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    World 'As long as I'm president, gay marriage will not happen' - President Putin rules out legalizing Gay Marriage in Russia - LIB

    President Vladimir Putin has ruled out legalizing gay marriage in Russia. Speaking on Thursday in Kremlin, where he met a state commission to discuss the changes to Russia's constitution, the 67-year-old spoke against allowing the traditional notion of mother and father to be 'subverted' by...
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    Metro Pregnant 13-year-old says she ‘fell in love at first sight’ with boy, 10 – Mirror News

    The children have been together for a year and plan to raise their child with help from their parents, but have faced bullying in their home town of Zheleznogorsk, Russia A pregnant teenager who claims a 10-year-old boy is the father to her unborn baby, says the pair fell … Read more via...
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    Metro Worldâs first transgender childrenâs doll with penis underneath a dress spotted on sale in toy store – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The world's first transgender children's doll has gone on sale in a toy shop in Russia. Photos of the doll - which features a penis and dress - have gone viral after being spotted in Planeta Igrushek (Planet Of Toys) shop in the city of Novosibirsk, Siberia..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s...
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    Sports Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup – Yahoo! Sports

    Lausanne (AFP) – The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from President Vladimir … read more via SOCCER...
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    World Moscow Enlists Vampires for Vaccination Drive – The Moscow Times

    The Moscow health authority’s campaign to encourage parents to vaccinate their children has recruited an unlikely ally: blood-sucking vampires. An ad posted on its social media page features a vampire.... Read more via The Moscow Times – Get more World News
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    Sports Russia facing ban from 2020 Olympics and European Championships – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Russia could be set for a new ban from major international sporting events like next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games over claimed inconsistencies in anti-doping data. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee will gather on December 9 to consider a formal recommendation from its...
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    World Moscow Vows To Retaliate Over New ‘Anti-Russian’ US Sanctions – Channels Television

    Russia on Monday said it was “bewildered” by fresh US sanctions and vowed to retaliate following what it called an “anti-Russian attack”. The foreign ministry said the new sanctions on several Russians..... Read more via Channels Television – Get more World News
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    World This woman claims she can’t find a job because of her good looks – Myjoyonline

    A 33-year-old law-school graduate from London decided to start her own retail company selling vintage clothes online after struggling to find a job because of her good looks. Russian-born Irina Kova claims that being attractive has made it harder for her to get a job in London, … Read more...
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    World Putin Will Put Russia Behind an Internet Curtain – Wired

    The week began with dragon’s breath. After a major breach in its firewall, a scrappy security team in the north engaged in an epic battle to rid its system of an infected payload that kept growing bigger and bigger, spewing frozen ice flames across all critical infrastructure. Yes, I’m … Read...
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    World Vladimir Putin’s official net worth is comically modest – Quartz

    Vladimir Putin’s latest financial disclosure has been posted on the Kremlin website, showing the Russian president earned roughly $135,000 in 2018 from his official salary, a military pension, interest on savings, and investment gains.... Read more via Quartz – Get more...
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    Metro OMG!! Jealous Girlfriend Jailed After Stabbing Her Boyfriend To Death During Picnic – Naijaloaded

    An ‘obsessively jealous’ woman who stabbed her boyfriend to death with a barbecue skewer has been jailed. Svetlana Boyarinova, 27, attacked her partner during a row when the couple were having a picnic with friends at a lake in Russia.... Read more via Naijaloaded –
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    World Venezuela uprising: Russia says it will prevent U.S. military intervention – Plus TV Africa

    Speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament Valentina Matvienko said on Sunday that Russia will do everything possible to prevent a U.S. military intervention in Venezuela. Ms. Matvienko told Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez in Moscow that Russia was very concerned that the USA...
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    World Russian Policeman Adored As He Helps A Limping Dog Cross Road (Photos & Video) – Nairaland

    Even the most hardened and cynical internet users seem to have been touched by this viral video of a Russian policeman helping a limping dog through the traffic. Dashcam videos typically capture scenes of brutal violence or spine-chilling accidents, but this particular one excels at triggering...
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    World Russia Rehearses War Scenario with Internet Shutdown Test – Tom’s Guide

    The Russian government is getting ready for an eventual war scenario, planning a temporary total shutdown from the global internet before April Fools Day. But this test is no joke — it’s really serious stuff. ... Read more via Tom’s Guide – Get more World News
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    Metro Eleven-Month-Old Baby Burned To Death By His Drunk Grandparents – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    An 11-month-old baby was burned alive in a stove by his grandparents, say police. The boy, Maxim Sagalakov, was left by his mother Viktoria, 20, in the care of her parents in the Khakassia district of Russia..... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria...
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    Metro Vladimir Putin Allows Ill Russian Teen To Film His ₦180b “Flying Mansion” Jet – Nairaland

    Russian President Vladimir Putin allowed a seriously ill fifteen year old Russian teenager to make a private tour inside his £390million Ilyushin jet that boast of an office, luxurious bedroom , conference room,kitchen,lounges, gold-plated toilet, gym and full bar. Arslan Kaipkulov ,whose...
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    World Vladimir Putin declares war on rap music – Laila’s Blog

    Vladimir Putin has got 99 problems and rap is one of them, hence his move to declare war on rap music. Vladimir Putin who declared war on hip-hop on Saturday, claimed tthat “rap is based on three pillars: sex, drugs and protest,” which will lead to “ the degradation of the..... Read more via...
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    World Putin: Russia will be forced to respond if U.S exits Arms Treaty – Plus TV Africa

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would be forced ... Read more via Plus TV Africa – Get more World News
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    World Legal questions swirl around fate of $50 million penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow – ABC News

    A pair of Trump associates discussed offering the penthouse apartment in Trump Tower Moscow to Russian President Vladimir Putin, a source familiar with the prospective deal told.... Read more via ABC News – Get more World News
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    World Russia opens civil case against Google over search results – Premium Times Nigeria

    Russia has launched a civil case against Google, accusing it of failing to comply with a legal requirement to remove certain entries from its search results, the country’s communications watchdog said on Monday...... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more...