Russia moves to shut down 56 religious groups report

The daily Gazeta reported today that Russia’s justice ministry plans to “liquidate” 56 religious organisations for failing to inform authorities of their activities. “There is no community of the Russian Orthodox Church on the list,” the...

Bibi the yo yos

By Uri Avnery (source: AntiWar.com) It was all rather disgusting. There they were, the members of the highest legislative bodies of the world’s only superpower, flying up and down like so many yo-yos, applauding wildly, every few minutes or seconds, the most...