It's not just today that vegans are getting a "bad rap." A new science paper has revealed that 25,000 years ago, the cave bear, which used to roam Russia and Britain, became vegan... and subsequently ceased to exist!
Today's nuclear landscape - from Russia, to North Korea, to India, Pakistan and China - is more complex and more dangerous than any time since the end of the Cold War. Yet, the little consensus that exists in the United States and abroad seems to be deepening about the importance of the U.S. Show More Summary
According to a new poll, 32 percent of likely voters said they "would consider" voting for Libertarian Gary Johnson. President Obama will visit flood victims in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, today. Russia has lost its appeal and will therefore...Show More Summary
Last week Russia announced that it would start attacking Syria using bombers based in Iran. This produced a huge reaction both inside and outside Russia. Today Iran decided to kick out the Russians: Iran's sudden reversal Monday showed that allies with a common cause, fighting against Assad's enemies, maintain diverse goals in the region. Show More Summary
By Brian Whitaker | ( al-Bab.com) | – – In a TV interview today, Yemen’s ex-president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, appeared to invite Russian military intervention in the country’s conflict. He talked of…
Putin’s Savage War Against Russia’s ‘New Muslims’ This article was first published on the Wilson Center site. Today there are more than 2,000 fighters from Russia on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq fighting on behalf of the Islamic State. [i] A large number of these fighters...
This article was first published on the Wilson Center site. Today there are more than 2,000 fighters from Russia on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq fighting on behalf of the Islamic State. [i] A large number of these fighters areShow More Summary
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Thursday morning. 1. Cisco announced its plan to cut 5,500 jobs. That's around 7% of its workforce. 2. Security experts are saying that Russia has leaked NSA cyberweapons online. Show More Summary
After a stifling hot week, we were pleasantly surprised to wake up too much milder temperatures today in Orlyonok, Russia, where the stars of tomorrow went bar-to-bar for world championship glory. The track had already taken a hammering...Show More Summary
Trump is bringing someone who openly works with Putin's propaganda channel Russia Today to get his first classified intel briefing. Amazing. — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) August 16, 2016 Something happening here… I have absolutely no idea how to judge to quality of the latest Alarming Security News, which is why I’m sharing it with you […]
Notorious NSA contractor-turned-privacy advocate Edward Snowden today took to Twitter to discuss the details of yesterday’s ‘Equation Group’ hack. The Equation Group — allegedly an offshoot of the NSA — saw its defenses penetrated by a group calling itself ‘The Shadow Brokers.’ Eventually this data began to make its way online. Show More Summary
A Russian newspaper report, confirmed today by NASA, says Roscosmos may lower its ISS cosmonaut complement from three to two.
Today we learned the Russians are no strangers to turning their food into masterpieces of culinary amusement. English Russia assembled a collection of awesomely goofy meals from Russian households. These are our favorites, head over to English Russia to view them all. [via English Russia]
Bloomberg: Germany Urges Russia, Ukraine to Cool Tensions Over Crimea. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Russia and Ukraine to reduce tensions over Crimea amid what he said was contradictory evidence from the twoShow More Summary
These seem far too bizarre to actually be real... but they are! 1. When you understand that this is Russia in the 60’s it makes sense because this wouldn’t even be strange by today’s standards. 2. No Russian connection here. There was, however, such a thing as the Seattle tubing society in 1953. 3. Show More Summary
Ex-UKIP leader Farage on Vladimir Putin’s Russia Today He appears to be planning a FOURTH return to the UKIP leadership When Farage quit the UKIP leadership many were speculating that this was not the last we would see him flying the UKIP flag and there’ve been hints that this is the case. he In an […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin today removed his chief of staff, one of the closest members of his inner circle, sending startled Russians into a whirl of speculation over the reason and whether it meant upheaval in the Kremlin. Sergei Ivanov, like Putin, is a former KGB agent who has been one of the Russian president’s […]
Former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage has made a significant change to his appearance. Farage, who is pictured above discussing his role in campaigning for a Brexit on the Sam Delaney's News Thing show on Russia Today, has...Show More Summary
The unexpectedly sharp antagonism between Turkey and the west accelerated today, and one day after NATO preemptively reminded Turkey that it is still a NATO alliance member and advising Ankara that "Turkey’s NATO membership is not in question", Turkey had some more choice words for its military allies. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Ukraine Warns Putin Crimea Accusations Will Widen Conflict. Accusations that Ukrainian agents have engaged in “terror” tactics on the disputed Crimean peninsula may be a ploy by Russia to justify an escalation of the military conflict in its former Soviet ally, officials in Kiev said. Show More Summary