Tag Archives: Russia

Duterte: Manipulating his Alliances

By Marina Mangie Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly shown that he is not afraid of ruffling feathers when it comes to relationships with other nations. Duterte has threatened multiple times to break ties with the United States, leading China … Continue reading

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Russia Restricts Independent Media

By Candice Norwood The Washington Post reported Oct. 17, that Russian President Vladimir Putin, passed a law that will prevent foreigners from owning more than 20 percent of Russian media assets. Russian lawmakers say this decision is a response to what … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot Members Create New Media Site

By Candice Norwood Nadya Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alyokhina, 26, two of the more visible members of the controversial Russian punk band Pussy Riot, have taken the media into their own hands by launching MediaZona, an independent news publication that will … Continue reading

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Love: A Criminal Cabaret

By:  Stephanie Brown If you followed the news this summer, you’re probably familiar with pictures like this: The image above is one of many disturbing images taken at Gay Pride rallies and protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg this year. … Continue reading

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A Russian Successor to Niccolo Machiavelli

By Yulia Koval-Molodtsova She creates African-style pictures with house paints, and she decorates her house with them or gives them to friends. She enjoys thriller films and reading books. Sometimes, she composes psychological fairy tales for her friends. She holds … Continue reading

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