Weekly News #17

As another week draws to a close – on a Wednesday, of all days – it is time to investigate what’s been happening since the last week ended – also, co-incidentally, on a Wedesday. 

Domestic

Near Abroad

International

And finally…

  • In a stunning victory for free speech was won this week when a Russian court ruled that US tv show The Simpsons should not be banned.  A Moscow resident had sued the tv channel that aired the show, claiming that it caused his six year old son to "become interested in drugs and insult his mother".

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2 Responses

  1. ????????? says:

    Become interested in drugs and insult Mother? Hmm… maybe I should make myself watch The Simpsons more often…. 😉

  1. April 14, 2005

    News From Russia

    So, the latest Russian news roundup is up at Siberian Light and this somehow didn’t appear at all.