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Topic - Government Of Russia
The organizers of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi have introduced some of the most extensive identity checks and sweeping security measures ever seen at an international sports event, raising concerns that they are stifling dissent and violating privacy under the pretext of fulfilling their pledge to make the games "the safest Olympics in history."
Fiscal irresponsibility taps the temptation to raid private savings
A gay rights rally in St. Petersburg has ended in scuffles after several dozen protesters were confronted by about 200 conservative and religious activists.
The U.S.-Russia agreement to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons is reigniting a controversy over the 2003 covert operation by Russian special operations forces to remove Iraqi weapons — including chemical arms — and move them to Syria and Lebanon prior to the Iraq War.
Arriving this week: the Freethought Equality Fund PAC, the creation of the Center for Humanist Activism. Organizers say the new political action committee will support candidates ready to advocate for the "equal rights of nonbelievers."
The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Tuesday that it is too early to tell whether his party can take over the House in the 2014 election but that he is confident the issue of Syria will not stand in its way.
President Obama and his Western allies faced off against Russia on the international stage Tuesday, battling over how exactly to force Syria to turn over its chemical weapons, even as the president pleaded with Congress to give him time to see the diplomatic efforts through.
President Obama will not hold a formal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during this week's G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.
President Obama is canceling a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin due to Moscow's granting of asylum to fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden and a "lack of progress" between the two nations on other issues, the White House announced early Wednesday.
With the European economic crisis still rattling Formula One, it was no surprise to hear that cash-strapped Marussia and other smaller teams were facing money problems at the start of this season.
President Obama canceled a planned one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to protest Moscow's granting of asylum to fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden and a "lack of progress" between the two nations on other issues, the White House announced Wednesday.
Russia granted temporary asylum Thursday to fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, prompting President Obama to threaten boycotting a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and raising criticism in Congress that the administration's "reset" with Moscow has failed.
Attorney General Eric Holder has told the Russian government that the U.S. will not seek the death penalty for former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden.
When the Russian government decided late last year to forbid international adoptions with the United States, the heartbreak was swift and palpable. The Kremlin's political opportunism had reared its ugly head — denying orphans the chance at a better future and leaving adoptive families incomplete.
Al Jazeera, the Arab news network that has provided a venue for Osama bin Laden videos, the Muslim Brotherhood and a birthday bash for a convicted murderer, is coming to America.