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Veteran liberal Yavlinsky opposes presidential election boycott

Presidential candidate Grigory Yavlinsky of the liberal party Yabloko has urged voters not to dismiss their right to participate in elections, adding that boycotts inevitably fail to produce any results. “We should not go on strike, we should vote, because this is our right. If we all stay at home simply nothing would ever happen. I think it is wrong ...

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Police kill suicidal 84yo veteran who faced losing home in support dogs dispute

An 84-year-old  veteran was shot dead after wielding a gun at officers in Florida. He was facing eviction from his apartment because of his two service dogs. Raymond Bishop threatened to kill himself on Monday in a telephone call so four police officers were called to Hidden Grove apartments in Homestead, Florida,  according to the Miami Herald.   Read more An ...

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‘Would I be brave enough?’ US veteran hails courage of fallen Russian pilot, offers to help family

The death of Russian Air Force pilot Major Roman Filipov has touched the heart of one US military veteran, who contacted RT in a bid to help the family of the fallen serviceman. Major Filipov died after his plane was shot down by militants in Syria’s Idlib province on February 3. After ejecting from the aircraft, he engaged the enemy ...

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Paul Ryan is on ‘Team Russia,’ claims veteran political analyst

You are either with us, or Russian. This seem to be the logic of mainstream liberal media as yet another politician supporting the release of a memo on FBI surveillance abuses is branded “Team Russia.” Veteran journalist and MSNBC political analyst accused House Speaker Paul Ryan of being a Russian stooge during a political discussion about Devin Nunes’ FBI memo. ...

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Veteran Russian reporters brawl during live air show on Stalinism

A heated discussion on Joseph Stalin and his role in Russian history between two distinguished journalists turned into a trading of insults and then a fistfight, which was broadcast during a live radio show. The incident took place in a studio of Radio Komsomolskaya Pravda around midnight on Tuesday. 51-year-old Maksim Shevchenko and 62-year-old Nikolai Svanidze were discussing whether Stalinism ...

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Veteran liberal Yavlinsky submits supporters’ signatures in Russian presidential race

Grigory Yavlinsky, founder of the Russian liberal party Yabloko, has submitted the signatures of 105,000 supporters to electoral authorities, as required for his registration as a candidate in the upcoming presidential election. Igor Yakovlev, press secretary of Yabloko, told reporters on Tuesday that activists had collected even more signatures backing Yavlinsky’s presidential bid – 180,000 – but submitted the maximum ...

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UFC veteran announces retirement after knockout loss in Russia (VIDEO)

American UFC and Strikeforce veteran Pat Healy has announced his retirement from professional sport after his knockout loss at the ACB 78 event in Grozny, Russia last weekend. Thirty-four-year-old Healy, nicknamed ‘Bam Bam,’ might not be the fighter with the best record, but he has gained wide respect in the MMA community over his 17 year career. Arriving to Saturday’s ...

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End of an era: Russian Communists trade veteran leader for farm mogul as 2018 presidential pick

Published time: 23 Dec, 2017 19:39 Edited time: 23 Dec, 2017 20:02 Russian communists have settled on a surprise pick for its 2018 presidential candidate. Pavel Grudinin, 57, a farm mogul running a so-called “island of socialism,” will replace the party’s evergreen leader, Gennady Zyuganov. It was widely expected that long-time leader Zyuganov, an ever-present who has only missed one ...

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Veteran Russian liberal names ‘Putin and his policies’ as main opponents at forthcoming elections

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 12:56 The founder of one of Russia’s oldest political parties, Grigory Yavlinsky, has said that he sees Vladimir Putin as his main and probably only opponent in the 2018 presidential elections, and sees “society as a whole” as his electoral base. “My main opponent is Vladimir Putin and his policies. He is my main and, ...

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‘Sorry for pain’: Veteran US reporter tells ‘mistreated’ women amid sexual harassment scandal

A veteran American political journalist, Mark Halperin, who faces accusations of sexual harassment from multiple women has has apologized for the “pain and anguish” caused to his female co-workers. “I apologize sincerely to the women that I mistreated,” Halperin wrote on Twitter, fully admitting his “aggressive and crude conduct.”  “The world is now publicly acknowledging what so many women have long ...

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