All Blog Posts Tagged 'russia' (4)

Boycott the Russian Winter Olympics!

In recent years there has been increased hostility against sexual minorities in Russia.  Attempts to celebrate an annual Pride Parade have been treated with the same suspicion that other countries treat terrorism and now a "non-traditional relationships propaganda" bill has passed, which will criminalize any positive references to homosexuality and any expression of gay-friendliness.

A recent push by global human rights organizations for a boycott of the Russian Olympics not…

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Added by Hiram on July 13, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

Boycott the Russian Winter Olympics! ПОШЕЛ ТЫ РОССИЯ

In recent years there has been increased hostility against sexual minorities in Russia.  Attempts to celebrate an annual Pride Parade have been treated with the same suspicion that other countries treat terrorism and now a "non-traditional relationships propaganda" bill has passed, which will criminalize any positive references to homosexuality and any expression of gay-friendliness.

A recent push by global human rights organizations for a boycott of the Russian Olympics not…

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Added by Hiram on July 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

The day(s) the music died in Russia. Indeed time to tighten up the belts of freethinking folks! Secular USA or bust!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19297373



http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19297373?print=true



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17 August 2012 Last updated at 13:46 ET

Pussy Riot members jailed for two years for hooliganism

Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot have been jailed for two years after staging an anti-Vladimir Putin…

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Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on August 17, 2012 at 2:43pm — 4 Comments

feces creeps towards proverbial fan

Georgia invades South Ossetia, having lost control of the region in 1992. They want it back.



Russia, having granted the citizens of the region Russian citizenship is none to happy about this at all.



Russia bombs the living daylights out of Georgia, rapidly halts Georgia's actions in S. Ossetia.



The UN meets, bickers amongst themselves and comes up with nothing.



Bush says "hey, stop it!" and threatens to not be friends with Putin anymore. Bush, sending… Continue

Added by Hessenroots on August 10, 2008 at 11:36pm — 6 Comments

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