Activists ask Portland to suspend official exchanges with Russian sister-city
By Troy R. Bennett, BDN Staff
Activist Meaghan LaSala speaks at a press conference at Portland's City Hall on Monday urging the city council to suspend official government exchange visits from their sister city of Archangel, Russia. Speakers said three Archangel university professors who visited Portland last year are coming under fire because of their support for Russia's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community.
Posted June 16, 2014, at 3:06 p.m.
Thousands of Mainers attend women’s marches in Portland and Augusta to demonstrate against President Donald Trump
Thousands of Mainers are among the 500,000 people gathering at the nation’s capitol today for the Women’s March on Washington