Russia

Hypnosis and holy water: Russian ‘cures’ for gay people

Source: BBC By Anastasia Golubeva BBC Russian Service Image copyrightINSTAGRAM.COM/XCV_CHURCHImage captionChristian Pastor Peresvetov claims religion can cure gay “perversion” Controversial “treatments” by psychotherapists and preachers are being offered to gay people in Russia. BBC Russian heard accounts of so-called cures, after it emerged that gay men were being persecuted in […]

West to East

Source: Medium By Alex Hacillo The US continues to flag as the world’s last superpower, and critics fret that China is poised to take over the reins. Should its perceived […]

Ultimatum for Moscow

Source: CNN But he also laid down an ultimatum for Russia, saying that Moscow must think about whether to remain an ally with the Assad regime, the Iranians and Hezbollah. “Is that a long term alliance that serves Russia’s interests? Or would Russia prefer to realign with the United States, […]