Russia Urged to Investigate Reports of LGBT+ Crackdown in Chechnya

The European Parliament urged Russia on Tuesday to investigate claims LGBT+ people in Chechnya are being detained and tortured.

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The Revival of Russia’s Cinema Industry

Russia’s cinema business is growing three times faster than the real economy, but it's a bumpy ride


Baptism of Ice for the Epiphany, in Photos

Russians mark the baptism of Jesus with an icy plunge.