Alexei Navalny & the Anti-Corruption Movement in Russia

Green (Living) Review

Also what is being attempted in the Russian Federation has the same aim, namely to destabilize Russia and create there also one of those “colored” revolution, just like in the Ukraine and other places.

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Anti-Putin Demonstrations in Russia

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) On Saturday, April 29, 2017 there were demonstrations in several Russian cities where, in all, a couple of hundred the protesters called for the President, Vladimir Putin, to leave office and not stand for another election.

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From Russia with hoe

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Ploskorez Swage – Product Review Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) PLOSKOREZ SWAGE S, 1.30 m, Stainless Cultivator+Weeder Hoe Long Handle 1.3m.

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Birding Russia on the Fly

10,000 Birds

Petersburg, Russia. Trips Europe Russia Joseph Chiera is a Masters student in Animal Behavior and Conservation at Hunter College in NYC and a “somewhat newbie” to birding. After taking an ornithology course last year, he was hooked and spends most of his free time birding or reading birding blogs. Between finishing one graduate program and beginning another, he embarked on a whirlwind tour of Europe. Of course, birding was on the itinerary! First was an awesome stay in Iceland.

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Christmas around the World; Russia

Green Home Blog

Christmas around the World; Russia. In the early 1990s, when we spoke of Russia, we meant the vast, eastern European stronghold of nations from Lithuania in the far northwest to Kyrgyzstan (Kirghiz) in the far southeast.

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Russia issues temporary ban on beef from New Zealand

Green (Living) Review

Moscow introduced the measure in 2014 in response to sanctions imposed by the US, EU and their allies over Russia’s alleged role in the Ukraine crisis.

Who would have thought: Russia's FSB going back to using paper

Green (Living) Review

To avoid e-document theft, Russia turns to paper and type, even typewriters. It was revealed earlier in 2013 that Russia’s Federal Protective Service (FSO) had budgeted 486,000 rubles – just under $15,000 – for new electric typewriters, along with ribbons and other accessories.

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Crows Vandalize Cars in Russia

10,000 Birds

Bizarre. And also, I imagine, fun. Asides

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Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics an Environmental Disaster


As Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi prepares to take the Winter Olympics torch from Vancouver, conservationists are calling the area an environmental disaster. Read More The post Russia’s 2014 Winter Olympics an Environmental Disaster appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

From Russia With Birds: The World’s Biggest Owl, “Zombie” Pigeons

10,000 Birds

Today’s post includes two such stories, brought all the way to you from Russia. In the hardcore “news” department, scientists from the United States and Russia have managed a successful study of the foraging and nesting habits of Blakiston’s Fish Owl , the largest owl on the planet and one of the rarest. On the other side of Russia, in Moscow to be specific, other birds seem to be in danger, but for an entirely different reason.

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Russia Sends Animals to Space for One Month Experiment


Russia is in the midst of an experiment to see how various lifeforms react in space. Read More The post Russia Sends Animals to Space for One Month Experiment appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Russia is Shrinking

Eco Friendly Daily

Russia in the early 1990s hit its population high of 148 million people. With a bleak future, Russia knows the reasons for this problem, but few solutions have been put into place to reject the grim future for their numbers. This gives Russia a population decrease of 20%.

Green Israeli Design for Russia’s Nikola-Lenivets Artist Community

Green Prophet

The Tel Aviv-based architecture studio Talmon Biran sent us images of their entry into a recent design competition for the Nikola-Lenivets artist community in Russia’s Kaluga region. Architecture & Urban art eco design green design Russia sustainable design

Russia Gives Puppy to France to Honor Killed Police Dog


Russia has offered to send an Alsatian puppy to France as a tribute to the police dog who was killed during a raid linked to the Paris attacks. The brave pooch Read More The post Russia Gives Puppy to France to Honor Killed Police Dog appeared first on Ecorazzi.

What do the U.S., Russia, Ireland and Morocco have in common?

Environmental Economics

Illustration credit: Richie King, Quartz ; (click for larger image). via I prefer bourbon.    Unlike vodka, it has a flavor.    And I refuse to call it whiskey.    I don't know why  

WATCH: Meteorites Crash Into Russia Causing Explosions and Injuries


Earlier today a meteor shower crashed into Russia causing explosions, hundreds of injuries, and the evacuation of schools and businesses in the area. Read More The post WATCH: Meteorites Crash Into Russia Causing Explosions and Injuries appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Surviving Russia: Marmot’s Lead Now Tour.

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Adventure Boulder Green Health & Wellness catharsis fitness jon glassberg louder than eleven marmot mens journal paige claassen Russia tour triangular lake womens world banking My name is Jon Glassberg and I own a production company called Louder Than Eleven. I make movies about climbing and adventure based out of Boulder, Colorado.

Russia and the North Pole

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Russia was in the market for land and they had their eyes on the North Pole. The current internationally recognized territory owners in the Arctic Circle are Canada, the United States, Denmark, and Russia. There is some speculation that Russia’s conquest to claim new areas is not over.

Russia Using Captive Orcas at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics


Read More The post Russia Using Captive Orcas at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics appeared first on Ecorazzi. First SeaWorld, now Sochi 2014. See what you can do to prevent the use of captive orcas for profit at the Winter Olympics. Animals Causes News Top News Sochi 2014

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Russia Issues A Ban On Polar Bear Hunting


Here’s some good news folks: Russia has officially banned the hunting of polar bears… at least for this year. The move is a response to an animal activist group “ The Polar Bear Programme &# which has close ties to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Turkish Girl “Pirate” Jailed in Russia’s Arctic Prison Over Oil

Green Prophet

International involvement is welcome because Russia clearly does not understand the importance of Greenpeace in the modern, environmental dialogue. The fall out by the eco community worldwide could be a disaster for Russia who so wants to belong to the modern, developing world.

Worry over proposal to make psychiatry a law-enforcement tool – again – in Russia

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) A bill that would allow compulsory psychiatric treatment has human rights defenders drawing parallels with Soviet practices seems to be on the table again in Russia, according to BBC Monitoring. Not anything new in Russia, whether the Soviet Union or before.

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Vanishing Ice Leads To Russia-Norway Agreement

Eco Friendly Daily

James Nixey, the manager of the Russia and Eurasia Program for Chatham House, stated: “The potential economic benefits are enormous.” As the world warms, the Arctic Ocean loses much of its sea ice coverage.

Russian backyard agriculture

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Around 35 million backyard gardens are in private family possession in Russia and the government supports this with a legal right to a free, tax-free piece of land from 1-3 ha (in some regions even up to 6 ha).

#LoveAlwaysWins Video Shines Spotlight on Russia’s Anti-Gay Law. {Video}

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Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Z ADMIN Love Featured Today #LoveAlwaysWins gay rights olympics Russia As a blogger, I receive many, many suggestions and tips from others on writing topics, but this is the first time I''ve personally felt truly honored to have been contacted.

Canada, Japan, Russia and France Bid to Build Jordan’s First Reactor

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One way readers against nuclear energy can appeal is by contacting authorities in Canada, Japan, France and Russia where the bidders are based. Business & Politics Energy Amman Canada France Japan Jordan Nuclear energy Russia

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Is the EU about to ship all Gypsies in member states to Russia?

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said, was a “Komsomolskaya Pravda” radio program on April 12 when Roman Grokholsky, a leader of the Roma community in the Russian Federation, said that in his view, “Russia for economic reasons could accept [Europe’s Roma]. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) According to reports that were being circulated in Spring 2011 by Russian news agencies the European Union is in discussion with the government of the Russian state to do just that.

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Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn (maize) after study reveals cancer risk

Green (Living) Review

Russia's consumer-rights watchdog said it has suspended the import and use of a genetically engineered corn made by Monsanto Co. Other nations could well follow Russia's decision in what would be a severe blow to companies selling biotech food. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Russian Federation will no longer import Monsanto's genetically engineered corn due to the recent French study which is linking breast cancer and organ damage to a GMO diet.

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“Stephen Fry’s open letter to Cameron about the Olympics & the treatment of the LGBT community in Russia.”

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) homophobia Russia stephen fry Also: The Russian LGBTQ Crisis & What You Can Do. Moira Madden ~ Dear Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee, I write in the earnest hope that all those with a love of sport and the Olympic spirit will consider the stain on the Five Rings that [.].

Jude Law Protests Russia’s Arrest of Greenpeace Activists


Read More The post Jude Law Protests Russia’s Arrest of Greenpeace Activists appeared first on Ecorazzi. In September, 30 Greenpeace activists were arrested and detained on piracy charges by the Russian authorities. They now face up to 7 years in jail. Causes Environment News Top News jude law

Unknown People in Masks and Police Attack Environmentalists in Russia

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As seen on Global Voices: Russia: Unknown People in Masks and Police Attack Environmentalists. Petersburg, Russia’s second-largest city. Business & Politics activism attack environmental activists environmentalists forest forest destruction Moscow police protest protests Russia violenceFrom 20 to 40 young people in white masks attacked the camp of the defenders of the Khimki forest park [RUS], Igor Podgorny [RUS] and Novaya Gazeta [RUS] reported.

Russia to Boost Its National Protected Areas to the Size of Switzerland

Eco Friendly Daily

If Russia succeeds in this endeavor by 2020, it will also have met its international obligations on biodiversity. Russia plans to cover acreage the size of Switzerland by establishing 9 new nature reserves and 13 national parks covering a total area of over 3.8

Dutch Government Takes Action on Russia's Piracy Charges Against Greenpeace Members


Arctic 30 to stay in Russia.


The Russian authorities have told the Arctic 30 that they cannot leave the country, defying the ruling of an international court which ordered that they should be allowed to go home immediately.

Polar Bears on Hunting Quota won't be hunted this year in Russia. Thanks Vladimir Putin


Polar bears are classified as endangered but there was still a small quota of 29 bears a year each allowed to be hunted by both the US and Russia to allow for indigenous practice.

Eight More Detained in Russia After Arctic Oil Protest


A further eight Greenpeace International activists have been detained for two months in Russia pending an investigation into possible charges of piracy.

US and UK banning the use of Kaspersky anti-virus

Green (Living) Review

anti-virus computer security computers IT IT security politics Russia Russian Federation Russophobiaby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Not only the government agencies are on the bandwagon, even Barclay's Bank is advising its customers who got it free via the Bank to stop using it.

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Is Russia Behind Bulgarian Anti Fracking Protests ?


Pity the poor Eastern Europeans. Fifty years under the domination of their massive Soviet eastern neighbor then the collapse of Communism there two decades ago offered undreamed of opportunities to join both the European Union and NATO.

Russia’s Ban on Harp Seal Skin Imports a Big Hit to Canadian Seal Hunt


All signs point to the end of the Canadian seal hunt. The European Union’s (EU) ban of seal product imports in 2009 was a big step, and Canada has unsuccessfully Read More. Animals Causes Featured News bill-maher ellen degeneres kesha

Democracies Die when Trump Praises Dictators.

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Enlightened Society Equal Rights American Politics democracies die dictators trump Trump and Kim Jong Un Trump and Putin Trump and Russia

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From Russia, With Love (Raw Okra Recipe). ~ Anzhela Shurina

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Z ADMIN Food Featured Today food foodies health okra raw vegan recipe summer summer dish

These are the Enemy Targets of the U.S. and Russian Air Strikes. {Video}

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"Russia insists its air campaign is intended to target the Islamic State group and others it describes as “terrorists."". Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only air strikes civilian casualties compassion humanity Russia Syria terrorist

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President-Elect Trump responds to Buzzfeed Story & Confirms It. [Alleged]

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Initially I was skeptical about the Buzzfeed story alleging Russia had compromising personal. Enlightened Society WAYLON: Today Only allegations Buzzfeed donald trump politics president elect Russia