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Ukraine and Russia Make Plans to Ease Tensions

Ukraine and Russia Make Plans to Ease Tensions

By Brian Powell April 17, 2014

Thursday morning, a four-party meeting was held in Geneva between the United States, the European Union, Russia, and Ukraine, with the intention being to create a plan which would lead to decreased overall hostilities between Ukraine and Russia and the …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin completed the annexation of Crimea on Friday, signing the peninsula into Russia. In a bold move against warnings from the U.S. and European Union, Putin is not backing down. Putin said he saw no need to …

US Imposes Sanctions on Russia Due to Crimean Crisis US Imposes Sanctions on Russia Due to Crimean Crisis

Monday morning, the White House announced its second set of sanctions imposed against Russian and Crimean government officials and “cronies” due to the recent referendum passed in Crimea announcing the region’s intentions to separate from Ukraine and join with Russia. …

Hitler Remark: Clinton Sparks Uproar Hitler Remark: Clinton Sparks Uproar

Hillary Clinton has done it again, just as her “Benghazi” remark sparked conflict, she has caused in uproar in the political realm by a comment she made about Russian President Vladimir Putin. In reference to the current conflict in Ukraine, …

Vladimir Luxuria Detained At Sochi for Activism Vladimir Luxuria Detained At Sochi for Activism

Vladimir Luxuria, former Communist MP for Italy and current television personality, was detained twice by Russian police for her gay-rights activism in Sochi. Her first detainment came on Sunday after holding up a sign in the Olympic Park which read …

Sochi Olympics Not Winning Over Americans, Poll Says Sochi Olympics Not Winning Over Americans, Poll Says

According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, 4 of every 10 Americans have unfavorable impressions of the upcoming Winter Olympiad in Sochi. Half of respondents had a favorable impression and 10 percent didn’t care either way. In comparison, the …

Winter Olympics Will See The Least American Visitors Winter Olympics Will See The Least American Visitors

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Anna Chapman: Sexy Ex-Spy Launches Fashion Line Anna Chapman: Sexy Ex-Spy Launches Fashion Line

Bombshell and former Russian spy Anna Chapman is now launching a signature line of dresses to be sold in stores around the country. The clothes, which can be seen on Chapman’s website, will go on sale online in February and …

Maria Alyokhina Unimpressed with Pussy Riot Amnesty Maria Alyokhina Unimpressed with Pussy Riot Amnesty

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Maria Alyokhina, 1/5 of the group that may hold The Most Edgiest Name of All Time, has wasted no time in speaking her mind after being released from jail this Monday. Alyokhina and fellow Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and …

Russia Boosts Ukraine Economy with $15 Billion Loan

Over the past month, Ukraine has faced its largest series of anti-government protests since the Orange Revolution in 2004, where thousands of citizens protested what appeared to be a corrupt and fraudulent presidential election. This series of protests are not …

Ann Coulter calls Obama "monkey" on Fox News Hannity
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Yesterday evening, the popular neoconservative commentator and author Ann Coulter felt impulsive enough to call Barack Obama a “monkey” who is apparently being danced around by Russian President Vladimir Putin. To put it mildly, Coulter is not new to controversy. …

Bloodhound Gang disrespect Russia Flag, get payback
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What is the best way to lose friends, not influence people, and be hated and reviled in return? Disrespect their family, their heritage, their country and their flag. And this is exactly what the rock band Bloodhound Gang did in …

Lena Dunham Compared To Putin With Obama Video
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Lena Dunham, who created and stars in the highly controversial show “Girls”, has made a little pro-Obama video which is garnering massive attention, mostly because in it, she says Obama was her “first”. She’s referring, of course, to the first …

Russia Sending A Man To The Moon Russia Sending A Man To The Moon

Russia is sending a man to the moon after it has been fairly non-existent in the space program. They have taken a back seat ever since the United States sent a man to the moon in July of 1969. When …

Putin Successor Pledges Fair Position On Internet Rules

Russian president-elect Dmitry Medvedev said his country should take a balanced approach when it comes to regulating the Internet.

Critics charge that Russian authorities are trying to impose stricter regulations of the Internet, a popular place for political debate within the country, where the mainstream media kowtows to the Kremlin.

Speaking at a forum about the Internet Medvedev acknowledged what he called "the delicate question of the relationship between freedom of speech and responsibility," on the Web.

Russian Authorities Shut Down Opposition Web Site

A Web site in the southern Russian region of Ingushetia blamed local authorities on Thursday of attempting to shut it down after it organized protests and posted details of kidnaps and murders.

Ingushetiya.ru was one of the only sources of information that was critical of authorities from the mostly Muslim region bordering Chechnya. The site promoted and helped organize a protest Saturday where demonstrators carrying gasoline bombs clashed with police and burned a pro-government newspaper office.