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24Oct/17

Pussy Riot protest for political prisoners in Trump Tower

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 23, 2017) (TWITTER/@PUSSYRRRIOT) – Trump Tower was briefly shut on Monday (October 23) after Russian activists Pussy Riot staged a protest in the hotel, activist Maria Alyokhina said on her Facebook page. Continue reading

15May/17

China’s new ‘Silk Road’: big plan, big challenges?

Chinese President Xi Jinping urges backing for his new Silk Road Initiative while addressing world leaders at a summit in Beijing, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth. As David Pollard reports, China has pledged $124 billion to make the plan a reality. Continue reading

15Feb/17

Trump campaign aides spoke with Russian spies: reports

Top campaign aides to Donald Trump were in communication with Russian intelligence officials both before and during the U.S. presidential campaign, according to reports from the New York Times and CNN, citing current and former U.S. officials. Zachary Goelman reports Continue reading

02Nov/16

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei discusses U.S. election, human rights in China, and other subjects

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei weighs in on U.S. election, human rights in China, the refugee crisis and other weighty subjects in a question and answer session at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

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09Sep/16

Russian blogger faces jail time after playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian video blogger faces prison term for ‘inciting hatred’ and ‘insulting religious feelings’ after playing Pokemon Go in an Orthodox cathedral.

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30Aug/16

Russian hackers breached voter databases in Arizona and Illinois

The FBI has uncovered evidence that hackers breached two state voter databases in June and July.
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26Jan/16
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia’s Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption at a meeting in Moscow

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07Dec/15
Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich

Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich says truth is her main objective

Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature for her portrayal of the harshness of life in the Soviet Union, says her main objective is to tell the truth.
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04Oct/15

Trump weighs in on gun control, Syria

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says the high number of mass shootings in the U.S. are a result of mental illness and not relaxed gun control legislation.

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