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Russia Says It Will Arrest Openly Gay Tourists | Travel and Escape
'Putin claims the law doesn’t discriminate against LGBT people, but rather—in an argument riddled with faulty logic—is there to “protect children from pedophilia.”'
law  posttofacebook  discrimination  people-suck  bigotry  Russia  wtf  LGBT  what-the-everliving-fuck 
july 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Russian lawmakers pass anti-gay bill in 436-0 vote
'A bill that stigmatizes gay people and bans giving children any information about homosexuality won overwhelming approval Tuesday in Russia's lower house of parliament.'
epic-fail  posttofacebook  discrimination  people-suck  Russia  LGBT 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
KGB man will not assist British inquest into Alexander Litvinenko - Telegraph
'chief suspect in the poisoning of former Russian security services officer Alexander Litvinenko has withdrawn cooperation from the inquest into his death and accused Scotland Yard of political bias.'
politics  espionage  crime  death  poison  UK  Russia  interesting 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Russian anti-gay activists court case against Madonna thrown out of court | Gigwise
(Semi NSFW images with story) Plaintiffs claimed that Madonna's 'homosexual propaganda' would affect the birth rates in Russia and deprive the country of future soldiers - which led to the judge threatening to make journalists leave the court if they laughed too much.
Russia  law  LGBT  wtf  homophobia  news  interesting 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
News Desk: Russian Elections: Faking It : The New Yorker
Interesting account from a journalist at a Russian polling station count.
interesting  politics  Russia  comment 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
AFP: Russian bloggers fume over pre-election cyber attacks
'"It's very easy to figure out that Russia is having elections tomorrow: Livejournal is down," wrote Nadia Ivanova.'
interesting  culture  Russia  hacking  crime  politics  elections 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Shocked Putin greeted with boos and jeers at the big fight - Europe - World - The Independent
'It's the end of an era, claims blogger, as Russia's Prime Minister faces a hostile reception'
interesting  politics  Russia  image 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Did Russian agents kill Alexander Litvinenko? Widow wins fight for new inquest - Home News, UK - The Independent
'Yesterday St Pancras coroner Dr Andrew Reid said he would be writing to MI5, MI6 and the police to request that they prepare for further investigations.'
news  death  crime  Russia  interesting 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Russian President Proposes Creative Commons-Style Rules Baked Directly Into Copyright | Techdirt
In a statement released on the Kremlin's website on Thursday, Medvedev instructed the country's communications ministry to draw up amendments "aimed at allowing authors to let an unlimited number of people use their content on the basis of free licensing."
russia  copyright  copyleft  commercial  intellectual-property  interesting  law  politics 
june 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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