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LGBT survivors of torture in Chechnya speak out

Added: 26.04.2017 16:29 | 1 views | 0 comments

For several weeks, journalists and NGOs have been drawing attention to a campaign of terror against the LGBT community in Chechnya, a Muslim-majority region of Russia in the Caucasus. Detentions, torture and even murders have been reported - but the authorities deny the claims. Our correspondent Elena Volochine managed to talk to some of the victims, who gave chilling accounts of persecution.


Russia still looms over Trump and Congress — taxes, spending and health care notwithstanding

Added: 26.04.2017 16:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

This week’s focus was supposed to be on averting a government shutdown. Then came a new health-care proposal, and Trump’s plans to cut taxes. Yet the topic of Russia still found a way to claim some of the spotlight.

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South Africa's nuclear deals unlawful, court rules

Added: 26.04.2017 16:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

A court annuls initial agreement reached with Russia, the US and South Korea to build nuclear plants.


US strike on Syria a threat to Russia

Added: 26.04.2017 15:35 | 10 views | 0 comments

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu is complaining a US missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier this month posed a threat to Russian troops and is forcing Moscow to take extra measures to protect them.


Russia says U.S. missile strike on Syria was a threat to its forces

Added: 26.04.2017 14:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu complained on Wednesday that a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier this month had posed a threat to Russian troops and was forcing Moscow to take extra measures to protect them.


Bless RU will Shut Down Soon

Added: 26.04.2017 12:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

Today the company 101XP announced that the Russian version of the MMORPG Bless will be closed. Localization was opened last year, but despite the fact that the game was going on hopefully, they did not materialize in full. They will disable all the payments, and the servers themselves are turned off on 25th may.

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Poll: Nearly 4 in 10 believe Trump campaign helped Russia meddle in election

Added: 26.04.2017 12:25 | 8 views | 0 comments

The new poll found 39 percent think the Trump campaign intentionally tried to help Russia influence the election.


100 Days: Trump's Start Fires Up Dazed Dems

Added: 26.04.2017 12:21 | 6 views | 0 comments

, RealClearPolitics
Democrats charting their long course out of the wilderness might look fondly upon the first 100 days of the Donald Trump administration. For in this window of time, they have seen: the new president’s travel ban challenged in courts, a Cabinet appointee withdraw, the FBI make public its investigation into the campaign’s Russia ties, the attorney general and House intelligence chairmen recuse themselves from their own probes, the unraveling of a years-long effort to repeal Obamacare, Trump back away from his insistence of border wall funding, liberal activism at Republican town...


Partisans embrace damning accusations about Trump helping Russians, Obama spying on Trump

Added: 26.04.2017 12:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Views of both claims being investigated by Congress are colored dramatically by party affiliation.

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Maria Sharapova: Russian to learn French Open fate on 16 May

Added: 26.04.2017 12:14 | 4 views | 0 comments

Former world number one Maria Sharapova will find out on 16 May if she has been given a wildcard for the French Open.

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