Tag Archives: St. Petersburg

08Oct/17

On Putin’s birthday, opposition activists protest, call for him to quit

Police detain more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia, according to a monitoring group. Report by Pascale Davies. Continue reading

07Sep/17

Facebook discovers Russia-funded misinformation campaign

Facebook says that is has uncovered a Russian-funded campaign to spread divisive social and political messages over its network. Continue reading

26Apr/17

Anti-Putin protesters get a smart phone app to help get out of jail

A smart phone app aims to give anti-Kremlin protesters a helping hand when they are detained by Russian police at demonstrations. Continue reading

19Mar/16
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U.S. wrestler Hulk Hogan wins at least $115 million in sex-tape suit

A Florida jury on Friday (March 18) awarded Hulk Hogan $115 million with the possibility of more after finding the Gawker website violated his privacy by publishing a sex tape of the celebrity wrestler.
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06Jan/16

Netflix Is Now Available Around the World

World’s Leading Internet TV Service Now Live in More than 190 Countries Continue reading

05Dec/15

Russians admire chocolate Putin statue

Russians admire a full-size chocolate Putin statue at a fair in St. Petersburg.

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29Nov/15

Highlights of world events from October and November 2015

World events during October and November include a disaster at a Romanian nightclub which saw tens of thousands protest on the streets, simultaneous attacks at several locations in Paris and the re-taking of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from Islamic State.
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31Oct/15

File footage of plane of Russian Kogalymavia, whose airliner crashed in Egypt

File footage shows a plane of Russian airline Kogalymavia, which operates under the name Metrojet, whose airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew reportedly crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.

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