Veronica Khokhlova · July, 2010

Latest posts by Veronica Khokhlova from July, 2010

Russia, U.S.: More on the “Spy Ring” Story

More reactions to the “Russian spy ring” story (earlier posts are here and here): Craig Pirrong of Streetwise Professor – here and here; Julia Ioffe at True/Slant; Robert Coalson at RFE/RL's Power Vertical; Sean Guillory at Sean's Russia Blog; Clare Sestanovich at FP's Passport; Irina Filatova at the Guardian's Comment...

Russia: More on LGBT Rights

A Good Treaty writes more on the Russian opposition's stance on LGBT rights (the previous post is here), reacting to Oleg Kozlovsky's statement in response to Sublime Oblivion‘s question about why he feels “the need to forcefully disassociate Solidarity [movement] from support for LGBT rights in Russia.” Austere Insomniac interprets...

Ukraine: #KyivRain Photos

Heavy rains cause flooding in some of Kyiv's neighborhoods. Twitter hashtag is #kyivrain (RUS, UKR); photos by @mrija – here, here, here and here; by @woofer_kyyiv – here; by @meua – here. Some more photos from various sources – at LJ user solar-side‘s blog.

Russia: Gay Rights

A Good Treaty writes about “the sad state of gay rights in Russia” and highlights opposition activist Oleg Kozlovsky's reaction to a mention of the Solidarnost movement in a blog post about the “small, brief” gay pride march in Moscow: “He was angry that they claimed ‘representative(s) of Solidarnost’’ had...

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