Last week, the Russian Central Bank maintained its rate-cutting agenda by slashing rates for the fifth time this year. However, the bank altered its rhetoric this time around and the market isn't sure what happens next. In its latest...Show More Summary
When Katie Ledecky set the women’s 1500m freestyle world record during the FINA World Championships in Russia, she got some support (...)
The public’s natural reaction to government plans for sports stadium “investments” is inchoate incandescent rage. Taxpayers could have been convinced, once upon a time, before Russia’s winter Olympics, before the FIFA scandals, before John Oliver’s weekly rants went viral. Show More Summary
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Between the western shores of Alaska and the northeastern tip of Russia, the Bering Strait is so narrow that you could drive across it in an hour, if only there were a tunnel beneath the sea. And Russian Railways wants to build one,Show More Summary
A source in the Russian delegation says Sergei Lavrov is expected to meet with the former leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition and the chief of Hamas on his upcoming visit to Qatar.
August 2 is the day when Russia celebrates its Airborne Forces, only this year something went very wrong, and it was all caught on tape. As Reuters report, one pilot died and another was injured when a helicopter crashed at an airshow in the Russian region of Ryazan on Sunday. Show More Summary
The Russian One is a new commuter tram that looks like something from a sci-fi film. The futuristic tram features LED cabin lighting, felt-covered sofas, wooden handrails, and sliding glass doors that operate by touchscreen. Luckily,...Show More Summary
An Mi-28N “Havoc” attack helicopter from Russia’s Golden Eagles aerobatic display team lost control during one of the team’s signature maneuvers and came spinning to the ground. Amazingly, one of the helicopter’s two crewman escaped the wreckage largely unscathed, while the other was killed. Read more...
The United States has a major public relations problem in former Soviet countries. Not only in Russia, but in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and even Ukraine, ordinary people see the U.S. as an arrogant, hegemonic superpower that meddles inShow More Summary
Misha Keylin, who premiered his violin concerto, informs us of the death in Prague after a long illness of Vladislav Kladnitsky, one of the most successful composers in the Russian film industry. A 1969 score for Pavel Kadochnikov’s The Snow Maiden established his lifelong appeal. Some considered him the Korngold of Russian movies.
For the past couple of years, while everyone has been watching Vladimir Putin’s moves in Eastern Europe, China has been making increasing economic inroads on Russia's periphery. Its economic dominance of Moscow’s traditional backyard, Central Asia, is well known, but less well known is its growing presence in other areas [...]
A video reveals a Mi-28N Night Hunter helicopter crash at a competition in central Russia. The commander of the crew was killed in the crash as the second pilot narrowly escaped from the burning fuselage.
As preparation for the Confederations Cup play-off in October against Mexico begins, the United States men's national team is looking for its top players to round into form so that it can qualify for the tournament in Russia in 2017. Unfortunately...Show More Summary
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Americans need to understand that the biggest threat to them resides entirely in the crazed neoconservative ideology of Washington’s hegemony over the world and over the American people, Paul Craig Roberts believes.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubeir will make his first visit to Russia in mid-August and will discuss with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pressing topics on bilateral agenda, as well as international issues.
August 2 marks the 85th birthday of Russia’s airborne infantry; these paratroopers, who go by the Russian acronym VDV, are considered an elite force capable of deploying behind enemy lines "out of nowhere" within minutes.
An Estonian journalist's attempt to understand life in the Russian city of Pskov led him to first admit that media coverage of life in Russia is a bit slanted.
On August 2, 2015 Russia celebrates the 85th anniversary of the official founding of the Soviet/Russian Airborne Forces.