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Russian flight attendant sues airline for discrimination


By The Associated Press August 21, 2017 11:01 am LOBNYA, Russia (AP) — “Old, fat and ugly” is what Yevgeniya Magurina jokingly calls a group of flight attendants of Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot who she claims have been sidelined in an apparent drive to make the cabin crew younger and more physically attractive. She is one of… Continue reading Russian flight attendant sues airline for discrimination

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Russia / Strategy Media Update – 21 August 2017


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Interesting reports and backfill on today’s Volker – Surkov meeting, currently under way. First US LNG arrives in Lithuania. A multiplicity of reports on Russia’s descent. In Belarus, Russian heavy equipment arriving by train, while Belarusian border guards cut down trees along Ukrainian border. In Moldova, Putinist… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Media Update – 21 August 2017

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Russia Replaces Ambassador To US With Official On EU Sanctions List


Mon, 21st Aug 2017 14:35 MOSCOW (Alliance News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday appointed a new ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, a career official who is on the EU’s sanctions list because of Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. Antonov, who was serving as Russia’s deputy foreign minister until the appointment, was… Continue reading Russia Replaces Ambassador To US With Official On EU Sanctions List

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Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: Authoritarianism is spreading like ‘sexually transmitted diseases’


The tiny little mouse that roared – and was heard.  On the CNN page of this article are a number of videos featuring Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova.  Amazingly soft spoken and wonderfully articulate, this tiny voice is taking on the Russian Bear, President Donald Trump, and the world, for growing authoritarianism. The only problem is that… Continue reading Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova: Authoritarianism is spreading like ‘sexually transmitted diseases’

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Knifeman in Russia attacks people in Surgut street


The attacker was shot dead by police following the stabbing spree in the Siberian city of Surgut. Seven people have been injured after a knifeman attacked pedestrians in the street in the Russian city of Surgut. Four of the victims are believed to be in a serious condition following the stabbing spree which took place… Continue reading Knifeman in Russia attacks people in Surgut street

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Russia treating feminists as ‘extremists’ amid crackdown on dissent


Women questioned on suspicion of ‘breach of public order’ and warned against carrying out ‘extremist activity’ Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Russia is treating feminists as extremists as part its crackdown on dissident voices, a human rights organisation has warned. A group of women who travelled to the southwest of the country for a feminist gathering were questioned on two… Continue reading Russia treating feminists as ‘extremists’ amid crackdown on dissent

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Russian Twitter Bots And Trolls Being Used To Influence US Politics


There are a few conclusions in this story which need to be brought out because they are not that obvious in the following article. Russia is still attempting to influence US politics, and they’re doing a really bad job hiding it. Russia is using bots, automated twitter accounts, to amplify their message Russia is actively and overtly… Continue reading Russian Twitter Bots And Trolls Being Used To Influence US Politics