``Beyond that comes the US' geostrategy. Certainly, if Moscow is wringing its hands with pleasure today, there is good reason for it. A disheveled, disoriented Europe makes a weak negotiating partner for Russia. Combined with the strong...Show More Summary
Today we’re following the Department of Awesome Natural Wonders down into the otherworldly ice caves beneath the Mutnovsky volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia. According to EPOD, the caves were formed by a stream flowing from the volcano’s hot springs. “This stream flows beneath glacial ice on the flanks of Mutnovsky. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, “To put it bluntly, we fly about as much as the North Korean pilots do and about three times less than Chinese pilots do today.” The United States military is at a crisis point in terms of readiness against high-end...Show More Summary
Crown jewels are generally regarded as priceless assets and are rarely for sale. But intough timestheycan be all that a royal family has to sell, which is what seems to be happening today in at least three commodity-rich countries. Three months ago the only hint of royalty offloading a few gems [...]
By Tom Cooper From the beginning, the general belief was that the above three stakeholders were going to work harmoniously together in the Syrian Civil War. Well, it hasn’t turned out that way. Today, Tom Cooper describes how the military forces of these putative allies are pursuing entirely different operations on the battlefield. At the […]
David W. Wise Security, And music and to China and Russia's ears. “History,” it has been written, “does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Today it’s rhyming with Gen. Billy Mitchell. In the 1920s, Mitchell challenged conventional thinking...Show More Summary
Heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to action today at EFN 50 in Russia, winning a controversial majority decision over UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado.Filed under: News
Earlier today, the IAAF announced that Russian track and field athletes would be banned from the Rio Oympics due to allegations of systematic doping. Rune Andersen, who heads the IAAF task force overseeing Russia's attempts to reform, said that a "deep-seated culture of tolerance, or worse, appears not to be materially changed". Show More Summary
Eurasia Fight Nights is in Russia today, and famed Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko headlines the EFN 50 card in a bout with UFC vet Fabio Maldonado. Join us for live results from the event.Filed under: News
Russia “is the biggest threat to global security today" according to Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, Polish national broadcaster PR reports. The Polish Defense Minister, who has been a frequent critic of Russian foreign policy,...Show More Summary
Also: Donald Trump is again calling for surveillance of mosques; a California utility goes on trial for a deadly gas blast; and today is the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising in South Africa.
Kempt Staff Today’s must-reads from around the Internet. From Russia With Love: i-D takes a first look at Gosha Rubchinskiy’s ambitious new print project. One for Vall: The Cut investigates how Sting’s daughter managed to rebrand herself...Show More Summary
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by Sputnik International political analyst Dmitry Babich to discuss surprising visit of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to Russia.
Apologies for the late start. Will the Russian Ultras behave themselves today?
Slovakia, a footballing nation the same size of Scotland, humbled mighty Russia in the European championships earlier today. Reminds me of the headline in The Sun when Inverness Caley Thistle overcame Glasgow Celtic in the Scottish Cup...Show More Summary
The hype surrounding Russian designer Gosha Rubchinskiy is nearing peak levels as his latest collection is just hours away from being unveiled at Pitti Uomo later today. In what appears to have been a coordinated effort to get tails and tongues wagging as rapidly as they were for his last offerings, we were also very recently treated […]
Is Euro 2016 a fix? Sky Sports have left themselves open to claims that they’ve got inside knowledge of match-fixing at Euro 2016. The broadcaster were previewing today’s matches at France. The three matches are Russia v Slovakia, France v Albania and Romania v Switzerland. Get your bet in! According to the information splashed on Sky Sports, […]
PRIMARY. DC votes today in the last primary of the 2016 election, and Bernie Sanders is sticking to his line that he’s not conceding. More on the primary here. WE ARE ORLANDO. How the massacre at Pulse has emotionally and psychologically...Show More Summary
UEFA would call an emergency panel of its executives to decide new qualification rules of Group B if Russia is thrown out, the governing body has told Business Insider. It gave Russia a suspended disqualification and a fine today for the behaviour of its fans during the England against Russia match in Marseille on Saturday. Show More Summary