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That meeting in Sochi to decide what will be the future of Syria

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 22:56
Between the rubble of Syria's war, both physical and political, many certainties have collapsed, but new alliances have emerged, more or less clear from the outset, and that the war, cleansing everything from a hypocrisy, finally unveiled.

Support racism: Watch the NFL

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 13:38
One of the risks of being an editorial writer is that life and events are not stagnant: News reports that appear to be truths one day can turn into lies the next, and vice versa; people who are praised in one breath can be reviled in the next, and vice versa as well.

In Vladivostok, sudden advent of winter brings game of ‘car curling’

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:55
Residents of the Far East of Russia were one of the first in the country, who had an opportunity to play the "game of car curling."

Conchita Wurst to come to Russia for closing ceremony of LGBT festival

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:13
Conchita Wurst, the triumphant winner of Eurovision-2014, will visit St. Petersburg on November 25

Russia’s TV channel refuse to broadcast 2018 Winter Olympics should Russia be discriminated

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:20
Russians watch Olympic Games to support Russian athletes. If no Russian athletes take part in the Games, the audience of the sports event will decease sharply

Planet Nibiru drives astronomers to a frenzy

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:21
Astronomers tried to debunk a few myths that have recently emerged in connection with the emergence of planet Nibiru

Freedom of Expression: Just How Much Is Too Much?

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:16
Article 19, of the Indian Constitution guarantees to all its citizens, the freedom of speech and expression. Oops! Am I defining limits? Then I must be wrong! Because each and every citizen of India, expressing his or her point of view vociferously in a globalist, post post-modernist, social media turn of age hardly cares about boundaries.

Russian billionaire explains why he sold Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:35
Before the auction, the unique piece of art was evaluated at $100 million. However, Christie's launched a large-scale promotion campaign for the painting

Kim Jong-un works hard to light up a 'death star' above Earth

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:09
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un may order his military to blow up a hydrogen bomb in near-earth orbit in the worst extremity

Aliens invade US-Russian relationship

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:07
The number of reports about "aliens living among us" has increased. Such statements appear in the context of the crisis in the US-Russian relationship

Maria Sharapova will not perform for Russian national team in 2018

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:05
Maria Sharapova will not play for the Russian national team at the Federation Cup next season

To celebrate Titanic's 20th anniversary, heartbreaking cut footage has been released

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:46
The footage from the movie "Titanic" that was not included in the final version of the motion picture was uploaded on the Internet

WADA slams the door to Winter Olympics 2018 in front of Russia's face

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:58
The administration of the World Anti-Doping Agency refused to reinstate the rights of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) before the 2018 Winter Olympics

Ukraine declares Catholic Christmas day its national day off

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:58
In accordance with the law passed by the Ukrainian parliament, the days of January 7 and December 25 were announced non-working days in Ukraine

Artist makes forged sculpture of Putin in the form of a winged bear

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:30
The sculptor, Victor Kropachev, made the head of state in the form of a winged bear that clutches a sturgeon in his claws

Black widows return to Russia from Syria and Iraq

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:09
Russia welcomes back women and children from Syria and Iraq. As many as 90 people have returned to Russia since August of this year

Mania of persecution: Commonplace disease of mass culture

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:14
In America, the mania of persecution and insane fantasies of ordinary people, including those who came to the USA from Russia, are commonplace

US twin sisters, who predicted 9/11 attacks, make pessimistic prediction for 2018

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:30
In their opinion, terrorist groups will focus on markets, shopping centres, iconic places, schools, sports events, hotels, concert venues and airports

Kremlin stars to be replaced with Imperial eagles

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:14
"Ruby stars are appropriate on the buildings that were built during the 70-year-old Soviet period of Russian history, but not on the towers of the Kremlin

Four-year-old girl survives passenger plane crash in Russia

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:56
An L-410 passenger plane crashed in the Khabarovsk region, the Far East of Russia, on Wednesday, November 15, killing six people. The crash left only 1 survivor

UN passes resolution against Crimea. Now what?

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:11
The UN General Assembly's Committee on Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs passed Ukraine's draft resolution on human rights in the Crimea

Russian Parliament passes law to introduce foreign agent status for media outlets

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:46
The MPs voted to adopt amendments to recognise a media outlet as a foreign agent in case this media outlet is funded from abroad

Turkish tankers took billions from the Russian budget

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:06
Turkey-based company Palmali, the child of Turkish and Azerbaijani entrepreneur Mubariz Mansimov, has received a lot of media attention recently

USA strangles Europe with Russian gas

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 20:34
The anti-Russian hysteria that reached its peak in the form of the July package of US draconian sanctions against the Russian Federation, is now gaining momentum in European countries

Ukraine renames Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 into Second World War

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 19:19
The word combination "Great Patriotic War" will disappear from the document - it will be replaced with the "Second World War"

Russian army receives giant modernised nuclear mortars

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 18:05
The Urals Transport Engineering Plant upgraded the Tulip mortar, which fires nuclear mines

Russian PM Medvedev: USA undermines relationship with Russia for decades

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 17:15
The head of the Russian government Dmitry Medvedev said that new US sanctions against the Russian Federation would undermine the relations between the countries for decades

Serbia forgives USA for 1999 bombings, forgets all victims, holds joint drills with NATO

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 16:06
On November 14-17, Serbia will hold exercises of local and American paratroopers. The Americans were bombing Serbia for four months in 1999

Theresa May: What is wrong with Britain

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:19
What is wrong with Britain can be summed up in two words: Theresa May. Her pig-headed example of sheer insolence, stupidity and vapid, ditzy ignorance as she called Russia her chief threat bore the hallmarks of a snide, nasty, ill-mannered guttersnipe more befitting the hollow, pithy-headed gossip of a hairdressing salon.

First hijab-wearing Barbie doll presented in USA

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 13:06
A Barbie doll wearing the hijab will appear in the United States. The prototype of the doll is the US fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad

One of world's most luxurious hotels being looted in Turkey

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:35
In Turkey, unidentified individuals loot Mardan Palace Hotel, which was built in 2009 by former owner of Moscow's Cherkizovsky Market, Telman Ismailov

Putin-Trump chemistry: Opposites don't attract

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 21:10
Trump was reminiscent of a character from Gogol's "The Marriage," who, being terrified with the ides of married life, escaped from his bride through the window

Donald Trump Marks America's "Heavy Toll of War" - From Vietnam

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 17:23
Marking Veterans Day and Military Families Month, he wrote: "We salute our brave Vietnam veterans who, in service to our Nation and in defense of liberty, fought gallantly against the spread of communism and defended the freedom of the Vietnamese people ...

Americans force Russia to create weapons even more powerful than S-500

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:35
No matter how perfect and modern the S-500 might be, it pales in comparison with Almaz-Antei's latest development - A235 Nudol

Russia to unveil two concepts of high-speed combat helicopters

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:30
Currently, the speed of modern helicopters, including the Mi-28N "Night Hunter" combat chopper, is limited to a speed of about 300 kilometres per hour

Woman has her children withdrawn from her after breast removal surgery

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 14:12
A foster mother from Yekaterinburg, Yulia Savinovskikh, who had her children withdrawn from her by guardianship agencies after a breast removal surgery, picketed the building of the Ministry of Social Policy of the Sverdlovsk Region

Russia's wheat harvest crushes US farmers

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:30
Russia's record harvest of wheat forced the world prices on wheat to decline

Su-35 fighter aircraft outfitted with artificial intelligence

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:08
The state-of-the-art Su-35 combat aircraft has been equipped with an "intelligent" unit, which is responsible for independently selecting primary targets

An Elephant in a China Shop

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 22:43
Making foreign policy in accordance with Benjamin Netanyahu and in bringing nepotism to the White House in the form of son-in-law Jared Kushner, the deranged Donald Trump is simply soaking up some bad advice.

Trump, The Reality TV President

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 16:06
Has anyone else the notion that the Presidency of the United States of America has taken on the air that one might expect at a hairdresser's salon complete with pink magazines, vapid empty-headedness permeating the room and gossip as thick as pea soup?

Putin and Trump smiled to each other and shook hands in Vietnam, but that was it

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 19:04
At the APEC summit in Vietnam, Russian President Vladimir Putin had a very brief meeting with his American counterpart Donald Trump

China's Alaska deal makes Russia shudder

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:41
The USA will give China shale gas as debt payment. It is clear now why the Chinese have decided not to sign new gas contracts with Russia

Europe needs to take urgent measures to save its bees before it's too late

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 15:11
European scientists believe that saving bees from the realities of modern agriculture is one of the main challenges that the European Union is facing today

Russia announces amount of support for Asian states in ten years

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:45
Officials with the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia provided assistance to the countries of Central Asia in the amount of more than $6 billion over the past ten years

Russia to restrict foreign media before November 17

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:31
The Russian State Duma may pass a law restricting foreign media in Russia in response to the same restrictions imposed on Russian media in the United States

Good news: Putin-Trump meeting in Vietnam will not take place

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:45
The meeting of US and Russian presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in Vietnam will not take place

Winter Olympics 2018: Should Russia let the Olympic movement die?

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:33
The IOC may discriminate one of the strongest teams - the Russian national team. A decision against Russia would be against the Olympic movement

Relations between the United States and Turkey one year after Trump's victory

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:55
The speed with which events in the Anatolian country have evolved over the last few years is likely to overwhelm the European and Middle Eastern Chancellery, and not only that: if in October 2015, the shoot down of a Russian jet by Turkish aviation made appear the country as hostile to Moscow

Apartment building collapses in Izhevsk

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:22
An explosion of natural gas in one of the apartments caused a part of the building to collapse

Putin and Trump to decide the fate of the world in Vietnam

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 18:02
The USA wants everyone to fit into their standard. They want to outsource other nations' sovereignty, and it will be up to the USA to decide how to handle it

Boriska: Martian boy on Earth is still mystery

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 16:56
Boriska says that grey skinny alines with egg-like heads and big eyes come from another galaxy. they are cruel beings, who use humans as lab mice

Former employees say what you should never order at restaurants

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:07
Former employees of food outlets shared a few secrets of their work at cafes and restaurants and recommended a few dishes that one does not need to order ever

Russian-Indian defence cooperation in danger after India commits inadmissible act

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 13:45
Russian military officials believe that their Indian partners committed an inadmissible action by allowing Americans on board Chakra nuclear submarine

US to turn its embassy building in Moscow into a fortified fortress

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:18
The US authorities intend to reinforce the building of the US Embassy in Russia after attacks on diplomatic missions in other countries

Russian army bases to appear within spitting distance from USA

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 21:07
Russian senators put forward a suggestion to deploy Russian military bases "within spitting distance from the United States" in Cuba and Vietnam

Web Summit week: Are today's children adapted to yesterday's world?

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 18:55
This week is Web Summit week in Lisbon, the largest IT/hi-tech event on the planet, held annually since 2009 and for the last two years, in the capital city of Portugal. Fast advances in digital technology have changed the way we live, but are they creating the sort of world we want to live in and to what extent are we adapted to it?

Lenin planted the seeds that destroyed the USSR

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:35
Vladimir Lenin, was the enemy of his Fatherland. It was Lenin, who planted the seeds of the problem that destroyed the USSR in 1991

Another war brewing in the Persian Gulf

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:36
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran aggravated in January 2016. A year and a half later, Tehran and Riyadh launched another stage of verbal attacks

Ukrainians mount icon on drone to bless their village from above

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:31
An unusual religious ritual was conducted in the village of Prilimanskoe near the city of Odessa, where an Orthodox icon was mounted on a quadrocopter

Russian tanks set new world record

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:57
Officials with the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation said that Russia had the largest number of tanks and infantry combat vehicles (BMPs)

Ukraine readies to terminate diplomatic relations with Russia

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:09
Next week, the Ukrainian authorities intend to make a decision on the termination of diplomatic relations with Russia

Long live Great October Revolution!

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 23:23
The world is in ruins. It is literally burning, covered by slums, by refugee camps, and its great majority is 'controlled by markets', as was the dream and design of individuals such as Milton Friedman, Friedrich von Hayek, Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan.

Stalin's great-grandson: 'Napoleon and Stalin were two ideal figures in history of mankind'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 19:57
We have the pleasure of interviewing Jacob Djugashvili, the great-grandson of the revolutionary leader and General Secretariat of the USSR, Joseph Vissarionovich Djugashvili (Stalin)

In North Korea, trees are dying and mutant children are born because of nuclear tests

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 17:44
Trees are dying, underground water wells are drying up and mutant children are born near Punggye-ri nuclear test site in Kilju County in the DPRK

Russian athletes to disrupt Winter Olympics 2018 should IOC prohibit Russian national anthem

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 16:09
Russian athletes may refuse from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea should the performance of the Russian national anthem be prohibited during the competitions

Chinese spacecraft may fall down on several European countries at once

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 15:34
Specialists of the European Space Agency came to conclusion that fragments of the Tiangong-1 spacecraft may fall on the territory of the European Union

Russia in the process to return its army bases to Cuba and Vietnam

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:34
Russian senators Franz Klintsevich and Viktor Bondarev put forward a suggestion to deploy Russian military bases within setting distance from the United States

Two fishermen fight over fishing site, one of them goes into the wild and dies

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 13:30
In the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District (Russia's north), two men could not come to a compromise in choosing a place for fishing

Shootings: America, you have a problem

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:50
Believing in the notion that all Americans are fat and stupid is a sign of stupidity, a form of racism, classifying the exponent as a worthless waste of time and space. Yet how come 300 million people cannot see the obvious when it is staring them in the face? And is Trump afraid of the NRA? America, you have a problem.

Vadim Gorshenin: Why Russia does not celebrate the Centenary of the October Revolution

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:30
The Russian administration has decided not to celebrate the centenary of the Great October Revolution. The reason for that is easy to understand

Soccer round-up: Lokomotiv on top

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 22:55
Lokomotiv is three points clear at the top of the Russian Premier League, despite drawing at home with CSKA Moskva. Spartak, last year's champions, is now in fifth as Arsenal Tula climbs up the table. In England, it's City, City, City as United slip eight points back. No way, José!

The Politics of Literature and the Literature of Politics

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 20:37
Then, comes the Medium through which these thoughts choose to come to us. Literature, in all its myriad forms. Books, films, features, drama and what not. And close on the heels of these formats of expression comes the most important question. What is more important? Is it the Literature of Politics or is it the Politics of Literature?

A matter of freedom, of speech

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 13:01
In Western democracies, proud of constituting a model of absolute and universal values ​​that can be easily and easily applied to all countries of the world, the freedom of the press, of the thought and of the expression, is a definite and non-negotiable point that cannot be forsaken and constitutes the Venetian map of the real characteristics of the government of a Nation.

North Korea: Trump's sudden change of plans

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 12:49
Also apparently forgotten are the US and UK atomic testing in the Pacific (1946-1962) for which servicemen - unwarned of the dangers - who survived, fought for compensation for cancers and deformities of their children until the end of their lives. A few, now very elderly, still fight on.

Europa League Matchday 4: Lokomotiv lose leadership, Zenit through

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 19:21
Lokomotiv had an unhappy matchday 4 in Group F, losing in Moscow to Sheriff and losing the leadership of the group. Zenit on the other hand remain in top place in Group L drawing with Rosenborg away and guaranteeing a place in the next phase.

Thousands of starfish washed ashore on Sakhalin Island in Russia’s Far East

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:41
On November 1, residents of the village of Starodubskoye on Sakhalin Island in the Far East of Russia eye-witnessed consequences of a very strange natural phenomenon

Russia works on MiG-41 doomsday fighter jet

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:08
What's the big hurry? The last time when the country's leadership was in such a hurry with the rearmament program was on the eve of the Great Patriotic War

USA to spend over trillion dollars to get ready for major war of the future

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:53
The US Congressional Budget Office said that the country would spend $1.2 trillion over the upcoming 30 years to upgrade the nuclear arsenal of the US of A

Five fishermen drown as they mourned their friends who drowned in the same lake

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:03
On November 2, five fishermen went missing as they were staying in a boat which capsized about 500 meters from the lakeside. Two police officers were fishing in another boat nearby

Russians brave cold weather and have no mercy on their wallets to buy iPhone X

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:45
The launch of Apple's new iPhone X smartphone in Russia on November 3 has caused an unprecedented commotion in Moscow

F-35 fall apart before supplies

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:20
The US military found corrosion of the hull in a batch of F-35 fighters

Vladimir Lenin's mummified body to remain in the heart of Russia for good?

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
Lenin's Tomb is an important construction from the point of view of Russia's history. Today, the Mausoleum is not used the way as it was during Soviet parades

Notorious Russian entrepreneur sells his bakery shops because of 'sodomites'

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:59
Not that long ago, German Sterligov became known for his publicity stunt, when he ordered to install infamous anti-gay signs on the doors and windows of his shops denying entry to homosexual individuals

No bodies found inside Mi-8 helicopter that crashed and sank off Norway's Arctic archipelago

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:52
Rescuers of the EMERCOM of Russia did not find any bodies inside the sunken Mi-8 helicopter that crashed into the sea off the coast of Svalbard (Spitsbergen) on October 26

Sexual harassment: The buzz-phrase of the year

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:57
The male chauvinist pig, the sexual predator, the sexist bully; the nubile, semi-clad groupie who lays on a couch pouting with her skirt so mini it is invisible, cleavage designed to make her breasts pop out of her blouse, who then fifty years later claims she was raped. There is no gender to the word "victim". Where to draw the line?

Politics of Identity, Secessionism and Communal Plurality

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:46
Will Barcelona become the see of a small but wealthy Catalan Republic proud of its final revenge against an "oppressor" incapable of dancing sardanas

Russia makes migration law unmerciful and repressive

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 12:05
Illegal workforce is very beneficial for employers, but the law should not drive migrants into a corner, forcing them to believe that a way out is a bribe

China to conquer space with the help of Soviet Buran project

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:35
China is going to expand its activities in the field of space exploration. During the 1980s, the USSR made two successful launches of its Buran shuttle

Champions League Matchday 4 complete

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 23:18
A bad night for Spartak which is knocked off top place in Group E after a 2-1 defeat in Spain to Sevilla. Lenglet scored the first on 30 and Banega added the second on 59'. Zé Luis pulled one back for Spartak Moskva on 78'.

Putin's remarks about collection of biomaterials may bury genetics

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:43
President Putin's fears in connection with alleged efforts of Western special services to collect biomaterials of Russian citizens seem unfounded

Champions League Matchday 4: CSKA wins away

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:34
Groups ABCD played on Wednesday in the fourth matchday of the Champions League, pride of place going to CSKA Moskva in Group A with a 2-1 away win at Basel, reversing the previous matchday in which the Swiss side won 2-0 in Moscow.

Who trained Manhattan attacker Saipov?

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 17:35
Former citizen of Uzbekistan Sayfullo Saipov was trained for the terrorist attack. For years, he has shown no sign of aggression. The man was leading a respectable life, he was a law-abiding citizen. All of a sudden, he rents a truck to crush pedestrians in New York

Russiagate falling apart, Trump's impeachment delayed indefinitely

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 16:49
The Mueller team works for a certain order where one needs to manipulate information accordingly. Even if Manafort is guilty of something, he committed those offences long before he started working for the sitting US President. Manafort can be jailed, but he does not know anything that may harm Donald Trump

Manhattan: Dancing and singing on graves

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:16
The show must go on or show some respect for the victims? Two reactions to the new reality on Planet Earth 2017, a world in which international terrorism is now here to stay for at least another generation, in which lone wolf attacks fueled by lunacy easily accessed through the Internet have become part of our monthly newsfeed. So hey, let's party!

Cyclist kills careless driver out of road rage

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:53
According to the suspect, he was angry with a car driver, who nearly ran him over during a cycling ride

Forest lake disappears together with fish in Russia. Video

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 13:16
Lake Sakantsy more than 20 meters deep went under the ground in the Vladimir region of Russia

Russian man takes legal action against prostitute who refused to satisfy him orally

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:20
The man, named only as Andrei, filed a police report about his misfortune to the municipal department of the Ministry for Internal Affairs

Uzbekistan to help USA investigate Manhattan terror attack

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 11:39
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his condolences to US President Donald Trump in connection with the terrorist attack in New York on October 31

Nagorno-Karabakh problem should result in strong regional alliance

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 10:51
The Nagorno-Karabakh dispute that resurfaced as the cold war faded, has been escalating since the disintegration of the USSR

Shooting and truck ramming in Manhattan: 6 killed

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 21:44
About two blocks from the memorial to victims of September 11 attacks, in the financial quarter of Manhattan in New York, a shooting occurred