Elena Klimova, founder of a group for LGBT youth called Children-404, still faces another legal battle.
The vote on last year’s expansion of same-sex spousal benefits was much less close than observers had previously feared.
The vote is currently “too close to call,” according to one Western diplomat.
The former BNP leader claims the West is doomed without the help of the “Third Rome”.
The “fringe of the fringe” gathered in St. Petersburg on Sunday to rail against Freemasons, LGBT people, and “Zionist puppet filth.”
Russia told Denmark its battleships could become a target for Russian nuclear strikes if Copenhagen decides to join NATO’s missile defence shield.
Russia has appealed to Berlin and Paris to safeguard peace in East Ukraine, as two Ukrainian soldiers were killed by Russian-backed rebels in the last 24 hours.
The government says Matt DeHart is an online child predator. He says that’s a ruse created because he discovered shocking CIA secrets and claims he was tortured by federal agents. The only thing that’s clear is that he’s in deep trouble.
“They just grabbed everyone.” The murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow has all the brutal hallmarks of Chechnya — and points toward its strongman leader.
A clause banning “propagandizing non-traditional sexual orientation” is tucked away inside a bill seeking to protect minors from psychologically harmful material.
Russia’s president declined to comment Monday on rumors that he was gravely ill, recovering from plastic surgery, attending the birth of his lovechild in Switzerland, overthrown by hardliners in a coup, or dead. “It’d be boring without gossip,” he said.
The belltower of the Novodevichy Convent, a UNESCO World Heritage site, caught fire late Sunday.
The company was criticized for excluding a feature on a same-sex couple and their son from its Russian edition in 2013.
Russia’s president has not been seen in public for over a week, sparking rumors that he may be sick, recovering from Botox injections, or even dead.
He won the Russian “prize” over a politician who told his assistant to rape a pregnant journalist.
Alexey Navalny speaks after the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov: “It’s obvious that the only plan the Kremlin has for us is destruction.” BuzzFeed News’ Max Seddon reports from Moscow.
Putin is Sub-Zero because of course he is.
In a trailer for a new documentary, the Russian president described an all-night meeting in which he gave the directive to “return Crimea to Russia,” four days before Russian troops appeared in the region.
Boris Nemtsov was shot dead last month in a brazen attack in central Moscow.
People waited in long lines to pay respects to Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who was shot to death on Friday.
She’s Ukraine’s first female air force pilot and a national hero. But for the last 80 days, she’s been on hunger strike to protest the conditions in the Russian prison where she is being held.
“Heroes never die,” read some of the banners at the march in memory of Boris Nemtsov.
Murder, even in Russia, is always a shock.
Boris Nemtsov’s shocking murder just outside the Kremlin didn’t just silence a once-formidable Putin critic. Now it’s harder than ever to imagine a Russia where the truth will out and these things don’t happen.
Boris Nemtsov, one of the loudest critics of President Vladimir Putin, was shot dead just outside the Kremlin on Friday.
One of club’s owners caused a stir earlier this month when a selfie she took kissing her girlfriend with an anti-LGBT lawmaker in the background went viral.
“I dream of walking by myself, being independent and alive.” All photos courtsey of Keen Heick-Abildhauge.
Maslenitsa, or “Pancake Week,” celebrates the end of winter in Russia and Ukraine. This year, with relations between Russia and the West at a historic low, some revelers got political.
It’s been a year since Ukraine’s former president was toppled from power — and these Putin loyalists aren’t happy about it.