Russia's Ministry for Communications received a petition to ban the broadcast of Eurovision 2014 in Russia due to the participation of a transvestite singerin the song contest. The petition was posted on Change.org on behalf of the All-Russian Parent Meeting.
The organization is concerned about transvestite singer Conchita Wurst of Austria. According to the authors of the document, signed by about 400 people, "the popular international competition that our children will be watching has become a hotbed of sodomy, at the initiation of European liberals." The activists believe that the competition and its broadcast should be banned in Russia.
The singer, whose real name is Thomas Neuwirth, wears a beard, dresses and women's shoes, thus promoting the idea that people should not care much about other people's looks. According to the singer, it is much more important what people have inside, rather than on the outside.
The new anti-aircraft missile systems of the S-500 will have a number of advantages. The S-500 is believed to be a universal anti-aircraft long-range and high-altitude missile interception system with an enhanced missile defense capability
In the near future, Russian lawmakers may introduce a new notion to the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation - "propaganda of terrorism."
An unidentified man broke into the office of Echo of Moscow (Ekho Moskvy) radio station on October 23 and stabbed radio host Tatyana Felgenhauer. The incident occurred in the afternoon, the victim was hospitalised, her life is out of danger