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Feminist punk band Pussy Riot take revolt to the Kremlin

Feminist punk band Pussy Riot take revolt to the Kremlin
theguardian.com — Eight women stood in a line opposite the Kremlin, neon balaclavas hiding their faces, fists pounding the air in rugged defiance. Before police carted them off, the members of Pussy Riot managed to shout their way through a minute-long punk anthem: "Revolt in Russia - the charisma of protest / Revolt in Russia, Putin's got scared!"

Pussy Riot trial: closing statement denounces Putin's 'totalitarian system'

Pussy Riot trial: closing statement denounces Putin's 'totalitarian system'
theguardian.com — Three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot said Vladimir Putin's Russia was the one on trial as they delivered closing arguments on Wednesday in a case seen as a key test of the powerful president's desire to crackdown on dissent.

Lady Gaga upsets Russian conservatives with gay support message

Lady Gaga upsets Russian conservatives with gay support message
theguardian.com — Lady Gaga is the latest artist to offend the sensibilities of Russian conservatives after the pop star spoke out for gay rights at a weekend concert in St Petersburg. Vitaly Milonov, a conservative MP who authored a controversial law banning "homosexual propaganda" in Russia's cultural capital, said he would ask prosecutors to investigate Lady Gaga for breaking the law.

Pussy Riot: 'Things have changed, but our desire to protest remains'

Pussy Riot: 'Things have changed, but our desire to protest remains'
theguardian.com — One year ago, Yekaterina Samutsevich was riding a euphoric high. Moscow had exploded in an unexpected storm of protest, as tens of thousands took to the streets to show their anger at Vladimir Putin's upcoming return to the presidency.

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So Pussy Riot Is Actually A Band Now

So Pussy Riot Is Actually A Band Now
buzzfeed.com — Be humble, learn to obey, don't worry about material stuff Be loyal to those in power, cause power is a gift from God, son I love Russia I'm a patriot Live like a saint with holy simplicity Don't eat too much, be humble when you shop And soon you'll be all set, First a deputy, then a district attorney, Joined the communist party, Made friends with the oligarchs I'm a patriot Straight out of Khabarovsk And I choose to do business here, not in Europe, where they got gay people, But in mother Russia, where I live.

The Leader Of Chechnya Is Pissed At Instagram For Deleting His Threatening Video

The Leader Of Chechnya Is Pissed At Instagram For Deleting His Threatening Video
buzzfeed.com — "Dear friends! I always speak and write my opinion honestly and openly. But all it took was for me to say a few words about the chained dogs of the USA, and they deleted the post from Instagram. There's that much-vaunted U.S.-style freedom of expression!

21 Incredible Stories We Told From Around The World In 2015

21 Incredible Stories We Told From Around The World In 2015
buzzfeed.com — Michael Hastings National Security Fellow Joshua Hersh produced the most in-depth piece yet on what brought U.S. government contractor Alan Gross to Cuba - and how he landed in a Cuban jail for five years - and what it says about the perils of U.S. democracy promotion abroad.

This Is The Real Reason Putin Loves Donald Trump

This Is The Real Reason Putin Loves Donald Trump
buzzfeed.com — NEW YORK - Vladimir Putin's public support of Donald Trump this week seemed to come out of the blue but it was a long time coming. Pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts have been touting a Trump presidency for months. As far back as Aug.

Syria crisis: Western meddling is Russia's main fear

Syria crisis: Western meddling is Russia's main fear
theguardian.com — For 16 months Russia has blocked UN action on Syria, upheld arms sales with the regime, and lashed out at any suggestion that a solution to end the bloodshed might include the departure of Bashar al-Assad.
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May 05, 2016

Anyway, this Ben Rhodes profile is an [expletive] tour de force and everyone should read it mobile.nytimes.com/2016/05/08/mag…

May 05, 2016

Rhodes says working in foreign policy in 2016 is like being in a Don DeLillo novel. So….. like …. White Noise??

May 05, 2016

Problem #1: The "single most influential voice shaping American foreign policy aside from Potus" watches CNN nonstop nytimes.com/2016/05/08/mag…


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