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2014-03-12 16:24:23

DUSSELDORF, Germany, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is not the ruthless aggressor the West makes him out to be, argues Gabor Steingart, the publisher of Germany's leading financial newspaper Handelsblatt. The West is engaged in what Americans in their more clear-headed moments would call "pit bull politics" - a policy of shoot-from-the-hip attacks driven by instinct, not reason. Pit bull politics is politics with teeth bared but no...

2014-02-10 12:25:03

OSLO, Norway, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - From Oslo to Sochi with Love When guests arrive at Norway's swankiest hotel, The Thief in Oslo, they will be greeted by multiple couples - heterosexual, same-sex, interracial - kissing in enthusiastic support of the global Principle 6 campaign. Behind the initiative are the hosts of Europride 2014 and the Norwegian Hotel Tycoon Petter Stordalen. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/668216-a )...

2014-02-05 16:26:02

Pussy Riot Members To Join The Flaming Lips, The Fray, Imagine Dragons, Cake, Colbie Caillat and Sir Bob Geldof to draw attention to human rights issues around the world. NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBGB Festival is honored to announce they are executive producing Amnesty International's Human Rights concert in Brooklyn tonight. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140205/DC59921) Two recently jailed members of Pussy Riot, the Russian punk rock...

2013-09-19 08:27:23

MOSCOW, September 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dancers from elite club Golden Girls have followed Moscow University journalism students and published a calendar in honour of the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and his anti-war in Syria position. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/642122-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/642122-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130919/642122-c ) The...

2012-09-05 06:27:32

MOSCOW, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In his first post-inauguration interview given exclusively to RT Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the most pressing domestic and international issues ahead of the Russia-hosted APEC Summit. Commenting on Russia's continued opposition to foreign intervention in Syria, President Putin compared the quagmire there to the 11-year war in Afghanistan, saying that "the US and its allies went into Afghanistan, and now they're trying to figure out how...

2012-06-12 18:20:17

MOSCOW, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The laureates of the Global Energy International Prize 2012 - RAS academicians Valery Kostyuk and Boris Katorgin, as well as UK professor Rodney John Allam - will soon be receiving their awards from the Russian President Vladimir Putin in person. The official ceremony will be held on June 21 at 5:30 p.m. Moscow time as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. "The prize commands great prestige along with recognition of an exceptional...

2012-03-01 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the course of nearly two decades in New York, Janna Bullock has been a prominent art and design curator, philanthropist and collector, in addition to being a highly successful real estate developer and businesswoman. She has created a vital bridge between her native Russia and the U.S. In this time, she has brought to Russia such artists as Matthew Barney, Joseph Beuys, Barbara Kruger and Dennis Hopper, and brought to the U.S. and...

2012-03-01 08:03:00

Vladimir Putin Expected to Win Presidential Election, Opposition Warns of Electoral Fraud WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many opponents of Vladimir Putin believe that the following joke offers the best analysis of Russia's March 4 presidential election: "Boss, I have good news and bad news." "The good news first," Vladimir Putin responds. "You won the election." "That's great, and what is the bad news?" Putin asks. "Nobody voted for you." As the Putin...

2012-02-28 05:35:00

MOSCOW, February 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reporting of the assassination attempt on Russian President Vladimir Putin has exposed the hypocrisy of the Western media, according to Srdja Trifkovic, foreign affairs editor of Chronicles magazine. Trifkovic said, "The news that a plot by Chechen terrorists to kill Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been foiled by Russian and Ukrainian security services was greeted in the Western media by skepticism bordering on scorn....

2012-02-20 03:48:00

PARIS, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar Aubert, political scientist and expert on West Europe, Russia and CIS, has stated that Ukraine and Russia are in a good place to further bilateral ties. Aubert said: "Russia and the Ukraine have a long shared history. Russia sees Ukraine as part of its own identity. But Russia's political elite has no wish to restore the USSR, and it clearly understands that this would be impossible. However, the Ukraine remains the elephant...