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Openly Gay Candidates Run for Seats in Russian Parliament

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
They know they won't get elected, but that won't stop them from trying: Aleksei Korolyov and Bulat Barantayev, two openly gay men and longtime activists, are running for seats in Russia's Duma elections on Sept. 28.

Top Democrats Say They've Concluded That Russia Behind Hacks

By Deb Reichmann | Sep 24
The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a "serious and concerted effort" to influence the U.S. presidential election.

Robert Gates on Next U.S. President's Relationship with Russia

Aug 21
Margaret Brennan asked former Defense Secretary Robert Gates what the next president faces from the Russian leader.

Campaign Chair Denies Financial Relationship Between Trump and Russia

Jul 27
As Russia is accused of hacking Democratic National Committee emails to influence the U.S. presidential elections, Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign chairman, joins "CBS This Morning."

U.S. Pastor Supportive of LGBT Rights Ordered to Leave Russia

Jul 10
An American pastor who supports LGBT rights has been detained in Russia and ordered to leave the country.

Dozens in Russia Imprisoned for Social Media Likes, Reposts

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Jun 2
As the Kremlin claims unequivocal support among Russians for its policies both at home and abroad, a crackdown is underway against ordinary social media users who post things that run against the official narrative.

In Russia, Bribes Drive Up the Cost of Living

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Apr 4
The Moscow construction company executive ticks off bribes typically paid by construction companies here for a long list of permits and inspections needed to build a residential apartment building - or anything else in Russia.

Russia to Double Spending on HIV Care Next Year

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Oct 30
Russia will double its spending on HIV care and prevention next year in the face of a growing epidemic, the country's health minister announced on Friday.

Russia Unveils 'Straight Pride' Flag

By Rhuaridh Marr | Jul 11
As President Obama celebrates marriage equality - which will forever be a hallmark of his presidency - members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's party have debuted a "flag for straights."

Russian Journalist Masha Gessen Speaks at JCC San Francisco

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 10
On Wednesday, April 29, Russian-American journalist, author and LGBT activist Masha Gessen will present "From Putin to Pussy Riot and Beyond" with Washington Post National Security Editor Peter Finn at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

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