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  • Photo courtesy of Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images
    Controversy plagues start of 2014 Winter Olympics

    By Annie Moore To say the Winter Olympics in Sochi have been a farce would be an understatement, and it’s only just begun. In what proved to be the perfect symbolism for these Winter Games, the opening...

    • Posted February 9, 2014
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  • Olympic athletes speak out against Russia’s anti-LGBTQ laws

    By Val Servino– In late June, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into action that altered the freedom of queer individuals in the country. Formally known as Article 6.21 of the Code of the Russian Federation...

    • Posted November 6, 2013
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  • The Russia meteor is the largest reported since 1908, when a meteor hit Siberia.
    In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    Meteor explodes over Russia  A meteorite originally about the size of a house exploded over Russia Friday morning, causing hundreds of people to be injured by the resulting broken glass. Over western Siberia a 10-ton meteor known...

    • Posted February 19, 2013
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