President Obama yesterday painted a nearly apocalyptic future for Alaska unless global warming is reined in, reports the AP, and today he's going to touch on the flip side of that: The melting Arctic also raises all kinds of exploration and commerce opportunities, and Obama will push for more US...
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In an open letter to Congress today, ex-astronaut and current NASA head honcho Charles F. Bolden Jr. shared some choice words: Quit wasting money, and start sending US astronauts to space aboard US spacecraft. Read more...
Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland announced today that the new AW189 super medium twin engine helicopter has obtained Russian Civil Certification. This achievement will allow the AW189 to be delivered to customers in Russia, opening up a further market for the AW189, which is already in service in various countries including UK, Denmark, UAE, Qatar and Malaysia. The AW189
There are not many conflicts existing in today’s world that can be resolved without Russia, which plays an important role in global affairs, the German foreign minister said on Monday.
A series of explosions and a fire has been reported from an U.S. Military facility in Kanagawa in Tokyo. According to Russia Today, the explosions were reported in the early hours of the morning from the facility. Initial reports suggest that the incident happened at the Sagami General Depot – a U.S. Show More Summary
Today in Yalta, Crimea, Russia, boxing legend Roy Jones, Jr. responded to recent reports that he has been blacklisted and included into the “Peacemaker” database as a violator of the state border. “I came to Russia with peace in mind … Continue reading ? The post Roy Jones, Jr. responds to Ukraine’s blacklisting appeared first on Boxing News.
Roy Jones, Jr. responded today to the recent reports that he has been blacklisted and included into the “Peacemaker” database as a violator of the state border. “I came to Russia with [...] More boxing news on BoxingNews24.com
The Obama administration told Ukraine to stand down when Putin invaded and annexed Crimea in 2014. Today Russia controls Crimea... The post Obama Admin Told Ukraine to “Stand Down” as Putin Invaded and Annexed Crimea appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Britain's potential leader of the Labour party has come under fire following an interview broadcast last June with Russia Today, in which he drew comparisons between the brutality of ISIL militants and US soldiers.
MOSCOW – Moscow does not lack for political trials this summer, but the strangest one involves four Russian base-jumpers and a Ukrainian roofer nicknamed Mustang Wanted. One year ago today, Russians in the capital awoke to find thatShow More Summary
According to the Associated Press, Roy Jones Jr. met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Crimea today over a cup of tea—and asked for Russian citizenship. Russia recently annexed Crimea from Ukraine, an action that was condemned by the United States, but that didn’t stop the boxing legend’s attempt to do more business in the country. Show More Summary
Thom Hartmann, a paid agent of the Russian government’s main propaganda channel, Russia Today (RT) television, is strongly supporting career politician and socialist Bernie Sanders for U.S. president.
It felt a bit like a return of the Vladimir Putin of yore today as video was released of the Russian president climbing into a small submersible to view the recently discovered wreck of a Byzantine era trading ship off the coast of Crimea. Show More Summary
Another summer, another trip to the bottom of a sea for Russia's adventure-loving president. Vladimir Putin climbed into a three-seat submersible craft today to check out an ancient sunken ship found recently in the Black Sea off the coast of Crimea—the peninsula annexed by Russia last year from Ukraine....
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Broad new powers for Egypt's security forces, Russia's new tourist destination, Ethiopians flee Yemen, and Bolivia's unique approach to eradicate coca plants. Watch: "Seeking Refuge in Djibouti: Escape From Yemen"
David Axe Security, Asia Should Washington be worried? Today just three countries operate long-range heavy bombers. Russia has 170 or so Bears, Backfires and Blackjacks. America fields 160 swing-wing B-1s, radar-evading B-2s and stalwart B-52s. China’s bomber force is smaller with around 130 H-6s. Show More Summary
Visura announced today that Álvaro Laíz has won the 2015 FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project for “THE HUNT,” his project documenting the shamanistic Udege people of Russia’s Far East taiga, or boreal forest. He received...Show More Summary
Armed conflict between NATO and Russia is becoming more likely, warned a new report by the London-based European Leadership Network (ELN) published today. Ian Kerns, the director of the think tank, said that ramped-up military exercises...Show More Summary
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