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  • Joann Fabrics fires employee who told Idaho mom and son ‘boys can’t wear dresses’

    09/22/2022 4:30:33 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 69 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | SEPTEMBER 21, 2022 | BROOKE BAITINGER
    An Idaho mom says she took her 7-year-old son to a craft store to cheer him up after he was bullied at school. They were having a great time scouring the aisles for the perfect fabric for a new Spider-Man dress she was going to make for him, Piper Phillips said in a now-viral TikTok video. But they ran into more bullying when they got to the fabric-cutting counter at the Joann Fabrics in Moscow, Idaho, she told Insider. The incident led Joann’s to fire the worker for making “inappropriate, judgmental and derogatory remarks.”
  • Putin ally falls into the sea, adding to list of mysterious deaths suffered by Russian energy bosses

    09/14/2022 10:11:52 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 21 replies
    Business Insider ^ | September 14, 2022 | Mia Jankowicz
    Another Russian energy boss has died in mysterious circumstances after "falling overboard" from a boat, according to local media reports. Ivan Pechorin's body was found washed up around 100 miles from Vladivostok in Russia's far east, on Monday after a two-day search, local outlet VL.ru reported. Pechorin fell off his moving boat on September 10 as it sailed near Russky Island, the outlet reported. He was the Aviation Director for Russia's Far East and Arctic Development Corporation (KRDV), which described his death as an "irreparable loss." The KRDV is President Vladimir Putin's project for developing the rich energy and mining...
  • Revealed:...How Russia Tried To Funnel Millions To The “European Trump”

    07/10/2019 10:05:00 AM PDT · by granada · 10 replies
    Buzzfeednews ^ | 10 July, 2019 | Alberto Nardelli
    Six men sat down for a business meeting on the morning of October 18 last year, amid the hubbub and marble-columned opulence of Moscow’s iconic Metropol Hotel, to discuss plans for a “great alliance.” A century earlier, the grand institution was the scene of events that helped change the face of Europe and the world: Czarist forces fought from inside the hotel as they tried and failed to hold the Bolsheviks back from the Kremlin in 1917, and it was here, in suite 217, that the first Soviet Constitution was drafted after the revolution succeeded. The six men — three...
  • Another Russian Energy Exec Found Dead, ‘Fell Overboard’ Boat At Full Speed

    09/13/2022 8:48:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 09/13/2022
    Another one bites the dust...Less than two weeks since Ravil Maganov, the vice president and chair of the board of directors of Russian oil giant Lukoil, died after falling out of a sixth floor hospital window in Moscow, another Russian energy executive has been found dead in mysterious circumstances.39-year-old Ivan Pechorin, managing director of Putin's Far East and Arctic Development Corporation, fell off the side of a boat while sailing in the waters close to Russky Island near Cape Ignatiev, according to Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda.For two days, rescuers searched for a man at sea near the coastline - unfortunately,...
  • CNN: Municipal deputies from Moscow and St. Petersburg call for Putin’s resignation

    09/12/2022 9:27:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/12/2022 | Uliana Pavlova
    Deputies from 18 municipal districts in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kolpino have called for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s resignation, according to a petition with a list of signatures posted on Twitter on Monday. “We, the municipal deputies of Russia, believe that the actions of its president Vladimir Putin are detrimental to Russia’s and its citizens’ future. We demand Vladimir Putin's resignation from the post of the President of the Russian Federation,” said the petition posted by Ksenia Thorstrom, a local deputy of the Semenovsky District in Saint Petersburg. The petition follows Russia’s first regional and municipal elections since the start...
  • Bombing in Moscow: Who killed Darya Dugina? Did the Assassins Intend To?

    08/21/2022 9:54:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/21/2022 | AllahPundit
    “Who killed her?” is the first question. The next question is “Did they intend to?”Dugina was a minor Russian fascist propagandist, sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury earlier this year for insisting that Ukraine must “perish” if it joins NATO. More recently she was heard claiming that Russia’s many war crimes in Bucha must have been Ukrainian false-flags aimed at capitalizing on the similarity between the town’s name and the English word “butcher.”Nice lady.Daughter of the prominent #Russia|n Nazi ideologist Alexander Dugin, Darya Platonova (Dugina) publicly described Ukrainians as “subhumans” and called for the Russian occupation of #Ukraine and extermination of...
  • Darya Dugina: Daughter of Putin close ally killed in Moscow bomb - report

    08/20/2022 8:02:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 86 replies
    BBC News ^ | 08/20/2022 | Leo Sands
    The daughter of a close ally to Russia's President Vladimir Putin has reportedly been killed near Moscow.According to state media, Darya Dugina died after her car exploded in flames while she was travelling home. It is not clear if her father, the Russian philosopher Alexander Dugin who is known as "Putin's brain," was the intended target of an attack. Mr Dugin is a prominent ultra-nationalist ideologue who is believed to be close to the Russian president. According to Russian media outlet 112, the pair were due to travel back from an event on Saturday evening in the same car before...
  • Darya Dugina: Daughter of Putin close ally killed in Moscow bomb - report

    08/20/2022 8:01:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind
    BBC News ^ | 08/20/2022 | Leo Sands
    The controversial online influencer and self-described misogynist Andrew Tate has been banned from Meta platforms Instagram and Facebook. Tate, a former kickboxer and reality TV star, was removed for violating Meta policies “on dangerous organizations and individuals”, the company confirmed by email. Tate first rose to prominence after appearing on the TV show Big Brother in 2016, when he was removed from the series after a video of him beating a woman outside the show surfaced. Since then, he has garnered backlash for his posts across social media, which domestic abuse charities have called “extreme misogyny”. He stated on Twitter...
  • Too bad to check: California secession movement leader lives in … Russia?

    02/23/2017 5:34:30 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2-22-17 | Ed Morrissey
    Donald Trump’s stunning election win has some Californians so upset that they want to secede from the United States. A group calling itself Yes California has organized a petition drive for a referendum in the spring 2019 election to demand a convention of states to approve “Calexit,” which would recreate the Republic of California of 1850. Louis Marinelli writes that the movement “is about California taking its place in the world, standing as an equal among nations.” Taking one’s place in the world is something Marinelli knows about, as the New York Times discovered. His place in the world isn’t...
  • California secessionist leader Louis Marinelli announces opening of ‘embassy in Moscow

    12/21/2016 8:19:43 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 45 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/19/16 | Andrew Blake
    An American citizen spearheading the California secessionist movement said he’ll open an embassy in Moscow this weekend as his separatist campaign looks toward Russia for recognition.Louis Marinelli, the president of the Yes California Independence Campaign, plans to open the doors Sunday to the Golden State’s first ever “embassy” in none other than the Russian capital.Mr. Marinelli, 30, has been one of the most vocal proponents in recent years of the grassroots movement dedicated towards gaining California’s independence from the United States. He’s orchestrated that campaign from abroad since at least September, however, when he relocated from San Diego to Siberia to be with...
  • NOW - Fire at the "Capital Towers" in the center of #Moscow.

    07/03/2022 12:35:30 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 22 replies
    TWITTER ^ | 03 JULY 2022 | DISCLOSE.TV
    Smoke billowing from the Capital Towers in Moscow. Could be nothing, or...
  • The Rebranded Reopening Of McDonald’s In Moscow On Russia Day Is Symbolic

    06/12/2022 6:32:06 AM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 6-12-2022
    The Russian people remain open-minded and non-biased towards their geopolitical opponents’ people and companies despite those two’s governments attempting to punish them for purely political reasons. The takeaway is that it’s the West, not Russia, that’s immorally playing politics by trying to “cancel” people, companies, and even entire cultures. McDonald’s sold its Russian businesses to a local entrepreneur late last month who symbolically reopened a rebranded version in Moscow on Russia Day, which is a national holiday that falls on 12 June. The logo has changed and the new name will be “Vkusno i Tochka”, which RT reports as roughly...
  • ‘Postcard from Moscow’: Russia strikes KIEV during UN chief visit, Ukraine says

    04/28/2022 1:12:23 PM PDT · by JonPreston · 41 replies
    Arabiya News ^ | 4/28/22 | Tuqa Khalid
    Russia hit Kiev with missile strikes during the visit of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ukraine's officials said on Thursday, adding that the strikes hit residential areas, leading to a fire and causing three casualties.“Missile strikes in the downtown of Kiev during the official visit of @antonioguterres. The day before he was sitting at a long table in the Kremlin, and today explosions are above his head. Postcard from Moscow? Recall why Russia still takes a seat on the UN Security Council?” the Presidency’s office tweeted.Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said: “Russia… [struck] Kiev with cruise missiles right when UN Secretary...
  • Ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Vladislav Avayev, shot dead alongside wife, daughter

    04/21/2022 1:13:44 PM PDT · by Hamiltonian · 51 replies
    Newshub ^ | 20 April, 2022 | William Hewett
    An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been found dead alongside members of his family in his multi-million dollar apartment in Moscow.... Avayev was previously employed at Gazprombank, which is a key part of Putin's gas-for-roubles scheme to hit back at Western sanctions.....
  • US doubts new Russian war chief can end Moscow’s floundering

    04/11/2022 2:16:52 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 66 replies
    AP via Breitbart ^ | 11 April, 2022 | ROBERT BURNS and HOPE YEN
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia has tapped a new Ukraine war commander to take centralized control of the next phase of battle after its costly failures in the opening campaign and carnage for Ukrainian civilians. U.S. officials don’t see one man making a difference in Moscow’s prospects. Russia turned to Gen. Alexander Dvornikov, 60, one of Russia’s most experienced military officers and — according to U.S. officials — a general with a record of brutality against civilians in Syria and other war theaters. Up to now, Russia had no central war commander on the ground. The general’s appointment was confirmed...
  • Russia, Close to Default on Debt, Pays Bondholders in Rubles

    04/06/2022 11:59:52 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 27 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/6/22 | Newsmax
    Russia edged closer to a potential default on its international debt on Wednesday as it paid dollar bondholders in rubles and said it would continue to do so as long as its foreign exchange reserves are blocked by sanctions. The United States on Monday stopped Russia from paying holders of its sovereign debt more than $600 million from frozen reserves held at U.S. banks, saying Moscow had to choose between draining its dollar reserves at home and default. Russia has not defaulted on its external debt since reneging on payments due after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, but its bonds have...
  • Trump asks Putin to hand over dirt on Hunter Biden: Ex-President claims Russian leader 'knows' why 'the mayor of Moscow's wife gave Joe's son $3.5million'

    03/29/2022 12:03:56 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 51 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/29/2022 | Elizabeth Elkind
    In the middle of Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine, Donald Trump's priority on Tuesday was urging Vladimir Putin to hand over any documents he may have about Hunter Biden's dealings with Russian oligarchs. The ex-president said he was particularly interested in an alleged $3.5 million payment from the former mayor of Moscow's widow to a company co-founded by Hunter Biden, according to an excerpt from a new interview with Just The News. 'Why did the mayor of Moscow's wife give the Bidens -- both of them -- $3.5 million? That's a lot of money,' Trump in a 30-second clip on...
  • Russia reasserts right to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine

    03/26/2022 5:54:57 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 84 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Sat 26 Mar 2022 11.42 GMT | Daniel Boffey in Lviv
    The Kremlin again raised the spectre of the use of nuclear weapons in the war with Ukraine as Russian forces struggled to hold a key city in the south of the country. Dmitry Medvedev, a former Russian president who is deputy chairman of the country’s security council, said Moscow could strike against an enemy that only used conventional weapons while Vladimir Putin’s defence minster claimed nuclear “readiness” was a priority. The comments on Saturday prompted Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in an appearance by video link at Qatar’s Doha Forum to warn that Moscow was a direct threat to the world.
  • The Biggest Lies (so Far) Surrounding Russia and Ukraine

    03/25/2022 11:29:19 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    Red Wave ^ | 3/25/2022 | Brandon Smith
    As many of my readers already know I am not the biggest fan of Vladimir Putin, and for good reason. The war in Ukraine is not a factor; rather, it’s Putin’s duplicity, or at the very least it’s the manner in which he has been presented to conservatives. The notion that Putin is “anti-globalist” has been circulating within the alternative media for at least a decade now and frankly there’s not an ounce of truth to it. No, he never kicked the Rothschilds out of Russia, they’ve had banking operations in Moscow for many years. Putin has been close friends...
  • Ukraine: After the pause

    03/16/2022 3:10:04 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 20 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | Gwynne Dyer
    When will the guerilla war against Russian occupation start? Will the Ukrainian Govt retreat to Lviv? Will Russia invade western Ukraine too? Two weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, and still no ‘decapitation’ of the Ukrainian government, no city captured except Kherson (which no non-Ukrainian had ever heard of before the war), and maybe 2,000 military dead on each side. It’s not exactly a stalemate, since the Russians have more tanks, more artillery and more air power, and they have not yet used them as aggressively as they might. So, we can use this (relative) pause in the fighting to examine...