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  • WFP food distribution in the Ukraine
    Ukraine: hunger relief mission to increase
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it will be increasing the size of its relief mission in the Ukraine. Hunger continues to escalate there because of the conflict between the government and pro-Russian rebels.The UN estimates that 670,000...
  • Paranoid Putin
    Paranoid Putin
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has for some time appeared to be a loose cannon. He initiated the Ukraine Crisis when the former President Victor Yanukovych was caught leaning toward a treaty with the European Union. This was to be a simple trade...
  • America steps up exports of natural gas  to Europe
    America steps up exports of natural gas to Europe
    Note to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s country, the United States is poised to begin exporting huge amounts of liquefied natural gas produced from shale fracking. It will obviously pose a significant threat to Russia's dominance in...
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia
    Russia eyes prison labor to reduce 2018 World Cup costs
    As Russia prepares to host the 2018 World Cup, the government is looking for ways to keep costs down, especially considering the almost unbelievable costs that caused scandal during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. TIME reported on Monday, May...
  • Tanks don't need visas
    Putin aide: 'Tanks don't need visas,' says Russia to West in war game smack talk
    A Putin loyalist had some strong words of warning: “Tanks don’t need visas.” The militarist rhetoric was issued by Deputy Prime Minister and Kremlin hawk Dmitry Rogozin, who has been in charge of Russia’s Defense Industry...
  • finarmy
    Russia rising; tiny Finland preps 1 million strong standing army
    What may come as a surprise to many Americans is that there really was a nation that once defeated the much feared Soviet Union's dreaded Red Army. And what may come as an additional unknown fact is that the country that beat the Russians is...
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin
    Russian parliament passes law against 'undesirable' foreign organizations
    In a (not so) shocking move, Russia’s parliament overwhelmingly approved a law Tuesday, May 19 that would effectively shut down any organization that it deems “undesirable.” What constitutes an organization as undesirable? Well,...
  • Alexander Ovechkin
    After the abrupt end of his NHL season, Alex Ovechkin to join Russia for Worlds
    Though his NHL team, the Washington Capitals, are no longer in the running to capture the Stanley Cup, Alexander Ovechkin still has his sights set on bringing home some hardware. Instead of the silver of Lord Stanley’s Cup, he is hoping for...
  • Kerry And Putin Are Talking Again After Two Year Silence
    Kerry And Putin Are Talking Again After Two Year Silence
    Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin carried out talks on Monday after a two year absence. It was in 2013 when John Kerry traveled to Moscow to talk with Putin. The last time the two met the main topic was Syria and...
  • Lunar South Pole
    What would China get out of a joint lunar program with Russia?
    Russia has made a number of pronouncements about its plans for space exploration, including a vow to land cosmonauts on the lunar surface by 2030. Space observers, noting the fragile state of the Russian economy and the skimpy funding that the...
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
    Japan looks to strengthen military ties with United States
    Japan’s military hasn’t had much of a regional presence, much less a global one, for about 70 years. During World War II they had one of the strongest navies and air forces in the world, to say nothing of their army. A combination of...
  • Russian Biker Gang, The Night Wolves
    Putin-backed bikers stopped at Polish border, not permitted entry
    Ten members of the Night Wolves, an Ultra-Patriotic Putin-backed Russian biker gang, were stopped by Polish border guards at the country’s border with Belarus Monday morning, April 27. The Night Wolves’ attempt to ride through Poland...
  • Irving Berlin
    Irvin Berlin asked God to bless America
    Arriving on May 11, 1888 in Tyumen, Siberia, Israel Isidore Beilin (Irving Berlin) was a Russian born composer of Jewish heritage. His father, Moses Beilin, was a cantor in a synagogue prior to uprooting his family to make a new home in America....
  • PutinPointingAtSomeone
    Putin and Kim Jong-un to meet in Moscow as part of Russia's 'Look East' policy
    Vladimir Putin’s Russia and Kim Jong-un’s North Korea have a few things in common: they share an international border; have a penchant for throwing wrenches into diplomatic arrangements; and are both sanctioned by the United States....
  • Gallup's confusing survey concerning respect for various country's leaders
    Gallup's confusing survey concerning respect for various country's leaders
    It may not be to the left-leaning mainstream media’s delight, but to millions of Americans it is. In a Gallup poll released Wednesday, when it comes to international approval of leadership, the world's residents think U.S. leaders are...
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