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Foreign students in the Russian city of Orenburg are being asked to move out of their dorms because city officials think African students risk raping children in the nearby summer camp. And this is supposed to be a Russian city known for tolerance...

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Sue H (7)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 3:54 pm
This is unacceptable. Why?????

Barb Knight (1688)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 3:57 pm
So sad!!

. (0)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 4:14 pm
On one hand these students would have never been invited into the USSR. Sadly, former Communists cannot shake off their past - this is clearly evident with Putin. Not until this generation has died will there be tolerance in Russia.
Pathetically, there was an opening to not re-elect Putin, but the old guard mentality remains.

Roger G (154)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 4:20 pm
who in his right mind would like to study in Russia ?

Carol H (229)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 7:44 pm
for heavens sake!!!!

pam w (139)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 7:58 pm
This is STUNNING! How did these students get to Russia? Were they given scholarships? WHY?

Susanne R (235)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 8:51 pm
Is this based on any factual information, or is it a case of racism raising its ugly head? Why is it that whenever a country takes a step forward, it always takes two steps back?

Caroline S (78)
Wednesday May 30, 2012, 10:49 pm

Rose Becke (141)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 12:11 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 3:43 am
sad but true

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 5:42 am
Noted, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 6:27 am
So sad, but true all around the world. Very sad.

Robyn M (123)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 9:18 am
This is horrid!!!

John B (185)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 12:19 pm
Read and noted Cal. Thanks.

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 2:55 pm

Reggie Thomas (5)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 5:26 pm
That's amazing,but not uncommon,I be worry in Russia thou,for its gangs and Skinheads are deeply rooted.(O_O)

Iona Kentwell (129)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 6:33 pm
This is disgusting. How on earth can they justify such blatant racism?

Stan B (123)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 8:09 pm
The Russians are among the world's biggest racists. This abuse is only happening because the auhtorities are allowing it to.

Aaron H (3)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 9:15 pm
Ya, this is awful, but not new. Some countries are not as comfortable with foreigners. They wouldn't be the first who have had to work their way through such intolerant cultural periods. Other countries with larger immigration have had more opportunity to work through such intolerances.

reft h (66)
Thursday May 31, 2012, 11:13 pm
the world has a long way to go....

Rodney P (3)
Friday June 1, 2012, 3:34 am
Unfortunately, not surprised in the slightest. Does not make it any more acceptable though, and must be fought at all costs.
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