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Russian authorities are strongly considering banning Twitter due to it’s refusal to remove banned content. Russian authorities allege that the site contains illegal posts that have not been removed by the social media giant. The illegal content includes not only 2,500 posts encouraging child suicide, but also child pornography and drug information. In the past...
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According to the Human Rights Watch website, Russia set a record last weekend by detaining 5000 people in a single day! Many of these people were protesting the arrest of Alexei Navalny, who has opposed the Russian government and ‘state corruption’. More information about the protests and arrests can be found here. Russia is the...
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About 16 years ago, I had the privilege to travel to Russia. Our trip involved a couple of days in Vladivostok, a city in the Far Eastern part of Russian, on the border of China, as well as a day in Moscow. The trip between Vladivostok and Moscow covers 10 time zones, resulting in our...
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21 thousand tonnes of diesel fuel leaked from a power plant in the Arctic city of Norilsk, according to an article in the Independent. A leak of such vast proportions will have devastating long-term effects on the region and the people in the area. Please pray for the Russian people. The tragedy of their lost...
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