Exclusive: After Saudi-backed Syrian rebels balked at peace talks and the Russian-backed Syrian army cut off Turkish supply lines to jihadists and other Syrian rebels, the U.S. and its Mideast Sunni “allies” appear poised to invade Syria and force “regime change” even at the risk of fighting Russia, a gamble with nuclear war, writes Joe…
I don’t think most people realize how many Russians died during WWII and how that defined the rest of the 20th century. The below videographic tells the entire WWII story in detail.
In this installation of VICE Eats World, our editors eat uni-topped oysters, Russian pancakes, adorable bento boxes, and soup dumplings. Prepare to drool.
Horror doesn't always announce its arrival; it can overtake us gradually. Few occupants of Germany in the years after World War I, for example, could have predicted the Holocaust, although in retrospect the signs look so clear. In Janet Schlapkohl's play "My Sister," at the Odyssey Theatre, two...
SINCE the summer of 2014, Europe has been struck with its worst refugee crisis since the second world war. Millions have fled their war-ravaged homelands in search of saftey, causing political turmoil in a continent still recovering from economic disasters. Show More Summary
Ruth Gruber was the youngest PhD graduate in the world, earning her degree at the age of 20 with a doctoral thesis on Virginia Woolf (the first academic work on the author), when she trudged out into the Arctic and became the first journalist to interview prisoners at a Soviet Gulag in 1935.
The Tube and mainline rail stations were later reopened.
Second world war explosive found on nearby building site.
Russia's Foreign Ministry expressed hope that responsible for vandalization of a Soviet World War II-era memorial dedicated to Soviet soldiers killed during the liberation of Hungary from Nazi occupation.
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, There has been an economic coup d’état in America and most of the world. We are now ruled by about 200 unelected central bankers, monetary apparatchiks and their minions and megaphones on Wall Street and other financial centers. Show More Summary
NATO has no way of stopping a Russian conventional invasion of Estonia and Latvia short of nuclear war, according to a new RAND Corporation study. That’s not surprising in itself. Russia has one of the world’s most powerful militaries, and can field vast armies compared to the Baltic states with...
(Image: Priceonomics) During World War II, almost all able-bodied young men entered military service, either as volunteers or draftees. So who played professional football? That became a serious problem for two teams in particular: the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles. Show More Summary
Citizens of the world are being asked to dig deep for humanitarian aid to Syria. After five years of war and millions displaced there is an urgent need for the world to lend a hand, we are told.
There has been an economic coup d’état in America and most of the world. We are now ruled by about 200 unelected central bankers, monetary apparatchiks and their minions and megaphones on Wall Street and other financial centers. Unlike Senator Joseph McCarthy, I actually do have a list of their names. Show More Summary
With the buzz about upcoming superhero movies, it's not surprising that brilliant actors like Josh Brolin are starting to appreciate their roles in the worlds beyond Earth.
Imagine a near-naked cross-dressing Luke Skywalker playing an electric violin, which is both on fire and shaped like a Tatooine Landspeeder, breaking in to the Star Wars theme after opening with a Hendrix-esque Star Spangled Banner That's...Show More Summary
One of the world's longest running conflicts--the three-way struggle between Morocco, the separatist Polisario Front and its protector, Algeria--is finally posed to come to a peaceful end. Morocco put forward an enhanced autonomy plan...Show More Summary
With the likes of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Jurassic World laying waste to the box office in 2015, science fiction had a big year. Just a month into 2016, we’ve already got two entries into this arena, The 5th Wave and Synchronicity,...Show More Summary
When was the last time you saw a movie about an African king that didn't focus on corruption or war, but instead, featured a love story that supposedly "changed the world"?
Reports were rife with details that The CW's superhero mashup TV series "Legends of Tomorrow" will be featuring some classic DC superheroes as the protagonists travel to the different timelines.