All articles tagged "women"

Russian rights activist gets international female leadership prize Russian rights activist gets international female leadership prize

11 Mar, 12:23 PM 9 comments

Moscow human rights activist has become the first Russian woman to be awarded the International Women of Courage prize, handed out to nominees by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and America’s first lady Michelle Obama.

Tags: human rights, women, NGO, US

Asylum director charged with sterilizing patients Asylum director charged with sterilizing patients

11 Mar, 06:12 PM 34 comments

A criminal action has been launched against the director of a mental asylum who sterilized 14 severely patients without the necessary prior legal procedures

Tags: crime, women, human rights

New Agriculture Minister becomes Russia's third woman in cabinet New Agriculture Minister becomes Russia's third woman in cabinet

13 Mar, 11:25 PM 17 comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has appointed Elena Skrynnik as the new Minister of Agriculture. The decision, taken Thursday, boosts the number of women in the Russian cabinet to three

Tags: women, Dmitry Medvedev

Muslim father orders daughter killed over short skirt Muslim father orders daughter killed over short skirt

13 Apr, 01:29 PM 51 comments

A Muslim resident of Russia’s St. Petersburg has hired killers to rid him of a daughter who disrespected Islamic laws by wearing short skirts.

Tags: religion, weird, crime, women, fashion

Russian mother and kidnapped daughter detained in Hungary Russian mother and kidnapped daughter detained in Hungary

13 Apr, 04:41 PM 24 comments

The Russian consulate in Budapest has confirmed that the girl kidnapped in France by her Russian mother and the mother herself have been detained in Hungary. Local authorities plan to hand the girl over to her father.

Tags: children, France, women, crime

Baby dies after breastfeeding on drunk mother’s milk Baby dies after breastfeeding on drunk mother’s milk

17 Apr, 11:26 PM 44 comments

The Russian Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the death of a four-month-old baby that allegedly died after being poisoned by the alcohol-loaded milk of his drunk mother.

Tags: alcohol, children, women, crime, weird

Mothers swap children confused at birth 14 months ago Mothers swap children confused at birth 14 months ago

20 Apr, 11:34 PM 14 comments

Following a recent court ruling, two Russian women have had to swap their toddler sons who were confused at the maternity clinic where they were born on the same day over a year ago.

Tags: children, women, weird

Man jailed for 30 months for thrashing wife's dirty car Man jailed for 30 months for thrashing wife's dirty car

23 Apr, 11:51 PM 36 comments

A Moscow man has been jailed two and a half years for smashing up his wife’s car that he had given her as a present. The man was infuriated that the car was dirty.

Tags: weird, crime, women, cars

Man beheads wife over sex performance remark Man beheads wife over sex performance remark

30 Apr, 03:37 PM 19 comments

Ukrainian police have detained a retired special forces officer who killed his wife. The man, whose mental health is being questioned, cut the woman’s head off after in bed she told him he was not her best ever.

Tags: sex, crime, women

World’s oldest woman dies at 130 World’s oldest woman dies at 130

12 May, 11:21 PM 22 comments

The world’s oldest woman, 130-year-old Sakhan Dosova, died on May 9th in Kazakhstan.

Tags: women, weird, Kazakhstan

Italian cop kills Ukrainian wife, her mother, himself Italian cop kills Ukrainian wife, her mother, himself

13 May, 10:51 PM 11 comments

An Italian police officer has committed suicide after shooting dead his Ukrainian wife and his mother-in-law at his house in Rimini.

Tags: crime, police, women, Ukraine

Woman attacks husband's member with power drill for excessive spending Woman attacks husband's member with power drill for excessive spending

18 May, 12:03 PM 27 comments

A Russian woman attacked her husband with an electric drill after learning that he had spent his salary on alcohol.

Tags: health, weird, women

Lithuania has a woman president Lithuania has a woman president

18 May, 07:41 PM 7 comments

Lithuania has a new president. She joins the small ranks of female world leaders. Welcome, Dalia Grybauskaite.

Tags: Lithuania, presidents, women

Chainsaw murderer gets 11 years behind bars Chainsaw murderer gets 11 years behind bars

22 May, 01:18 PM 1 comment

A Russian man has been sentenced to eleven years behind bars for killing his partner with a chainsaw in a fit of jealousy.

Tags: crime, women, weird

Female Russian boxer takes on Big Brother show Female Russian boxer takes on Big Brother show

5 Jun, 11:58 PM 20 comments

A 35-year old female boxer and an ex-rock star from London who originally comes from Russia, Angel Mckenzie is one of the 16 new contestants who entered the famed Big Brother house.

Tags: TV, UK, women, celebrities

Russian police introduce car sticker for pregnant drivers Russian police introduce car sticker for pregnant drivers

9 Jun, 12:12 PM 18 comments

Traffic police in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk have developed a special sticker that would let other drivers know when a pregnant woman is at the wheel.

Tags: women, cars

Woman detained for selling 30 girls’ virginity online Woman detained for selling 30 girls’ virginity online

10 Jun, 01:48 PM 23 comments

A 27-year-old woman has been detained for selling the virginity of dozens of girls via the Internet. She kept a detailed diary of each of the deals, which will now be used as evidence against her in court.

Tags: sex, women, internet

Russian girl in intensive care after restoring virginity 6 times Russian girl in intensive care after restoring virginity 6 times

17 Jun, 02:08 PM 211 comments

A Russian woman ended up in reanimation after restoring her virginity for the sixth time.

Tags: sex, women, weird

Russian woman on trial for raping 10 men Russian woman on trial for raping 10 men

18 Jun, 01:40 PM 160 comments

A young Russian woman, a devoted collector of horror films and spiders, is on trial for sedating and raping ten men.

Tags: sex, women, crime

Man kills girlfriend of 2 years after learning she used to be a man Man kills girlfriend of 2 years after learning she used to be a man

23 Jun, 11:54 PM 173 comments

A Russian man has killed the girlfriend that he lived with for two years after finding out that she once was a man.

Tags: weird, sex, women, crime



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