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  • Russian thugs: Wrong guy gets picked on, WATCH viral 10-on-1 KOs caught on tape
    Russian thugs: Wrong guy gets picked on, WATCH viral 10-on-1 KOs caught on tape
    Russian thugs picked on the wrong guy, and surveillance video captured the ensuing fight that resulted in a pair of assailants going down like fainting goats. According to Russia news sources, a 29-year-old man and his wife were at a bar in...
  • Warm up with three types of tea
    Warm up with three types of tea
    Now that our weather has turned off cold, with much colder weather ahead, many of us enjoy a hot drink on those frigid and sometimes damp days. Hot cocoa is always a welcome treat, especially with the younger crowd. Not everyone drinks coffee ...
  • Russia ratifies Economic Union and readies trade in currencies other than dollar
    Russia ratifies Economic Union and readies trade in currencies other than dollar
    On Oct. 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he has signed a treaty ratifying the Eurasian Economic Union, and is set to begin a new era of trade done primarily outside the dollar, and in national currencies such as the Yuan and Euro...
  • Vostok 2014
    Russia concludes largest-ever, post-Soviet military drills
    Russia concludes its week long, large scale, strategic military exercisesin the Eastern Military District today.The military operation, dubbed "Vostik 2014", is the largest of its kind since the Soviet era. There were a staggering 155...
  • Baltic States
    Baltic States' fear should put action into heart of NATO
    If there was ever a case for Europeans to lead the fight against terrorism by a rogue nation, it is provoked by the case of Russia against former Soviet republics that are now NATO members. Inviting the former Soviet republics to join NATO now...
  • Is the Russian dashcam motorcycle acrobat video a hoax?
    Is the Russian dashcam acrobat video fake?
    A video going mega viral on YouTube shows a car accident in Russia caught on dashcam and catches the incredible feat of a motorcycle driver sticking a perfect landing on the hood of a moving car he'd just rear ended on a fast moving, busy...
  • Putin Fights Back
    Putin Fights Back
    Russian President Vladimir Putin hit back hard yesterday against those countries who have placed sanctions on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis. He has ordered his country to cut trade with the importing of agricultural products and food supplies...
  • Ukrainian Rebels To Make Final Stand
    Ukrainian Rebels To Make Final Stand
    Ukrainian President Poroshenko called off the cease fire last and has been on the offensive ever since last weekend government troops ousted the rebels from Slovyansk and Kramatorsk which had been strongholds for the rebels. The rebels have been...
  • Russian jet engages American plane in 'Top Gun' moment: Jet flew within 100 feet
    Russian jet engages American plane in 'Top Gun' moment: Jet flew within 100 feet
    A Russian jet fighter plane had a “Top Gun” moment with a US spy aircraft in April, according to recent news releases. A Russian Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker,” a twin-engine, super maneuverable fighter aircraft with heavy armament...
  • Russian dairy plant closed
    Russian dairy plant closed, why? Because workers were bathing in the milk
    A Russian dairy plant was closed for three months after a picture surfaced of plant workers engaging in some sickening and unsanitary behavior. But these plant workers aren’t crying over the spilled milk, nyet, they were bathing in it. Holy...
  • Airplane
    Russian and Ukrainian citizens aboard missing Malaysian plane
    There was both a Russian citizen and two Ukrainian citizens aboard the missing Malaysian jetliner that is currently missing. The plane disappeared on March 7, somewhere in Vietnamese airspace. According to a March 8 report by USA Today, there were...
  • Putin turns a weary eye towards Ukraine insurection during his Olympics
    Putin turns a weary eye towards Ukraine insurection during "his" Olympics
    The Ukrainian uprising of its citizens couldn’t come at worst time for Russian hosting the Olympics in Sochi. Although there has been mixed signals from Russian President Vladimir Putin as to Russian options to intervene, it’s doubtful...
  • The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming—plus other classical concerts
    The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming—plus other classical concerts
    Works by Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff will be performed in Sounds of Russia by The Orion Ensemble at the Methodist Church in St. Charles on March 9; at The Community Music School of Columbia College Chicago on March 12; and at the Music Institute...
  • Cheers to the Olympics!
    Go for the gold with these Olympics snacks!
    Here are eight Russian foods you can serve at your Olympics viewing party.Pickled cucumbersSimply just pickles, you can find these on every Russian table before the beginning of a meal. They are a common starter, and tradition even decrees you...
  • Vodka
    High rates of vodka consumption to blame for early deaths for Russian men
    A Russian study released on Thursday determined that men who drink too much vodka too many times have an “extraordinarily” high risk of an early death. Though that seems to be common sense, the term “extraordinarily” is...