Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Russia to Take Olympic Torch on First Space Walk

Two Russian cosmonauts will take the Olympic torch on its first space walk this week in a spectacular showcase for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. For safety reasons, the torch will not be lit. That may be a relief for Russia as the flame has gone out many times since the torch relay began last month, a minor setback as President Vladimir Putin tries to use the Games to boost Russia's image. Russian Mikhail Tyurin, American Rick Mastracchio and Japan's Koichi Wakata will have the ...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter