Christopher Brennan

News 3 years ago

Moscow Plays Host to a Diverse Array of Nationalist, LGBT Rallies

Moscow Plays Host to a Diverse Array of Nationalist, LGBT Rallies

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Muscovites wishing to voice their discontent with a range of government policies held a trio of protests on Saturday, though organizers seemed more focused the symbolic victory of not being detained than ...

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Navalny's Popularity Takes a Dive, Poll Says

Navalny's Popularity Takes a Dive, Poll Says

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Once the darling of Russia's opposition movement, Alexei Navalny has seen his reputation fall in recent months as he has made more headlines for the criminal cases launched against him than for ...

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Yandex Offices Searched During Investigation into Navalny Backers

Yandex Offices Searched During Investigation into Navalny Backers

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Investigators have searched the office of Yandex and the properties of opposition members suspected of pocketing funds designated for opposition leader Alexei Navalny's 2013 mayoral campaign.

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Russia Bites Back at Prince Charles' Rumored Hitler Comparison

Russia Bites Back at Prince Charles' Rumored Hitler Comparison

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Following reports that Prince Charles had likened President Vladimir Putin to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, Russia has demanded an explanation.

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Moscow Grants Rare Approval to Freedom-of-Assembly Protest

Moscow Grants Rare Approval to Freedom-of-Assembly Protest

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In an unexpected move, Moscow authorities have reportedly approved a request by controversial political party The Other Russia to hold a freedom-of-assembly rally in the city center this month.

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Russians Prefer Direct Mayoral Elections, Poll Says

Russians Prefer Direct Mayoral Elections, Poll Says

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As the State Duma mulls alternative methods of selecting Russia's mayors, a new poll reveals that a substantial majority prefer the option of direct elections.

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Poroshenko Could Win Ukraine Election in First Round, Poll Says

Poroshenko Could Win Ukraine Election in First Round, Poll Says

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If Ukraine's presidential election had gone ahead two weeks earlier than planned, candy company owner Petro Poroshenko would have won in the first round, a recent poll shows.

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Gay Rights Event to Be Held Despite Authorities Advising Against It

Gay Rights Event to Be Held Despite Authorities Advising Against It

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Khabarovsk gay rights activist Alexander Yermoshkin said a sanctioned action for the International Day Against Homophobia on Saturday will go on despite local authorities urging him not to hold the event.

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Death of Spartak Fan Inspires Fear of Repercussion

Death of Spartak Fan Inspires Fear of Repercussion

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Following the beating to death of a young Russian football fan on the outskirts of Moscow, a troubling slew of social-media activity has given rise to concern of impending violence.

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Methadone Looms as Obstacle in Russia's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Methadone Looms as Obstacle in Russia's Fight Against HIV/AIDS

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As Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova trumpeted Russia's progress in the fight against HIV, critics insist that the government policy prohibiting methadone substitution hampers efforts to slow the spread of the disease.