Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you.
The popular online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, is facing a potential ban in Russia over its publishing of an article on smoking cannabis. If the page is not taken offline, the entire website may be closed on Russian territory.
View full story
east coast 420 checking it ;)
I am high right now in Washington
My eyes hurt from rolling them. Information of any kind adds to knowledge. Censorship is just wrong.
I have a dream.
how can being homosexual be an offence, neither is smoking pot
I live in Russia, smoking weed is a serious offence. It's like being homosexual or doing heroin.
(sorry, take the spaces out of that link first in notepad or whatever you use.)
Medvedev seems like a decent guy compared to many other people in power, surely he thinks this idea is insane and might help find a decent solution? Or maybe he can't do anything about it? Stop the whole of the Russian population from learning on wikipedia (even though the site has a lot of bias and issues in itself, and I get that, honestly.) because it has a page on weed = pure insanity.
T his is why I dislike governments : they just decide almost everything without letting the people vote on it. It shouldn't be this way. People's voting should run governments, not a few people who think they know best.
Oh wow, that's so absolutely backwards that it's unreal. I often have hope that Russia is a lot more forward thinking than most other countries, but things like this really don't help at all. For a start smoking weed actually chills a lot of people out instead of making them aggro with alcohol (and that's why I think most governments don't like it. They'd rather see their populations aggro than calming down and seeing the bigger picture.) But mainly : all the people in Russia can't learn from wikipedia because there's a page on weed? Seriously. Like I said : absolutely backwards.
Once again, hypocrisy from the RT community. If the US did the same thing, there'd be an uproar.
no such thing as a recreation drug, and side effect of cannabis use us memory loss
Wikipedia is useless lies anyway about everything
prove its dangerous to children otherwise its just more propaganda from a cop.
Cannabis used for thousands of years in Russia and is one of foundation plants of Chinese culture
Legalize it! & regulate vodka cause that stuff will kill you.
Authorization required for adding comments
You must follow the link in the confirmation
email before you can log in.
Resend confirmation email
Don't forget to check your spam folder
The confirmation email has been sent
To complete a registration check
A password has been sent to your email address
Retype new password
Kim Dotcom wants to encrypt half of the internet to end government surveillance (FULL RT INTERVIEW)
‘Voice’ of Wikipedia: Opera about sex to premiere in London
Russian ‘internet blacklist’ goes online