Flydubai expands its network to Russian City of Yekaterinburg

There are 7 comments on the AME Info story from Aug 30, 2010, titled Flydubai expands its network to Russian City of Yekaterinburg. In it, AME Info reports that:

United Arab Emirates: 55 minutes ago Flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, will expand its network into the foothills of the Ural Mountains on October 16, when the airline begins flights to the Russian city of Yekaterinburg.

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Tom in Lazybrook

Mount Wolf, PA

#1 Aug 30, 2010
A wonderful idea. Eurotrash Russians can go to a 'like minded' place to spend their stolen look on tacky baubles. Much better for them than New York, London or Paris. Besides those places are civilized, unlike Russia and Dubai.

“Pink Ponies of Justice”

Since: Sep 07

Moscow, Russia

#2 Aug 31, 2010
Tom in Lazybrook wrote:
A wonderful idea. Eurotrash Russians can go to a 'like minded' place to spend their stolen look on tacky baubles. Much better for them than New York, London or Paris. Besides those places are civilized, unlike Russia and Dubai.
Tommy, do you know that so-called "Russian opposition leader" Boris Nemtsov is very homophobic? Do you support him? ;)
Tom in Lazybrook

Elysburg, PA

#3 Aug 31, 2010
coolncrazy wrote:
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Tommy, do you know that so-called "Russian opposition leader" Boris Nemtsov is very homophobic? Do you support him? ;)
I did not. But I do know that Gay Russia representatives were at the march. Openly.

First they came for the Gays' freedoms, but you are not gay, so you kept quiet. Then they came for the rights of supporters of Yabloko, but you weren't a supporter of Yabloko, so you kept quiet. Then they came after all business people that don't support Putin/Kiril/Luzhkov, but you were not a businessman, so you kept quiet. Then they went after the minorities, but you are not a minority so you kept quiet........
And when they come after you........

There will be no one to defend your rights.

Something to think about.

“Pink Ponies of Justice”

Since: Sep 07

Moscow, Russia

#4 Sep 1, 2010
Tom in Lazybrook wrote:
<quoted text> I did not. But I do know that Gay Russia representatives were at the march. Openly.
And Nemtsov was very angry because of that. He said he don't want them to be at his meetings.
Tom in Lazybrook

Elverson, PA

#5 Sep 2, 2010
coolncrazy wrote:
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And Nemtsov was very angry because of that. He said he don't want them to be at his meetings.
But he, unlike Putin, recognizes what many Russians will find out to their sorrow in the future. That if freedom of speech, assembly, protest, and petition can be removed from one group, simply because it is unpopular, then it can be removed for anyone.

“Pink Ponies of Justice”

Since: Sep 07

Moscow, Russia

#6 Sep 3, 2010
Tom in Lazybrook wrote:
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But he, unlike Putin, recognizes what many Russians will find out to their sorrow in the future. That if freedom of speech, assembly, protest, and petition can be removed from one group, simply because it is unpopular, then it can be removed for anyone.
So, you support Nemtsov even is he hate you? ;)
Tom in Lazybrook

Dublin, Ireland

#7 Sep 4, 2010
coolncrazy wrote:
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So, you support Nemtsov even is he hate you? ;)
I support his right to his opinion. I might be disgusted with what he has to say, but so long as my side has the same right to speech, media, protest, petition, and assembly as those that disagree with me, I'll stand up for their rights as well.

Because I know that if my people have the right in a fair and free forum to make our case, we will win the argument. United Russia/Putin/Kiril know that they cannot win an argument on Gay rights on its merits, so they simply shut down the debate. They are cowards. And they insult the intelligence of Russians, who given the proper balance of opinion, would eventually (not immediately) come to the correct conclusion. Not only about gay rights, but about authoritarianism.

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