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Pet Crocodile Takes Over Man’s Apartment

A man in Russia thought it was a good idea to buy a 8 inch baby croc 2 years ago in Africa, thinking he could train it to be a normal pet.

03/27/2014

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Elton John Defends Russian LGBT Community in Open Letter to Vladimir Putin

Elton John isn’t one to stay quiet. So after hearing about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent statements linking homosexuality to pedophilia, he decided he needed to address the foreign leader directly.

01/22/2014

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Elton John Plays Russia Despite Anti-Gay Laws

Sir Elton dedicated the show to Vladislav Tornovoi, a 23-year-old Russian man who was beaten to death in May for admitting to being gay.

12/09/2013

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Madonna Shows Support for Russian LGBT Community With New Campaign

Madonna hasn’t been shy about expressing her distaste for Russia’s anti-gay laws, but now she’s joining the Human Rights Campaign’s “Love Conquers Hate” initiative to stop the country from targeting their citizens with hateful laws.

12/05/2013

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Lady Gaga Promoter Fined for ‘Gay Propaganda’ by Russian Court

A promoter for Lady Gaga’s show in Russia last December is being fined for violating a local law against exposing children to “harmful information.”

11/18/2013

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Paul McCartney Attempts to Charm Putin into Releasing Greenpeace Prisoners

McCartney posted an open letter to his website today (Nov. 14) assuring Putin that the 28 activists from Greenpeace that were placed in jail last month after they staged a protest at a Russian oil-drilling platform in the Arctic Ocean are neither anti-Russia nor working on behalf of the western governments.

11/14/2013

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More Videos Surface Of Russian Meteor Explosion

The explosion of a meteor over the skies of Central Russia has captivated the world’s fascination. More videos have surfaced, including one catching the sounds of the explosion.

02/18/2013

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VIDEO: Meteor Streaks Over Russian Skies Ahead Of Today’s Close Call

A meteor lights up the skies over Russia and is caught on several cameras around the area. Check out the video and what else could be flying over our heads today.

02/15/2013

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Farmer Builds 800lb Cobra Sculpture Out Of Cow Poo

A Russian farmer got creative with cow pies and crafted a cobra to display in his Siberian village.

01/16/2013

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US Track Star Lolo Jones To Join US Bobsled Team

In a scene straight out of the movie ‘Cool Runnings’ US track star Lolo Jones is in the running to be a member of the US Bobsled team that will compete in the 2014 Winter […]

10/25/2012

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