Sir Elton dedicated the show to Vladislav Tornovoi, a 23-year-old Russian man who was beaten to death in May for admitting to being gay.
McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.
Somehow everyone in Russia who sucks at parking a car ended up in the same parking lot on the same day.
Leave it to other countries to come up with truly irreverent TV commercials about the things we like to pretend do not exist. Here in the states, our feminine products ads are so benign, you […]
Maybe a plea from a member of the Fab Four will help out the all-female punk band that’s behind Russian bars, Pussy Riot. First, the back story. Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk-rock collective […]
A meteor hit Russia today, minimal damage – but concerning as the timing of the fly-by of asteroid is scheduled today, too. Jack’s Chris Coyle talked with Yvonka Stolichnaya, a former cosmonaut and now […]
Today’s exploding meteor in central Russia has nothing to do with this afternoon’s asteroid flyby. Tarik Malik with Space.com says the meteor blew apart as it streaked through the Earth’s atmosphere. The shockwave from the […]
Madonna has never been one to bite her tongue, so after the Russian punk band Pussy Riot was convicted of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” on Friday (August 17), she spoke out.
The five-month case came to a head this morning, when a final verdict was made: guilty of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” with all three women sentenced to two years in prison starting from their date of arrest in March.
The band name “Pussy Riot” has been splashed all over the news (and the shirts of rock stars), but what exactly is the controversy all about?