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'Pokémon Go' Russia Trial: Russian blogger found guilty and sentenced to jail time

Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky has been sentenced to jail time following a video in which he plays 'Pokémon Go' in a church.

This is why a 'Pokémon Go'-themed episode of 'The Simpsons' will not air in Russia

The most recent episode of 'The Simpsons' will not be airing in Russia.

Steve Bannon is still quietly executing his nationalist plan and pursuing an anti-Islam agenda

He's also living in a house owned by Moustafa el-Gindy, an ex-member of Egypt's parliament.
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Pope Francis Just Invited 12 Syrian Refugees to Live in the Vatican

It's the sharpest statement on the refugee crisis the pontiff has made yet.
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The Four Curse Words You Can't Say in Russia

Russia's controversial ban on swearing in television broadcasts, plays and books just took effect.

Are Pussy Riot Heroic Feminists? Just Ask a Russian

Russian Pussy Riot group released a another controversial video, provoking new discussions between their supporters and opponents inside the country.

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Russia Anti-Gay Law: Not a Single Member of Russian Parliament Stands Up For LGBT Rights

The Russian Duma passed an anti-gay bill with an overwhelming majority this morning, ignoring international protests and further stigmatizing the Russian LGBT community.
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New Pope 2013: When Will We Have a Female Pope?

Over 59% of Catholics support female priests but the Vatican forbids it. How will the new Pope modernize the Catholic Church and allow it to include more female leaders?
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Russia Anti-LGBT Law: Kremlin Moves to Pass Anti-Gay Rights Law

Pushed by the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church, the law would make it illegal to provide minors with "propaganda of sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism."
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Pussy Riot Jailed: Why This is Both a Religious and Political Issue

The arrest and conviction of Russian feminist punk bad Pussy Riot is due to larger issues surrounding the separation of church and state under Putin.

Putin Minister Dimitry Rogozin Calls Madonna a Slut for Supporting Pussy Riot

Dimitry Rogozin blasted the Material Girl on Twitter for supporting the Russian female punk rock band, charged by Vladimir Putin’s government with “hooliganism” in a Soviet-style trial.

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Pussy Riot: Vladimir Putin Turns Punk Rockers Into Political Martyrs

Three members of Russia's infamous punk collective are finally having their day in court in a trial that seems to be designed to suppress free speech in Russia.
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Putin, Pussy Riot, and the Future of the Russian Protest Movement (Updated)

Could a feminist punk band become the face of Russia's anti-Putin movement?