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Presidential Rights Council proposes decriminalization of religious insults – report

By ethan / August 22, 2018

The Russian Presidential Human Rights Council wants to decriminalize insults that offend religious sensibilities, as well as narrowing legal definitions of extremism, a business news site has reported, citing council sources. On Thursday, the RBC news site reported that it had obtained a draft of a document in which members of the Presidential Human Rights […]


Insults, demands & advice: Trump’s whirlwind European tour causes stir online

By ethan / July 14, 2018

On his EU visit, US President Donald Trump lectured Germany on doing business with Russia, demanded tribute from NATO and offered advice on British politics. Many Europeans were having none of it, venting their spleen on Twitter. Trump flew into Belgium for the NATO summit on Wednesday, then jetted to the UK for a state […]


Outrage as aging rock star insults Russians in Facebook post

By ethan / March 20, 2018

After Russian rock legend Andrey Makarevich said that Russians are turning into “mean idiots,” fellow rockers, politicians, and diplomats replied with indignation and demands to stop publicly insulting the nation. On Monday, shortly after the Russian presidential election, Andrey Makarevich, the 64-year-old frontman of rock band Mashina Vremeni, wrote on Facebook that he was shocked […]

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