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A minuscule village on the Volga will not after all stage Russia’s first officially-approved gay parade.
“Jokes on the internet are not extremism,” says Russian human rights council chairman.
More taxes, pension cuts, and a smaller role for private businesses are in store.
After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.
Ukrainian ombudswoman says hunger-striking prisoner needs urgent hospital care.
Few policies have aroused more fury in recent years than the decision to raise the retirement age.
Russia drew valuable lessons from its easy victory over Georgia in the 2008 war.
The unpaid position for the B-movie star, who has been a Russian citizen since 2016, is similar to that of a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
Financed by Putin critic Khodorkovsky, team was investigating the presence of the shadowy Wagner Group in the war-torn country.