Flyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the “Nationalities Commissioner” and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.
President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea’s vote to secede from Ukraine.
Walter Kozicky was born in Ukraine and calls the deaths of dozens of protesters shameful. A map of Ukraine hangs in Kozicky’s Yonkers office, showing a nation caught linguistically, culturally and politically between Russia and the west.
At some point over the weekend, WFAN’s Evan Roberts made vocal his great desire for a glimpse of Vladimir Putin during the Olympic hockey coverage from Sochi.
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All Vladimir Putin needs is an event that tells the world “Russia is back.” The Sochi Olympics opening ceremonies will be a message meant for millions around the world — and meant for his countrymen, too.
Putin checked in at a preserve for endangered Persian leopards and visited a group of cubs born last summer in the mountains above the growing torrent of activity in Sochi for the Winter Games.
Putin told volunteers Friday that gays visiting Sochi “can feel calm and at ease,” but he emphasized that they cannot express their views on gay rights issues to anyone underage.
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Preparations for the Feb. 7-23 Sochi Olympic games have been overshadowed by criticism of a recent Russian law outlawing “propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors.”
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says he does not trust Vladimir Putin, but he also welcomes any help the Russian president can provide in removing chemical weapons from Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken his case against U.S. military intervention in Syria directly to the American people.
Obama told reporters at the end of a two-day Group of 20 economic summit that he and other leaders had a “full airing of views on the issue” and there was a growing recognition that “the world cannot stand idly by.”
President Vladimir Putin sought to ease concerns that Russia’s new anti-gay law would be used to punish athletes who display rainbow flags during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, while insisting that gays are not discriminated against in his country.
The IOC said last week that it had received assurances “from the highest level of government in Russia that the legislation will not affect those attending or taking part in the games.”