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From today, in Russia, the greatest show is on

The greatest show on turf begins today. Russia isn’t a cold and unwelcoming place as the Western media depicts it, and as host it can put on a lively tribute to the beautiful game. The usual problems of effective security against terrorist threats and stopping hooliganism from spoiling the atmosphere for genuine fans are what Russia has been preparing to face. Besides being the West’s outcast and paying the price […]

Voting underway for Russian presidential election; Putin's victory certain

Russians residing in the country’s easternmost regions of Kamchatka and Chukotka began casting votes on Sunday to elect the next Russian president. The polling began at 8 am (Russian time) from far-east region of Vladivostok and will conclude at 8 pm in Kaliningrad, the Baltic exclave that is Russia’s westernmost region. At least 111 million Russian citizens are expected to cast votes to choose the country’s president for the next […]

Putin says Russia built 'invincible' nuclear missile

President Vladimir Putin of Russia threatened the West with a new generation of nuclear weapons Thursday, including what he described as an “invincible” intercontinental cruise missile and a nuclear torpedo that could outsmart all American defenses. The presentation by Putin, which included animation videos depicting multiple warheads aimed at Florida, where President Donald Trump often stays at his Mar-a-Lago resort, sharply escalated the military invective in the tense relationship between […]

NATO says it supports Ukraine against Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Monday pledged the alliance’s support for Ukraine as it faces a bloody insurgency by pro-Russian separatists in its eastern regions. More than 10,000 people have been killed since a Russian-backed rebellion against the pro-EU government in Kiev erupted in April 2014. Ukraine and the West accuse Moscow of smuggling weapons and troops across the porous border, a charge it denies. “Russia has maintained its aggressive […]


Leopard Tunel? Highway in Russia divrted to protect endangered species

A tunnel, specifically designed to preserve the near-extinct Amur leopard population, has been built in Russia’s Far East. With the highway that used to intercept animals’ “travel routes” moving underground, felines can now roam without fear of being hit. The Narvinsky tunnel is 575 meters long and has been constructed in Russia’s far eastern Primorye region. It runs through the territory of the “Leopard Land” national park. “This will be […]

Two Indians among 62 killed in plane crash in Russia

Two Indians were among 62 killed on Saturday morning when a Boeing 737 crashed and burst into flames while landing in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia, according to officials. The names of the Indians in the list put out by Russian authorities are: Anju Kathirvel Aiyappan and Mohan Shyam, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. “Our mission is checking with the local university and Indian nationals for confirmation,” he said. […]

Could downing of Russian jet over Turkey really lead to a wider war?

The dangerous skies over Syria have now earned their reputation. The Turkish foreign ministry has confirmed that its forces had shot down a fighter aircraft near the Turkish border with Syria. The Russian foreign ministry confirmed soon afterwards that it has lost an SU-24 over Syria. The situation remains tense: Two crew members were filmed ejecting from the stricken aircraft – early reports from Reuters said it had video of […]

Russia planned to 'drop nuclear bombs on London' in the Cold War, letter says

HIGHLIGHTS •An atomic expert warned the authorities that three powerful bombs would cause ‘complete destruction’. •The letter claims three powerful bombs would have been dropped on London during the Cold War, causing destruction worse than at Nagasaki in Japan. •The Russian head of state from 1924 to 1953 was Joseph Stalin, and from 1954 to 1963 it was Nikita Khrushchev. A possible Russian plot to drop nuclear bombs on London […]


Russia bombs ISIS headquarters in Syria, video goes viral on internet - Watch

Moscow: In a landmark victory in the war on terror, Russia has claimed to have eradicated the headquarters of ISIS in Syria. Check out an incredible footage which shows the headquarters of the dreaded ISIS militant group and an arms depot being destroyed in the region of Ildib. However, US President Barack Obama said that Russia’s strikes, which began on Wednesday, are “only strengthening” the ISIS position. This is the […]

BREAKING;Russia Makes Massive Military Move, Makes Stunning Demand To America

On Wednesday, Russia launched its first air strike in Syria and has told the United States to get out of its way, according to a U.S. official. Russian bombers attacked targets in Homs. It was unclear which of the rebel groups fighting Syria’s government was the target. As the strikes were taking place, Russia’s government formally approved a request from President Vladimir Putin to authorize the use of Russian troops […]