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G20 summit: Putin to be pressed on gay rights in Russia by US and UK – The Guardian
The GuardianG20 summit: Putin to be pressed on gay rights in Russia by US and UKThe GuardianIn bilateral talks, the prime minister will challenge the Russian president over a recent law banning ”propaganda” for non-traditional sexual relationships among minors, Downing Street said. Cameron's plans were confirmed just before an estimated 1 …US and Russia relations ‘stuck in a trough'G20 summit:

Discrimination? We give prizes to gays, insists Russia's Putin – NBCNews.com
NBCNews.com (blog)Discrimination? We give prizes to gays, insists Russia's PutinNBCNews.com (blog)By Lynn Berry, The Associated Press. NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia — President Vladimir Putin denied suggestions that homosexuals face discrimination in Russia, insisting that a new law banning “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations” would not be …White House: Obama to meet with LGBT activists in R

Russia Boosts Mediterranean Force as U.S. Mulls Syria Strike – Bloomberg
euronewsRussia Boosts Mediterranean Force as U.S. Mulls Syria StrikeBloombergRussia is sending three more ships to the eastern Mediterranean to bolster its fleet there as a U.S. Senate panel will consider President Barack Obama's request for authority to conduct a military strike on Syria. Russia is sending two destroyers …Russia sends missile cruiser to MediterraneanIsrael says ballistic “objec

Russia blames rebels for March chemical attack in Syria – Reuters
RT (blog)Russia blames rebels for March chemical attack in SyriaReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian expert report shows a makeshift weapon used in a chemical attack near the Syrian city of Aleppo in March was similar to ones made by rebels, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. In a statement, the ministry …Russia releases key findings on chemical attack near Aleppo indicating …

Putin says Snowden can feel safe in Russia – Reuters
Telegraph.co.ukPutin says Snowden can feel safe in RussiaReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin described the former U.S. intelligence contractor sought by Washington on espionage charges as a “strange guy” but said he could rest easy that he would not be handed over to U.S. authorities.Putin ‘Disappointed' By US Withdrawal from Talks with RussiaRussia is America's primary goal

Israel says ballistic “objects” detected by Russia radars were part of US … – euronews
euronewsIsrael says ballistic “objects” detected by Russia radars were part of US …euronewsRussia's Defence Ministry said the launch of the two ballistic “objects” was detected at 10:16 am Moscow time (08:16 CET) by an early warning radar station at Armavir, near the Black Sea, which is designed to detect missiles from Europe and Iran.Russia sends missile cruiser to Mediterranean: InterfaxRussia

Russia seeks to stop US strike against Syria, slams chemical weapons evidence – New York Daily News
New York Daily NewsRussia seeks to stop US strike against Syria, slams chemical weapons evidenceNew York Daily NewsThe Russians were scheming Monday to go to Washington and throw a wrench into President Barack Obama's plan to get congressional backing for a punitive strike against Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin supports an idea floated by two top Russian …

Vladimir Putin: Russia could back military action on Syria if UN gives green light – The Independent
Vladimir Putin: Russia could back military action on Syria if UN gives green lightThe IndependentAsked what kind of evidence on chemical weapons use would convince Russia, Mr Putin said “it should be a deep and specific probe containing evidence that would be obvious and prove beyond doubt who did it and what means were used.” Though …

10 Interesting Things Russia's Putin Told the AP – ABC News
10 Interesting Things Russia's Putin Told the APABC NewsIn an interview with The Associated Press and Russia's state Channel 1 television, President Vladimir Putin discussed a wide range of issues, including disputes over the Syrian civil war, his relations with President Barack Obama, National Security …

Report: Russia ‘doesn't exclude' support for UN-approved military strike on Syria – CNN
Report: Russia ‘doesn't exclude' support for UN-approved military strike on SyriaCNNA Free Syrian Army fighter looks through a hole from behind sandbags, while a fellow fighter reads the Quran in Deir Ezzor, Syria, on Tuesday, September 3. The United States and other Western nations blame the Assad regime for a chemical weapons attack …

What Ben Wright's protest against Russia means for equality – The Guardian
The GuardianWhat Ben Wright's protest against Russia means for equalityThe GuardianA media storm has been gathering around stories of Russia's increasingly hardline homophobic culture, and around those protesting against it. Stephen Fry, a doughty grabber of headlines, recently called for a boycott of the Russian Winter Olympics. In …

Russia sends missile cruiser to Mediterranean: Interfax – Reuters
euronewsRussia sends missile cruiser to Mediterranean: InterfaxReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is sending a missile cruiser to the east Mediterranean to take over the navy's operations in the region, state agency Interfax quoted a military source as saying on Wednesday, as the United States prepares for a possible …Israel says ballistic “objects” detected by Russia radars were part of US …Syr

Putin says Russia could support a strike on Syria – Los Angeles Times
BBC NewsPutin says Russia could support a strike on SyriaLos Angeles Times“I don't rule this out,” Putin said during a televised interview with First Channel, a Russian federal television network, and the Associated Press. “But I want to draw your attention to one absolutely principled issue: in accordance with the current …Russia's President Putin warns US over Syria actionChildren of Gay Paren

Putin: Russia might let UN OK strike against Syria – CBS News
Putin: Russia might let UN OK strike against SyriaCBS NewsNOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia President Vladimir Putin warned the West against taking one-sided action in Syria but also said Russia “doesn't exclude” supporting a U.N. resolution on punitive military strikes if it is proven that Damascus used poison gas on …

Russia's Putin warns US against ‘aggression' in Syria without UN approval – NBCNews.com
Russia's Putin warns US against ‘aggression' in Syria without UN approvalNBCNews.comRussian President Vladimir Putin warned the United States and its allies against unilateral action against Syria on Wednesday – but said he “doesn't exclude” backing a U.N. resolution if evidence proved the use of poison gas against civilians. As the …

Obama in Stockholm before heading to G20 summit in Russia – CBS News
Obama in Stockholm before heading to G20 summit in RussiaCBS NewsThe White House hastily arranged the Stockholm visit after Mr. Obama, incensed when Russia granted asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, scrapped a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Syria: Russia Warns US Over Military Action – Sky News
Syria: Russia Warns US Over Military ActionSky NewsHe also confirmed that Russia had delivered some components of sophisticated S-300 air defence missile systems to Syria, but revealed for the first time that new shipments had now been suspended. Meanwhile, it was reported that Russia was sending a …

Novatek secures $8.5 billion gas deal to supply E.ON Russia – Reuters
Novatek secures $8.5 billion gas deal to supply E.ON RussiaReutersThe agreement allows Novatek, Russia's No.2 gas producer, to strengthen its position in the country's domestic gas market, where it has been increasing market share at the expense of other companies, such as state-owned Gazprom (GAZP.MM).

Obama to meet gay activists in Russia – The Hill
Obama to meet gay activists in RussiaThe Hill (blog)President Obama will meet with several LGBT groups during his trip later this week to St. Petersburg, a move likely to ruffle Russian President Vladimir Putin after the recent passage of a series of anti-gay laws. The president will meet with human …

Syria: Russia Warns US Over Military Action – Sky News
Syria: Russia Warns US Over Military ActionSky NewsHis comments came as world leaders travelled to Russia for the G20 summit – and French politicians debated whether to join any possible military intervention. The US draft resolution – which limits any initial attacks to 60 days and rules out “boots on …

Putin says Russia may agree to Syria strike if Assad used chemical arms – Reuters
BBC NewsPutin says Russia may agree to Syria strike if Assad used chemical armsReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia may approve a military operation in Syria if evidence shows that Damascus carried out chemical weapons attacks, but only if the operation is conducted with U.N. approval. In an interview …Russia's President Putin warns US over Syria actionNext On S

Why Russia needs the BRICS – CNN
IBTimes.co.ukWhy Russia needs the BRICSCNN (blog)Back in 2001, Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill coined the term BRICs to describe the key fast growing developing economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China. But a dozen years later, is the focus on the BRICs misplaced? Indeed, is the group “broken,” as …G20 Russia Summit: Brics Leaders to Discuss Progress of Proposed …

In Putin's Russia, an inconvenient hero at G-20 – Washington Post
Washington PostIn Putin's Russia, an inconvenient hero at G-20Washington PostMore than a century later, homosexuality is under siege in Russia. This year, President Vladimir Putin signed into law an act that bans the distribution of information about “non-traditional” sex to children. Critics, including Tanya Lokshina of Human …

Russia's relations with its neighbours become increasingly chilly – Financial Times
Russia's relations with its neighbours become increasingly chillyFinancial TimesRelations between Russia and the US are close to a post-cold war low. But relations between Moscow and Russia's closest neighbours are scarcely less chilly. Russia has in recent weeks stirred up politically-charged trade disputes with Ukraine and …

Russia's President Putin warns US over Syria action – BBC News
BBC NewsRussia's President Putin warns US over Syria actionBBC NewsRussian President Vladimir Putin has warned America and its allies against taking one-sided action in Syria. He said any military strikes without UN approval would be “an aggression”. US President Barack Obama has called for punitive action in response …Next On Syria: Leading From Russia?Obama's ‘reset' with Russia: What went wro

Global Opinion of Russia Mixed – The Pew Global Attitudes ProjectPEW Survey about Russia
Global Opinion of Russia MixedThe Pew Global Attitudes ProjectRUSSIA03 As the current chair of the G20 and host of the organization's upcoming Leaders' Summit, Russia has asserted itself on the world stage. Yet, in the court of public opinion, Russia gets a mixed verdict. In a global survey by the Pew Research …

Russia Issues International Travel Advisory to Its Hackers – Wired
Russia Issues International Travel Advisory to Its HackersWiredFor roughly two decades Russia has been something of a safe haven for professional spammers, hackers, phishers and fraudsters hitting the U.S with cyber scams. Now the Russian government has some advice for its cyber criminal class, and any other …

Obama to meet with LGBT activists in Russia – USA TODAY
San Francisco ChronicleObama to meet with LGBT activists in RussiaUSA TODAYRussia has faced international criticism since it passed a law in June banning the promotion of non-traditional sexual relations to minors. Human rights groups have reported there's been an uptick of violence against the country's LGBT community since …Children of Gay Parents in Russia Hide Ties Under New LawRussia respon

Russia warns Moldova over its pro-Europe push – Reuters
Russia warns Moldova over its pro-Europe pushReutersCHISINAU (Reuters) – A Russian envoy has warned Moldova that its pro-Europe drive could cause it to lose for good its control over the breakaway territory of Transdniestria and lead to a more costly energy relationship with Russia, its main supplier of …Russia threatens Moldova over its EU relations

What's at stake for Russia in Syria – CNBC.com
What's at stake for Russia in SyriaCNBC.comThe Russia-Syria axis is rooted in a strong political and economic relationship that has been cultivated since the late 1950s. The bond has a deep cultural element: many Syrians go to Russia to study, while Russians go to Syria as holidaymakers …

Gays aren't in any danger in Russia… if no one knows they're gay – AMERICAblog
Advocate.comGays aren't in any danger in Russia… if no one knows they're gayAMERICAblog (blog)An odd story in the St. Petersburg Times that reads like a piece from the Onion. It tells the story of several gay foreigners living in Russia, and who scoff at the “crazy” notion of Russia being unsafe for gays. Of course it's safe, they tell the …Which Americans Are Responsible for Russia's Hate?

Russia And China Provide Practically No Aid To Syrian Refugees – ThinkProgress
ThinkProgressRussia And China Provide Practically No Aid To Syrian RefugeesThinkProgressProviding funding for Syria's two million refugees has fallen largely on the United States and its European allies, with some of the top international opponents to possible U.S. military action against Syria also double as the ones ignoring the growing …

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