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Articles with tag "Women"
Putin Celebrates Russian Women Who 'Fulfill Their Duty'
The Russian leaders words at a Kremlin reception contrasted with the congratulatory messages made by other European leaders.
Women’s Day Celebrations a Lightning Rod for a Divided Russia
As Russia marks a wartime International Women's Day, different groups are using the public holiday to draw attention to their causes.
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Wagner Boss: Women Should Also Get Early Jail Release to Fight in Ukraine
Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Kremlin-linked businessman and Wagner Group founder, has voiced his support for commuting the sentences of female prisoners in Russia...
'faces of resistance'
BBC Names Russian Pop Star, Jailed Anti-War Artist, Journalist to Influential Women List
The BBC has named Russian pop diva Alla Pugacheva, jailed anti-war activist Alexandra Skochilenko and prominent journalist Taisia Bekbulatova on its list...
navigating the maze
NGO Helps Women Fleeing Ukraine War, Political Repression
A global team of volunteers coordinated by a leading Russian expert is supporting women facing gender-based violence abroad.
Russia Hands Down First Jail Sentence to Surrogate Mother
A 29-year-old Kazakh citizen who acted as a surrogate mother was found guilty of human trafficking.
Russian Feminist Activist Acquitted of ‘Porn’ Charges
Yulia Tsvetkova, spent several months under house arrest for abstract illustrations of female sexual organs.
women's day protests
Russian Feminists Stage Anti-War Protests in 100 Cities
Independent monitors said at least 93 people were detained at the protests.
2021 IN REVIEW
For Russian Women, 2021 Was a Year of Broken Promises
Russia still lacks legislation to protect women from domestic violence.
Russian Laws ‘Enough’ to Combat Domestic Violence – Kremlin
“Of course, undesirable and sometimes tragic situations happen, we regret that,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
step toward progress
Vogue Russia Features First Plus-Size Cover Model
While some observers praised Vogue's cover, others slammed the magazine's choice of a conventionally beautiful, slim model.
Russian Police Detain, Return Dagestani Women Fleeing Abuse
Rights groups say two women are in danger after authorities took them from a women’s refuge center and returned them to their families.
Russia Outlaws Anti-Women ‘Male State’ Group as ‘Extremist’
The ultra-nationalist movement has carried out abuse campaigns against women and minorities in recent years.
Russian Female Politicians Push to Encourage Women to Run for Office
Former Duma candidates Marina Litvinovich, Alyona Popova and Oksana Pushkina are launching a project to help women get elected to positions of power.
Russia Proposes ‘Extremist’ Label for LGBT, Feminist, Child-Free Movements
Russia has launched a widespread crackdown on liberal and progressive movements in a bid to protect what it calls traditional family values.
65% of Women Murdered in Russia Killed By Partners or Relatives – Study
The share of women murdered at the hands of loved ones in Russia is well above the global average, the study said.
Russia Opens Aviation Technician, Engineer Professions to Women
Russia's list of jobs banned for women has persisted since the Soviet era.
Escaped Chechen Domestic Violence Victim Reverses Story on State TV
Khalimat Taramova previously said she fled by her own free will from “regular beatings and threats” by her family over her sexual orientation.
Chechen Domestic Violence Victim Faces ‘Killing’ After Police Raid Women’s Shelter – Reports
Khalimat Taramova reportedly faced threats and beatings at home because of her sexual orientation.
Influential Russian Feminist Activist Tatiana Nikonova Dies at 43
Nikonova advocated gender equality, sexual literacy and LGBT rights to her hundreds of thousands of followers.
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