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Welcome To The Russian Game: It’s Embarrassing, It’s Dirty, And It Might Be Out Of Control

buzzfeed.com — Back in 2010, a series of sex tapes started hitting the internet in Russia. Several members of Russia's anti-Putin intelligentsia were caught in various states of undress with a woman named Katya, and sometimes with each other, and sometimes with cocaine, and sometimes without.

Romney talks up Russia's role as US foe as Obama celebrates political successes

theguardian.com — When Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take to the stage in Florida on Monday night, the eyes of the Kremlin will be watching. Obama has presented his "reset" in relations with Russia as a key foreign policy success. Romney has instead called the country "our number one geopolitical foe".

Putin accepts nomination for Russian presidential run

theguardian.com — Vladimir Putin has agreed to run for the presidency of Russia again in a move that could see him lead the country until 2024. In what could be the ulimate political job swap, his United Russia party also approved his proposal that the current president Dmitry Medvedev will take over Putin's role as prime minister.

The Big Winner Of Brexit Is Vladimir Putin

buzzfeed.com — As the globe begins to adjust to a post-Brexit world order, let it be clear that, aside from the British politicians who staked their careers on a Leave vote, there is one winner to emerge from the chaos about to engulf Europe: Vladimir Putin.

Where the unibrow reigns

globalpost.com — DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - If you search for "unibrow," Google will return about 200,000 results, the bulk of them devoted to tips on removing what in the West has become synonymous with unattractiveness. There's even a medical term, synophrys, meaning an overgrowth and fusion of the eyebrows.

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'

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

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'

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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Aug 24, 2016

RT @kylegriffin1: Donald Trump calls Clinton a "bigot", woman behind him shocked:  https://vine.co/v/5Ot7W2HKWWn 

Aug 24, 2016

The chorus of this Russian music video goes “I can’t forget you” and turns out the woman is singing about Stalin!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LffLqUwlY2Y 


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