THis is Crazy! New CCTV video out of Russia reportedly shows a group of men paying the price for allegedly harassing a man’s wife outside a bar. New CCTV video
As The West shows its fortitude (and apparent philanthropy) with mere 32-degree Fahrenheit ice-bucket-challenges, Russian chemistry professor Yury Zhdanov goes 290-degrees better... Nikolay Novosyolov, founder of a science popularization...Show More Summary
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov panned Western sanctions on Moscow during a Friday meeting with the advisory Foreign and Defense Policy Council, Reuters reports. "As for the concept behind the use of coercive measures, the West is making clear it does not want to force Russia to change policy but wants to secure regime change," Lavrov said. Show More Summary
Jeralyn Merritt, TalkLeft: The media hype over the grand jury decision in Ferguson is over the top. Except for a few stories about Buffalo and one warning of a cyber attack by China or Russia, CNN aired nothing else this afternoon, except commercials.... Show More Summary
For the past fifteen years, Dennis and Judy Shepard have transformed the senseless tragedy of their son Matthew’s death into fuel for passionate activism promoting gay rights and protections. Now, that journey is leading them to Russia, where they hope to share their story and talk with parents of LGBT youth. They’ll first attend a screening […]
Four Ukraine soldiers killed in country's east as Kiev accuses Russia of having 7,500 soldiers deployed on its soil.
What do Southern Christian Leadership Conference President Charles Steele and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev have in common?
Decisions Presidential Board 2014 7-10 November 2014 Sochi, Russia 4PB-2014/1. To approve an extra FIDE credit card for the frequent travels of PB members. 4PB-2014/2. To approve FEGADE (Federation Gabonaise des Echecs) as representing Gabon in FIDE. Show More Summary
KIEV, Ukraine — U.S. Vice President Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region.
Russia was called a “terrorist state” by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite as fears of World War 3 have continued to rise in the region and Russia’s neighbors are preparing for the possibility of war. In a statement this week, Grybauskaite said the conflict between Russia and Ukraine will have far-reaching consequences. Show More Summary
The media hype over the grand jury decision in Ferguson is over the top. Except for a few stories about Buffalo and one warning of a cyber attack by China or Russia, CNN aired nothing else this afternoon, except commercials. It was that way on my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
A few days ago a friend emailed the Bloomberg article Russia Delivers a New Shock to Crimean Business: Forced Nationalization.I replied something along the lines of "interesting, but I am going to bounce this of Jacob Dreizin", a USShow More Summary
German diplomats worry Russia is levering its influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Serbia.
A new Russian nuclear submarine is set to launch on December 19, setting sail with as many as 16 of Russia’s next-generation nuclear missiles on board as President Vladimir Putin continues to rebuild his country’s nuclear defenses. The...Show More Summary
Currently, the largest and most powerful helicopter to have ever entered production is the gargantuan Mi-26 'Halo' of Russian origin, of which many still serve in governmental and commercial roles around the globe. After decades of the 'Halo' being on top, a new record holder is now said to be on the way, with Russia and China joining forces to make it happen. Read more...
Russia never left the Great Game. Obama never studied history, and it shows. While Vladimir Putin demonstrated respect for Bush-43 that was never extended to Obama, Putin still re-started the Great Game with the invasion of Georgia, using the guise of Pan-slavism as his excuse, and Bush’s focus on GWOT as cover. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden told the Kremlin during a visit Friday to Ukraine that the United States will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and warned Moscow that it faces greater isolation if it continues its "provocative action."
November 24 this year is an important date on the calendar for diplomats between the P5+1 (the Permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, ie. The U.S., Britain, France, China, and Russia, plus Germany) and Iran, because it represents...Show More Summary
Anton Korobkov-Zemlyansky has worn many hats in the Russian news media. Many in the West are inclined to dismiss him, but RuNet Echo tried to learn more.