All posts tagged Russia

  • Russia tries to keep wrestling in the Olympics
    May 29, 2013, by Jessica Golloher of VOANews

    Russia says it will ask the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to keep wrestling in the games. This after the IOC announced it would drop the sport from the 2020 Summer […]

  • Russia Watch: Behind Putin’s smile for Kerry
    May 8, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    When Vladimir Putin smiles, take notice. A Russian friend once commented to me that one thing she likes about her president is that he does not smile in public. On […]

  • Kerry heads to Russia for talks
    May 7, 2013, by VOANews

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Russia for talks on the war in Syria and other issues. Secretary Kerry arrives Tuesday in Moscow where he will meet […]

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    Thousands attend anti-Putin Rally in Moscow
    May 7, 2013, by VOANews

    Thousands of protesters gathered in Moscow to mark the first anniversary of an anti-Kremlin demonstration last year that ended in violence and with the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators. Monday’s […]

  • Russia prepares law to ban ‘gay propaganda’
    May 6, 2013, by James Brooke VOA Moscow Bureau Chief

    When a gay group held a film festival in Moscow in April, there were the usual anti-gay protesters. But this time, there was an unexpected visitor: a policeman armed with […]