid: Crowds dancing as buskers played world beats in a muddy field outside the governor’s office. A government-supported contemporary art gallery displaying... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Government Media Watchdog Deems Navalny's United Russia Video Harmful to ChildrenRussian government media watchdog Roskomnadzor added a video calling United Rus
Russian Government Media Watchdog Deems Navalny's United Russia Video Harmful to Children
The Moscow Times / Posted 16 days ago
Russian government media watchdog Roskomnadzor added a video calling United Russia a “party of crooks and thieves” to the list of banned web pages, claiming it violated the regulatory law that protects children from information harmful to their... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Kremlin's Electoral Changes Are Just for ShowOne of the few things the mass protests in the winter of 2011-12 achieved was t
Kremlin's Electoral Changes Are Just for Show
The Moscow Times / Posted 20 days ago
One of the few things the mass protests in the winter of 2011-12 achieved was the return of direct elections for State Duma deputies representing single-member districts. They will be held in September 2016, and half of the parliamentary deputies... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Opposition Cornered by Authorities in Regional Election RaceAttempts by the opposition's Democratic Coalition to take part in upcoming regi
Russian Opposition Cornered by Authorities in Regional Election Race
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
Attempts by the opposition's Democratic Coalition to take part in upcoming regional elections have been thwarted by local election commissions' refusal to register its members as candidates, in what analysts say is a concerted effort to nip... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Concerns Over Safety of Palm Oil Prompt Legislative ActionThe destruction of banned Western food imports may be dominating the headlines
Russian Concerns Over Safety of Palm Oil Prompt Legislative Action
The Moscow Times / Posted 21 days ago
The destruction of banned Western food imports may be dominating the headlines in Russia, but the debate over another controversial food issue — that of palm oil and its effect on people's health — is also raging on the sidelines. During the past... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Lawmaker Proposes 12 Years in Prison for Food SmugglersIf a Russian lawmaker gets his way, cheese-runners circumventing the country's
Russian Lawmaker Proposes 12 Years in Prison for Food Smugglers
The Moscow Times / Posted 24 days ago
If a Russian lawmaker gets his way, cheese-runners circumventing the country's ban on foreign food imports by bringing in caches of illicit Italian Parmesan may soon be facing up to 12 years in prison. State Duma deputy Yevgeny Fyodorov of the... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Opposition Mayor of Russian City Refuses to Go Without a FightIn an office building in Russia's northern city of Petrozavodsk, chance encount
Opposition Mayor of Russian City Refuses to Go Without a Fight
The Moscow Times / Posted 28 days ago
In an office building in Russia's northern city of Petrozavodsk, chance encounters between representatives of the mayor's office and the local legislature who share the building are avoided at all costs. Petrozavodsk, capital of the republic of... Read more
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Quartz
Emoji depicting same-sex parenting and kissing may soon be illegal in Russia - Quartz Russia doesn't way gays to express themselves, online or offline.
Emoji depicting same-sex parenting and kissing may soon be illegal in Russia
Quartz / Posted 28 days ago
- Quartz Russia doesn't way gays to express themselves, online or offline. (Reuters/Alexander... Read more
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Northern Echo
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murderPolice concluded that the fatal dose was probably consumed during a meeting wit
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murder
Northern Echo / Posted 30 days ago
Police concluded that the fatal dose was probably consumed during a meeting with Dmitri Kovtun and Andrei Lugovoi at a hotel in central London. Ben Emmerson QC, representing Mr Litvinenko's widow Marina and son Anatoly, told the inquiry: "Vladimir... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murderVladimir Putin should be held responsible for the murder of Alexander Litvinenk
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murder
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Vladimir Putin should be held responsible for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the Russian spy's death was told as six months of hearings came to an end. It would be "impossible" for such an "assassination" to happen without the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murderVladimir Putin should be held responsible for the murder of Alexander Litvinenk
Alexander Litvinenko widow says Vladimir Putin responsible for husband's murder
Kingston Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
Vladimir Putin should be held responsible for the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, the inquiry into the Russian spy's death was told as six months of hearings came to an end. It would be "impossible" for such an "assassination" to happen without the... Read more
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