Attacks on LGBT people in Russia are driving a rise in asylum claims. In November, BuzzFeed documented why activist Viacheslav Revin fled Russia. Now, after nine months in the U.S., he’s still waiting to find out if he can call America his permanent home.
The paintings are part of an exhibit,”The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy,” on display April 5-June 3 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
“I heard you predicated I would invade Ukraine?” Putin asks Palin.
As the U.S. confronts Putin over Crimea, federal investigators probe whether an American company enriched Russian officials.
With oil, shirtless horseback riding and religious references galore, Egor Zhgun’s animated video highlights many hallmarks of Putin’s rule.
Military assistance for Ukraine and further isolation for Putin are also on the table on Capitol Hill. “Russia has forfeited its right to sit at the world table with countries like the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany,” Sen. Chris Murphy said Tuesday.
“This is a dangerous political game,” Ukraine’s acting president says.
“If you press the spring too hard, it will recoil.”
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations Tuesday, CIA director John Brennan said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had laid out a public case for moving Russian troops beyond Crimea and into eastern Ukraine. Brennan said Putin “has expressed concern about Russian compatriots. Either Russian citizens or Russian speaking individuals in the eastern part of Ukraine that might be subject to some sort of sectarian violence.”
On Newsweek’s Polish cover, Russian President Vladimir Putin is pictured in a straight jacket over the words “Evil Empire.”
The Soviet Union broke up into Russia, Ukraine, and 13 other countries. After Russia’s de facto takeover of Crimea, some are having invasion flashbacks. Others haven’t commented at all.
After the on-air resignation of RT’s Liz Wahl, the question is what the broadcast legend whose shows appear on the Kremlin-funded network will do next.
“The path to the future is difficult, but it is also bright.”
Putin literally banned Barbie Dolls from Russia in 2002 because he didn’t want any competition.
Clinton draws a parallel between the Russian government’s issuing passports in Ukraine and pre-World War II actions taken by Germany. The comments are Clinton’s first since Putin’s troops entered Ukraine on Saturday.
A defiant Vladimir Putin insisted he could use force in Ukraine. Then he cryptically added, “There is no reason yet.”
“Obviously, we are disappointed that at the moment the politics is overshadowing what is a fantastic sporting event that can change the perceptions and attitudes toward disabled people around the world,” says spokesperson for the International Paralympic Committee.
Lot of jokes, lots of anger.
Part of Obama’s response to the situation in Ukraine. Update: U.S. Olympic Committee, still sending athletes, responds.
Obama called Putin as tensions continued to rise in Ukraine, after Russia effectively seized control of Ukraine. Here’s how each government described the call.
As tensions rise in Ukraine, Instagram users opposed to Russian military intervention are responding under the hashtag #prayforukraine.
On Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin got approval from his senate to send combat troops to Ukraine. But he has made it very clear in the past that no war is justified without approval from the United Nations.
“We are now deeply concerned,” President Barack Obama said.
President Yoweri Museveni made the comments at an event commissioning a Russian-built military flight simulator.
“Something… something that may not fit with that office, correct?”
Russia sent a powerful message to show it is prepared to use force against a fragile Ukraine, according to reports.
Madame O’ Sane, Vladdy Pushin’, and Georgia Buchette.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were then detained a second time along with more than 400 others protesting a court’s sentencing of eight anti-Putin activists.
Think you know the answer? Maybe nyet.