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Dems prepare to force Trump to reveal private talks with Putin...
Key chairmen met with the House general counsel in a bid to put any subpoena fight on firm legal ground.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-16 18:27 UTC
Russia plans to briefly disconnect from the internet to see what happens...
The trial comes amid escalating cyber war rhetoric between Russia and the West
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 02:12 UTC
Russia 'fits warships with non-lethal weapon that induces hallucinations and vomiting'...
The 5P-42 Filin has been fitted to two Russian ships patrolling the Arctic Ocean. The futuristic device fires a dazzling strobe-like beam that visually impairs enemies so they miss their targets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 18:18 UTC
House rebukes Trump for easing Russia sanctions...
A measure to overturn a Treasury Department decision lifting sanctions on a Russian oligarch received an overwhelming bipartisan vote.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-17 18:37 UTC
Chuck Schumer to force vote on Treasury decision to lift sanctions on Russian companies...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday he plans to force a vote this week to block the Treasury Department from lifting sanctions on three Russian companies.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-13 19:12 UTC
Spektr-R, Russia's Only Space Radio Telescope, Stops Responding to Commands...
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Russia's only orbiting space radio telescope, Spektr-R (RadioAstron), has stopped responding to the spacecraft's control staff, the BBC reported Saturday, though Astro Space Centre chief Nikolai Kardashev told the BBC that it is still transmitting
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-12 19:36 UTC
Happy New Year From a Russian Politician and Her Horse...
My familiarity with Russian politics admittedly begins and ends with the 1997 animated film Anastasia, so I was not super shocked by this clip of a member of the Russian Parliament wishing her constituents a happy new year while swigging champagne atop a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-01 06:38 UTC
US citizen Paul Whelan detained by Russia for suspected espionage...
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An American has been arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying, according to Russian officials.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-31 19:31 UTC
Huge tsunamis caused by nuke strikes 'will wipe out West', Russian media claims...
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Military media in Moscow say the chilling schemes could wipe out western Europe, Britain and Washington DC but experts in Russia dismissed claims as 'nonsense'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-27 16:21 UTC
Russia is setting up a military base on Caribbean island to host NUCLEAR BOMBERS...
RUSSIA has sent supersonic bombers capable of carrying nuclear missiles to one of Venezuela's islands in the Caribbean Sea, according to Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta. This follows news earlier in the month that the former-Soviet state was pla
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-27 16:20 UTC
Russia claims to have hypersonic, nuclear-capable missiles ready for deployment...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that his country has developed a new kind of hypersonic, nuclear-capable missile and would deploy it in 2019. What did Putin say? Addressing his government on Wednesday, Putin announced that his military had succ
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-26 19:31 UTC
Putin warns the threat of nuclear war should not be underestimated...
Speaking at his annual media press conference, Putin was asked by one journalist to assess the threat of nuclear war or a third world war.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-20 21:01 UTC
Russian troops and families moving into barracks on archipelago claimed by Japan...
Russia's Ministry of Defense announced Monday that it would be moving troops and their families into newly built barracks on two islands claimed by Japan. The decision threatens already tense relations with Tokyo over the disputed archipelago, ahead o
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-17 21:11 UTC
Putin Unveils Huge Solzhenitsyn Statue...
Putin is a huge Solzhenitsyn fan, and made this very clear while the writer was alive by publicly meeting him and praising him, (pictures below), and attending his funeral. Significantly in his speech, Putin criticized the "totalitarian system which b
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-16 02:01 UTC
Kremlin should take the lead on rap music, not shut it down, Putin says...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday the Kremlin should play a leading role in Russian rap music and in youth culture, rather than trying to shut it down.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-16 01:48 UTC
The Latest: Ukraine says ships were in international waters...
Ukraine has released what it says is the exact location near Crimea where its vessels were fired on and seized by Russia over the weekend, showing that they were in international waters
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-28 16:13 UTC
Putin says Ukraine provoked Russia into ship seizure as part of a 'dirty game'...
Ukraine is responsible for instigating a dispute with Russia in which the federation seized several Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-28 16:12 UTC
Trump: U.S. to withdraw from arms treaty with Russia...
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"They have been violating it for many years," Trump said of the Kremlin's cooperation with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-20 23:24 UTC
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