chechnya

LGBTQ

A March for Chechnya This Weekend Rallied All of Gay Instagram

Hundreds gathered in New York Saturday to march against Chechnya's brutal crackdown on LGBTQ citizens, drawn largely through social media. Can their voice inspire more than double taps?
Khalid El Khatib
10.17.17
FIGHTLAND

'Real Sports' Interview with Chechen Dictator Is a Wakeup Call for MMA

Down one road lies the sports mainstream, down the other lies poisonous masculinity.
Josh Rosenblatt
7.20.17
The Rundown

Trump's Paris Climate Accord Pullout Would Make the US a Rogue Nation

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.31.17
advocacy

Nearly 100 Percent of the Puerto Rican Population Is Using Toxic Water

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.11.17
advocacy

The Rundown

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
4.28.17
LGBTQ

Hundreds Protest in Outrage Against Chechnya's Gay Concentration Camps

As more reports of torture filter out from the repressive Russian republic, protesters in Manchester gathered in solidarity with gay men persecuted by the state.
Zing Tsjeng
4.24.17
LGBTQ

Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

As reports emerge that gay men are being imprisoned and murdered in the republic, activists are urging citizens to put pressure on Western officials to act.
Matt Baume
4.12.17
FIGHTLAND

As Persecution of Gay Men in Chechnya Worsens, Dictator's MMA "Ambassador" Fabricio Werdum Keeps Quiet

The former UFC champion did pose for a picture wearing an Akhmat FC shirt, though.
Josh Rosenblatt
4.12.17
FIGHTLAND

Floyd Mayweather Cozies up to Chechen Dictator, Wants to Fight McGregor in Russia

Ramzan Kadyrov’s plan to seduce all the great fighters of the world continues.
Josh Rosenblatt
3.22.17
FIGHTLAND

Child Fights Get Chechen Dictator Slap on the Wrist From Russian Bureaucrats

But who knows what deeper meaning lies behind a letter from Putin’s government?
Josh Rosenblatt
10.20.16
Art

A Former Orthodox Rabbi Reveals Himself Through Taboo Sexual Art

Russian artist Vartan explores his identity in the artistic realm through powerful mystical sculptures.
Anya Tchoupakov
11.19.15
FIGHTLAND

Media Lightly Grills Alexander Gustafsson About Shooting Guns in Chechnya

Life is good when a dictator loves your sport.
Josh Rosenblatt
9.18.15
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