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Russian Lawmakers Want to Impose Criminal Penalties on those Conducting GMO Business

 In an act of lucidity and light that our own country should somewhat imitate, Russian lawmakers are considering equating GMO-related activities to a terrorist act or death threat, a criminal act that Russia says deserves the punishment which killers and creators of mass ecological and human genocide deserve. A Russian newspaper, Izvestia, writes that criminal liability will be

Russia to pass laws on Crimea’s accession as quickly as possible

 Russia’s lower house of parliament will pass legislation allowing Ukraine’s Crimea region to join Russia “in the very near future”, Interfax news agency quoted the chamber’s deputy speaker as saying on Monday. With three-quarters of Sunday’s ballots counted in Crimea, support for union with Russia was running at 95.7 percent, officials said of a referendum