Fri, 29 May 2020

Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe is new director of national intelligence

WASHINGTON, DC - More than nine months after U.S. President Donald Trump first floated his name, John Ratcliffe is taking ...

One of biggest heroes in Red Army in World War II was a woman

TASS, Sputnik 'Frau Black Death' - this is how the Nazis referred to Evdokiya Zavaliy. Wounded four times, concussed twice, ...

Rebuilt Islamic State Growing More Brazen in Syria, Iraq

Fighters and followers of the Islamic State, undaunted by the collapse of the terror group's self-declared caliphate in Syria and ...

Fans allowed to attend Russian football matches next month

Russian authorities said Thursday that a small number of spectators would be allowed at stadiums when the country's Premier League ...

Most OUTRAGEOUS questions Russian historians get asked (OP-ED)

"Peter the Great was... what? Rasputin has slept with.. who? Please, just leave me alone..."Legion media/Moskva Agency Russians are very ...

Moscow may swap passports for a MOBILE APP. What to expect

Science & Tech May 28 2020 Victoria RyabikovaSergey Vedyashkin/Moscow Agency The proposed experiment to swap out passports for digital smartphone ...

U.S. experiments with three-way dialogue with Uzbekistan, Afghanistan

The United States has spearheaded the creation of a new three-way line of diplomatic dialogue in Central Asia, acting as ...

Russian Journalist Gets 15 Days In Jail For Violating Protest Laws

MOSCOW -- A Moscow district court has sentenced a prominent Russian journalist to 15 days in jail, while police detained ...

At least 50 world leaders call for post-pandemic co-operation

At least 50 world leaders, including President Cyril Ramaphosa have taken part in a video conference on development financing.They called ...

Pandemic Complicates Battle for Control of US Senate

WASHINGTON - With more than five months to go until Election Day 2020 and coronavirus lockdowns just beginning to ease ...

Air India express flight departs for Kochi with 180 passengers

Manama [Bahrain], May 28 (ANI): An Air India Express flight departed for Kochi with total 180 passengers and seven infants ...

Armenia Marks Republic Day Without Public Events Due To Coronavirus

YEREVAN -- Armenia has marked Republic Day without the traditional public events and festive ceremonies due to restrictive measures imposed ...

5 Western TV shows where Russia is true-to-life (almost)

Bears, vodka, and Cossacks are ever-present motifs in US and European movies and TV shows that feature Russia. But among ...

U.S. Ending Sanctions Waivers On Iran's Civilian Nuclear Program

The United States has announced it will end sanctions waivers that allow Russian, Chinese, and European firms to carry out ...

A brief history of corruption in Ukraine: the Yushchenko era

The silhouette of the man onstage at Maidan Nezalezhnosti was that of Viktor Yushchenko, the leading contender in Ukraine's upcoming ...

8 GREAT ways to learn Russian online

It's true, Russian is difficult. It takes the average English speaker 1,100 hours to master Russkiy. That's almost twice the ...

5 scary Soviet urban legends about all things foreign

History May 28 2020 Alexandra Guzeva Alexander Kislov Poisoned chewing gum, Chinese carpets with spooky pictures that appear in the ...

How the super rich conquered London

Over cups of tea in his ramshackle London home I chatted with a novelist. It felt a valuable opportunity, given ...

Pandemic Complicates Battle for US Senate Control

WASHINGTON - With more than five months to go until Election Day 2020 and coronavirus lockdowns just beginning to ease ...

Former Head Of Russia's Chuvashia Sues Putin Over Dismissal

In an unprecedented move, the former head of the Russian region of Chuvashia, Mikhail Ignatyev, has filed a lawsuit against ...

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U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

Rebuilt Islamic State Growing More Brazen in Syria, Iraq

Fighters and followers of the Islamic State, undaunted by the collapse of the terror group's self-declared caliphate in Syria and ...

After silence, Trump marks 100 000 virus deaths in US

President Donald Trump has marked the US' 100 000 coronavirus deaths He had been chided for failing to console victims ...

Trump Continues to Claim broad Powers he Doesn't Have

WASHINGTON - Threatening to shut down Twitter for flagging false content. Claiming he can "override" governors who dare to keep ...

Fans allowed to attend Russian football matches next month

Russian authorities said Thursday that a small number of spectators would be allowed at stadiums when the country's Premier League ...

Locusts hit Andhra Pradesh's Anantapuram district

Anantapuram (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 29 (ANI): Swarms of locusts on Thursday hit Dasappa Road, Rayadurga in Anantapuram district, destroying ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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