“It was the most blatant example of shit-faced ignorance and pig-headed arrogance the world has seen since the likes of Hitler or Pol Pot.”
Update: Kyrgyzstan’s lawmakers voted Oct. 15 to advance a bill that could put individuals who spread “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations” in prison for up to a year.
Was schenkst Du dem Mann, der alles hat? “Ausgehend von der Statur unseres Präsidenten, ist er bei bester Gesundheit und plant, noch lange am Ruder zu stehen.”
“If you don’t have to invest in Russia, why would you?” said one private equity executive.
Scots living outside the country aren’t eligible to vote in the historic independence referendum. Neither are cats. But that doesn’t mean they can’t have opinions.
Though the protest was technically held to demonstrate against the fresh produce sanction, many people turned up just to lob some overripe vegetables.
Be prepared! Your country just might be liberated next.
Sei bereit, wenn Dein Land als nächstes befreit wird.
Witnesses reported seeing explosions and rocket fire late Saturday.
“Communication services are mostly useless now.”
“Do you regret the killings in Ukraine?” asked the BBC’s John Sweeney.
Hope for a resolution to the five-month crisis faded after Ukraine accused Russia of launching a military incursion across its eastern border.
Moscow must somehow avoid a humiliating climb-down, while anything less than total victory for Ukraine will look like capitulation. But it doesn’t look hopeful.
Shaltai Boltai, which gained notoriety after posting leaks from Russian officials’ computers, claimed responsibility and vowed to post more.
A new generation of “cat protest products.”
Prospect of a prolonged standoff on the border tailor-made for Russian TV looms large.
With a special guest appearance from Steven Seagal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a ban on food imports Wednesday in response to sanctions. “Farewell, jalapeño pepper.”
“Do you want the Manpad that you supplied to the opposition to be the one that shot down the Malaysian airplane?”
But U.S. officials say Russia “created the conditions” for the downing of Flight 17.
Here are the current front pages of a few Russian news websites.
Even amid newfound tragedy, the truth remains as contested as ever in eastern Ukraine.
A new documentary about underground political theatre in Belarus feels especially timely with conflict ongoing in Ukraine and Vladimir Putin cracking down on dissent in Russia.
A new law requiring all Russians’ personal data to be stored in Russia creates a giant blacklist the Kremlin could use to block essentially anything.
A series of sensational leaks have made the Anonymous International a hot topic for Kremlinologists. But who are they? And are they more than what they seem?
Speaking with Canadian television CBC’s in an interview about her new book Hard Choices, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reflected on a personal anecdote Vladimir Putin told her about his mother.
In the eastern city of Donetsk, friends and neighbors have transformed into enemies, and people on both sides of the conflict worry that there’s no way out from a slide to civil war.
Coca Cola, McDonalds, and Burger King, keep advertising there, too.
Natalya and Asya have been together for more than a decade and are raising a child together. After leaving Russia, they celebrated a milestone that would have been impossible in their homeland — they got married.