Tag Archives: Russia

BREAKING: Russia Invades Georgia

Shit! Georgia’s president said Friday that his country is under attack from Russian tanks and warplanes, and he accused Russia of targeting civilian populations as tensions over the breakway Georgian region of South Ossetia appeared to boil over into full-blown conflict. Russia’s Channel 1 shows heavy tanks purported to be on their way to South Ossetia. “All day today they’ve …

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Gary Kasparov & The Flying Penis

I think they were trying to protest his anti-Kremlin speech. Or something.

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Moscow Pride Banned For Third Year

For the third straight year, Moscow’s mayor has banned gay pride. The homophobic Mayor of Moscow has banned this years gay pride event. The Mayor, who has referred to gay rights marches as “satanic” has outlawed the march which was due to take place next week. The move comes amidst a growing number of violent threats from members of the …

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Moscow Pride Crosses Fingers

The organizers of Moscow Pride have invited the mayors of Paris, Berlin, and London to their event in the hopes forcing their local authorities to allow Pride festivities to take place and to act respectfully during the events. The organisers of Moscow Pride have invited the Mayors of London, Paris and Berlin to attend this year. Last year’s event was …

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Putin: We Are Back In An Arms Race

Russian president Vladimir Putin: “It is already clear that a new phase in the arms race is unfolding in the world. It is not our fault, because we did not start it.” Putin is alarmed by U.S. plans to include Poland and the Czech Republic in a new missile defense shield. Putin: “In effect, we are forced to retaliate, to …

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Vladmir Putin: Person Of The Year 2007

Russia president Vladimir Putin has been named Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year. Putin is not a boy scout. He is not a democrat in any way that the West would define it. He is not a paragon of free speech. He stands, above all, for stability—stability before freedom, stability before choice, stability in a country that has hardly seen …

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Dubya Speaks Of World War III

Yesterday Russian president Putin warned against outside military interference in Iran’s nuclear program. In response, today our ignoble leader ratcheted up the war-with-Iran rhetoric, saying, “If Iran had a nuclear weapon, it’d be a dangerous threat to world peace. So I told people that if you’re interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested …

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A Global Swell Of Anti-Gay Hate

What a strange Pride Month it has been so far for LGBT folks around the world. On the sort of plus side, Colombia tried but failed to grant gay couple similar rights to those of straight couples and Costa Rica is contemplating a similar attempt. On the downside, we’ve got Russia with banned Pride marches, violence against gays, and an …

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HomoQuotable – Peter Tatchell

“I’m not deterred one iota from coming back to protest in Moscow.” – British gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, who was beaten by suspected neo-nazi protesters at this weekend’s Moscow gay pride event. Unbelievably, after he was beaten, Tatchell and other marchers, including Moscow Pride organizer Nikolai Aleksee were arrested by Moscow police. Tatchell delivered the keynote address to Moscow …

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Drop And Give Me Twenty

Russian soldiers are being being forced into prostitution by their commanders, who are sending their underlings out into local parks and to the homes of clientele who order the soldiers by telephone. Among the reported customers are Russian army generals. According to the story, the favored location for picking up soldier hookers is St. Petersburg’s Catherine the Great monument. Russian …

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