Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, When money managers talk outside their narrow field, nonsense is guaranteed to ensue. No better example than this Bloomberg piece on Ukraine’s ‘debt restructuring’ plans, which are as much a political tool as they are anything else at all. Show More Summary
Director of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said that Moscow continues military-technical cooperation with the United States and other nations of the West and is open to further collaboration.
Excitement bursts out on every fan of the hit sci-fi first-person shooter video game franchise, "Halo," when an announcement broke out to the Web saying that Microsoft, through 343 Industries, is releasing an online multiplayer for PC version of the game.
A spokesman has confirmed the IMF's policy of "non-toleration of arrears" to official creditors, which is in effect until the loan is paid off.
A Eurasian emergency accident report and traffic safety alert system can be realized if the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and European response systems implement an interface, a senior official at Russia's GLONASS navigation services provider said Friday.
Sergei Aksenov said that if Crimea had not reunified with Russia in 2014, the leaders of the Western states would have found other reasons to impose sanctions against Moscow.
A new interview is pulling back the curtain on the inner workings of centers for Russian trolls paid to lobby for the government online. For years, there has been talk about the coordinated online propaganda efforts of the Russian government,...Show More Summary
Why the proposed Ukraine bond restructuring is a geopolitical matter, part of the US push against Russia via Kiev, and not mere high finance.
Sergei Aksenov, head of Crimea, commented on the impact of Western sanctions on Russia's newest region on the Black Sea.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a tactic he said had also been used against his own country.
A kindergarten security guard invited his friends to an all-night party at a nursery school he was supposed to safeguard. Andrei Saveliev was hired as a security guard for a kindergarten in Chelyabinsk, Russia. However, during his shift,...Show More Summary
The world is in a confused and dangerous state. Russia, a nuclear power, invades Ukraine and threatens the Baltic states, all the while spouting casual nuclear threats. ISIS recruits by posting videos of its brutal murders. Portions of both the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa degrade into failed and weak states. Show More Summary
Liu Kang has been revealed for Mortal Kombat X today by Maxim Russia, of all places. This story trailer features Bo Rai Cho and Raiden discussing the lost souls of Liu Kang and Kung Lao, as well as some throat-ripping action and a beardy...Show More Summary
Yeah, this is about what I would expect from a free-to-play, multiplayer-only Halo game for Russia. That fast-forwarded run through the customization menu at 0:33 is telling -- rentable weapons, boosts, and "special offers." As a novelty,...Show More Summary
Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Did you know that the Russians have a massive underground complex in the Ural mountains that has been estimated to be approximately 400 square miles in size? In other words, it is roughly as big as the area inside the Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Halo Online is only being released in Russia and is catered to that market, what with its rampant game piracy and love of free-to-play, but that doesn’t stop me feeling, well, a little jealous. More »
China updates its Type 093T SSN: link. Construction has started on Arkhangelsk, Russia's latest Yasen-class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine.The keel laying took place on Submariners' Day, 19 March, at Sevmash Shipyard in...Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Business Insider. Russia plans to build a new high-speed railway, with trains that would speed from Moscow to Beijing in just 48 hours. At the moment, it takes about seven days to commute between the two cities and the route requires changes. Show More Summary
On Independence Day, Bloomberg reported the latest triumph of America’s energy boom. Earlier this year America’s daily production surpassed Saudi Arabia’s and Russia’s. Since the boom has continued, the U.S. is likely to close 2014 as the world’s oil champion. Show More Summary