Category Archives: Russia

Odessa, Ukraine Jews Prepare for Emergency Evacuation

Monday, May 5, 2014 Odessa’s Jewish community is prepared to evacuate should the violence in the western Ukrainian city get significantly worse, this according to community leaders. Odessa, a port city of more than 1 million, is home to some … Continue reading

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Cher Says “Nyet” to Open 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia

September 16, 2013 The Patron Saint of the LGBT community, Cher, turned down an offer to open the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In an interview with Canadian magazine Maclean’s, Cher revealed that she recently turned down an offer … Continue reading

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International Olympic Committee Forbids Athletes to Speak Against Russian Antigay Laws

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 If you thought the International Olympic Committee is on our side, think again. From the Advocate: The International Olympic Committee says it plans to stop any athlete from showing support of LGBT Russians at the Sochi … Continue reading

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Bibi Tries to Rally Support for WWIII

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to rally support in the Knesset for an attack on Iran, according to sources close to Israel. Israel’s defense minister Ehud Barak and the foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman said to … Continue reading

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