Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

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Name: Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Medvedev signs decree on duties on Ukrainian goods

MOSCOW. Sept 19 (Interfax) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree introducing customs duties on Ukrainian goods."I would like to inform you that I have signed a decree today introducing import duties on Ukrainian goods, that it, ... [Published Interfax.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

It'll Get Better, Canucks Fans. You Too, Toronto

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 23: Sidney Crosby #87 of Canada scores his team's second goal past Henrik Lundqvist #30 of Sweden in the second period during the Men's Ice Hockey Gold Medal match on Day 16 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 8 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Economy minister opposes "excessively aggressive targets" for inflation targeting (Part 2)

SOCHI. Sept 19 (Interfax) - Russia's Central Bank should abandon "excessively aggressive targets" for inflation targeting because this is depressing economic activity, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev believes."It's necessary to slightly ... [Published Interfax.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Red Bull Air Race To Take Place in Sochi in 2015

MOSCOW, September 17 (RIA Novosti) – The first Russian stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Series will take place in the resort city of Sochi in 2015, the region's administration said Wednesday."In 2015, Russia for the first time will be marked on the ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Putin’s rumored girlfriend to head Russian media

Alina Kabaeva (31), an Olympic champion in rhythmic gymnastics and Russian President Vladimir Putin(61)’s rumored girlfriend, resigned from the deputy of State Duma to head a Russian media company.Spokesman of National Media Group, Russia’s the biggest ... [Published Donga.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Putin's 'Lover' Alina Kabayeva Gets Top Media Job

Russian gymnast Alina Kabayeva runs with the Olympic torch during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics.(ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/)Russian gymnast Alina Kabayeva runs with the Olympic torch during the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics.(ANDREJ ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Pussy Riot says found supporters, autograph-seekers in Russian prisons

The pair, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were jailed after performing a profanity-laced protest against Putin at a Moscow cathedral in 2012. They were released from prison in December, three months before the scheduled end of their sentences ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

PSIM Can Save you Money as Well as Guarding Against Terror: NICE Systems Talks Safe Cities

Jamie Wilson, security marketing manager EMEA at NICE Systems tells IFSEC Global why he believes the ‘safe cities’ concept is so exciting and how the PSIM specialists’ project at the Sochi Olympics sets a template for integrated urban security.IFSEC Global: ... [Published IFSEC Global - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

FLASHBACK: Scottish independence leader Alex Salmond under fire for positive remarks about Vladimir Putin

© Mark Runnacles/Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond at Tuesday's launch of the Ryder Cup exhibition at the Scottish parliament.Alex Salmond has resisted calls for an apology after saying Russian president Vladimir Putin's patriotism was "entirely ... [Published Sott.net - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Crash & Learn: The Most Important Life Rule In One Beautiful Short

This is the story of Aleksander Aurdal, a Norwegian freestyle skier who fully understands the most important rule in life: You need to crash to learn and progress. Repeatedly. In sports. In your job. In love. In life. Even Nature itself knows this — existence ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

South Korea swipe at ‘show off’ opening ceremonies

Artistic director Jang Jin took aim at Olympic ceremonies in Beijing, London and Sochi as he unveiled details of Incheon’s K-Pop-influenced show on September 19.Jang said it would be “unlike the previous Asian Games and Olympics that focused on flaunting ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Switzerland tightens Russian sanctions

Switzerland has added more individuals and banks to its blacklist over the Ukraine crisis – in an effort to stop the neutral country being used to evade EU sanctions.Switzerland has avoided the EU strategy of imposing broad sanctions against Russia – ... [Published World Radio Switzerland - Aug 28 2014]

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"I was blessed to have that seat for seven Olympics. I always had the best interests of skating and the skaters at heart. I never wanted it to be about me, and I still don't. I wish them great success."
Lena Katina has reacted to Yulia Korkova's homophobic comments, her bandmate said she would not "love a gay son as he would not be a real man"
It begins: "This action arises from Weir's defamatory and false statements accusing Voronov of attempted rape and sexual misconduct in front of over 2,500,000 million viewers, and the spreading of salacious lies concerning Voronov's sexual health. Weir's actions were undertaken maliciously, to injure Voronov in his profession, his business and out of a desire to embarrass, harm and hold Voronov to public scorn and ridicule. However, destroying Voronov's reputation was not enough for Weir. Rather, Weir's behavior turned violent, and on more than three occasions Weir engaged in heinous acts of domestic violence, battering Voronov and leaving him permanently scarred."

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Medvedev signs decree on duties on Ukrainian goods [Published Interfax.com - 21 hours ago]
Economy minister opposes "excessively aggressiv... [Published Interfax.com - 21 hours ago]
Pussy Riot talks protests, government repression [Published Michigan Daily - 23 hours ago]
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Gays gassed at event in Russia [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - 8 hours ago]
Renowned Russian homophobe and St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov , reportedly showed up with Russian Orthodox activists at a gay rights event in St. Petersburg, Russia, yesterday, doused the attendees with a green antisceptic liquid, and then gassed ...
Arctic30 one year anniversary: Their freedom is... [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Sep 19 2014]
The right to peaceful protest is a core tenet of a healthy society — the inherent human right to stand up and be counted, to challenge unjust laws, and sometimes, when the system has failed, to put our bodies in the way of destruction and give voice ...
Arctic30 One Year Anniversary: Their freedom is... [Published Greenpeace news - Sep 19 2014]
The right to peaceful protest is a core tenet of a healthy society — the inherent human right to stand up and be counted, to challenge unjust laws, and sometimes, when the system has failed, to put our bodies in the way of destruction and give voice ...
Russians Mixed on Obama ISIL Speech [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 12 2014]
Russian experts disagreed in their reaction to the strategy for defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) announced by President Barack Obama on Sept. 10 in a televised address. Obama said the United States would “degrade and ...
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