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  • #WorldCup2018: No Time to Obscure Plight of Syrians
    This is no time to obscure the plight of Syrians. World leaders should abstain from attending the opening ceremony of the World Cup in Moscow, on June 14, 2018, unless the Kremlin takes meaningful steps to protect Syrians from chemical and convention…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • World Cup No Time to Obscure Plight of Syrians
    This is no time to obscure the plight of Syrians. World leaders should abstain from attending the opening ceremony of the World Cup in Moscow, on June 14, 2018, unless the Kremlin takes meaningful steps to protect Syrians…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia Press Freedom Reversal Shows FIFA Has Leverage and Should Use It

    Russia Press Freedom Reversal Shows FIFA Has Leverage and Should Use It

    Last week, leading German sports journalist Hajo Seppelt got an unpleasant surprise: Russia denied him an entry visa to report on the 2018 World Cup – even after FIFA, the powerful soccer governing body, had green-lighted his application. Seppelt w…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Germany/Russia: Merkel To Meet Putin

    Germany/Russia: Merkel To Meet Putin

    Expand German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks to Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 2017. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Joint Letter to FIFA Concerning the Human Rights Crisis in Chechnya
      28 April 2018 Mr. Gianni InfantinoPresident, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)FIFA-Strasse 20 Zurich, Switzerland Re: Oyub Titiev, Human Rights Defender in Chechnya, Site of Team Base Camp for Egypt Dear Mr.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • To Free a Human Rights Defender in Russia’s Chechnya

    To Free a Human Rights Defender in Russia’s Chechnya

    Today, my late friend’s daughter published a video calling on the public to petition Russia’s President Putin to free Oyub Titiev, the Chechnya director for Russia’s leading human rights organization, Memorial. Titiev has been jailed since Jan…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia: Repression, Discrimination Ahead of World Cup

    Russia: Repression, Discrimination Ahead of World Cup

    Expand The Russian and Brazilian football teams play a pre-World Cup international friendly match at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia on March 23, 2018. The FIFA World Cup final w…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Diversity on Display at Eurovision

    Diversity on Display at Eurovision

    Expand A spectator takes a photo on a mobile phone before the Semi-Final 2 for Eurovision Song Contest 2018 at the Altice Arena hall in Lisbon, Portugal. ©2018…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Censor Attacks Health Website

    Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Censor Attacks Health Website

    Expand An anti-gay rights activist shows a badge during a flash mob organized by gay rights protesters in St. Petersburg May 17, 2012. ©2012 Reuters/Interpres…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter to the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
    February 12, 2018Mr. Gianni InfantinoPresident, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)FIFA-Strasse 20Zurich, SwitzerlandRe: Human Rights Defender in Chechnya, site of Team Base Camp for EgyptDear Mr. Infantino,We recent…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Pravda

  • newIran's next moves on nuclear deal much more important - Kremlin
    Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on 12 basic requirements for Iran, which  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced earlier. Peskov said that it was important to see how Tehran was going to assess the 12 requirements for the nuclea…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 May 18, 12:06pm -
  • newBritish football fans spineless to unleash World War Three in Russia during World Cup
    Russian law enforcers will not allow riots during the World Cup, which Russia is hosting this summer, representatives of the Russian Interior Ministry said. Russian law enforcement agencies do not think that mass fights, similar to those that took pl…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:19am -
  • newRussia threatens to raise tariffs on US goods worth $538 million
    Russia intends to respond accordingly to tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, which the United States is introducing. It goes about the imposition of tariffs on US goods worth $538 million.Russia notified the Council of the World Trade Organisatio…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:17am -
  • newStudents of UC reinvent the consumption of legumes
    Students of UC reinvent the consumption of legumesIncreasing the range of alternatives to animal protein consumption in the market was the objective that led four students of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:58am -
  • newKremlin on failed nuclear missile tests: 'Listen to President Putin and believe him!'
    Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia. Peskov advised journalists should give more trust to what President Putin says instead: "Listen to Russian P…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:49am -
  • Venezuela may expect another Panama scenario from 1989
    More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of col…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 2:45pm -
  • Foreign Ministry official explains why Russia had to sell Alaska to US
    Russia, when signing documents for the sale of Alaska to the United States, was realizing her objective benefit, deputy director of the Historical and Documentary Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Doctor of Historical Sciences Artyom Rudnit…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 11:50am -
  • UK cracks down on 'dirty Russian money'
    The British authorities intend to stop the flow of "dirty money" from Russia and cease the use of the British financial system to launder corrupt revenues, a report from the Committee on International Affairs of the House of Commons said.The authors…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 10:11am -
  • Russians massively break traffic rules on Crimea Bridge
    According to Crimea Bridge information center, many Russians traveling on the bridge connecting mainland Russia and the Crimean Peninsula massively violate traffic rules. The most common violation is making a stop for taking a selfie. Most frequently…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 9:44am -
  • The Royal Wedding and the Silly Season
    The Royal Wedding and the Silly Season...and the Silly Season 2018 gets off the starting blocks with a Royal Wedding and soccer madness. As for news, who cares anyway?OK ladies and gentlemen, forget the outbreak of Ebola in the DR Congo which threa…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 3:14pm -

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  • newUK urged to sanction 'top Putin oligarchs' as new powers take effect
    Follow US lead and seize assets of Russians accused of human rights abuses, say campaignersBritain should target high-profile Russians with economic sanctions soon after so-called Magnitsky powers passed by parliament come into force, according to ca…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 May 18, 1:18pm -
  • newRobbie Williams to 'party like a Russian' with Uzbek-born billionaire
    Singer will entertain global elite at glitzy event to celebrate success of Alisher UsmanovRobbie Williams has been hired to perform at a party to celebrate the business success of the Uzbek-born Russian billionaire and Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usm…
    - 7 hours ago, 22 May 18, 12:56pm -
  • newHomeland security chief: I haven't seen intel that showed Russia favored Trump
    Kirstjen Nielsen says: ‘I do not believe I’ve seen that conclusion that the specific intent was to help President Trump win’Donald Trump’s homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, told reporters on Tuesday she was unaware of intelligenc…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:52am -
  • newBoris Johnson joins US in criticising Russia to Germany gas pipeline
    Foreign secretary says Nord Stream 2 could leave Europe reliant on ‘malign’ RussiaThe UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has joined the US in condemning “divisive” German plans to press ahead with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas p…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:21am -
  • Boris Johnson hints at tougher action against Russian oligarchs
    Foreign secretary says he has noted that harder US sanctions have had marked effectBoris Johnson has hinted that the UK could seek to take tougher action against Russian oligarchs in the wake of the poisoning of the former spy Sergei Skripal, saying…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 5:30pm -
  • Hillary Clinton shows off Russian hat in jab at Donald Trump – video
    Hillary Clinton takes swipe at the US president over alleged Russian election interference during a graduation speech at Yale university. She made the speech on a day that students traditionally wear 'over the top hats' Continue reading...
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 5:01pm -
  • Russian activity in City of London faces further scrutiny by MPs
    Second select committee to examine issue as UK law firm criticised for advising oligarchA second select committee of MPs is expected to examine how Russian companies use the City of London after the foreign affairs committee singled out the corporate…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 2:11pm -
  • Is Abramovich at last paying the price for being too close to Putin?
    Chelsea’s owner is vulnerable to UK retaliation because of his proximity to Russian presidentThere is a compelling, two-word explanation for why Roman Abramovich is apparently having difficulties renewing his British visa: Vladimir Putin. According…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 11:58am -
  • Roman Abramovich may have to explain source of wealth to get UK visa
    Chelsea owner’s application still being considered after the Russian’s previous visa expiredRoman Abramovich, the owner of Chelsea Football Club, could be asked to explain the source of his vast wealth before he is granted a new UK visa.The Russi…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 11:18am -
  • Russian broadcaster RT faces three new Ofcom investigations
    Latest alleged broadcasting code breaches mean channel has 11 cases pending against itOfcom has opened three new investigations into the Kremlin-backed news channel RT for potential breaches of the broadcasting standards code, on top of the seven inv…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 7:47am -
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