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  • Kyrgyz MPs pass 'anti-gay' law in first reading, ignore U.S. criticism

    BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to pass a bill on first reading that bans "gay propaganda," ignoring a call by the United States opposing the discriminatory changes to the Central Asian state's legislation....
  • Topless activist fined for exhibitionism in attack on Putin wax figure

    PARIS (Reuters) - A Ukrainian activist belonging to topless feminist group Femen was convicted for exhibitionism by a Paris court on Wednesday for having attacked a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a wax museum in the capital. Iana Zhdanova,...
  • Russia's Leading Indie TV Network CTC Hit by Law Change

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CANNES - Russia's leading independent media company, CTC Media, is taking stock after Russia's President Vladimir Putin signed amendments to a mass media law that impose further restrictions on foreign ownership of mass media...
  • Putin to meet Ukraine, EU leaders in Milan on Friday: Italy PM's office

    ROME (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France, Britain and Italy along with European Union officials on Friday during an EU-Asia summit in Milan, the Italian prime minister's office said on Wednesday....
  • Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy

    Putin, Poroshenko to discuss gas deal, peace moves in Italy
    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look for ways to settle a dispute over natural gas supplies and end months of conflict in east Ukraine at talks in Italy this week. The meeting in...
  • Putin warns U.S. spat over Ukraine threatens global stability

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin warned Washington that a spat between nuclear powers over the Ukraine crisis could threaten global stability and said in remarks published on Wednesday that Russia would not be "blackmailed" by sanctions....
  • Putin says gas transit to Europe via Ukraine still problematic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian natural gas transit through Ukraine to Europe is still problematic and alternative supply routes, such as the planned South Stream pipeline, should be used to solve the issue, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview....
  • In Ukraine, Odessa's bid to stay above fray is showing cracks

     In Ukraine, Odessa's bid to stay above fray is showing cracks
    Ruslan Novikov paused when asked whether he sided with the Ukrainian nationalists or pro-Russia separatists in this co‎untry's fraught debate over national identity. "I'm Odessan," he said finally, without elaborating further. Novikov, who works...
  • Rachel Marsden: Political buffoonery is America's greatest security threat

    There are at least two things that the public expects the government to get right, even when it fails at nearly everything else: public safety and national security. The Obama administration has a responsibility to protect its citizens. There is no excuse...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • With a parade for Putin, Serbia walks a tightrope

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - In his 1949 memoir Eastern Approaches, British officer Fitzroy Maclean wrote of standing on top of Belgrade's fortress and watching the Nazis retreat across the River Sava, leaving the capital to the Red Army and Yugoslav Partisan...