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  • Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit will g
  • Russian gay activist fined for promoting homosexuality

     
    The founder of the Moscow gay pride movement was convicted Friday of promoting homsexuality and fined $167 in the first prosecution under a controversial new St. Petersburg municipal law that human rights activists have denounced as homophobic.

    Russian opposition leaders, hundreds of protesters arrested

     
    Dozens of Russian protesters who tried occupy an iconic Moscow square were arrested Monday after an impassioned rally against newly elected president Vladimir Putin. Hundreds of other protesters were arrested in St. Petersburg.

    Madonna turns down gay activist calls to boycott Russian city

     
    Madonna turned down calls to boycott St. Petersburg after the Russian city passed a law punishing people for promoting homosexuality to youth, saying she would instead use her August concert there to speak out.

    Russian documentary captures anti-Putin pranksters in action

     
    Russia's presidential elections are likely to fuel more acts by Voina, an art/protest group captured in the new film "Zavtra."