In President Putin's speech yesterday he once again underlined the importance of moral conservatism which in Russia is still a majority. It is always that minority which has gained so much power especially after the Bolshevik revolution that tries to impose itself on the majority
It has become trendy to criticize the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. A poor choice of location, rebuilding of Sochi, embezzlement are among the arguments. The cost of preparation for the Games has suspiciously increased five-fold. The initial joy of the fact that the Winter Games 2014 will be held in Russia was quickly forgotten
The overwhelming majority of Indians welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court of India that on Wednesday returned to the Criminal Code an article considering homosexuality an "unnatural" crime. The chief guru of the country offered "homosexual brothers and sisters" to treat this bad habit by yoga."
Kuban earned a good draw away in Spain at Valencia but it was not enough, while Rubin Kazan had an excellent 2-0 victory at Zulte-Waregem in Belgium, guaranteeing first place in the group. Anzhi Makhachkala was less fortunate, coming away from Tottenham Hotspur in London, England with a 4-1 thrashing. But Anzhi had done enough.
Pravda.Ru spoke to Salina Sanou, a pan-African expert on education and gender issues, Head of Policy at the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development (ACORD). The interview focuses on the issue of women's rights within Africa and to what extent the Millennium Development Goals have brought tangible advantages.
Coming a little late, at 12:03 pm, on December 12, Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the presence of some 1,100 guests, began reading his message to two houses of the parliament of the Russian Federation. Putin delivered his Address to the Federal Assembly in St. George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace
A review of internal emails from 2011 provides an example of the bent ethics and professionalism that was so common in the US Army's Human Terrain System (HTS) and scores of other US military programs; for example, the US Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs
Health leaders must look beyond their own health systems and develop partnerships with other sectors such as education, labor, agriculture, and finance in order to tackle the issue of obesity and Non Communicable Diseases, a panel of experts said today
The norm of the Russian Constitution that establishes the primacy of international law over the national legislation is causing increasingly more debates. Some say that article 15 of the Russian Constitution should remain unchanged. Others say that it is necessary to revise the rule and return the sovereignty of Russia that is suitable for the...
Theoretically, there is a threat that the country would split into three parts. But neither the West nor Russia are interested in the split of Ukraine. Eastern Ukraine and south-east feed all the other regions of Ukraine. But for the West (the EU), this scenario is disadvantageous. The European Union is already feeding the Baltic states
Chelsea, Schalke, Dortmund, Arsenal, Atlético Madrid, Zenit Saint Petersburg, Barcelona, AC Milan join Manchester United, Leverkusen, PSG, Olympiacos, Real Madrid, Galatasaray, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, through to the knock-out phase of the Champions League.
Around 230 million children under five years of age have not been registered, meaning they do not officially exist and are more easily excluded, at best, from healthcare and education systems. At worst, invisibility means that can fall prey to child trafficking rings and become trapped in pornography, prostitution and organ harvesting networks.
More must be done to enable the spread of new ideas in healthcare according to a groundbreaking new study launched on 11 December. The research, published on the second day of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha, Qatar, reveals that the spread of new ideas in health care requires governments and healthcare organizations to set...