HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Does anyone think sanctio... » Reply #11

Response to reformist2 (Reply #9)

Fri Mar 21, 2014, 09:07 AM

11. I don't care what you do.. putin's a piece of shit.

Russia’s Anti-Gay Crackdown

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/opinion/russias-anti-gay-crackdown.html?_r=0

Russian journalist says domestic politics behind anti-gay crackdown

http://www.washingtonblade.com/2013/11/26/russian-journalist-says-domestic-politics-behind-gay-crackdown/

NYT Editorial: “Mr. Putin’s War on Gays”

To the long list of Russians whom President Vladimir Putin is persecuting, add gay people and those who support gay rights. Along with political dissidents, journalists and billionaire businessmen, they are increasingly the focus of repellent laws and repressive practices that could send them, and anyone who dares defend them, to jail.

For some time, antigay sentiment has been spreading in Russia’s conservative society, encouraged by the Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church. But Mr. Putin and his government have taken that to a new level by legitimizing the hatemongering in legislation.

http://americablog.com/2013/07/nyt-editorial-mr-putins-war-on-gays.html



Travel Guide To Moscow

"First of all, Russia has become very corrupt throughout the last few years. Vladimir Putin has now been in office for twelve years and over those twelve years he has eliminated most elections, monopolized major media, and destroyed the democratic political system. Everyday people are brutally arrested for starting and participating in anti-Putin protests, while some are even detained simply for being nearby. Clearly, Putin’s actions are those of a dictator, and he plans to stay in power as long as possible."

http://sites.psu.edu/egorivanov/2014/01/31/travel-guide-to-moscow/

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 49 replies Author Time Post
morningfog Mar 2014 OP
pkdu Mar 2014 #1
hack89 Mar 2014 #2
Takket Mar 2014 #3
backscatter712 Mar 2014 #39
dipsydoodle Mar 2014 #4
riqster Mar 2014 #5
reformist2 Mar 2014 #6
Cha Mar 2014 #8
reformist2 Mar 2014 #9
LineLineLineLineReply I don't care what you do.. putin's a piece of shit.
Cha Mar 2014 #11
reformist2 Mar 2014 #12
Cha Mar 2014 #13
Throd Mar 2014 #29
go west young man Mar 2014 #47
OilemFirchen Mar 2014 #31
Donald Ian Rankin Mar 2014 #7
seveneyes Mar 2014 #10
OilemFirchen Mar 2014 #36
theboss Mar 2014 #14
Bluenorthwest Mar 2014 #15
morningfog Mar 2014 #17
reformist2 Mar 2014 #21
go west young man Mar 2014 #48
AngryAmish Mar 2014 #16
morningfog Mar 2014 #18
jwirr Mar 2014 #19
morningfog Mar 2014 #20
jwirr Mar 2014 #22
Adrahil Mar 2014 #23
Tommy_Carcetti Mar 2014 #24
reformist2 Mar 2014 #32
TwilightGardener Mar 2014 #25
ballyhoo Mar 2014 #26
JPZenger Mar 2014 #27
DetlefK Mar 2014 #33
BlueStreak Mar 2014 #28
Throd Mar 2014 #30
magical thyme Mar 2014 #34
morningfog Mar 2014 #38
bigwillq Mar 2014 #35
Tierra_y_Libertad Mar 2014 #37
Catherina Mar 2014 #43
NuclearDem Mar 2014 #40
cthulu2016 Mar 2014 #41
Benton D Struckcheon Mar 2014 #42
dipsydoodle Mar 2014 #44
Rex Mar 2014 #45
freshwest Mar 2014 #46
Egnever Mar 2014 #49
Please login to view edit histories.