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      Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Activists
      Jul07

      Russian Authorities Detain Crimean Tatar Activists

      Russian authorities have detained seven Crimean Tatar activists after searching their homes in different parts of Ukraine’s Russia-controlled Crimea region. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a statement that it detained “three leaders and four members of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic group” in Crimea on...

      What A Nazi Soldier Saw In Ukraine
      Jul07

      What A Nazi Soldier Saw In Ukraine

      Chilling photographs shot in secret by a German soldier who took part in the invasion of the Soviet Union …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Russian Authorities In Occupied Crimea Detain Tatar Activists, Search Their Homes
      Jul07

      Russian Authorities In Occupied Crimea Detain Tatar Activists, Search Their Homes

      Russian authorities have detained seven Crimean Tatar activists after searching their homes in different parts of Ukraine’s Moscow-controlled Crimea region. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Russian Court Fines Coronavirus-Denying Rebel Monk
      Jul07

      Russian Court Fines Coronavirus-Denying Rebel Monk

      A Russian court on Tuesday fined a coronavirus-denying monk who has challenged Kremlin lockdown orders for spreading false information about the pandemic.The court in the Ural Mountains region ordered Father Sergiy to pay 90,000 rubles ($1,250). The 65-year-old monk, who has attracted nationwide attention by urging followers to disobey church...

      Russian court fines coronavirus-denying rebel monk
      Jul07

      Russian court fines coronavirus-denying rebel monk

      MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Tuesday fined a coronavirus-denying monk who has challenged Kremlin lockdown orders for spreading false information about the pandemic. The court in the Ural Mountains region ordered Father Sergiy to pay 90,000 rubles ($1,250). The 65-year-old monk, who has attracted nationwide attention by urging followers to...

      Russian Orthodox Church Defrocks Coronavirus-Denying Monk
      Jul06

      Russian Orthodox Church Defrocks Coronavirus-Denying Monk

      (MOSCOW) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery. A church panel in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg ruled to defrock 65-year-old Father Sergiy, who has attracted nationwide attention by urging believers to disobey church...

      In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches
      Jul06

      In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches

      SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Tens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches, paying little heed to public health measures despite the numbers of reported coronavirus cases remaining high in both countries. Desperate for a break from the confinement of months-long lockdowns, few wear masks or try to maintain...

      In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches
      Jul06

      In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches

      Tens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches to get a break from coronavirus lockdowns since the pandemic is preventing residents of the two countries from traveling farther afield …read more Source:: ABC...

      Companies That Boycott Facebook Continue to Advertise on Russian Social Media Platform
      Jul06

      Companies That Boycott Facebook Continue to Advertise on Russian Social Media Platform

      Advertisers that are now boycotting Facebook to protest “hate speech” have spent years running ads and marketing campaigns on a Russian social media platform that bans gay-rights groups and is known as a haven for white supremacists. Over 100 companies announced a boycott of Facebook last week in protest of divisive political speech...

      COVID-19 scare sees Latvia-bound troops turn around, return to Canada
      Jul06

      COVID-19 scare sees Latvia-bound troops turn around, return to Canada

      OTTAWA — A military plane carrying Canadian troops to Latvia was forced to turn around and return home because of concerns those on board might have been exposed to COVID-19. The Polaris aircraft carrying about 70 military members and aircrew took off from Canadian Forces Base Trenton on July 2 after those on board had spent two weeks in...