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PoliticsPussy Riot World Cup protester arrested on her way to receive an award
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Life & CulturePhotographing young Russian couples making out to protest anti-LGBTQ laws
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PoliticsRussian police use gay propaganda law to shut down festival
Russia’s popular music crackdown
MusicAfter a crackdown on live music in Russia, artists are asking what’s next
Russian internet freedom protests
Science & TechThousands protest for internet freedom in Russia
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Art & PhotographyPhotographing the free-spirited youth of a small town in Belarus
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PoliticsRussia’s LGBT activists say there’s a ‘new wave’ of torture in Chechnya
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PoliticsAnti-LGBT persecution is happening again in Chechnya
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FashionThe bold creative community bringing new energy to Russia’s fashion scene
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FashionThese people are leading Russia’s blossoming queer clubbing scene forward
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MusicVladimir Putin wants the Russian government to ‘take charge’ of rap music
FINAL PHOTOS OF THE YEAR GIF
Art & PhotographyThe 20 best photos of 2018
Russian youth raving at Клуб St Petersburg
MusicFour Moscow creatives on the future of rave in Russia
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Life & CultureThat video of the woman pouring bleach on manspreaders is probably fake
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Life & CultureA Russian woman is pouring bleach on manspreading men’s laps
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PoliticsDoctors say it’s likely that Pussy Riot activist was poisoned
Pussy Riot’s Pyotr Verzilov during their World Cup protest
Life & CultureA Pussy Riot activist is in hospital after suspected poisoning
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PoliticsTwo members of Pussy Riot have been arrested again
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PoliticsRussia is putting people who post memes on trial for extremism
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PoliticsA Russian teenager is the first minor prosecuted under the anti-gay laws
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PoliticsPussy Riot’s Masha resists travel ban to flee Russia for Edinburgh
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PoliticsRussian police have arrested 25 activists at a gay rights rally
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PoliticsPussy Riot are now free (again) after their World Cup pitch invasion
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PoliticsPussy Riot members jailed for World Cup invasion, release abrasive new song