Russia may build new fast fission nuclear reactor within 10 yearsScience & Space June 27, 9:25
Moscow theater to present Il Trovatore with audio description for visually impairedSociety & Culture June 27, 9:04
Lavrov, Tillerson discuss Syrian crisisRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 27, 8:50
Sistema reports arrest of its stakes in MTS, Medsi, BES as part of dispute with RosneftBusiness & Economy June 26, 20:58
Russian submarine successfully test-fires Bulava intercontinental missileMilitary & Defense June 26, 19:20
Rosneft and RBC reach friendly settlement on defamation lawsuitBusiness & Economy June 26, 18:50
Number of centers issuing FAN IDs to be increased ahead of FIFA Confederations Cup FinalSport June 26, 18:33
News about anti-doping probe against Russian football team players is fake — executiveSport June 26, 18:25
Putin refers to State Duma Council of Europe convention against financing terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 26, 18:15
STOCKHOLM, August 1 (Itar-Tass) - Police have detained two activists from the feminist group Femen, who broke into the territory of the Russian Embassy in the Swedish capital earlier on Thursday, embassy sources have told Tass.
They say the incident occurred ahead of a scheduled demonstration in front of the embassy gates in support of sexual minorities’ rights. A total of 600 people are expected to take part.
However, before the action began two topless women, aged 21 and 41, climbed over the fence, while two other activists with a rainbow-colored flag blocked the main gates. Getting to the embassy compounds, the women tried to enter the embassy building. Police arrived to the site ten minutes later and detained the transgressors.
Earlier this week, Swedish Foreign Minister Karl Bildt said the law banning propaganda of homosexuality among the underage passed in Russia was “kindling hatred to sexual minorities”.
“The recently passed law banning propaganda of homosexuality among the underage has nothing to do with discrimination of people with untraditional sexual orientation and does not infringe on their rights,” Russian diplomats said. “Such statements are simply untrue,” the embassy said.