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  • Destruction in Eastern Ukraine
    Hunger a gathering storm in Ukraine
    As fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine, the UN says that food, medicine and other aid must be allowed to reach trapped civilians. But a new report reveals that humanitarian corridors have yet to be achieved. Without safe passage, the presence of...
  • Russia Stops Coal Shipments To Ukraine
    Russia Stops Coal Shipments To Ukraine
    Russia has once again cut the fuel supply to Ukraine and this time it's coal. The fighting in Eastern Ukraine has closed some sixty plus coal mines. With the railroad lines in rebel hands and in some cases no longer able to be used, Kiev is in...
  • "Putin's Banker" Wanted By Interpol
    'Putin's Banker' Wanted By Interpol
    Sergei Pugachev was once an ally to Russian President Vladimir Putin, so close that he was within the inner circle of the Kremlin. He is no longer though, and is now on the run and wanted by Interpol. He had become critical of Putin and was...
  • Dog waits outside hospital for a year, looking for her deceased owner
    Dog waits outside hospital for a year, looking for her deceased owner
    According to the UK Telegraph'slocal media, heartbroken Masha has been turning up every day, hoping to see her owner ever since he passed away at this hospital in Novosibirsk, Siberia last year. When he was living on a ward in the hospital,...
  • The deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1 powers and Iran is Monday,  With the deadline comes anew warning from the Israelis.  They feel it may provoke them to use military power if a deal doesn't meet with its approval, The Jerusalem Post reports.
    Israel grows increasingly concerned with Iranian nuclear threat
    The deadline for nuclear talks between the P5+1 powers and Iran is Monday, It appears at this point it will be extended another four months. With the deadline(s) comes anew warning from the Israelis. They feel it may provoke them to use military...
  • Putin tiger killed 15 goats with 3 more goats missing
    Putin tiger killed 15 goats with 3 more missing: Farmers fearful as tiger roams
    Putin’s tiger has killed 15 goats and three more goats are missing, as these goat killings are putting Chinese farmers on the Russian border in fear. The tiger that is responsible for the goat deaths is named Ustin. This creature is thought...
  • WFP distributes food in Donetsk, Ukraine
    Ukraine crisis: WFP aid starts in Donetsk
    The war in Ukraine has displaced families and taken away their livelihoods. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is helping them with food vouchers.In Northern Donetsk, WFP has distributed vouchers to 10,000 internally displaced people. This is just...
  • Chivalry is not dead - in Russia?
    Chivalry is not dead - in Russia?
    A loitering gang of tough guys standing around your table at a bar hitting on your wife can be intimidating. That’s exactlywhat happenedat a restaurant bar in Starokorsunskaya, Russia, which is located in the southern region.In this case,...
  • Ukraine, One Year Later
    Ukraine, One Year Later
    November 21, 2013 gathering in the damp night air the beginning of a protest movement was formed. The government of former President Yanukovych was corrupt and was not liked by most of populace of Kiev. Yanukovych was trying to get a trade...
  • A Tibetan doctor with a patient
    Tibetan medical paintings have been displayed in Moscow
    For the first time an exhibition of famous Tibetan Medical Paintings was held in Moscow. The Central Tibetan Administration reported on Nov. 20, 2014 an exhibition of Tibetan medical paintings has been showcased in Moscow. On Nov. 14 the...
  • Santa Claus
    Russians and Ukrainians are upbeat about Christmas and Santa Claus
    One thing Russians overall aren't interested in hearing is that a Russian Santa Claus doesn't exist. The Moscow Times reported on Nov. 21, 2014 that ads denying the existence of a Russian Santa Claus have raised an outcry in Moscow. A...
  • U.S. Sanctions lead to record trade outside of dollar between Russia and China
    U.S. Sanctions lead to record trade outside of dollar between Russia and China
    In a report disclosed on Nov. 21 that reveals the total amount of direct trade being done between Russia and China through September of this year, new data shows that there has been an increase of over 800% from 2013's year over year numbers...
  • Russian website is live streaming webcams of unsuspecting victims worldwide
    Russian website is live streaming webcams of unsuspecting victims worldwide
    On November 20, 2014 The United Kingdom government, through the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), issued a shocking warning: live footage streaming from your webcam may be currently shown on a Russian website, which features video...
  • Putin with gun
    Russia turns to guns to stem high murder rate
    Because of, rather than in spite of one of the world’s highest murder rates, Russian gun laws have now been relaxed, International Business Times reported Wednesday. Previously permitted for sporting purposes such as target practice and...
  • Russia shocks NATO: Are Russia’s 5,000 nuclear weapons, jets for World War 3?
    Russia shocks NATO: Are Russia’s 5,000 nuclear weapons, jets for World War 3?
    Russia is keeping NATO on high alert with Russia’s fighter jets over Europe, thousands of troops on the ground, and 5,000 nuclear weapons right next to Europe. While the United States appears to be busy battling its inner demons of...