#Russia

  • Article: Here's What Pussy Riot's World Cup Protest Was Really About
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    Here's What Pussy Riot's World Cup Protest Was Really About

    By Joe McCarthy|July 16, 2018

    Since 2011, Pussy Riot has been a leading voice of dissent in Russia. Read more

  • Article: 5 Former Refugees Kicking Ass in the World Cup
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    5 Former Refugees Kicking Ass in the World Cup

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 6, 2018

    Welcome to the 2018 World Cup in Russia: a tournament of stories. Read more

  • Article: British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off
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    British LGBTQ Rights Campaigner Arrested in Russia as World Cup Kicks Off

    June 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    He held a poster that read: "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people." Read more

  • Article: 6 Things You Shouldn't Forget as Russia Hosts the 2018 World Cup
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    6 Things You Shouldn't Forget as Russia Hosts the 2018 World Cup

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 14, 2018

    Even people who don’t like football should be paying attention. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
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    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • Article: UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’
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    UK Pledges £750M to Keep Syrian Hospitals Open Despite 'Relentless Attacks’

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    2018 has seen an increase in attacks on medical facilities. Read more

  • Article: FIFA World Cup in Russia Could Be Dangerous for Gays, Group Warns
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    FIFA World Cup in Russia Could Be Dangerous for Gays, Group Warns

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 29, 2017

    Issues of homophobia and racism threaten to stain a universally adored event. Read more

  • Article: Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya
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    Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 17, 2017

    An emotional press conference illustrates the brutality of anti-LGBTQ policies in Chechnya. Read more